Sports Science

Course Info

Program aim:


  • 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.

Program 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

Application requirements

      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Master’s degree
      • Completed secondary education
        • Diploma
        • Transcript of grades


        • Eligibility to continue studies for doctoral degree



     * International test score (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)/ secondary school grade