|Type of study programme||Doctoral degree|
|Degree||Doctor of Physics|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 30-Jun-2023|
|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 (2021)|
|Study programme description||The aim of the doctoral study programme in solid-state physics is to provide an opportunity to acquire an internationally recognized doctoral degree in physics. It aims to prepare highly qualified professionals for independent academic, research, and practical work in the sub-branch of solid-state physics, thus consolidating the scientific research potential at DU and Latvia in the given branch and sub-branch of science. The major tasks of the doctoral study programme are: to facilitate acquisition of recent scientific information in the sub-branch of solid-state physics, producing independent research work, to facilitate acquisition of high technologies and innovative research methods and their practical application, to encourage practising of conducting research and academic work in university, to encourage doctoral student participation in international research community and facilitate summarising their research results in the doctoral thesis.|
|Study programme link||du.lv/en/studies-admission/study-programmes/doctoral-study-programmes/solid-state-physics/
|Requirements||Master’s degree in Physics or adjoining scientific discipline (Biophysics, Physical Chemistry, etc.), Engineering, as well as another qualification in the above-mentioned scientific disciplines equivalent to the Master’s degree; Discussion on the theme of Doctoral Thesis (also in English).
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: 82 640
Total number of students: 2163 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 68 (2019/20)
Number of staff: 194 (2019/20)
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.