|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Awards||Bachelor (Bachelor of Humanities in Philology)|
|Tuition fee||€2,845.00 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 transferred to the UL bank account. Bank account details available here: www.lu.lv/eng/general/contactinformation/account/
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Applicants applying for undergraduate degree studies are required to have completed their secondary/high school education.
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.
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:
Applicants whose native language is English or previous education is obtained in English are exempt from this requirement.
French language knowledge will be considered as advantage.
|Accreditation||Study programme is accredited (to be revised in 2019)|
The programme “French Philology” offers simultaneous studies of two Romanic and German languages. The goal of the programme is to prepare multi competence specialists, who have not only a good command of two Romance languages but know also the history, geography, culture, economics and politics of the respective language speaking countries. The studies of the specific areal, courses for professional purposes (translation, business language, language teaching methodology), basics of economics and law, diplomacy, politics, academic studies and research. The programme envisages students’ mobility within the framework of Erasmus in the institutions of higher learning of France, Belgium, Italy, Spain and Germany. Some courses have been delivered by guest lecturers.
The full – time degree programme covers four academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.
The study programme offers elective module of second foreign language studies:
French – Spanish module
French – Italian module
French – German module
After graduation students can work as translators, assistant managers etc. in government or private institutions in Latvia and abroad where knowledge of Romance and German languages and knowledge of Romance and German language speaking countries history, geography, culture, economics and politics and diplomacy are required.