|Type of study programme||Doctoral degree|
|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 (2020/21)|
|Study programme description||During the studies, students acquire the methods of science and research under the guidance of internationally recognized professors. They deepen the basics of integrated marketing communication, communication science and management science inter alia in strategic management, media management.
During the 2nd year, the focus is put on courses of business communication and organisation communication is on transparent and professional communication as a precondition for a responsible innovative organisation management.
The 3rd year is the preparation of the promotion paper and courses of state administration and government communications, international politics and the management of communications psychology.
In study year 4, under the guidance of the promotion paper counselor students complete the process of new knowledge creation by promotion paper compliant in substance with the doctoral studies and submit the draft of promotion paper.
|Study programme link||www.turiba.lv/en/admission/study-programs/doctoral-studies/communication-management
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 3500 students and 15000 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: 3518 (2018/19)
Number of International students: 762 (2018/19)
Number of academic staff: 62 (2018/19)
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 67 EUR per month (place in a 4-bedded room).
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