Philology studies at the University of Latvia have longstanding traditions established since the very foundation of the University of Latvia in 1919. Currently, the Faculty of Humanities (FH) is one of the largest faculties University of Latvia in terms of the number of students, academic staff and researchers.
Bachelor's, master's and doctoral study programmes are offered by nine FH departments: Department of Latvian and Baltic Studies, Department of English Studies, Department of Asian Studies, Department of Germanic Studies, Department of Classical Philology, Department of Anthropology Studies, Department of Romance, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Department of Contrastive Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting.
The Faculty prepares academically and professionally proficient interpreters, translators, language teachers, editors, linguists, specialists of literary science, theatre science, folklore and anthropology.
The quality of studies is guaranteed by international accreditation of programmes, high qualification of professors and other teaching staff, as well as the extensive opportunities of international student mobility.