|Nominal duration||2.5 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||Professional Master (Professional Master Degree in Clinical Optometry, qualification “Optometrist”)|
|Accreditation||Study programme is accredited (to be revised in 2019)|
|Tuition fee||€2,000.00 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 paid after recieving an invoice from the UL
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 degree of Nature sciences in Optometry or higher professional education in Optometry comprising at least 3 years of full time studies providing access to Master’s level study programmes. Applicants whose previous education is not in the field of Optometry or related sciences must take additional preparatory courses.
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 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.