Tuition fee €2,900 per year

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  • Name: Daugavpils University
  • VAT Reg. No.: LV90000065985
  • Address: 13 Vienibas street, Daugavpils, LV5400
  • Account No./IBAN: LV15TREL9150210000000
  • Bank name: Valsts Kase
  • SWIFT code: TRELLV22

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Registration fee €100 one-time

Registration fee is non-refundable.
The registration fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance.

Must be paid to the Daugavpils University bank account:
Bank Details:

  • Name: Daugavpils University
  • VAT Reg. No.: LV90000065985
  • Address: 13 Vienibas street, Daugavpils, LV5400
  • Account No./IBAN: LV15TREL9150210000000
  • Bank name: Valsts Kase
  • SWIFT code: TRELLV22

In the payment details indicate: Registration fee, Name, Surname, Date of Birth

More information

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Overview

Aim of the Study Programme:

To train specialists of history and cultural history of academic level with profound theoretical and methodological knowledge, able to do independent scientific research work.

Tasks of the Study Program:

- contribute to master students’ knowledge and understanding of the diversity of methodologies and theoretical approaches, by researching history and cultural history;
- develop master students’ skills;
- to critically evaluate conceptions existing in the modern historical research and culture studies;
- to explain and substantiate their understanding of the essence and significance of facts and processes of history and cultural history;
- to ground their choice of methodology for their own research within an appropriate methodological framework;
- to improve master students’ competence in:

  • identification and processing of data by applying various methods of historical sources and historiography and modern technologies;
  • presenting the conception, process and findings of a research by means of modern technologies.

As a result of the programme’s acquisition, the graduate will acquire and be able to demonstrate:

Knowledge

Students are able to demonstrate more profound/extended knowledge and understanding of:

- historical thought in the Antiquity, idea of history in the Middle Ages, emerging of the idea of historicism and historical discipline;
- variety of conceptions for contemporary philosophy of history;
- specific character of the discipline of history, theory of historical source;
- research methods, methodologies and their reciprocity;
- issues of historical regionalism;
- traditions and directions of Latvian historiography;
- organization of the discipline of history and institutions in Latvia and abroad;
- interaction between history and culture;
- interaction of history and culture.

Skills

Students can independently:

- analyse and compare theoretical conceptions of philosophy of history, historiography, source studies;
- critically evaluate theoretical findings and results of the conducted researches;
- substantiate their understanding of history and the theme and methodology of their own research;
- study and select the necessary information from scholarly literature and electronic information resources;
- plan, organize and conduct studies, research and other activities;
- solve research problems;

carry out a research:
- investigate collections of historical sources (archives, museums, press etc.) and select sources to reveal the research theme;
- create source complexes;
- apply appropriate research methods for obtaining of information from the sources;
- compare, interpret and gather information from different sources;
- make historical reconstructions;
- assess research findings and determine further perspective of the research;
- render the results of their own research in scientific papers, publications and presentations;
- participate in scientific communication by providing arguments and explanations of facts, and discussing the aspects of history.

Competence

-Students are able to:*

- independently formulate and critically analyse complex problems of history;
- integrate knowledge of different fields, apply research methodology in practice for creation of new knowledge in the field of history;
- improve their own knowledge and skills relevant to the field of activity; study Latvian and foreign periodicals, the novelties of research literature, acquiring topical tendencies in the field of history;
- act in accordance with the principles of ethics and with attention, understanding and tolerance towards ideas and results of work done by other people; are responsible for accuracy and correctness of their own work.

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Academic year 2022/23
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States