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Learning Opportunity: Environmental Science - Doctoral studies

Environmental Science - Doctoral studies

Course Information

Environmental Science PhD study program consists of a number of theoretical and applied study courses, training and preparation for final examinations and independent research work. The study courses includes studies supporting development of generic skills (Statistics, Basic modelling of environmental processes, Scientific writing, Science communication, Lecturing skills). Theoretical courses are dedicated also to self-studies in basic directions of environmental science: Environmental chemistry, Environmental technologies, Environmental protection and Nature conservation. A part of the doctoral program is allocated to preparation to Final examination (foreign language, Environmental science, Sub branch of environmental science). Still a major emphasis is put on the research work under supervision of scientific supervisor. The study ends with a discussion of PhD thesis.

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Duration Information: 

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

Access requirements: 

Master’s degree in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, environmental science

Detailed information about the admission procedure is available here: www.lu.lv/eng...


2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 6402 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - full-time studies
2134 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long term residents) or 5122 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year - part-time studies (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 Environmental Science