|Type of study programme||Bachelor degree|
|Degree||Bachelor of Humanities in Philology|
|Licence/accreditation||Study direction accredited until 30-Jun-2024|
|Credit points||120 (ECTS: 180)|
|Study language||German (DE)|
|Study arrangements||International students join either groups of local students that follow the study program in German or study according to an individual plan. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (at least 3 ECTS).|
|Fees||2100 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders) or 2750 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year (2020/21)|
|Grants||For more information go here>>>|
|Study programme description||This programme is designed for students who are interested in the studies of the language and literature of the German-speaking countries, associate their future with advanced German studies and seek in-depth knowledge of the language and literature along with studies of Latvia’s cultural heritage, considering the relevance of the German language in the Baltic history and culture. Students will appreciate the quality of Germanic studies, translation skill, and a comprehensive view of the German literature and history, which will contribute to career advancement.
The programme offers two-module directions of the curriculum, majoring in either linguistics and translation or culture and literature.
After successful completion of the programme graduates may pursue further studies in the Master’s degree program ‘German Philology’ or any other relevant programme. After successful completion of the programme, graduates work in any field that requires a previous education in humanities.
|Study programme link||www.lu.lv/en/gribustudet/study/bachelors-study-programmes/bachelor-germanphilology/
|Requirements||General secondary high school diploma; German language proficiency.
For more information on language requirements go here>>>
The University of Latvia is the largest higher education institution in Latvia, and the richest in traditions. The University offers more than 150 state-accredited academic and professional study programmes: you can obtain an academic bachelor’s or master’s degree in humanities, pedagogy, social sciences, sciences, and health sciences. The UL also offers professional qualifications or bachelor’s or master’s degree, including MD, qualifications of doctor, teacher, social worker, economist, translator/interpreter etc.
Doctoral study programmes offer a degree in biology, economics, computer science, demography, pharmacy, philology, philosophy, physics, geography, geology, engineering, law, chemistry, communication studies, medicine, mathematics, pedagogy, politics, psychology, sociology, theology and religious studies, management, linguistics, history, and environmental science.
At UL, research is conducted in over 50 research fields which represent 4 main areas of enquiry: the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education sciences.
Population in the city of Riga: 632 614
Total number of students: 15 250 (2019/20)
Number of International students: 638 (2019/20)
Number of academic staff: 1182 (2019/20)
Accommodation possibilities and costs: The University of Latvia offers university dormitories for all international students. International students are housed in single, double or triple rooms with a common kitchen for every 5 rooms. Linen, blankets and pillows are provided as well as some kitchen utensils. The costs start at 100 EUR per month (more information here).
If you do not wish to stay at a dormitory, it is advisable to make private housing arrangements beforehand.