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Learning Opportunity: Biology - Doctoral studies

Biology - Doctoral studies

Course Information

Program provides research based training in major fields of Biology: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Human and Animal Physiology, Hydrobiology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Zoology. The core part of the program is a research project under supervision of experienced academicians. Acquisition of transferable and academic teaching skills is required; three theoretical examinations have to be passed: field, specialization and language. The degree is awarded on the basis of Thesis, which are presented in an open seminar. The research results have to be published beforehand. The graduates have wide opportunities of academic and industrial employment.

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Duration Information: 

3 years (full time), 4 years (part-time)

Access requirements: 

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Life Sciences, Medicine or Chemistry


2134 (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 6500 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - full-time
2134 (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 5000 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - part-time (2019/20)


ECTS 216

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
University of Latvia
Provider Contact Info: 

19 Raina Blvd., Riga LV 1586, Latvia
+ 371 67034408

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Doctor of Biology