According to the amendments to the Law on Higher Education Institutions, which came into force on 01.01.2019, the period of accreditation of study programs has been extended. The new accreditation terms can be seen here.
|Field of study||Language and Culture Studies, Native Language Studies and Language Programmes|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Obtainable degree||Bachelor of Humanities in Philology|
|Access to further studies||Access to Master Study Programmes or Second-level Professional Higher Education Study Programmes designed for studies after the awarding of Bakalaura grāds (Bachelor`s degree)|
|Programme director||Ojārs Lāms|
|Credits||120 KP or 180 ECTS|
|Tuition fee starting Autumn semester, 2019||Tuition fee per year - 2000 EUR|
|Number of students accepted each year||
Autumn semester 2019
State -funded study places- 32
Autumn semester 2019
Study places for tuition fee - 20
Minimum number of students - 25
|Start of studies||Autumn 2019|
|Language of instruction||Latvian|
|Aim and tasks of the study programme||
The aim of the programme is to preserve national cultural values and ensure their further development by training specialists of high academic and scientific qualifications in Latvian linguistics, Literary science, Folkloristics, Theatre history and Lithuanistics - Bachelors of Humanities who:
Tasks of the Programme in Baltic Philology are as follows:
|Learning outcomes of the study programme||
The outcome of the studies in the Programme is highly qualified specialists with Bachelor degrees who are:
General rules (here)
Competition criteria for persons with an obtained secondary education on year 2004 and onwards:
CE in Latvian
CE in English or CE in French, or CE in German
Competition criteria for persons with an obtained secondary education up to year 2004 (not included) as well as persons who have obtained their secondary education abroad and persons with special needs:
final average grade in Latvian and Literature
final grade in English or in French, or in German
final average grade in certain subjects
Preferential claims: Latvian state Latvian and Literature Olympiad or Latvian state student scientific conference Latvian Literature Science and History or Latvian linguistics section degree 1 – 3 winners in years 2018 and 2019
For persons with an obtained secondary education on year 2004 and onwards: CE in Latvian and Literature in Latvian tuition language education programmes up to year 2011 (writing (2,5 x 100 = 250) + knowledge and basic skills (2,5 x 100 = 250) + text analysis (2,5 x 100 = 250)) or CE in Latvian and Literature in minority education programmes up to year 2011 (writing (1,9 x 100 = 190) + literature (1,8 x 100 = 180) + speaking (1,9 x 100 = 190) + reading/knowledge and basic skills (1,9 x 100 = 190)) or CE in Latvian from year 2012 (knowledge and basic skills (2,5 x 100 = 250) + text understanding (2,5 x 100 = 250) + text creation (2,5 x 100 = 250)) + CE in English or CE in French, or CE in German (listening (0,5 x 100 = 50) + reading (0,5 x 100 = 50) + speaking (0,5 x 100 = 50) + language usage (0,5 x 100 = 50) + writing (0,5 x 100 = 50))
For persons with an obtained secondary education up to year 2004 (not included) as well as persons who have obtained their secondary education abroad and persons with special needs: secondary education document final average grade in Latvian and Literature (60 x 10 = 600) + secondary education document final grade in English or in French, or in German (20 x 10 = 200) + secondary education document final average grade in certain subjects (20 x 10 = 200)
|Programme practical realization||
The following methods are employed in the implementation of the study process:
There has been an increase in the ratio of forms of students independent work - seminars, group work, likewise presentations on individual work have become regular.
The competitiveness of students in the labour market is prompted by the aquisition of the Lithuanian language and courses focused on the practical application and consolidation of theoretical knowledge.
The assessment system of students’ work is constituted by:
The focus of the assessment system is the final examination which is the presentation of the Bachelor`s thesis.
At all examinations results of studies are assessed according to the 10 point scale in compliance with Cabinet Regulations on the Standard of academic education and the rules of the University of Latvia „On Organisation of the Procedure of Examinations in study courses at the University of Latvia”.
Yearly programme costs per student correspond to the tuition fee given above.