Daugavpils University - Biology - Phd doctorate doctor's

Last updated on:2021-02-25
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Biology
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 30-Jun-2023
Duration3 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points120 (ECTS: 180)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English according to an individual plan. Latvian language courses are not foreseen in the framework of doctoral studies; however, DU Foreign Language Centre offers Latvian or other language courses.
Fees3400 EUR per year (2021)
Study programme descriptionThe aim of the study programme is the development of modern research methodology in biology. Students have practice in scientific and education work in 18 specialised laboratories. Students’ participate in DU, Latvian and foreign scientific institutions’ research. There is systematic participation in scientific conferences, publications
in recognised international biology journals. Studies include such studying forms as lectures, seminars, project work, individual work, laboratory work, etc. Programme envisages the most current scientific theories and methods in biology, the modern research methodology, and research methods of modern biology in different sub-

Students acquire the most significant theoretical findings and choose the specialisation from sub-disciplines of Biology — Zoology and Ecology; investigate the problems of a definite sub-discipline. The acquired skills meet the requirements of the following spheres: employees in research, management or organisational sphere in biology and science-related state institutions or private enterprises.
Study programme linkdu.lv/en/studies-admission/study-programmes/doctoral-study-programmes/biology/
RequirementsMaster’s degree in biology or equivalent higher education, discussion in the chosen subject area in Biology.
For detailed admission requirements click here:https://du.lv/en/studies-admission/admission/
Higher Education Institution
Vienibas iela 13, Daugavpils LV-5401, Latvia
Phone:+371 65425564  Fax:+371 65422890
E-mail:international@du.lv  www.du.lv/en