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Learning Opportunity: Dentistry


Course Information

The dental curriculum leads to the dentist degree, and forms the basis for specialist education or scientific (PhD) studies. The aim of the study programme is to prepare qualified specialists with theoretical and practical skills appropriate to commence independently practicing general dentistry.

The study program has been developed according to EU Directive 2005/36/EC of mutual recognition of qualifications of health care professionals, directly related to the guidelines of Association of Dental Education in Europe.

The study programme comprises several components like biomedical subjects, common to medicine and dentistry- progressing from cell biology and biochemistry to anatomy and physiology of the human body, pharmacology, pathology, microbiology, epidemiology and related sciences like psychology, ethics and practice management. Appreciation of human development, structure, function, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases will be taught in modular form based on the systems of human body.

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Duration Information: 

5 years (10 semesters)

Access requirements: 

General secondary high school diploma. English language proficiency. Grades in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Natural Sciences must be no less than 6 (almost good) in a 10 point grading system.


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12 500 EUR per year (2019/20)


ECTS 300

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 Dental Medicine