Sociology of Organizations and Public Administration

Level: Bachelor

Degree conferred: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Control and Computer Science

Duration: 4 years

Tuition fee: 2500 € / year + 500 Security deposit

Course Info

“To recognize and comprehend what influences us and others is to function with purpose.” (Mark David Henderson)


This programme aims to educate highly qualified specialists providing students with the knowledge and skills on how to analyse the performance of organizations and institutions in public, private and non-governmental sectors, how to develop reasonable and sound proposals in order to address problems in the sphere of organizations and public administration.



The programme consists of compulsory courses and elective courses, students are required to elaborate their own research project. The full–time Bachelor’s degree programme covers 3 academic years.

  • The study courses of the 1st year provide general knowledge and skills in Sociological Theory, Research, Management, Philosophy, Social Problems, Community Development, and Sociology of Groups and Organizations.
  • The 2nd year courses focus more specifically on Research Methodologies and Techniques, Regional Development, Rural Sociology, Social Statistics, Social Psychology.
  • In the 3rd year students are offered a number of elective courses including Demography, Social Entrepreneurship, Sociology of Work, Sociology of Family, Social Work, Project Management, Management of Stress and Time.

This programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of a Bachelor’s thesis.

Career opportunities

Our graduates are specialists having successful careers in a number of professional areas including teaching, research, politics, public administration, municipalities, social and health services, the media, personnel management, NGO and trade unions.

Bachelor’s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective Master’s study programme at universities in Latvia or abroad.

Application requirements

  • Completed secondary education
    • Diploma
    • Transcript of grades


  • Good or excellent final grades in the following subjects
    • English*
    • Mathematics


  • Eligibility for university in home country


  • Online entrance test in social sciences




* International test score minimum – CEFR level B2, IELTS score 5.5, TOEFL score 520, TOEFL-iBT score 68