|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
Sociology and cultural studies 14.2 (ISCED 312)
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined English/French|
|Awards||M.Sc. (Master in Humanities in Language Studies)|
|Tuition fee||€3,150 per year|
|Application fee||€141 one-time|
|Registration fee||€400 one-time
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Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants for Master degree studies are required to have completed Bachelor degree or higher professional education comprising at least 3 years of full time studies providing access to Master’s level study programmes.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are NOT accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Bangladesh, Iraq, Pakistan, Yemen.
Baltic Center examination
Applicants whose native language is French/Italian/Spanish or previous education is obtained in French/Italian/Spanish are exempt from this requirement (except citizens of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan).
“Romance studies” is the unique graduate program in Latvia providing academic education at the Master’s level in the Romance languages. Specialized courses of the program are offered in French, Spanish or Italian, and focus on linguistic and cultural studies, language teaching, translation, and international relations. Program’s students can choose one of Romance languages for their specialization or combine two languages, for example French and Spanish. The program is based on multi-lingual and multi-disciplinary approach. We provide knowledge about communication models and strategies, about the multifaceted interaction of cultures and languages about the regional specificity and diversity of literature and art.
Our program employs the best experts of Latvia in the fields of the Romance Languages, Romance Culture and History, Language Teaching and Translation, as well as visiting professors from French, Spanish and Italian universities.
The Program provides students with exchange opportunities in French, Belgian, Canadian, Italian and Spanish universities.
The Program engages English and Latvian language professionals in teaching translation and cultural studies. This helps to provide the students with a greater degree of specialization and competitiveness in the local and foreign labor markets, as well as necessary skills to carry out research in general and applied linguistics, literature, cultural studies and translation.
The Program requires two years of full-time studies and consists of 80 CP (120 ECTS):
1.Mandatory courses (Part A) – 44 CP: – Basic module (24 credits): lectures (ENG) seminars (FR/SP/ITA);
- Master’s thesis (20 credits): FR/SP/ITA.
2. Electives (Part B: specialized courses) – 36 CP FR/SP/ITA.
During the course of studies, students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities indispensable for further academic education in Latvia or abroad, thus gaining a solid basis for professional career in business, government, international institutions
and NGOs, language instruction courses, translation agencies, etc.
Apart from education, the graduates of the Program work in a multitude of professional fields: French /Spanish/ Italian language, literary and cultural research, interpretation and translation, the Romance language policy and terminology, as well as consultancy in geography, history, art, culture, politics and economics of Romance-speaking countries. Master’s degree in Romance Studies opens the way to doctoral studies.
UL full-time students, regardless of their citizenship, have the opportunity to apply for the ERASMUS + exchange program for studies or/and traineeship.
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