|Nominal duration||3 years (180 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 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 German language knowledge. University accepts the following international language tests:
Applicants whose native language is German or previous education is obtained in German are exempt from this requirement.
|Accreditation||Study programme is accredited (to be revised in 2019)|
This programme is designed for students who are interested in the studies of the language and literature of the German-speaking countries, associate their future with advanced German studies and seek in-depth knowledge of the language and literature along with studies of Latvia’s cultural heritage, considering the relevance of the German language in the Baltic history and culture. Students will appreciate the quality of Germanic studies, translation skills, and a comprehensive view of the German literature and history, which will contribute to career advancement. After successful completion of the programme graduates may pursue further studies in the Master’s degree programme ‘German Philology’ or any other relevant programme.
The full – time degree programme covers three academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.
The programme offers two-module directions of the curriculum, majoring in either linguistics and translation or culture and literature.
After successful completion of the programme graduates work in any field that requires a previous education in humanities.