|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
Pharmacy 12.5 (ISCED 727)
Pharmacy (JACS B230)
|Type||Medical Doctor, full-time|
|Nominal duration||5 years (300 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€43,000.00 per programme
1st year – 8 000 EUR
|Application fee||To be confirmed|
|Registration fee||€100.00 one-time
Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
High school / secondary education (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): World.
Baltic Center examination.
Non-native English speakers are requested to present a copy of Baltic Center Test/TOEFL/IELTS/TOEIC/PTE Academic/Cambridge English test score report.
The score of the BALTIC CENTER test should be at least B2
The professional study programme Pharmacy aims to provide students with knowledge about biochemical processes in the human body, changes in the event of diseases, the epidemiology of the most common diseases in Latvia, their aetiology and principles of treatment as well as drug pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, metabolism and interaction.
During studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy students have to carry out a large amount of laboratory work in groups and individually. Chemistry courses are devoted to synthesis analysis. In plant and animal biology, cytology, genetics and microbiology courses students use microscopes. When studying the technologies of drug preparation, students have to prepare drugs of various forms – capsules, pills, creams, ointments, and solutions. The study course Social pharmacy and legal aspects of pharmaceutics emulates real-life situations in pharmacy. The acquired skills in consulting clients are tested by the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
The main work places for graduates are pharmacies, where pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care – counsel pharmacy customers, dispense prescription medications, prepare medication etc. Pharmacists also work in medical supermarkets and pharmaceutical manufacturing companies, medical products agencies, laboratories, scientific research institutions. Our graduates work in state institutions – Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia, State Agency of Medicines of the Republic of Latvia, Health Inspectorate, The National Health Service – in the public service at various levels, as specialists, inspectors.