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Tuition fee €6,000.00 per year
Application fee €190.00 one-time
Deposit €500.00 one-time
Course code BAR0_17SRPDA
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The Studies on six fields of concentration:

Architectural Design; Fine Art; Building Technology and Science; Project Management, Economics and law; City Planning; History and Theory of Architecture; Humanities and Social Subjects; Practice; Bachelor Thesis.
*Architecture students are invited and encouraged to compose their curriculum by choosing additional courses also from other Creative and Business faculties.

Programme content:
The curriculum aims to integrate the knowledge of all these diverse, yet complementing domains. The main aspiration is to provide students with the ability of analytical thinking and problem solving: granting the knowledge, intellectual capacity and practical skills of interrelating apparently separate domains of architectural realm of theory and practice.
The successive years of the curriculum built up on one another in Architectural Design studies. Each academic year, the curriculum aims to explore consequently more complex issues and scales of design problems as such:

- Principles of design
- Private space and dwelling
- Public space and place-making
- Urban space and urban regeneration

Programme structure

First year Second year

1st Semester
Fundamentals of Visual Structures and Composition
Basics of design I
Math (Calculus) I
Descriptive geometry I
Environmental psychology
Fine arts I
English for Architects I
Introduction to Architectural culture I

2nd Semester
Basics of design II
Basics of building technologies
Math (Calculus) II
Descriptive geometry II
Fine arts II
English for Architects II
History of art, architecture and urban design I
Study practice
Ethics and social responsibility in architecture 3rd Semester
Architectural Design I
Building technologies and practices I
Introduction to architectural structural systems
Fine arts III
Computer media in architecture
History of art, architecture and urban design II
Practical philosophy

4th Semester
Architectural Design II
Building science and application I
Building technologies and practices II
Architectural structures I
Fine arts IV
Computer applications in design I
History of art, architecture and urban design III
Study practice
Civil protection
Third year Fourth year
5th Semester
Architectural Design III
Building science and application II
Building technologies and practices III
Architectural structures II
Landscape architecture
Computer applications in design II
Architectural theory and criticism I
Latvian architecture

6th Semester
Architectural Design IV
Architectural structures III
Architectural theory and criticism II
Building science and application III
Urban design
Project and construction management
Basics of work safety
Cultural heritage 7th Semester
Interior (Fine arts)
Study practice
Basics of legal aspects
Sustainable design
Organization management
Bachelor Thesis (Final/State Exam)

*There is also available a wide range of free selection courses of Section ©. Architecture students are invited to compose their curriculum by choosing additional courses also from other Creative and Business faculties.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time

This is Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States