PhDAgrarian and Regional Economics
|Study location||Latvia, Jelgava|
Economics 14.3 (ISCED 314)
Economics (JACS L100)
|Nominal duration||3 years (180 ECTS)|
|Awards||PhD (Doctor of Economics)|
|Accreditation||December 31, 2020|
|Tuition fee||€3,400.00 per year|
|Application fee||€155.00 one-time|
|Registration fee||€100.00 one-time
Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
Please provide the secondary school leaving certificate in the original language. If the diploma is not issued in English, a certified translation should be provided. The document must be legalised/apostilled.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
It is necessary to have notarized certified documents translated, legalized and apostilled.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Afghanistan, Africa, Americas, Bhutan, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Europe, India, Iran, Maldives, Oceania, Pakistan, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia.
Baltic Center examination
The study programme is aimed to promote the formation of a new generation of scientists, who have qualifications meeting international standards in economics, especially in the sub-branches of agrarian economics and regional economics by enabling students to acquire theoretical knowledge of a higher level, learn methods of research work and the principles of its management, to elaborate a doctoral dissertation and obtain an internationally recognised doctoral degree.
The programme is designed to be dynamic, during the study process doctoral students obtain knowledge on how to research and describe changes in the economy, so that the most urgent problems regarding the economic and international situation in the country are tackled. The programme covers theoretical knowledge in international and global economics, macroeconomics, company economics (microeconomics), entrepreneurship, agricultural and regional economics and related fields. The study programme is completed with the elaboration and defence of a Doctoral thesis.
The graduates of this programme are usually employed in national and international companies and higher education institutions, government institutions, as well works independently as researchers in projects of different scales in Latvia and abroad.