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NCCL Bike Ride - Discovering the Knowledge Mile

14 September 2022

Save the date - September 14 - and join us for the traditional NCCL Bike Ride, which allows NCCL members and friends to observe the latest developments in the public infrastucture, meet other members and have fun. This year, the focus of the Bike Ride will be "Discovering the Knowledge Mile". To access the programme click here!


Pardaugava's "Knowledge Mile" is an innovation and science district, consisting of Riga's largest universities & student campuses, Latvia's National Library and other new development projects, creating an area where science, study, business, and the real estate market can flourish. The departure point for the Bike Ride will be Laima Clock in Old Town Riga, and will feature a visit to Riga Technical University and its Science and Innovation Centre and Riga Stradiņš University and its medical Education Technology centre, where you will be able to learn, what each of this institution has to offer and what connections they have with Norway.

Among Latvia's universities, RTU currently ranks the highest in QS World University Rankings 2023, placed in the 751st –800th position in the world. RTU Science & Innovation Centre develops student innovation and entrepreneurial capacity, promotes knowledge transfer processes, offers services to entrepreneurs and scientific institutions, and actively involves in local and international innovation ecosystems. 

Whereas Riga Stradiņš University is the leading education exporter in the Baltics with the foreign student proportion reaching one quarter of the total student population. As of now, over 2500 foreign students from 65 countries study at RSU, out of which about 9% come from Norway. RSU Medical Education Technology Centre (METC) is the only simulation center in Latvia and the largest in the Baltics, which has the appropriate infrastructure and equipment to ensure the acquisition and improvement of skills, as well as the implementation of simulation programs in various healthcare sectors. 

Sign up as a team of 3 to 4 people or join a team on the spot: office@nccl.lv!

Participation cost: 20 EUR per person for NCCL members, 30 EUR per person for others

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