Sociology of Organizations and Public Administration

Level: Master’s

Degree conferred: Master of Social Sciences in Sociology (
Duration: 2 years
Tuition fee:  3000 € / year + 500 Security deposit

Course Info

Being people driven personalities, we look forward to solving social issues in order to make the world a better place for everyone. We truly believe that it can be achieved by mastering social sciences.


The programme aims to educate highly qualified specialists for managerial posts in organizations of public and private sectors as well as for research institutions. The study programme ensures the student-centred approach to the study process which allows students to develop their theoretical and empirical knowledge, skills and competence for the in-depth analysis of the contemporary social processes, organizational performance and issues of public administration.

Career opportunities

The graduates work and have successful careers in a wide variety of areas, such as teaching, research, politics, public administration, municipalities, social and health services, the media, personnel management, NGO and trade unions, insurance companies, police and Probation Service. A number of graduates have pursued their careers also in scientific and research institutions. The graduates are eligible to continue studies in the respective doctoral programmes in Latvia or abroad.

Application requirements

        • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in social sciences or humanities. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree or professional Bachelor’s degree in other specialities are expected to have basic knowledge in social theory and research methodology.
        • English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.