University of Latvia - Physics, Astronomy and Mechanics - Phd doctorate doctor's

Physics, Astronomy and Mechanics
Last updated on:2020-06-30
Type of study programmeDoctoral degree
DegreeDoctor of Physics (Dr. Phys.)
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-2023
Duration3 years (full-time)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points144 (ECTS: 216)
Study languageLatvian and English (LV-EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in Latvian and English according to an individual plan.
Fees2134 ((EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders)) or 6402 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year (2020/21)
Study programme descriptionThe goal of Physics, Astronomy and Mechanics Doctoral Study Programme is to ensure obtaining the of the scientific qualification in the following scientific sub-sectors of physics, astronomy or mechanics: Solid state physics, Didactics of physics, Physics of condensed environment, Chemical physics, Laser physics and spectroscopy, Materials’ physics, Medical physics, Atomic and molecular physics.

Depending on the sub-sector chosen for the studies, the PhD student must demonstrate a high level of theoretical and practical qualification in materials’ and semiconductor physics, physics of condensed environment, topics of polymer mechanics, general conceptions and methodology issues of chemical physics, the general principles of mathematical modelling of irreversible processes in the framework of continuum, fundamentals of atomic and molecular optics, the sub-sector of laser physics and spectroscopy, the physical progresses in live organisms, as well as various sub-sectors of astrophysics and fundamental astronomy, and didactics of physics.
Study programme
RequirementsMaster’s degree in Physics (Mg. phys.) or Master’s degree in Chemistry (Mg. chem.), or Master’s degree in Engineering Sciences (Mg. ing.) and the higher education diplomas corresponding to the previously listed Master’s degrees.
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