Project Management

Degree to be achieved: Professional Master Degree in Project Management
Qualification “Project Manager”
Duration of studies: 2 years
Type of studies: Full time
Amount of credits: 80 credit points or 120 ECTS
European Qualifications Framework (EQF) level: Level 7
International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) level: Level 7
Language of instruction: English
Accreditation: the program is accredited until 30.09.2027.

Tuition fee 

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and their family members; Long Term Resident EU - 2600 EUR per Year
Other сountry citizens - 2990 EUR per Year

In the study program, the economic activities of organizations are studied and analyzed and new and innovative development strategies are proposed, the financial evaluation of project alternative solutions is carried out using various evaluation methods, the value analysis of project alternative solutions is carried out, the project environment analysis is carried out, the necessary infrastructure for the project is created, justified project proposals are formulated and project tasks, analyzed the structure of the organization and adapted it to the needs of project and program management, ensured the successful progress and coordination of the project management process, developed and maintained the specific documentation necessary for project management throughout the course of project development and implementation.

In order to obtain a professional qualification and a professional master's degree in project management, the student must pass all the course tests required in the study program and defend two internship reports, as well as final exam - the development and defense of a master's thesis.

Study period and classes time

The full – time degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are 2-4 days per week: in the evenings of working days from 6.15pm till 9.30pm and on saturdays from 8.30am till 20.05pm.

Programme structure

The program covers issues of economically effective project management, such as theoretical aspects of project management (project phases, life cycle, project organization), project management processes, risk management, project quality management, social and legal aspects of project management, program and project portfolio management, project and finance. 

Career opportunities
You can work in organizations of various sizes, both private and public. You will gain transferable skills that will allow you to easily change industries according to your preferences. The professional qualification of a project manager will be an additional benefit to obtaining an academic degree. You can continue your academic education and also apply for PhD studies.

More information about study programme and Study plan 

ERASMUS+ exchange possibilities

UL full-time students, regardless of their citizenship, have the opportunity to apply for the ERASMUS + exchange program for studies or/and traineeship.  

More information:

ERASMUS + study mobility 
ERASMUS + traineeship moblity  

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent higher education in Economics, Management science or other Social sciences; Bachelor's degree or equivalent higher education in the fields of related sciences: Mathematics, Computer science, Information technology or Engineering and acquired study course of Management sciences or Economics (2 credits); Bachelor's degree or equivalent higher education in other branches of science and at least two years of work experience in the field of project management.
  2. The average grade in study courses must be 60% of the maximum. 
  3. English language proficiency.
  4. CV must be submitted for evaluation of work experience.

As a part of the admission process applicants will be asked to participate in an online interview.

Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Nov 2023; studies start in Sept 2024)



Contact person for more information

Director of the Programme                

Prof. Andrejs Cekuls

Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
5 Aspazijas Blvd., Riga, LV-1050