|Type of study programme||Doctoral degree|
|Degree||Dr. sc. admin. (Doctor of business studies)|
|Licence/accreditation||Study direction accredited until 30-Jun-2021|
|Credit points||144 (ECTS: 216)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English in special groups formed for international students.|
|Fees||5720 EUR per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The doctoral program with a focus on management science is divided into seminars, colloquia and doctoral workshops, inter-evaluations, teaching activities, conference participations and publications as well as the Doctoral Thesis.
In total, the doctoral students complete 11 seminars during the first two academic years. Usually three seminars are offered per semester. Two seminars per semester are offered at the University of Salzburg Business School (SMBS). One seminar per semester is offered at the University of Latvia, Riga. The seminars have a duration of 2 – 3 days. Conference, workshop and examination dates (in Riga) contribute to the quality requirements of the program and round off it.
|Study programme link||www.lu.lv/en/gribustudet/study/doctoral-study-programmes/study-programmes-for-international-students/management-science/
|Requirements||Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or related branches|
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: 632 614
Total number of students: 15 250 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 638 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 1182 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: The University of Latvia offers university dormitories for all international students. International students are housed in single, double or triple rooms with a common kitchen for every 5 rooms. Linen, blankets and pillows are provided as well as some kitchen utensils. The costs start at 100 EUR per month (more information here).
If you do not wish to stay at a dormitory, it is advisable to make private housing arrangements beforehand.