Courses for Exchange Students
International study module

Within our International Study Module, we offer a variety of courses in English and you can view and choose those below depending on your study programme. Prior to submitting your online application form, make sure you fill the information about your chosen courses within the learning agreement form and attach it to your submission.

The core course curriculum is supplemented by English language classes with specialisation in business studies, communication and media studies, information technologies, tourism and leisure studies. Various general language classes are also offered: English, German, Chinese, French, Russian and Latvian.

Each subject within the international study module addresses the dynamics of the contemporary world by creating opportunities for students to engage in learning, analysis and discussion. The module focuses on a range of different questions that offer a broad perspective on topical issues impacting our ever changing world.

Latvian Law on Institutions of Higher Education states the following: "For foreign students the acquisition of the official language shall be included in the study course compulsory amount if studies in Latvia are expected to be six months or 30 ECTS".

Course offer for Spring 2018

'From globalisation to regionalisationn'

The spring semester consists of a number of brand new courses designed to cover a wide range of disciplines related to globalisation and regionalisation. This multi-disciplinary course curriculum comprises fields such as communication, culture, economics and tourism.


Bachelor level courses for Spring 2018:

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Rural Tourism

3

I.Grīnfelde

Hospitality

6

Z.Kudure

Intercultural Communication in Tourism

3

L.Vaeliverronen/ I.Grīnfelde

Economics within EU Framework

6

A. Andersons

Public Speaking

3

L.Ločmele

Mass Communication*

6

L.Ločmele

Leadership and Business Process Organization in Knowledge Worker Age

3

I.Ozola 

Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries

6

A.Andersons/ A.Šmitiņa

Cultural Intelligence

3

B.Pavule-Malnača/ S.Goldmane

English

3

S.Golmane/ M.Menika/ S.Laurite

German (intermediate)

3

A.Lutere

French (intermediate)

3

B.Pāvule-Malnača

Russian (intermediate)

3

E.Suharževska

Chinese (for begginers)

3

Liu Dan

Latvian Language and Culture: Beauty from the Words to Identity 1 (elementary)

3

Zane Bērziņa

International Media

3

A.Jolkina

Course Project

3 or 6

Specially chosen teacher depending on subject

Internship in Tourism/ Communication/ Business

6 or 9

 

Media Literacy and Democracy: Baltic Perspectives (Intensive course 19.06.2018.-30.06.2018.)

3

L.Ločmele

 

*Courses available if the minimum number of students sign up

 

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Computer Networks and Administration**

6

A.Cīrulis

Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies**

3

A.Cīrulis

Introduction to mobile technology**

3

K.Osis

Web Technologies**

3

M. Sedleniece

Programming (C++)**

3

E.Rencis/ A.Fjodorovs

 

**Courses for students with minimum of intermediate level of knowledge in technologies

 

 Master level courses for Spring 2018:

 

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Event Marketing

6

A.Klepers/ J.Buholcs/ A.Karaseva

International Human Resources

3

Guest Lecturer

Financial Management of Events, Funding, Sponsorship

9

S.Rozentale/ S.Brigsa

Students Group Consultancy

6

A.Livina

Master Thesis

6

Specially chosen teacher

Course offer for Autumn 2018*

'Through famous gateways to unexplored getaways'

This multi-disciplinary course curriculum comprises fields such as tourism, marketing, management and culture.

*Please note that the below table should be used as a guide only and is subject to change for Autumn 2018. The information provided is based on courses that were available in Autumn 2017.

 

Bachelor level courses for Autumn 2018:

 

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Dark Tourism and Visitor Motivation

3

I.Grīnfelde

Tourism Project Management

6

I.Grīnfelde

Study Excursion

3

G.Kampernovs

Management and Politics of Nature Parks

3

A.Līviņa

Tourism Marketing

6

A.Klepers

Business Ethics

3

R.Jurkovic (Croatia)

Management Simulation

3

A.Andersons/ I.Ebele/ V.Silkāne/ V.Valtenbergs

Social Psychology

3

A.Šmitiņa

Public Speaking

3

L.Ločmele

Cinematic Voyage: Approaching Culture, Memory, Characters, Embodiment*

3

S.Goldmane/ B.Pāvule-Malnača

Research Project

3 or 6

Specially chosen teacher depending on subject

Internship in Tourism or Communication

6 or 9

Specially chosen supervisor

English

3

S.Golmane/ M.Menika/ S.Laurite

German intermediate

3

A.Lutere

French intermediate

3

B.Pāvule-Malnača

Russian intermediate

3

E.Suharževska

Chinese elementary

3

Guest lecturer from China

Latvian Language and Culture: Beauty from the Words to Identity

6

Zane Bērziņa

 

*Courses available if the minimum number of students sign up

 

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Latvian Media Environment

6

A.Karaseva

Modeling and Formal Specification

6

Guest lecturer

IT Project development and Management

3

P. Sidorenko

Ecopreneurship

3

M. Leščevica

 

Master level courses available for Autumn 2018 if the minimum number of students sign up:

 

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Integrated Research Methods

3

M.Liberts

Modern Logistic Systems

3

K.Krūmiņš

Entrepreneurship Environment

3

M.Leščevica

Human Resources Development

6

I.Ebele/ I.Liepiņa/ V.Brūvele

Organisation Psychology

3

L.Latsone

Project Management strategies and innovative management processes

6

M.Leščevica, A.Andersons

Corporate and Public Finances

6

S.Brigsa/ S.Rozentāle