Project Management

The aim of the program is to provide master's studies in project management relevant to the development of the national economy, promoting the competitiveness of highly qualified project managers in both the Latvian and European labor markets. Graduates of the program acquire professional competence in all areas of project management during their studies according to international project management standards (PMI, PRINCE 2, IPMA).

Students have the opportunity to participate in a cooperation project with the Dortmund University (Germany), which provides the opportunity to obtain a master's degree in project management at the Dortmund University in addition to the diploma of the University of Latvia. The number of places is limited. The opportunity is offered to students from Latvia.

1st year: theory of project management, methods and tools of the project management process, organization of state administrations and municipalities, business management, legal aspects of project management, social aspects of project management, quality management in projects, accounting organization in project accounting, internship - "Project development and analysis"; 2nd year: multi-project management, personnel management in projects, risk management in projects, 2nd internship, master's thesis.

The study program includes 2 internships, which provide students with the opportunity to get to know and analyze the principles of project development, as well as the project management process in various organizations. Internships can be both state institutions and commercial companies in Latvia or abroad in Erasmus+ or other programs.

 

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 a Ph.D studies.

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.
Tuition fee EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and their family members; Long Term Resident EU - 2350 EUR per Year Other сountry citizens - 2585 EUR per Year
Professional Master Degree in Project Management, Qualification “Project Manager”

Admission requirements for international students

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. English language proficiency.

3. CV must be submitted for evaluation of work experience.

Study methodologist: Larisa Staņuka, Room 312, phone +371 67034962, e-mail: larisa.stanuka@lu.lv