Master's in Baltic Sea Region Studies

University of Latvia

Description du programme

Master's in Baltic Sea Region Studies

University of Latvia

This is a two-year program providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues. The program offers education in humanities and several social and environmental disciplines, focusing on the Baltic Sea region countries. This is a joint-degree program 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 programs are compatible, and this partnership enables student mobility within the program.

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

Program courses

Master’s degree program "Baltic Sea Region Studies” curriculum

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 the languages (Latvian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, or Lithuanian).

Study period and classes time

The full – time degree program covers two academic years. Classes are in the evenings of working days from 6.15pm till 9.30pm.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program of the Baltic Region Studies will have a possibility to work in the 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.

Admission requirements

1. 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 for 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.
Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2018; studies start in Sept 2018)

Cet établissement propose des programmes en :
  • Anglais
Durée et prix
Ce cours est Sur le campus
Start Date
Septembre 2019
2 années
À temps plein
Lettonie - Riga
Début : Septembre 2019
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Septembre 2019
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