|Nominal duration||3 years (216 ECTS)|
|Awards||Doctorate (Doctoral degree (Ph.D. equivalent) in Computer Science)|
|Tuition fee||€6,402.00 per year|
|Application fee||€141.00 one-time
The application fee consists of a 100 € registration fee and a 41 € payment for education documents recognition from the Academic Information centre of Latvia.
Application fee is non-refundable and must be paid after recieving an invoice from the UL
A one-time payment for students coming from outside the EU/EEA to be payed in full along with the first semester payment upon arrival. The deposit is intendend to cover possible immigration expenses and payed back upon request after graduation.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants for Doctorate studies are required to have completed at least 3 years of Bachelor degree studies plus 2 year Master degree studies.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Latvian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Diplomas and transcripts issued outside EU must be legalized with legalization stamps or Apostille. More information available HERE
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applicants must prove their English language knowledge. University accepts the following international language tests:
University can provide English language test for additional payment (97.50 EUR)
Applicants whose native language is English or previous education is obtained in English are exempt from this requirement (except citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan).
Successful pass of entrance examination where applicants will be invited to an interview via Skype.
Applicants are obligated to upload:
2) Filled out Curriculum Vitae available HERE
The goal of the programme is to provide the scientific education after the master degree is acquired, corresponding to the degree of scientific doctor in the Computer Sciences (Dr. comp.). The programme prepares the specialists of doctoral level, who would be able to work both in the academia (as researchers and faculty members) and in the programming industry (as participants and managers of technologically advanced projects). The programme provides the specialization in eight subfields of computer science:
• Mathematical foundations of computer sciences and quantum computation;
• Visualization of information, computer graphics and image processing;
• Artificial intelligence;
• Modelling and semantic web;
• Software development and software testing;
• Information systems and their management;
• Computer engineering and computer networks;