University of Latvia - Natural Sciences (Biology) - Phd doctorate doctor's

Natural Sciences (Biology)
Last updated on:2021-06-10
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Biology
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-2023
Duration3 years (full time), 4 years (part-time)
Study typeFull-time/Part-time
Credit points144 (ECTS: 216)
Study languageLatvian and English (LV-EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English and Latvian according to an individual plan.
Fees2134 (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 6500 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - full-time
2134 (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 5000 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - part-time (2021)
Study programme descriptionThe doctoral study programme 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 programme is a research project under the supervision of experienced academicians. Acquisition of transferable and academic teaching skills
is required; three theoretical examinations have to be passed: field, specialization and language. The degree is awarded on the basis of Doctoral Thesis, which are presented in an open seminar. The research results have to be published beforehand. The graduates have wide opportunities of academic and industrial employment.
Study programme
RequirementsMaster’s Degree or equivalent in Life Sciences, Medicine or Chemistry
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