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Learning Opportunity: Pedagogy - Doctoral studies

Pedagogy - Doctoral studies

Course Information

The programme focuses on the study and research of higher school, school pedagogy, and branches of pedagogy issues. It gives possibility to make profound research of the above-mentioned issues taking into consideration social, historical and cultural contexts. The methodology, curriculum and the content of the programme are based on the holistic approach to education that opens up opportunity to actualize principles of environmental approach, integration, spirituality, complementarities, critical evaluation,
etc. in the content of the programme and the choice of the research methodologies. The programme envisages possibility to approach evaluation of global and local processes taking place in modern education in their mutually supplementary inter relationship, to carry out the research in the Theory of Pedagogy in order to explain and understand the issues of the 21st century from the point of view of education science and to implement the results of the research in the practice of higher-school, school and branches of pedagogy.

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Duration Information: 

3 years full-time studies
4 years part-time studies

Access requirements: 

Master’s degree in Pedagogy or an equivalent academic degree;
Project of the Doctoral Thesis and discussion on it;
examination in a foreign language (English, German, French, or Russian*)
*if Russian is not an applicant’s mother tongue


3400 EUR per year (2019/20)


ECTS 180

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
Daugavpils University
Provider Contact Info: 

Vienibas iela 13, Daugavpils LV-5401, Latvia
371 65425564

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Doctor of Pedagogies