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Tuition fee €3,400.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time
Registration fee €100.00 one-time

Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI, maximum 3 registrations per one fee.
& In case of HEI change at the request of a student, after the admission letter receiving from HEI, a transfer to another HEI is for an extra cost.
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months

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Study arrangements

International students study in English according to an individual plan. Latvian language courses are not foreseen in the framework of doctoral studies; however, DU Foreign Language Centre offers Latvian or other language courses.

The aims of the study programme:

to provide students with up-to-date understanding and knowledge of criminal law, police law, criminalistics and related sub-sectors of law;
to equip students to master modern legal research methods;
to provide students with opportunity to practice research and academic work in higher education environment;
to provide students with optimal conditions for scientific research – the opportunity to work in the library, use of modern information and communication technologies, regularly participate in scientific conferences in Latvian and abroad, internship in other universities and research centers;
to provide conditions for the doctoral thesis preparation and defense.

Master’s degree in Law Science, Forensic Science or an equivalent 2nd level higher professional education in the corresponding scientific discipline; discussion on the research paper submitted, which presents an expanded conception of the Doctoral research; examination in a foreign language.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States