|Type of study programme||Bachelor degree|
|Degree||Bachelor of Humanities in Philology|
|Licence/accreditation||Study direction accredited until 30-Jun-2024|
|Credit points||160 (ECTS: 240)|
|Study language||English (EN)|
|Study arrangements||International students join either groups of local students that follow the study program in English 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 3000 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year (2010/21)|
|Grants||For more information go here>>>|
|Study programme description||The programme combines language and business studies and aims at preparing students for international careers in enterprises and institutions operating in local and international labour market. It offers a choice between three language modules: English-French, English-Spanish and English-German. All three modules comprise studying Business English, Financial English, English for Law a.o. as well as the other modern language in general and business context. The cultural aspect is integrated through such courses as Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Business Relations. The business studies are implemented through the courses in economics, management, project management, EU and international market peculiarities.
Students will be able to continue education in a Master's degree programme or the second level professional study programme. Advanced competence in foreign languages along with a thorough background in business proves the graduates to be attractive to domestic and international employers. They are qualified to make a career in various professional contexts, for instance, working as translators and interpreters in translation agencies, editors in publishing houses, referents, top management and project managers' assistants as well as in other positions in various branches in state, municipality and private companies and institutions (public relations and marketing companies, media a. o.) ensuring internal and external communication in a foreign language.
|Study programme link||www.lu.lv/en/gribustudet/study/bachelors-study-programmes/bachelor-modernlanguage/
|Requirements||General secondary high school diploma; English language proficiency. Grades in Mathematics must be no less than 4 in a 10 point grading system.
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.