Education System in Latvia - An Overview
The Republic of Latvia is a European country. Situated in northeast Europe on the shore of Baltic Sea, Latvia is bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus and Russia. Estonia and Lithuania are regarded as Baltic States.
Children in Latvia start to attend Schools from the age of seven years. Further, a minimum of nine years of Education is compulsory in Latvia. The general School Education in Latvia lasts for 12 years, which includes 9 years of
basic General Education and 3 years of upper General Secondary Education. After a successful completion
of compulsory nine years of Education, students receive basic school certificate known as, atestāts par
Furthermore, institutes of Higher Education in Latvia offers study programs for Bachelor's degree, Master's degree and several other Degrees and Diplomas.