|Type of study programme||Professional bachelor degree|
|Degree||Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Music Pedagogy, qualification Music teacher|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2022|
|Duration||4 years (full-time)|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan. International students are offered a Latvian language course (3 ECTS) in the framework of the study program.|
|Fees||3300 - 6000 EUR per year|
|Study programme description||Programme aims to prepare highly qualified general education music teachers, providing specialists required by the State and the society, to provide knowledge based on the theory of pedagogy and music sciences consistent with the standards of teachers’ profession and applicable in professional practice, preparing graduates for successful integration into the labour markets of Latvia and of foreign countries, motivating students for professional development and further education within the united European education area; graduates of the study programme fulfil their primary professional goals complying with the principles of humanity, democracy, scientific approach, professionalism, individualization and creativity, adapting to the international culture scene as well as preserving and developing the heritage of the national music culture.|
|Study programme link||www.music.lv/upload/pages/31/coursedescriptions/PDF/ProfBakVIMS_ANOTACIJAS_ENG.pdf
|Requirements||Secondary education confirmed by certificate of general or professional secondary education and previous musical education.
• Colloquium in current events of choir music, conducting, singing and piano;
• Colloquium in Music literature and theory (solfeggio, harmony, form).
For detailed admission requirements click here:http://www.jvlma.lv/en/studies/application-and-admissions
Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music provides professional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and academic postgraduate programmes in music performance, conducting, composition, music science, music pedagogy and choreography. Doctoral level studies are available in the field of history and theory of music. Scientific research and artistic creativity are the cornerstones of all professional and academic study programmes.
The main goals of the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music are to provide studies of exceptional quality in subjects of music, choreography and education sciences, humanitarian and social sciences; to conduct research projects in arts sciences; to encourage artistic creativity of the young musicians.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 568 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 30 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 146 (2019/20)