PhD in Latvia

Best PhD Degrees in Latvia 2017

PhD

A PhD, or Doctorate of Philosophy, is the highest degree awarded in many academic fields. Generally requiring a research project and dissertation, as well as several years of study, a doctorate degree qualifies the holder as an expert in a chosen field.

Latvia has both fee-paying and state-financed higher education. The country has two kinds of higher education courses. These include the academic and professional programs. There are three levels of academic higher education – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies. The climate in the country favors various winter sports and recreation activities such as ice skating, skiing and ice hockey. International students prefer studying in Latvia due to its social life, arts and cultural institutions. The country’s culture is easy to adopt to.

PhD Programs in Latvia

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PhD in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga

Development of sports science in Latvia, providing a possibility for Doctoral students to obtain internationally comparable competence in sports science and internationally comparable PhD degree. [+]

Top PhD Programs in Latvia 2017. Programme aims: Development of sports science in Latvia, providing a possibility for Doctoral students to obtain internationally comparable competence in sports science and internationally comparable PhD degree. Acquiring of theoretical knowledge, research skills and abilities in sports science and in related fields of science – pedagogy, psychology, biology, physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics, medicine, etc. Development of a Doctoral student’s personality for work in education institutions. Acquiring of study and research organisation and management principles. Programme content: Science for sport Research methodology Topicalities of education and sport management theories Cognitive science systematics and methods in communication research Scientific lexis in foreign language Research presentation Data procession technology Sport science in trans-personal environment Working out and pre-defence of the promotion thesis Final examinationspre-defence of the promotion thesis. Further education possibility: The right to apply for the PhD degree. [-]