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University of Latvia Description

The University of Latvia consistently retains the position of the national, leading and most influential higher education institution in Latvia. In terms of the total number of students, the University of Latvia is also the largest university in the country. It is the largest comprehensive university in Latvia with a prominent standing both in the development of the entire education system and in the overall growth of the country's economy.

UL is a modern centre of academic and professional studies, which, along with research in natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, technical sciences and medicine provides opportunities to acquire various types and levels of higher education to the residents of Latvia and other countries. UL has a crucial role in the development of society's academic traditions, national economy, education, environment and health protection, Latvian language and culture. The opinion of the University of Latvia substantially contributes to the public administration decision-making.

Scientific activity at the University of Latvia takes place both in faculties and scientific institutes. The University of Latvia conducts research in more than 50 research areas. Scientists from the University of Latvia have developed significant studies that have contributed to the competitiveness of the national economy and the improved quality of life. UL grows as a modern academic institution that provides an environment and infrastructure for outstanding achievements in research, studies and creative endeavours.

UL evolves dynamically – the coming years will see establishment of the study and research centre that will stand among the most modern facilities of Northern Europe – the University of Latvia Academic Centre in Torņakalns. The House of Nature opened its doors in 2015; the House of Science was completed in 2019. Its laboratories are unique both in Latvia and across in the Baltic states. In the coming years, the territory of the Academic Centre will be augmented by the House of Letters, which will be a home to the faculties of humanities and social sciences, institutes and the Library. The subsequent plans involve construction of a Technology Centre, hotels, an academic square, as well as state-of-the-art sports infrastructure, car and bicycle parking.

Riga Campus Description

The University of Latvia consistently retains the position of the national, leading and most influential higher education institution in Latvia. In terms of the total number of students, the University of Latvia is also the largest university in the country. It is the largest comprehensive university in Latvia with a prominent standing both in the development of the entire education system and in the overall growth of the country's economy.

UL is a modern centre of academic and professional studies, which, along with research in natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, technical sciences and medicine provides opportunities to acquire various types and levels of higher education to the residents of Latvia and other countries. UL has a crucial role in the development of society's academic traditions, national economy, education, environment and health protection, Latvian language and culture. The opinion of the University of Latvia substantially contributes to the public administration decision-making.

Scientific activity at the University of Latvia takes place both in faculties and scientific institutes. The University of Latvia conducts research in more than 50 research areas. Scientists from the University of Latvia have developed significant studies that have contributed to the competitiveness of the national economy and the improved quality of life. UL grows as a modern academic institution that provides an environment and infrastructure for outstanding achievements in research, studies and creative endeavours.

UL evolves dynamically – the coming years will see establishment of the study and research centre that will stand among the most modern facilities of Northern Europe – the University of Latvia Academic Centre in Torņakalns. The House of Nature opened its doors in 2015; the House of Science was completed in 2019. Its laboratories are unique both in Latvia and across in the Baltic states. In the coming years, the territory of the Academic Centre will be augmented by the House of Letters, which will be a home to the faculties of humanities and social sciences, institutes and the Library. The subsequent plans involve construction of a Technology Centre, hotels, an academic square, as well as state-of-the-art sports infrastructure, car and bicycle parking.

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Undergraduate
EUR1,440 Per Semester
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The programme “Russian Philology” is meant for students, who seek in-depth knowledge of the Russian language and literature. The core of the programme consists of the courses devoted to the history of the Russian language and its contemporary state, to the Russian folklore and Slavic mythology, to the history of Russian literature (from old to modern). Moreover, the students are encouraged to study the second Slavic language – Polish or Czech. In…

Undergraduate
EUR1,375 Per Semester
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The study programme is unique in the Baltic States. Professional Bachelor’s study programme “Industrial engineering” prepares highly qualified, competitive and competent experts. Successful completion of the programme results in professional Bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences and professional qualification of “System management engineer”. The study courses are taught by a team of qualified, well-motivated and experienced academic personnel.…

Undergraduate
EUR1,100 Per Semester
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The programme is designed according to recommendations of the ACM/IEEE Computing Curricula. It is awarded Euro-Inf Quality Label by European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education. After graduation students can continue studies on master level.

Undergraduate
EUR1,440 Per Semester
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This programme combines language studies with culture and regional studies in relation to the language module chosen by the student. The language courses are taught by native speakers. The Bachelor programme is targeted towards maintaining continuity of the research work in Asian studies; it aims at ensuring quality of knowledge and skills needed to pursue further professional or academic studies at MA level.

