Oct 23, 2012

Latvia FDC on "150th Anniversary of Riga Technical University"

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150th Anniversary of Riga Technical University

Date of Issue : 8 October 2012

The stamp depicts a part of the RTU main building, the university coat of arms, and a student cap in the traditional RTU colors.

The Riga Polytechnicum, the first higher education establishment in the territory of modern-day Latvia, opened its doors on October 14, 1862. It acquired its current name - Riga Technical University - in 1990. The university has eight faculties, and it is the largest technical university in Latvia. RTU currently has almost 15,000 students.

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