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STUDY INFORMATION

Application Procedure and Deadlines

To apply for studies at the Art Academy of Latvia, please mail (by post) the following documentation (in English) to the Department of International Relations and Exhibitions of the Art Academy of Latvia.
- Printed portfolio of your works (10-15 works)
- CV
- Motivation letter
- Filled Application form;
- Learning Agreement
- Trasncript of records;
- One portrait photo 3x4 cm;
- Confirmation from your university.

Application deadlines:
Application for autumn semester: 1 June
Application for the entire study year: 1 June
Application for spring semester: 15 November 

Academic Calendar 2014/2015
Autumn semester: 1 September 2014 - 16 January 2015
Lectures, classes, mid-term exhibitions: 1 September 2014 - 6 December 2014
Exam session (assignment exhibitions, exams): 8 December 2014 - 20 December 2014
Holidays: 21 December 2014 - 4 January 2015
Exam session (exams): 5 January 2015 - 16 January 2015

Spring-summer semester: 19 January 2015 - 19 June 2015
Lectures, classes, mid-term exhibitions: 19 January 2015 - 24 April 2015
Exam session (assignment exhibitions, exams): 27 April 2015 - 22 May 2015
Summer study period: 25 May 2015 - 19 June 2015

Bachelor's thesis defence: 1 June 2015 - 5 June 2015
Master's thesis defence: 8 June 2015 - 12 June 2015

Bachelor's graduation ceremony: 19 June 2015
Master's graduation ceremony: 26 June 2015

Programmes and Courses
By clicking on the departments listed below, you will find more detailed information on the study programme and the number of credit points of each course (for Bachelor's degree programme).

FACULTY OF VISUAL ARTS (2D):
FACULTY OF VISUAL PLASTIC ARTS (3D):
FACULTY OF DESIGN:
FACULTY OF AUDIO-VISUAL ART:
FACULTY OF HISTORY AND THEORY OF ARTS:

Grading System
Grading system at universities in Latvia is the following:

Local grading system and the estimated corresponding ECTS grade:

10 - With distinction - A
9 - Excellent - A
8 - Very good - A
7 - Good - B
6 - Almost good - C
5 - Satisfactory - D
4 - Almost satisfactory - E
3, 2, 1 - Unsatisfactory, Fail


Language Courses
Two universities in Riga – the University of Latvia and the Riga Technical University – offer intensive language courses for Erasmus students (Erasmus Intensive Language courses) before the beginning of every study year. For detailed information please contact the Department of International Relations and Exhibitions of the Art Academy of Latvia:

Inta Rubule
International Relations Coordinator
Mob. phone: +371 20016463
E-mail: inta.rubule@lma.lv