University of Latvia - Medicine - undergraduate

Last updated on:2020-06-25
Type of study programmeLong cycle professional degree
DegreeMD (Medical Doctor)
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-2022
Duration6 years (12 semesters)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points240 (ECTS: 360)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English in special groups formed for international students. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (at least 3 ECTS).
Fees9000 - 11000 EUR per year. Total cost per programme 59 500 EUR (2020/21)
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Study programme descriptionThe programme corresponds to EU standards and professional requirements set for MDs. The obtained degree is in line with European labour market requirements (part of European comparative degree system) and allows free movement within Europe.

During the studies, students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society.

After successful completion of the programme graduates may enter residency and Doctoral studies. The programme graduates work in the field of healthcare, medical firms, governmental institutions. Graduates may also work in hospitals or health center under the supervision of a certified Doctor.
Study programme
Requirements1.General secondary high school diploma. English language proficiency. Grades in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Natural Sciences must be no less than 6 (almost good) in a 10 point grading system.
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19 Raina Blvd., Riga LV 1586, Latvia
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