Undergraduate
EUR1,485 Per Semester
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The aim of the programme „Business Administration” with specialization in International Business is to prepare the students to develop their own business in international environment or to work as a highly qualified specialist in state, private and international institutions. The graduates will have a full range of competences to work in the field of entrepreneurship in the context of laws and regulations. Students will be trained to work both -…

Undergraduate
EUR1,440 Per Semester
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The programme is interdisciplinary and is designed to prepare graduates for international careers in enterprises and organizations where knowledge of several languages and business is required. The programme offers three language modules: French, Spanish and German. All three modules comprise studying Business English, Financial English, English for Law, as well as general and business aspects of the module language. The programme provides cultural…

Undergraduate
EUR1,210 Per Semester
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The study programme provides students with a solid base of anthropological knowledge and research skills upon which to build in their later academic or professional career. It covers both the main themes in anthropological theory, economic and political anthropology, as well as anthropology of gender and religion, and thus helps students to develop critical thinking and interdisciplinary analysis skills. The programme is mostly orientated towards…

Undergraduate
EUR1,540 Per Semester
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The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists who working in state, private and international institutions will have good command in issues of international economy and commercial diplomacy, will be able to take independent decisions, handle everyday tasks and cooperate with Latvian and foreign organizations, offices and enterprises. The planned results of the programme are the ensuring of the following general and specific…

Undergraduate
EUR1,375 Per Semester
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The programme “French Philology” offers simultaneous studies of two Romanic and German languages. The goal of the programme is to prepare multi competence specialists, who have not only a good command of two Romance languages but know also the history, geography, culture, economics and politics of the respective language speaking countries. The studies of the specific areal, courses for professional purposes (translation, business language, language…

Undergraduate
EUR1,375 Per Semester
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The English philology programme curriculum is designed to prepare the graduates for a wide range of academic and professional careers, which require advanced knowledge of several foreign languages and high level linguistic, literary and cultural competence. It offers courses focusing on the core areas of English Philology: Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Culture. All students acquire Basics of Translation Theory, English Normative…

Undergraduate
EUR2,000 Per Semester
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This programme is based on studies of natural sciences, biology, medicine and basic principles of primary eye care service. Bachelor programme is the first step in professional optometrist education scheme in Latvia. The program offers extensive profile studies of natural sciences including organic chemistry, biology, calculus, physics for natural sciences, optics, basics of human anatomy, general physiology, ophthalmic optics, microbiology, biochemistry,…

Undergraduate
EUR1,375 Per Semester
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This programme is designed for students who are interested in the studies of the language and literature of the German-speaking countries, associate their future with advanced German studies and seek in-depth knowledge of the language and literature along with studies of Latvia’s cultural heritage, considering the relevance of the German language in the Baltic history and culture. Students will appreciate the quality of Germanic studies, translation…

Graduate
EUR1,182 Per Semester
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This is a two year programme providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues. The programme offers education in humanities and several social and environmental disciplines, focusing on the Baltic Sea region countries. This is a joint-degree programme set up in cooperation with four partner universities: the University of Turku in Finland, the University of Tartu in Estonia, the University…

Graduate
EUR1,182 Per Semester
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The programme offers an outstanding opportunity to acquire analytical tools with which to approach contemporary global and local social processes and trends. These include issues such as migration with its corollaries of increasing cross-cultural contact and new diaspora politics, financial crises and advancement of neo-liberal (and other) policies, both internationally and locally, transformation of political subjectivities in the context of shifting…

Graduate
EUR1,500 Per Semester
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The main goal of the study programme is to develop competences of conducting independent research in the selected sub-branch of philology on the basis of the acquired knowledge and skills. The objectives of the programme are to ensure that students broaden and systematize the acquired knowledge about the content, methodology, major theories and current research in literature, general and applied linguistics, develop awareness of implementing theories…

Graduate
EUR1,182 Per Semester
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Study programme offers in-depth studies of international economic relations, paying special attention to the theoretical and applied problems of international economics and economic diplomacy. Graduates’ comprehensive interdisciplinary knowledge of the European Union, diplomatic skills, analytical skills, and in-depth economic skills will provide solid basis for their work in different institutions of the European Union, international organisations,…

Graduate
EUR1,500 Per Semester
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Master's degree study programme "German Philology" is a modern programme developed according to the actual trends in German Linguistics and is conducted in cooperation with the Ventspils University College. It is designed for students with German language proficiency and interest in German speaking countries as the prospective professional or research field. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of German language, literature un culture to be prepared…

The study programme is designed to meet the versatile learning needs of business person and to address managerial issues relevant to doing business, also incorporating the necessary basics of business. The programme concentrates on more detailed aspects of international economics, marketing, management and finance. Degree requirements have been designed to provide practical knowledge and training for future business executives. This master programme…

Graduate
EUR2,000 Per Semester
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The professional Master's programme Optometry (Clinical) offers multidisciplinary studies based on visual science and contemporary primary vision care. The professional qualification of the graduates meets the professional standard Optometrist and is equivalent to that received in the UK, USA and Norway. Students of the programme acquire both professional skills in primary vision care (optometry) and academic knowledge in vision science, which allows…

Graduate
EUR1,500 Per Semester
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Romance Languages and Culture Studies study programme provides an academic education in Romance field (French, Spanish, Italian languages) including a professional orientation in culturology, language teaching and translation. Graduates have the possibility to continue the academic education in Latvia or abroad.

