Transport and Telecommunication Institute is the largest university-type accredited non-state technical higher educational establishment in Latvia.
Main academic activities: higher education, training courses, vocational training.
The Institute modelled itself upon new educational technologies:
- making an accent on new computer technologies and computer-oriented methods of training, making INTERNET and INTRANET available for each student as educational environment. All TTI students get free e-mail and free unlimited access to INTERNET.
- free choice of not only separate subjects, but also of a certain specialisation. The system is provided by a flexible modulus structure of a teaching process. Methods and teaching curriculum of each student are individual and correspond to his or her demands.
Main directions of academic activities: Electronics and Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Computer Science, Management and Business Administration, Economics, Transport and Logistics, Aviation Maintenance.
The sign "Diploma Supplement Label" testifies the full conformity of the given out diploma to requirements of the European Commission.
Main research activities: optimization and modelling of transport systems, logistics, navigation satellite systems, air traffic control systems, telecommunication, transport telematics, applications of information technologies, business re-engineering.
The Transport and Telecommunication Institute carries out research and scientific projects. The Institute participates in the projects of the European Research Framework Programmes, in the programmes within the frame of COST, TEMPUS, COPERNICUS and others. During last four years TTI has been involved in 9 European projects, 4 National research programmes, 8 Municipal research projects and more than 20 bilateral projects with local and foreign companies.