The University of Latvia invites you to submit abstracts for the International Scientific Conference on Medicine, which is part of the annual 78th Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia and will be held on 20 March 2020 at the Academic Centre of the University of Latvia in Riga.

The conference will cover a variety of disciplines in clinical and research medicine, pharmacy and public health. Abstracts from both seasoned and upcoming researchers are welcome. In the spirit of fostering international collaboration participation is free of charge. Certificates of attendance with credit points for further education will be awarded to those attending the event.

Abstract submission will open on 2 January 2020 and will close on 16 February 2020. Please be so kind as to follow the instructions for authors set in the abstract requirements.

Please read the abstract requirements carefully before submitting your abstract.

All abstracts must be submitted by filling out both pages of the abstract submission form in Ms Word format and e-mailing it to with the subject heading: Abstract 2020.

Abstract submission is welcome until 16 February 2020.

Date Proceedings
02.01.2020 Abstract submission opens
16.02.2020 Abstract submission closes
02.03.2020 Feedback on abstract approval/rejection & the form of presentation
20.03.2020 Conference proceedings in Riga

Venue of the conference:
Academic Centre of the University of Latvia,
House of Science,
3 Jelgavas Street, Riga, Latvia

Public transport:
Buses: No. 23 - stop "LU Akadēmiskais centrs";
No. 3, 4, 4z, 7, 8, 21, 22, 25, 32, 35, 38, 39, 43, 54, 55 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Trolleybuses: No. 9, 27 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Trams: No. 1, 2, 4, 5, 10 - stop "Latvijas Nacionālā bibliotēka"
Train: station "Torņakalns"

The UL Academic Centre is and will be an environment for growth of talent and collaboration. The Centre is a guideline, that is guiding our Latvia towards a leadership. It transforms scientist ideas into life quality and data management solutions, already being on the top of the next technology and economy development stage, and reclaiming Riga city’s place in Baltics as an innovation leader.

The House of Science was opened in 2019, and all the UL scientific, medical and life science field research and study courses are based there. Providing an effective use of infrastructure and human resources and promoting a synergy of study and research fields – the work gets united, more creative and efficient.

The Book of Abstracts for the International Scientific Conference on Medicine held on 22 February 2019 during the 77th Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia was published as a supplement to "Medicina" (Kaunas) and is available online.

The Book of Abstracts for the International Scientific Conference on Medicine held on 22 February 2018 during the 76th Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia is available online.

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