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Baltic Sea Region Studies

University of Latvia

24 months
Duration
3150 EUR/year
2200 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This is a two year programme providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues.

Overview

The programme offers education in humanities and several social and environmental disciplines, focusing on the Baltic Sea region countries. This is a joint-degree programme set up in cooperation with four partner universities: the University of Turku in Finland, the University of Tartu in Estonia, the University of Latvia and Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania. The programmes are compatible, and this partnership enables student mobility within the programme.

As a result of passing the program, the master students obtain qualifications to continue their academic research in doctoral studies.

The following courses are offered: General courses, Baltic States and Europe, Policy and human rights, Society and environment, Art and literature studies, Cultural history and education. Besides, students are entitled to choose one of languages (Latvian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, or Lithuanian).

Career opportunities

Graduates of the programme of the Baltic Region Studies will have a possibility to work in various state, non-governmental and private institutions such as government institutions, diplomatic structures, representative offices at the international organizations, e. g. the United Nations, UNESCO, NATO, European Council, etc., economy units, international organizations which have interests in the Baltic region e. g. institutions of higher education and scientific research.

Accreditation

Study programme is accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Organisation
  • Concept of the Baltic Sea Region
  • Europe Integration - Theory and Practice
  • European Economies and Integration Development
  • Baltic Sea Region Geography 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements1. Bachelor’s degree or a diploma proving equivalent level of education from an institution of higher education;2. English language proficiency.Enrollment criteria (for students competing for the state-financed study place)1. The grade obtained in final Bachelor’s exam or the average grade obtained in final exams (40%);2. The grade point average of undergraduate studies (60%).Please note! Only EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long-term resident status holders can compete for a state-financed study place.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6300 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4400 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.

Funding

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