|Type of study programme||Doctoral degree|
|Degree||Doctor of Pedagogy|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2023|
|Duration||3 years full-time studies; 4 years part-time studies|
|Credit points||120 (ECTS: 180)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International 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.|
|Fees||3400 EUR per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The task of the programme: preparation of specialists with the highest qualification for a researcher’s career, by involving doctoral students in research activity. Studies include such studying forms as lectures, seminars, project work, individual work, practice, etc. Main courses offered include: sustainable education theory creation implementation in the higher education institutions practice, and branch pedagogy; research at international level, by getting involved in international cooperation networks; independent scientific research in the chosen sub-branch of pedagogy. The students will be able to perform independent critical analysis, synthesis and evaluation, to solve significant research or innovative tasks, independently propose a research idea, plan, as well as structure and manage large-scale scientific projects. Graduates will be able to offer a new understanding of the existing knowledge and its practical application. raise own scientific qualification, implement scientific projects and achieve results that meet international criteria of the respective scientific branch in enterprises and organisations where wide research knowledge and skills are required.|
|Study programme link||du.lv/en/studies-admission/study-programmes/doctoral-study-programmes/pedagogy/
|Requirements||Master’s degree in Pedagogy or an equivalent academic degree; Project of the Doctoral Thesis and discussion on it; examination in a foreign language (English, German, French, or Russian*) *if Russian is not an applicant’s mother tongue.
For detailed admission requirements click here:https://du.lv/en/studies-admission/admission/
Daugavpils University (DU) was founded in 1921 and today is the biggest regional state university and the only university in Eatern-Latvia. DU has five faculties: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Faculty of Music and Art and the Faculty of Education and Management.
DU has an advantage of being located in a multicultural environment. We cooperate with various institutions worldwide and recently we became a member of EUA. Our University participates in international Erasmus programme.
University was accredited in 2004 for the whole period.
Population in the city of Daugavpils: 83 250
Total number of students: 2302 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 43 (2018/19)
Number of staff: 197 (2018/19)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Daugavpils University has four dormitories that are owned and operated by the University. Price: approximately 55 EUR. If necessary, DU provides room for students spouses. For further information see here.