|Type of study programme||Doctoral studies|
|Degree||Doctor of Social Science Degree in Communications Science (Dr.Sc.Soc.)|
|Licence/accreditation||Study programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020|
|Credit points||144 (ECTS: 216)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan.|
|Fees||2570 EUR per year (2018/19)|
|Study programme description||The programme has been designed with the aim of acquiring theoretical knowledge in the mandatory study courses, and acquiring the research and pedagogy skills and abilities necessary for conducting one’s independent scientific research in Communication sciences and management. The optional part of the programme offers the opportunity for wide and in-depth studies in the fields chosen by the doctoral student.
Program includes courses such as Contemporary Communication Theories, Scientific Research Methodology and Research methods, Strategic Issues Management and Communication Management Models, Business Communication Cultures, Knowledge and Innovation Management, Management and Communication Psychology, State Administration and Government Communication. Program offers as well several optional courses such as Risk and Crisis Communication, Contemporary Social Processes and Social Management, Communication Sciences and Journalism, Economic Analysis of Interaction of Public Relations and Journalism, Commercial Law and Communication Rights, International Politics and Communication and Advertising and Brand Management.
|Study programme link||www.turiba.lv/en/studijas/faculties/faculty-of-public-relations/study-programmes/doctoral-study-programme/229/
Turiba University is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Latvia with a stable tradition and a clear vision of common European educational space. Founded in 1993, Turība is proud of its more than 4400 students and 12000 alumni.
Turība is intensively expanding its international cooperation. The University has been admitted as member in the AACSB International, The Association to Advance Colegiate Schools of Business, which unites the leading higher educational institutions of business, in EURASHE - European Association of Institutions in Higher Education and E.L.F.A., European Law Faculties Association.
Population in the city of Riga: 637 971
Total number of students: 3649 (2017/18)
Number of International students: 528 (2017/18)
Number of academic staff: 65 (2017/18)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Turiba Hostel (www.hostelturiba.lv) with its 148 well appointed rooms is located just near Turība. Each hostel floor has 2 well equipped kitchens; students can use washing machines; a computer room with Internet connection is available and there is also a television set in the recreation room.
Costs: from 49 EUR per month.
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