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University of Latvia Master in Sports Sciences
University of Latvia

Master in Sports Sciences

Riga, Latvia

2 Years


Full time

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Sep 2024

EUR 4,000 / per year *


* EUR 2,400 per year for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens, permanent residence permit holders and their family members.


  • Faculty of Biology.
  • Awards: Master`s Degree in Health and Sports Sciences.
  • Amount of credits: 80 credit points or 120 ECTS.
  • Accreditation: the programme is accredited (to be revised in 2022).

Aim of the study program - to provide students with the opportunity to study, analyze and develop the beneficial aspects of sport and physical activity - physical, mental, emotional and social, which improve the health and quality of life for all individuals, from children and young people to seniors, from patients with serious pathologies to professional high achievements, sports athletes, thus contributing to the growth of the intellectual potential of academically educated specialists, and promoting research-based interdisciplinary knowledge transfer to the themes of contemporary sports science.

Tasks of the study program:
1. To prepare students for academic careers in sports and exercise research centres, in the health education, public health and health management institutions, sports agencies and associations, sports federations, sports medicine centres, medical rehabilitation centres, sports universities.
2. To provide graduates with the academic experience necessary for their further Professional activities in research institutions and the development of business.
To ensure the continuity of the development of sports science by providing graduates with prior knowledge for imatriculation in sports science, natural sciences, social sciences or other related doctoral study programs.

Living in Latvia

Latvia is a member state of the European Union and Schengen area. Its capital, Riga is the metropolis of the Baltic region. Riga is listed among the world’s best student cities. It is a safe city. Life in Latvia is not expensive compared with Western European countries. Latvia offers affordable education. You can find more information in the practical handbook for international students.



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