24 months
4000 EUR/year
2400 EUR/year
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Tasks of this Sports Science programme at University of Latvia is to prepare students for academic careers in sports and exercise  research centres, in the health education, public health and health management institutions, sports agencies and associations, sports federations, sports medicine centres, medical rehabilitation centres, sports universities.


Aim of the study program - to provide students with the opportunity to study, analyze and develop the beneficial aspects of sport and physical activity - physical, mental, emotional and social, which improve the health and quality of life for all individuals, from children and young people to seniors, from patients with serious pathologies to professional high achievements, sports athletes, thus contributing to the growth of the intellectual potential of academically educated specialists, and promoting research-based interdisciplinary knowledge transfer to the themes of contemporary sports science.

Career opportunities

  • Graduates in the Sports Science programme from University of Latvia can work in sports and exercise science and sports medicine research and medical centres, in the health education, publicē health and health management institutions; sport agencies and associations; sports federations; sports medical rehabilitation centres; sports universities. 
  • As qualified speciālists , to work in cooperation with eksperts in other fields: food technologists (creation of new functional food products), with engineers (new measuring devices) with specialists in computing science (acquired sensors, computer programms, training methods, including load modeling and simulation devices, virtual reality), etc.

Programme Structure

  • Amount of credits: 80 credit points or 120 ECTS
  • European Qualifications Framework (EQF) level: Level 7

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Bachelor in Natural Sciences, Computer Science or Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology, as well as equivalent higher education;
  • Academic or professional Bachelor’s degree in sports science or sports pedagogy; Professional medical doctor degree or Bachelor's degree in health care;
  • English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Riga

503 - 783 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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