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".

The Director of International Study Module is Ilgvars Ābols - ilgvars.abols@va.lv

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.

Bachelor level courses for Autumn 2018:

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Business Ethics

3

R.Jurkovic, Guest lecturer (Croatia)

Management simulation

3

I.Ebele, V.Silkāne, I.Grīnfelde

Business research

6

M.Lešcevica, S.Rozentāle, A.Andersons

Public Speaking3L. Ločmele

Ecopreneurship

3

M.Lešcevica

Real Estate Market in Latvia

3

A.Andersons

Dark Tourism and Visitor Motivation

3

I.Grīnfelde

Tourism Project Management

6

I.Grīnfelde

Study Excursion

3

J. Kalnačs

Modelling and Formal Specification *

6

K. Krūmiņš

IT Project Development and Management *

3

P. Sidorenko

Tourism Marketing

6

A. Klepers, Z.Kudure

Latvian Language and Culture: Beauty from the Words to Identity **

6

Z. Bērziņa

English

3

S. Goldmane

German intermediate ***

3

A.Lutere

Russian intermediate ***

3

E.Suharževska

French elementary

3

 

Chinese elementary

3

Haoqin Li

Development in Experience Industries6Online course by Tallinn University of Technology (only 5 places available) - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Digital Marketing Communication and Content Management6Online course by University of Latvia (only 5 places available) - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Cultural Competence in Customer Service3Online course by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (only 5 places available) - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Proactivity and Creative Performance3

I.Grīnfelde, L. Velliverronena

Cinematic Voyage: Approaching Culture, Memory, Characters, Embodiment3S. Goldmane
Latvian Media Environment ****3A. Dāvidsone
Social Psychology ****3A. Šmitina

* Courses for students with at least intermediate level of knowledge in technologies

** Compulsory for all incoming exchange students

*** Courses for students with intermediate level of knowledge of particular language

**** Courses available if the minimum number (3) of students sign up

Master's level courses available for Autumn 2018:

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

The European Union: development and tendencies

3

J.Kapustāns

Advertising trends3

R.Kalējs

 

Organisation Psychology

3

L.Latsone (guest lecturer)

Project management strategies and innovative management processes

6

M.Lešcevica, S.Rozentāle, A.Andersons

Integrated research methods

3

 

Modern logistic systems

3

K. Krūmiņš

Entrepreneurship environment

3

M.Leščevica

Human resources development

6

I.Ebele, I.Liepiņa, V.Brūvele

Business research6

M.Lešcevica, S.Rozentāle

 

Course offer for Spring 2019

'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 2019:

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

Rural Tourism

3

I.Grīnfelde

Intercultural Communication in Tourism

3

L.Vaeliverronen/ I.Grīnfelde

Cultural Intelligence

3

G. Majore/ S. Goldmane/ B. Pāvule-Malnača

Economics within EU Framework

6

A. Andersons

Public Speaking

3

L.Ločmele

Leadership and Business Process Organisation in Knowledge Worker Age

3

I.Ozola 

Business research

6

M.Lešcevica, S.Rozentāle, A.Andersons

Management and Politics of Nature Parks

3

A.Līviņa

Mass Communication ***

6

L.Ločmele

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

3

Z. Bērziņa

English

3

S. Goldmane

German intermediate **

3

A. Lutere

Russian intermediate **

3

E.Suharževska

French

3

Baiba Pāvule-Malnača

Chinese elementary

3

Haoqin Li

Boosting Sales in Tourism

3

Online course by University of Latvia (only 5 places available)

Forecasting Tourism in the Age of Uncertainty

3

I.Grīnfelde, L. Velliverronena

Increasing Competitiveness by Cooperation

6

Online course by Satakunta university (only 5 places available)

Computer Networks and Administration ****6A. Cīrulis, N. Metlāns
Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies ****3L. Taube
Introduction to mobile technology ****3K. Osis
Web Technologies ****3M. Zaļais
Programming (C++) ****3A. Fjodorovs
Culture Intelligence3S. Goldmane

* Compulsory for all incoming exchange students

** Courses for students with intermediate level of knowledge of particular language

*** Courses available if the minimum number (3) of students sign up

**** Courses for students with at least intermediate level of knowledge in technologies

 Master level courses for Spring 2019:

Course

ECTS

Lecturer

International Legal Environment of Business

3

I.Liepiņa

Modelling of Business Processes Simulation

3

 

Corporative Responsibility and Ethics

3

M.Lešcevica

Global marketing and client relationship management

3

J.Ulmanis

E-commmerce and business3A.Andersons
Business research6M. Lešcevica, S.Rozentāle