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Education in Latvia
Responsible body for management of education system in Latvia on state level is the Ministry of Education and Science.

School education includes nine years of basic education and three years of secondary education (in general secondary schools, vocational schools and vocational secondary schools).  Whereas university level education is varied, including academic degree, professional degree, postgraduate studies, master’s degree and also doctor’s degree.

A scheme (click to enlarge) provides a brief overview of the system. If you want to find out more about education system in Latvia, please visit site of the Ministry of Education and Science or European education Directory.

Education in Jelgava
Jelgava municipality supports 30 educational establishments, including 11 public preschool educational establishments, 5 elementary schools, 6 secondary schools (of which 2 State gymnasiums), 3 professional education institutions (1 crafts school, 1 school of arts, 1 music school), 3 sports schools, Children and youth centre “Junda”. To promote life-long learning, Zemgale Region Human Resource and Competences Development Centre has been established. Moreover, there are several state and private educational establishments, including 10 privately owned preschool educational establishments.