|Type of study programme||Bachelor studies|
|Degree||Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Computer Science|
|Credit points||120 (ECTS: 180)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan (60 ECTS) and join a group of local students studying in English (120 ECTS). Latvian language is taught 1 academic year (at least 9 ECTS).|
|Fees||2200 EUR (per year non EU)/1370 EUR (fee per year EU) (2013/2014)|
|Study programme description||The aim of the programme is to provide academic education in the field of Computer Science. It includes the courses of the following subjects: Fundamentals of Computing, Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures, Fundamentals of Programming Languages, Databases, Software Engineering, Object-Oriented Methodology, Computer Networks and Internet Applications, Computer Graphics and Multimedia, Computer Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Mathematics and Physics. Acquisition of the study programme is organised in the form of lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory works, students’ independent assignment (individually, literary studies, development of a project in small groups).
Graduates are prepared for labour market as IT professionals like software developers, web designers, administrators of computer systems, IT consultants, etc. They are also entitled to continue their studies as Master students.
|Study programme link||www.liepu.lv/lv/830/computer-sciences|
|Requirements||General Certificate of Secondary Education (official transcript is required);
The grade in Mathematics from the GCSE (if there are more than one discipline the average grade is taken into account);
The grade in English from the GCSE.
Liepaja University was founded in 1954 on the basis of Teacher Training Institute. Liepaja University is one of the universities of the Republic of Latvia. Liepaja University is a symbol of education, science and culture of Liepaja and Kurzeme region that provides with competitive, internationally recognized varied education. Developes innovative research, ensures sustainability of society development, economic knowledge development in Latvia as a lawful partner in European Union.
Liepaja University is an accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements approximately 45 study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies.
At present Liepaja University has 39 bilateral partnership agreements with 17 different countries in the European Union. The University is actively involved in a variety of international projects both as leader and as a partner, such as ERASMUS, IP, Grundtvig, UNESCO, Comenius.
Liepāja University has been granted ERASMUS Extended University Charter 2007-2013, which entitles it to participation in all the activities of the given programme.
Population in the city of Liepaja: 87 000
Total number of students: 1762 (2012/13)
Number of International students: 2 (2012/13)
Number of academic staff: 91 (2012/13)
Accommodation possibilities and costs:Due to high demand, students should give the Foreign Affairs Department ample notice of their intention to live in student dormitories. International students are usually housed in shared rooms (2-3 persons) with a common kitchen, shower and toilets. Linen, blankets, pillows, and kitchen utensils are provided. Rent is EUR 35.50 per month for a room (if in the room live 2 and more persons), EUR 50 (2 persons) and EUR 90 (1 person).
If student do not wish to stay at a dormitory, private housing arrangements should be made before arriving in Latvia. Rent can verify from EUR 145 – 290 per month.