|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined Russian/English|
|Awards||Master (Master of Arts in Humanities)|
|Accreditation||Study programme is accredited|
|Tuition fee||€3,699.00 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.
Payment of application fee and diploma recognition fee should be paid only after receiving invoice, and must be paid ONLY till deadline of invoice, if for any reason you couldn’t pay fee’s till deadline please contact with admission coordinator.
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.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants for Master degree studies are required to have completed Bachelor’s degree or a HEI diploma proving equivalent level of education in Humanities.
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.
Applicants must upload education documents in original language, as well as translations into English. Diplomas and transcripts issued outside EU must be legalized with a legalization stamp 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 and Russian 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 Russian or previous education is obtained in English or Russian are exempt from this requirement (except citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan).
For citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan – Skype interview which includes questions about motivation
The main goal of the study programme is to develop the research skills in the sphere of the Russian and Slavic philology with the in-depth studying of the Russian language, literature and culture. Students are encouraged to improve their practical skills in translation and interpreting, in project writing and management, in textology and editorial work. Moreover, the students will get an opportunity to work with unique local materials (theatre archives, archives of periodicals, etc). In addition, the students will be able to acquire the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. The programme envisages students’ mobility within the framework of Erasmus in the institutions of higher education of Estonia (Tartu and Tallinn Universities), Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Germany, and many others. After successful completion of the programme, graduates may pursue to continue their academic research in various PhD programmes.
The study programme offers two elective modules:
• Module of Linguistics
• Module of Literary Studies
The MA degree in Russian Philology enables the graduates to have a number of job opportunities at institutions of secondary and higher education, the EU structures, non-governmental organizations, the publishing industry, mass media, translation centres, etc.