As of 25 May 2018 REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (hereinafter - the Regulation) shall be equally applied across the European Union.

Full policy

Definitions used in the Regulation:

Personal data shall mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (for example, name, surname, personal identification number, any medical information, etc.).

Special categories of personal data shall mean personal data revealing race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or beliefs, trade-union membership, as well as data concerning health or sex life of a person. Separate category of data singled out in the Regulation that is subject to specific treatment.

Processing of personal data shall mean any operation carried out regarding personal data, including data collection, registration, recording, storing, arrangement, transformation, use, transfer, transmission and dissemination, blockage or erasure.

Laws and regulations applicable to the processing of personal data within the field:

Employees of RSU are obliged to respect the right to privacy of persons (particularly patients).

At the same time we inform you that “Rīga Stradiņš University Rules and Regulations for Use of Information Technology Tools to Ensure the Study Process” were approved by RSU Rector’s Decree No. 5-1/363/2020 of 02.09.2020 and a new unified procedure for the use of IT tools at RSU has been introduced.

The Rules and Regulations regulate:

  • List of IT tools to be used and manner in which the information is to be provided, the conditions for the use of the video camera and microphone, information on profiling and data transfer to third countries (if applicable);
  • Commitments of students and lecturers.

RSU Privacy Policy, Rules and Regulations and other information can be found -

I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understood the information regarding IT tools, I have read and understood and undertake to comply with the abovementioned legal requirements concerning personal data processing (particularly patient data), as well as to follow up the information provided by RSU and medical treatment institutions regarding personal data processing.


Briefing on labour protection and fire safety is intended for your safety and health, so please read carefully the documents below, paying special attention to RSU internal regulations in the field of labour protection and fire safety.

Full policy

RSU instructions on labour protection and fire safety:

The key external laws and regulations governing labour protection and fire safety, on the basis of which RSU instructions on labour protection and fire safety were drawn up:

If you have any questions, please contact RSU labour protection specialists by writing to: or by calling at 67409117.

I hereby confirm that I have read RSU Instructions on Labour Protection and Fire Safety, understood the requirements specified therein and undertake to comply with RSU Instruction on Labour Protection and Fire Safety and the requirements of laws and regulations in the field of labour protection and fire safety in force in the Republic of Latvia.


Dear lecturers and students!

We would like to inform you that the “Procedure for the implementation of precautions for the containment of the spread of Covid-19 infection at Rīga Stradiņš University”, hereinafter referred to as Procedure, (approved by the Rector’s Decree No. 5-1/349/2020 of 17.08.2020), binding on all staff, was adopted in order to contain the spread of Covid-19 at Riga Stradiņš University.

Compliance with the measures set out in the Procedure is in the interest of all of us.

Full policy

Before starting work, we invite you to get acquainted with a number of important paragraphs from the Procedure:

5.1.  RSU staff and visitors shall arrive at RSU, taking a mouth and nose cover (hereinafter referred to as a face mask) with them. At the request of the responsible RSU employee (lecturer, welcomer, etc.), the person shall wear a face mask.

5.2. RSU personnel and visitors shall be prohibited from entering and staying in RSU premises if they experience signs of an acute respiratory infectious disease (running nose, cough, shortness of breath, increased body temperature) or if the Covid-19 infection has been confirmed, or if the person has been requested to stay in self-isolation.

5.3. If the signs of an acute respiratory infectious disease begin when at RSU premises, the person shall inform his or her immediate superior (employees), lecturer (students and other learners) or an RSU representative – contact person (visitors) thereof immediately, put on a face mask and leave the RSU premises.  The person shall contact his or her family doctor immediately. They should jointly decide on further medical treatment and inform the immediate superior, lecturer or another representative of the RSU accordingly.

5.6. The following persons shall be responsible for direct monitoring and reporting of the health condition of the person to the director of the department concerned:

5.6.1. at a lecture or class – the academic or technical staff or lecturer present;

5.6.2. in other cases – the head of the structural unit.

6.3. If the student has not attended 2 classes, the student’s lecturer shall contact the student, learn the reasons and report them to the head of the study programme.

6.7.1. the International Admissions Office (with regard to applicants) and the International Student Department (with regard to students) shall inform applicants and students about the obligation to come to the Republic of Latvia not less than 14 days before the commencement of regular studies and observe self-isolation;

6.7.3. if an applicant or student arrives from a country, which is included in the list of the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (a country with a high risk of infection), the International Student Department shall explain self-isolation requirements to the student.

7.1. RSU staff is required to use and carry their employee card or student card in a visible place. Access to RSU buildings is limited by an access control system – doors open by an employee or student card.  The flows of people who are coming and leaving are separated in buildings at Dzirciema iela 16 and Anniņmuižas bulvāris 26a, Riga, in the main entrance nodes.

8.1. Placement in study programmes shall take place in accordance with placement regulations.

11.1. Potential tenants of the student hostel, who return or arrive in Latvia from foreign countries, which are included in the list of countries with increased incidence compiled by the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, shall stay in self-isolation for 14 days outside RSU student hostels and shall inform the hostel administration thereof using application channels – , telephone +371 27824945 Hostel premises can be used after the end of the self-isolation period, of the person does not show any symptoms of the infection.

 We also ask you to read the full text of the Procedure at:

Please follow the latest information on the containment of the spread of Covid-19 infection at RSU at:



Rīga Stradiņš University has approved Academic Regulations I and Internal Rules and Regulations for Studies (approved at Rīga Stradiņš University Senate meeting of 21 April 2020, Minutes no. 2-1/4/2020)

Full policy

Please,  find approved documents here (under section Studies):

I confirm that I have read and accept Rīga Stradiņš University Academic Regulations I and Internal Rules and Regulations for Studies.