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Latvia University of Agriculture is the only higher agricultural education establishment in Latvia and it aims to: promote intellectual potential for rural development in agriculture; encourage young people to acquire higher academic and professional education; develop research; contribute to the cultural development; study, maintain and perfect the gained experience from the Latvian people and pass it over to the future generations.
The university is multi-profiled. Besides the traditional study fields, LLU also provides multiform unique study programmes related with advanced agriculture, veterinary medicine, food production, forestry and landscape architecture.
About 7000 and more than 300 lecturers and researchers carry out research significant for Latvia, Baltic Sea Region and also are involved in research programs of the European Union.
The university is located in Jelgava - an old cultural city which is only 40 km from the capital of Latvia - Riga. Jelgava is recognized as a true student city.