|Academic field||Linguistics, classics and related subjects (JACS Q000)
|Nominal duration||5 years (240 ECTS)|
|Awards||Bachelor (Bachelor of Humanities in Philology)|
|Tuition fee||€2,561.00 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 (in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Scotland and Ireland) are exempt from this requirement.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Note! According to Immigration Law University of Latvia provides applicants with the invitation document only for full – time studies. To apply for part – time studies applicant have to have valid Resident permit in European Union countries.
|Accreditation||Study programme is accredited (to be revised in 2019)|
The English philology programme curriculum is designed to prepare the graduates for a wide range of academic and professional careers, which require advanced knowledge of several foreign languages and high level linguistic, literary and cultural competence.
The full-time degree programme covers 4 academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.
It offers courses focusing on the core areas of English Philology: Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Culture. All students acquire Basics of Translation Theory, English Normative Phonetics and Phonology, Integrated Text Analysis, Translation Seminars, Literature of Middle Ages and Renaissance, English Literature of Classicism and Enlightenment, Entrepreneurship, Latin, etc.
In the 5th semester, students specialize either in Linguistics (Language, Culture, Translation; Creative Writing, EU Institutional and Project Management Discourse, Language, Culture, Translation (Scandinavian languages), Internship in Applied Linguistics) or Literature and culture (Introduction to Visual and Film Studies, Realism in American Literature, Methodologies of Literary Research, Visual and Film Studies (Scandinavian culture).
The programme prepares the graduates for different careers in the public and private sector in the local and international labour market, which require the application of profound knowledge of foreign languages, literature and culture in other disciplines and applied social contexts such as education, business, law, the art, politics and the media.