|Type of study programme||Master degree|
|Degree||Master of Arts|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Duration||2 years (4 semesters).|
|Credit points||80 (ECTS: 120)|
|Study language||German (DE)|
|Study arrangements||During studies international students join groups of local students that follow the study program in German. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (3 ECTS).|
|Fees||1900 EUR per year|
|Study programme description||The aim of the programme is to train competitive media and culture managers capable of working and succeeding in contemporary European cultural space in various branches of culture. Overall, the programme develops understanding of the functioning of cultural, media and arts organisations, various mechanisms of
financing culture and their legal regulation; apart from that, it gives an insight in the current cultural processes and provides both theoretical and practical knowledge so that the programme graduates would be able to work in various branches of culture: visual arts, scenic arts, music, museums and galleries, festivals, media and cultural
policy. Studies are organised as lectures, seminars and project work. Main subjects include: The Management of Media, Brand and Communication, Modern Trends in Culture, Media and Management, Cultural Policy in Latvia and Europe, Diplomatic Protocol and International Etiquette, Culture Management, Music industry - Copyright and Contract Law etc.
Students can work in a wide range of culture-related areas: visual arts, performing arts, music, museums and galleries, festivals, media, cultural, publishing industries etc.
|Study programme link||lka.edu.lv/en/studies/study-programmes/master-studies/international-media-and-culture-management/
|Requirements||Undergraduate diploma. German language knowledge, an interview.|
The Latvian Academy of Culture is the higher education institution founded by the resolution of the Council of Ministers on December 29, 1990.
The Latvian Academy of Culture realises accredited higher education study programmes at Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. The Research Centre and the Creative Activity Centre of the Latvian Academy of Culture as well as the students and the lecturers of the Academy take part in the realisation of the scientific research and artistic creation.
The main goal of the Academy is to administer studies at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels in such fields as: the Arts and Social Sciences, Theatre Studies, Audiovisual Arts, Contemporary Dance, and others. The Academy also undertakes research projects in the fields of the Arts and the Social Sciences as well as realises artistic creation.
Population in the city of Riga: 637 971
Total number of students: 600 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 14 (2018/19)
Number of elected academic staff: 64 (2018/19)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Latvian Academy of Culture does not offer dormitories.