Admission Rules – “HOTEL SCHOOL” Viesnīcu biznesa koledža

Admission Rules

Admission Rules

Admission Rules

Admission Rules


Requirements for applying to Latvian short-cycle professional higher education study programmes (EQF 5)
 

Admission to study programme is being organised on the competition basis after obtaining general secondary education. The selection criteria of the competition are the results of all passed compulsory centralised state examinations on the acquisition of general secondary education. When applying to study in English, the result of the centralised state English language examination must be at least level B2 in accordance with the language proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Admission of foreigners takes place with an additional admission examination – an interview, the aim of which is to find out the applicant’s motivation for studies.

Read the full admission rules for the academic year 2023/2024.
Requirements for applying to UK professional higher education programmes (BTEC 5)
 

HOTEL SCHOOL examines the profile of potential students, assessing a person’s ability to master the BTEC programme. To be eligible, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • completed general secondary education;
  • acquired professional or vocational education in the hospitality industry;
  • work experience in the hospitality industry.

Students who have not previously completed a course of education in English must demonstrate English language proficiency at B2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​or present IELTS 5.5 certificate or equivalent.

Read the full admission rules for BTEC 5 programmes.
Requirements for applying to UK professional higher education programmes (BTEC 4)

To apply, a prospective student must be at least 18 years old and should have completed education at school or vocational education institution.

A language of study is English. Students who have not previously completed a course of education in English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum score of 5.5 on the IELTS or equivalent; or at B2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Read the full admission rules for BTEC 4 programmes.
Requirements for applying for Latvian professional continuing education programmes (EQF Level 4)
 

Admission to the education programme is possible after obtaining general secondary education. Applicants are required to know the language in which the programme is being delivered. HOTEL SCHOOL can arrange a language test in person or via Skype.

Read the full admission rules for continuing education programmes.


Requirements for applying to Latvian professional continuing education programmes (EQF Level 3) and professional development education programmes
 

Admission to the education programme is possible after obtaining general basic education. Applicants are required to know the language in which the programme is being delivered. HOTEL SCHOOL can arrange a language test in person or via Skype.

Read the full admission rules for professional development education programmes.


DEADLINE FOR ADMISSION:
 

Full-time studies can be started twice a year – in September and February. We invite you to apply in time, especially foreign citizens – at least 2 months in advance, because document processing takes at least 1.5 months! You can start distance learning at any time.

View infographics of the Organisation of Admission Process (Pdf)

View Infographics of the Recognition of Previously Achieved Learning Outcomes (Pdf)


Anna Čekina, Head of Admission Committee

“HOTEL SCHOOL does not have an entrance exam, admission takes place after evaluating the submitted documents. If there is no document proving English language skills, we organize the test, in person or remotely, for example, using the capabilities of the Skype computer programme.”

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