Riga Stradins University - Dentistry - undergraduate

Dentistry
Last updated on:2020-02-15
Type of study programmeLong cycle professional degree
DegreeDoctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 08-May-2023
 
Duration5 years (10 semesters)
Study typeFull-time
Credit points200 (ECTS: 300)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students study in English in special groups formed for international students. Latvian language is taught in the framework of study program as a compulsory course.
Fees14 000 - 15 000 EUR per year (2020/21)
 
Study programme descriptionThe aim of the programme is to prepare students to become qualified dentists whose knowledge and practical skills permit them to practice in general dentistry — to treat patients with oral cavities and tooth illnesses, as well as to be able to implement practical and educational programmes on the prevention of dental illness. Studies are organised in small groups of 8 people and an individual attention is given to each student’s progress. Clinical case analysis, evidence based dentistry and scientific projects are important part of the programme as well. The clinical studies are supported by use of top quality dental equipment, filling materials and interactive technologies. The Institute of Dentistry is internationally acclaimed state-of-the-art practical dentistry centre.

The programme consists of basic subjects such as Human Anatomy, Histology, Biology, Microbiology, Cardiology, Clinical Pathological Physiology and Orthodontics.

The goal of the study programme is to prepare students to be qualified dentists whose knowledge and practical skills permit them to practice in general dentistry — to
treat patients with oral cavities and tooth illnesses, as well as to be able to present practical and educational events on the prevention of dental illness.
Study programme linkwww.rsu.lv/en/study-programme/dentistry
RequirementsMinimum age - 18. Maximum age is not limited. All international applicants are expected to have completed their upper secondary education including 2 semesters of Biology or Chemistry, preferably also Physics or Mathematics and must be eligible for higher education studies in their home country.
Certificate of the English language proficiency is required.
Higher Education Institution
Dzirciema iela 16, Riga, LV-1007, Latvia
Phone:+371 67409261; +371 67409212
E-mail:international@rsu.lv  www.rsu.lv/eng/