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Admission requirements for studies at university in Latvia

General requirements

First cycle studies (bachelor's)

If you have successfully completed upper secondary studies in one of the signatory countries of the Lisbon Convention, are in possession of a valid school leaving certificate and qualify for higher education studies in your home country, you may also qualify for higher education studies in Latvia. In some cases, you are also requested to take additional qualifying courses and/or admission tests depending on the study program.

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Second cycle studies (master's)

If you are applying for a master's program at a higher education institution in Latvia, you are required to be in possession of a relevant bachelor's or equivalent degree diploma.

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Third cycle studies (PhD)

In the event you are applying for doctoral studies at university in Latvia, you are required to be in possession of a relevant diploma or master's degree program.

Language requirement for studies at university in Latvia

You will be required to prove your level of command of the language of instruction, whether it is Latvian or any other language. In general, higher education institutions in Europe request students to prove they have a level of command of the language of instruction corresponding to the B1/B2 level (intermediate) according to the European language passport.

Please, be advised that the more competitive a course or study program is, the higher the level of knowledge of the language will be.

Source: Eurydice database (Eurydice is an international educational database developed by the European Commission and Member States of the European Union with the aim of facilitating and improving the understanding of the different educational systems in Europe).

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