Bachelor level studies

Academic Programmes

Academic bachelor study programme “Bible Art”, code 43215

Study programme accredited in June 5, 2013, within the Study direction “Arts”, for maximum duration 6 years. Offering academic education in Biblical art, Church art and Icon painting, the study programme works for research in conceptually new direction – that of Iconography and Church art in general. The programme develops Latvian icon painting school based on Orthodox Church tradition and canon. Programme provides Bachelor Degree of Humanities in Arts. Study duration: 4 years. Volume: 160 crp. Study forms: full time studies. Requirements: Secondary education. Qualification awarded: Bachelor in humanities and arts. Study programme director: prof. Ieva Sergejeva. Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.

Academic bachelor programme “Theology”, code 43221

This is the only study programme in Europe serving as methodological foundation for analysis of social processes, thus strengthening social policy platform in Eiropean countries. Study programme accredited on May 22, 2013, within the Study direction “Theology” for maximum duration 6 years (Accreditation list No. 12_1, Accreditation list No. 12_2) The Academic Study Programme “Theology” provides Bachelor Degree of Humanities in Theology and Religion Science. Study duration: 4 years (full time) or 5 years (part time). Volume: 160 crp. E-learning available. Requirements: secondary education. Qualification awarded: Bachelor of humanities in theology and religious science. Study programme director: prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane. Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.  

Professional Programmes

Professional bachelor study programme “Caritative Social Work”, code 42762

he study programme is rooted in the European historical anthropological model and European Social Agenda. Its core values are:
  1. Critical thinking,
  2. Inclusion,
  3. Solidarity,
  4. Creativity,
  5. Non-stop learning and development,
  6. Responsibility,
  7. Participation.
The study programme is evaluated as having innovative methodology - promoting phenomena of charity into Social work education. The programme was discussed with Pope Francis in His Apostolic palace (Vatican, Rome) in June 4, 2016. It is one of a kind in Europe. Study programme accredited on July 3, 2013, within the Study direction “Social Welfare” for maximum duration 6 years. The goal of the study programme is to secure professional knowledge and practical skills adapted to social needs of the State and it is based on traditions of Christian ministry and service (caritas). The programme is aimed at specialists in professional work in both State and local institutions as well as in Christian institutions and NGOs. Acquisition of the ascribed knowledge guarantees professionalism fit to the contents of the European social model based and following traditions of Christian stewardship. Courses in social sciences are offered (sociology, social policy, pedagogy, psychology, economics) permitting analysis of interaction between society and individual. Wide spectrum of interdisciplinary knowledge is given for ability to seek for innovative solutions when working with cases and research; knowledge on variable social and caritative technologies for stabilization of social cohesion; exhaustive and diverse field work options to acquire diagnostic, methodic, social, and analytical skills; critical analysis of various approaches and schools in the field of social work. Study duration: 4 years (full ime) or 5 years (part time studies). Volume: 160 crp. Study forms: full time (in the evening) or part time (in the evening),  extramural (1 week p/month). E-learning available. Requirements: secondary or secondary professional education. Degree awarded: professional bachelor in social work; qualification awarded: caritative social worker. Study programme director: assist. prof. Dace Dolace. Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.

2nd level professional higher education study programme “Social Work”, code 44762

Study programme accredited on July 3, 2013, within the Study direction “Social Welfare” for maximum duration 6 years. Study duration: 2 years (full time) or 2,5 years (part time extramural). Volume: 80 crp. Study forms: full time (in the evening), part time extramural (1 week p/month). E-learning available. Requirements: 1st and 2nd level professional higher education in social sciences, humanities or health sciences, or higher 2nd level professional education. Qualification awarded: social worker. Study programme director: assist. prof. Dace Dolace. Teaching available in languages: LV, ENG, RU.