- Founded :1862 year
- Type of University : Public
- StudyQA ranking: 1293 pts.
- Offered programms: 8 Bachelor 6 Master
- Study mode: 14 On campus
- Languages of instruction: English
Riga Technical University (RTU) (Latvian: Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862. It is Located in Riga, Latvia it was previously known as Riga Polytechnical Institute and Riga Polytechnicum.
Riga Technical University is ranked in the 800+ bracket in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017. In the 2018 edition of QS World University ranking, it placed in the 651-700 bracket. RTU has been ranked 64th among EECA (Eastern Europe and Central Asia) universities, making it the second highest ranking university in Latvia (behind the University of Latvia) and the 7th in the Baltic states. The Webometrics ranking also places RTU as Latvia's second best university after UoL.