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Higher Professional Study programme in Medicine
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Degree to be achieved: Medical Doctor
Duration of studies: 6 years
Type of studies: Full time
Amount of credits: 360 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Study programme is accredited
Tuition fee
During the studies students learn the science and methods of medicine based on human morphology (structure), functions (physiology), psychology, basic clinical practice (anamnesis, overall objective examination and interpretation of results, manipulation competence), obtains knowledge on health promotion and disease prevention in the context of family and society. After successful completion of the programme graduates may enter residency and PhD studies.

The programme corresponds to EU standards and professional requirements set for MDs. The obtained degree is in line with European labor market requirements (part of European comparative degree system) and allows free movement within Europe.

More details here.

Programme courses

Please see the full study programme curricula here.

Study period and time of classes

The full – time degree programme covers six academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.

Career opportunities

After successful completion of the programme graduates work in the field of health care, medical firms, governmental institutions. Graduates may also work in hospitals or health centre under the supervision of a certified Doctor.

Admission requirements
1.General secondary high school diploma;
2. English language proficiency.

3. Grades in Biology, Chemistry or Natural Sciences must be no less than 6 (almost good) in a 10 point grading system.
Please note! There is competition for limited study places in this study programme. Competition criteria are grades in Biology, Chemistry or Natural Sciences and English.

Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2019; studies start in Sept 2019)



Contact person for more information

Director of the Programme             
Prof. G.Latkovskis

Coordinator of the Programme      
Inese Vēvere 
Phone: +371 67034379
Faculty of Medicine
Raina blvd. 19, LV - 1586

Laura Tuktēna
Phone: +371 67034497
Faculty of Medicine
Raina blvd. 19, LV - 1586