Social Work with Children and Youth

Course Info

An international study program offered in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris University in Lithuania.

The professional Master’s program is aimed at the acquisition of in-depth knowledge in social work with children and youth, ensuring innovative professional development opportunities and preparing for scientific and pedagogical work in the field of social work or for future studies at the doctoral level.

The studies take place in well-equipped computer rooms and classrooms with modern multimedia technologies. The study program covers biological, psychological and social aspects of children and youth behaviour, family theory, social work with children and youth in a multicultural environment and European social, youth and family policy.

Following graduation there are a number of job options not only in Latvia and Lithuania but in other countries as well – working with children and youth in a multicultural environment, as well as in refugee and asylum seeker centres. Potential employers – local government, social and educational centres for children and youth, childrens’ crisis centres, as well as the option of conducting research and continuing with doctoral studies

According to Mykola Romeris University, 92% of graduates work with children and youth.

Application Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or Social Sciences


Diploma supplement/transcript

Good command of English*

Letter of motivation

Eligibility for Master’s studies in the country where Bachelor’s degree was acquired

* International test score (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)