|Type of study programme||Doctoral studies|
|Degree||Doctor of Management|
|Duration||3 years/Full time, 4 years/Part-time|
|Credit points||144 (ECTS: 216)|
|Study language||Latvian and English (LV-EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in Latvian and English according to an individual plan.|
|Fees||2134 or 4269 EUR / 1500 or 2250 LVL per year (2013/14)|
|Study programme description||The doctoral study program Education management has been developed with the aim for the doctoral student to acquire knowledge and skills that would give him/her the possibility to work out the research independently and complete it with obtaining scientifically original results that had been proved in practice in the field of education management thus confirming one’s competence in performing, organizing and managing the research.
The doctoral scientific degree is awarded for the doctoral thesis – original, independently carried out scientific work which can be assessed as a significant contribution to the development of the education management and the improvement of the education system in Latvia.
The doctoral thesis may have the following 3 forms: dissertation, the set of thematically unified scientific publications, monograph. The language of the doctoral thesis is Latvian or English.
|Study programme link||www.lu.lv/eng/istudents/doctoral/study-programmes/educational-management/|
|Requirements||Detailed information about the admission procedure is available here: www.lu.lv/eng...
The University of Latvia is the largest higher education institution in Latvia, and the richest in traditions. The University offers more than 150 state-accredited academic and professional study programmes: you can obtain an academic bachelor’s or master’s degree in humanities, pedagogy, social sciences, sciences, and health sciences. The UL also offers professional qualifications or bachelor’s or master’s degree, including MD, qualifications of doctor, teacher, social worker, economist, translator/interpreter etc.
Doctoral study programmes offer a degree in biology, economics, computer science, demography, pharmacy, philology, philosophy, physics, geography, geology, engineering, law, chemistry, communication studies, medicine, mathematics, pedagogy, politics, psychology, sociology, theology and religious studies, management, linguistics, history, and environmental science.
At UL, research is conducted in over 50 research fields which represent 4 main areas of enquiry: the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education sciences.
Population in the city of Riga: 710 000
Total number of students: 17 060 (2012/13)
Number of International students: 540 (2012/13)
Number of academic staff: 902 (2012/13)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: The University of Latvia offers university dormitories for all international students. International students are housed in single, double or tripple rooms with a common kitchen for every 5 rooms. Linen, blankets and pillows are provided as well as some kitchen utensils. The payment for the dormitory is starting at 60 Ls (85 EUR, 114 USD) per month (more information here).
If you do not wish to stay at a dormitory, it is advisable to make private housing arrangements beforehand.