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MasterGerman Philology

Tuition fee €3,150 per year
Application fee €141 one-time

The application fee consists of a 100 € registration fee and a 41 € payment for the recognition of education documents by the Academic Information centre of Latvia. The application fee is non-refundable.

Payment of the application fee and the diploma recognition fee should be paid only after the receipt of the invoice and must be paid BY the deadline of the invoice, if for any reason you have failed to pay the fees by the said deadline please contact the admission coordinator.
The application will be processed only after the payment receipt (the official receipt issued by the bank) has been uploaded in the Apply system, take note: in the event of any changes made in the application you are to resubmit the application to confirm and save the changes.

Deposit €500 one-time

A one-time payment for students coming from third countries outside the EU/EEA is to be paid in full together with the full-year tuition fee payable upon arrival. The deposit is intended for coverage of possible immigration expenses and paid back upon request after graduation.

More information

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Overview

Master’s degree study programme “German Philology” is a modern programme developed according to the actual trends in German Linguistics and is conducted in cooperation with the Ventspils University College. It is designed for students with German language proficiency and interest in German speaking countries as the prospective professional or research field. Students gain an in-depth knowledge of German language, literature un culture to be prepared for the professional career. The programme takes great emphasis on cross-cultural discourse, which is consistent with the requirements set by the labor market. Highly-qualified professors, including guest lecturers from Germany and Sweden, ensure an interesting and qualitative study process. The programme also envisages students’ mobility within the framework of Erasmus in the institutions of higher education in European Union. Graduates may continue further studies in a doctoral programme in Latvia or abroad.
The full – time degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are three to four times a week in the evenings of working days from 4.30pm till 9.30pm.

Programme structure

Main courses: Paradigmata of Culture Studies, Introduction to Media and Communication Studies, Linguistic Pragmatics, Theory of Language, History of German Philology, Scientific Research Practice etc.
The programme comprises general philology study courses as elective field courses with one of the following specialization: Linguistics, Literary Theory, German Literature, German-Latvian language translations.

Career opportunities

After successful completion of the programme graduates may work in secondary and higher education institutions, research centres, publishing houses and translation offices, government or private institutions in Latvia, Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States