About  ​​​​​

Professional postgraduate programme “Architecture” is a consistent and logical continuation of RISEBA University academic undergraduate programme “Architecture”, which would allow graduates to obtain architecture certificate and begin professional practice in accordance with certification requirements of architects of the Republic of Latvia.

Professional postgraduate programme “Architecture” is designed to provide students with professional postgraduate level education and practical experience of a high quality in architecture and urban planning, as well as deep theoretical knowledge in architecture and urban planning science, which would be beneficial for correspondent scientific field and grow Latvian intellectual potential in accordance with European Union standards and priorities due to ongoing process of globalization.

Degree awarded: Master in Architecture
Language of instruction: English
Qualification professional architect
The form of study:  full-time studies 
International opportunities one semester studies abroad (ERASMUS Programme) or intership

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Programme Director:
Janis Dripe

Tālr.: +371 28625222
[email protected]

Study environment

The studies are held at RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6.

Every year second and third-year students in the spring go study research practice outside Latvia.

Programme  curriculum

Education programme includes the compulsory section (of total 46 CP), compulsory elective section and optional study section. 

The main study sections are as follows:

Industry studies of architecture and urban planning – architectural design and research in the context of sustainability and modern industry tendencies, broader context and international trends of urban planning, including such aspects as urban anthropology, economy, transport and mobility, urban planning related documentation development methodology, heritage concept and landscapes.

Business, management and law studies, BIM – Building Information Modelling, basics of sustainable design (BREEAM and LEED standards) – basic law studies, international architecture project management, social dialogue, creating and leading a company.

Optional studies – creativity and unconventional research aspects, art studies, languages, etc.

Internship – internship opportunities in leading local and international architecture companies, state and municipal institutions. 

Teaching staff

Experienced and internationally recognised academic staff, as well as modern and creative study environment of RISEBA Architecture and media centre H2O 6, will provide academic experience for students of a top quality. (Dr. arh. Greg McDonald, Prof. Andres Alver, Mg.arh. Bart Melort,  LZA Honorary academician Adris Kronbergs, Dr. arh. Ilze Paklone, Dr. geogr.  Andis Kublacovs, Dr.arh. Jana Jakobsone, Dr.arh. Mara Liepa – Zemesa, Dr.arch. Una Ile, Mg.arh. Egons Berzins, Janis Berkis, Mg. ing. Ivars Rungis and others)

Form of study, duration and tuition fees 

Form of study  Duration  Language  Fee per year, EUR 
full-time studies, evening  2 years English 6000 EUR per year*

*Study fee for citizens of non-citizens of Latvia (holders of alien's passports) have a discount of 20% - study fee for them is 4800 EUR per year. Alumni of undergraduate study programme "Architecture" have additional 720 EUR discount for the first study year.



RISEBA Architecture and media centre H2O 6

Address: Durbes street 4, Riga, LV-1007
Fax: + 371 67 500 252 
+ 371 29349122
E-mail: [email protected]
Skype: riseba_udens





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