|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||Master (Master of Humanities in Romance studies)|
|Tuition fee||€3,699.00 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/
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants for Master degree studies are required to have completed Bachelor degree or higher professional education comprising at least 3 years of full time studies providing access to Master’s level study programmes.
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 French or Italian or Spanish language knowledge. University accepts the following international language tests:
Applicants whose native language is French/Italian/Spanish or previous education is obtained in French/Italian/Spanish are exempt from this requirement.
Romance Languages and Culture Studies study programme provides an academic education in Romance field (French, Spanish, Italian languages) including a professional orientation in culturology, language teaching and translation. Graduates have the possibility to continue the academic education in Latvia or abroad.
The full – time degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are 3 to 4 times a week in the evenings of working days from 4.30pm.
Main study modules: French – Spanish – Italian languages; Romance area studies (French – Spanish – Italian literature, history of art, geography); Courses for professional intention (translation: French – Spanish – Italian); Applied Linguistics; Basics of Economics and Legal Science; Diplomacy and Politics in France, Spain and Italy.
Graduates have basis for a professional career in business, in government and international institutions and in nongovernmental organizations. They may work in education and in different social areas (e.g. French, Spanish or Italian language, literature and culture researcher, lecturer, translator, interpreter, tour gide, expert of the language policy and terminology, adviser in Romance area countries issues e.g. geography, history, art, culture, politics and economics).