Latvia is located in the north Eastern Europe and is seen as a bridge between the East and the West. The academic higher education in Latvia follows the Bologna process which is divided into three levels Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral. Latvia has 60 higher education institutes including private colleges, universities and university colleges. The courses offered are from a wide range of fields varying from architecture to social sciences. The Latvian business sector is buoyant and offers great opportunities to international students. The country provides cross-cultural exposure and personal development.