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Academic study programme - Agricultural Engineering

One of the most important sources of citizens’ well-being is manufacturing therefore presence of high qualified specialists at producing industries is an important pre-condition for every country’s sustainability. Highly qualified engineers who apply their knowledge and skills in inventing various devices and mechanisms for the improvement of production technologies as well as who can solve specific engineering communication issues thus making the environment more comfortable and functional are everywhere demanded.

Degree: Master of Engineering (
Credits: 120 ECTS
Duration of studies: full-time – 2 years
Language of instruction: English
Tuition fee per year:  3000 EUR
Admission: once a year (September)
Program director: Dainis Berjoza,
Accredited until: December 31, 2021

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Academic profile

The Master study programme of Agricultural Engineering offers two specialisation options: Vehicles and Service and Power Engineering.

The programme includes the study courses: Engineering Research, Computer-aid Measuring Systems, Modelling of System Dynamic, Fundamentals of Logistics, Study of Patenting, Computer Aided Design, Intelligent Technologies and Systems, Ergonomics and Industrial Design, Mobile Systems Electric Equipment, Agricultural Engineering and the Environment, etc.

The study programme is completed with the elaboration of the Master thesis envisaging analytical and experimental research.

Experiments are performed in up-dated laboratories at the Faculty of Engineering using modern research methods and equipment.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Physics; Engineer qualification (higher professional education) eligible for studies at the Master study programme in engineering or computer sciences. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.

Career prospects and further studies

The graduates work in state-owned or private companies of vehicle service, energy supply and agricultural machinery. Master's degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral study programme in universities in Latvia or abroad.

Submitted on: 10/05/2016