|Type of study programme||2nd level professional studies|
|Degree||Caritative Social Worker|
|Duration||4 years (8 semesters)|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students study in English according to an individual plan. In the framework of this plan international students may join groups of local students that follow the study program in English.|
|Fees||1300 EUR per year|
|Study programme description||The study programme provides professional knowledge and practical skills adapted to modern European needs for social cohesion in dealing with marginalized people both on legislative and practical level. The programme is aimed for specialists in State institutions and local municipalities as well as in Christian institutions and NGOs.
Study program consists of:
1) Courses of General Education,
2) Theoretical Courses in the Field and IT Courses,
3) Courses of Professional Specialization in the Field,
4) Optional Courses,
5) Field Works,
6) Diploma Thesis.
|Study programme link||www.kra.lv/English/eng_studyprog.htm#4|
|Requirements||General Certificate of Secondary Education|
Latvian Christian Academy is State accredited University, which offers unique, internationally approved higher education for creative people. Our reputation is secured by high quality education and research as well as special atmosphere of benevolence towards students.
Research at Latvian Christian academy is done is several directions, thus promoting dialogue between Christianity and society in general. The dialogue is based, on the one hand, on Christian Church traditions, and in cooperation with several Latvian and European higher education institutions and networking organizations, on the other.
LChrA is a unique collaboration between research groups from different institutes, professional Christian associations, universities. Researchers with various backgrounds in theology, social and political sciences, culture work together to investigate the axiological complexity of sustainable development.
Population in the city of Jurmala: 55 800
Total number of students: 545 (2011./12.)
Number of International students: 23 (2011./12.)
Number of academic staff: 41
Accommodation possibilities and costs: Academy offers home hosting 70 LVL (100 EUR) per month