Graduate
EUR1,500 Per Semester
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The main goal of the study programme is to develop the research skills in the sphere of the Russian and Slavic philology with the in-depth studying of the Russian language, literature and culture. Students are encouraged to improve their practical skills in translation and interpreting, in project writing and management, in textology and editorial work. Moreover, the students will get an opportunity to work with unique local materials (theatre archives,…

Long-cycle
EUR4,500 Per Semester
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During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. After successful completion of the programme graduates may enter residency and PhD…

Long-cycle
EUR7,000 Per Semester
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The dental curriculum leads to the dentist degree, and forms the basis for specialist education or scientific (PhD) studies. The aim of the study programme is to prepare qualified specialists with theoretical and practical skills appropriate to commence independently practicing general dentistry. The study program has been developed according to EU Directive 2005/36/EC of mutual recognition of qualifications of health care professionals, directly…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,250 Per Semester
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Program provides research based training in major fields of Biology: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Human and Animal Physiology, Hydrobiology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Zoology. The core part of the program is a research project under supervision of experienced academicians. Acquisition of transferable and academic teaching skills is required; three theoretical examinations have to be passed: field,…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,201 Per Semester
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The Doctoral study programme in Chemistry offers educational opportunities for advanced study and research designed to prepare students for roles in research and educational institutions, industry and government. The aim of the doctoral programme in chemistry is to train highly qualified researchers and professionals for self-dependent academic, scientific and practical work with internationally comparable competence in the area of chemistry, as…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR1,100 Per Semester
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The goal of the programme is to provide the scientific education after the master degree is acquired, corresponding to the degree of scientific doctor in the Computer Sciences (Dr. comp.). The programme prepares the specialists of doctoral level, who would be able to work both in the academia (as researchers and faculty members) and in the programming industry (as participants and managers of technologically advanced projects). The programme provides…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,201 Per Semester
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Environmental science is an interdisciplinary science, which is developed on the border where social and natural sciences and humanities meet. Environmental science uses the methodologies of social and natural sciences to study the interaction between humans and nature to ensure sustainable management of natural resources, protection of biodiversity, genetic diversity, the environment and society and to protect humans from the adverse effects of…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,201 Per Semester
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The doctoral programme in geography is the only highest-level study programme in Latvia which allows students to gain independent experience with research and studies, as well as an internationally comparable doctorate in geography. Its necessity from the perspective of Latvia’s state interests is closely linked to the further existence and development of geography as a discipline of science in the country. The aim of the doctoral programme in geography…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,201 Per Semester
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Doctoral study program in geology is serving courses in three major fields in geology – Bedrock geology, Quaternary geology and Geomorphology, and Applied geology. Study program n based on integrated approach to reach the general aim of the Curriculum - to raise the level of doctoral learning and skills to expected of specialty professionals and recognised in the international research area. The principal components of quality research-based education…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR1,875 Per Semester
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The aim of the Doctoral Study Programme “Legal Science” is: Preparing qualified researchers for academic and scientific work at universities, state and private enterprises, as well as for high level complexity tasks in practical jurisprudence; Carrying out state-level scientific, economic, cultural and social higher-level doctoral studies in legal science, providing: opportunity to deepen theoretical knowledge and research competences in legal science…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR2,150 Per Semester
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PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR2,134 Per Semester
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PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR3,201 Per Semester
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The goal of the programme is to provide scientific education after the master’s degree is acquired, corresponding to the degree of scientific doctor in physics (Dr. phys.). The programme prepares the specialists of doctoral level, who would be able to work both in the academia (as researchers and faculty members) and in the industry (as participants and managers of technologically advanced projects). The programme provides the choice of specialization…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR2,150 Per Semester
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Aim of the Programme is to prepare highly qualified scientists and teaching staff in various areas of psychology (general, clinical, development, personality, social/organisational psychology) through improvement of their research work organisation, management and implementation skills based on greater in-depth understanding of psychology theories and methodology in at least two sub-areas of psychology, skills in national and international cooperation…

PhD / Doctoral Studies
EUR2,150 Per Semester
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The doctoral programme in theology and religious studies gives doctoral students knowledge and skills required for carrying out independent research as well as provides support as they enter the academic environment (advising for participation in conferences, providing opportunities for training in teaching and lecturing etc.). The doctoral programme of the UL Faculty of Theology cooperates with other universities in Germany, the United Kingdom,…

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