Rezeknes Augstskola (Rezekne Higher Education Institution) is a state higher education institution providing bachelor level, master level and higher professional education study programs in fields of business, economics and management, engineering sciences, teacher training, humanitarian and law sciences. Since 1999 Rezeknes Augstskola is actively involved in Socrates- Erasmus program – teacher and student mobility, have more then 70 bilateral agreements with partner universities in European countries. The institution is an important player in the region cooperating with local self-governments, companies, enterprises and organizations. In the guidance of the institution’s researches there are significant economic development projects elaborated and implemented in the region. There are 3900 students enrolled in 39 study programs In the academic year 2006/2007.