|Type of study programme||Master degree|
|Degree||Master of Engineering Sciences in Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Duration||Full time - 2 years|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students join either groups of local students that follow the study program in English or special groups formed for international students. International students are offered a Latvian language course (4,5 ECTS) in the framework of the study program.|
|Fees||3500 EUR (EU) or 3800 EUR (non-EU and CIS countries) per year (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||The aim of the study programme is to deepen knowledge in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and develop their ability to deal with strategic, tactical and operational questions from an integrative perspective.
Studies are organised in the form of lectures, seminars, project works and discussion groups.
Students in this programme acquire knowledge of international and intercultural orientation with a particular focus on methodologies and techniques for handling business, financial and engineering data, in subjects as Supply Chain, Network Management Technologies, Project Management, Human Resources, Decision Synthesis Principles and Practice in Logistics, Material Handling System Design and Analysis, Economy and Legislation of Transport Systems.
The graduates of this programme are usually employed in logistics companies as logistics systems implementation consultants, supply chain managers, logistics information systems managers, project managers, software managers etc.
|Study programme link||fsd.rtu.lv/masters-studies/logistics-and-supply-chain-management-masters/
|Requirements||• Bachelor degree in Science, Business or Engineering
• Proficiency in the English language
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Riga Technical University (RTU) is the oldest university in Latvia, and it has long-standing traditions dating back to 1862. It is an accredited, fully state owned, internationally recognized European level university. According to the requirements of the European Space for Higher Education, RTU offers academic and professional study programmes at three levels – bachelor, master and doctoral studies. RTU is the only engineering university providing engineering programmes and business studies in Latvia. At present it is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic Sea region and gathers nearly 16 000 students at eight faculties in various study programmes.
RTU has a leading role in number of research projects financed by the EU. Among university alumni there are presidents, prime-ministers and ministers of several European countries, key figures in Latvia’s business and industry. All European countries according to the Lisbon Convention recognize the diplomas issued by the Riga Technical University, on Recognition of Qualification Concerning Higher Education in the European Region, signed in April 1997. RTU degrees are also recognized in the United States, Canada, India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Syria, Nepal, Cameroon, Nigeria and other countries. In 2002 several of RTU engineering programs were approved by United States, Department of Veteran Affairs as eligible for «G. I. Bill» financial benefits.
Population in the city of Riga: 637 971
Total number of students: 14 322 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 1390 (2018/19)
Number of academic staff: 937 (2018/19)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: RTU residences
• From 69,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (3 persons).
• From 124,50 EUR per person in shared room per month (2 persons).
• From 295.50 EUR a month in a single room.