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Faculty of Architecture and Design (FAD) at RISEBA was established in 2011 and offers architecture studies in international settings in Latvia in two successive cycles – the Bachelor's Programme in Architecture and the Professional Master's Programme in Architecture.

The aim of the bachelor’s programme is to prepare qualified, competent and skilled graduates. The objective of the program is to ensure the acquisition of theoretical knowledge, research, and analytical abilities and to provide students with the practical skills for working in architecture. Students are prepared for further studies in the field of architecture, urban planning, as well as other related fields of design.

The academic bachelor study programme “Architecture” is an international, contemporary and competitive architecture study programme taught in English. The number of recognised local and foreign professionals from architecture and related fields together with the students make up the faculty’s multicultural community thus opening the gateway to the international careers.

Degree awarded:

Bachelor of Engineering Sciences in Architecture

Language of instruction: English
Accreditation: until December 31, 2021
CP/ECTS 140 (120 ETCS)
Study form Full time day studies
Language English
Tuition fee  

FAD Website of the programme: www.architecture.riseba.lv
 

Programme director

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Dr.h.c.arch.
Janis Dripe
Phone: +371 28625222
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Programme director:
Zane Veja
Phone: +371 28308485
E-mail: [email protected] 

 

 

Programme curriculum

Year 1  Year 2

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

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

Semester 3

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

Sociology 

Practical philosophy

Semester 4

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

Year 3

Year 4

Semester 5

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

Semester 6

Architectural Design IV

Architectural structures III

Architectural theory and Criticism II

Building science and application III

Urban design

Project and construction management

Economics

Basics of work safety

Cultural heritage

Semester 7

Interior (Fine arts)

Study practice

Basics of legal aspects 

Sustainable design 

Organization management 

Bachelor Thesis (Final/State Exam)

 

Study methods

The Academic Bachelor’s Degree Study Programme in ARCHITECTURE is implemented as a basic component of the study direction “Architecture and Construction” and 1st cycle in training of architects. The full bachelor‘s degree programme takes 7 semesters (140 credits / 210 ECTS) and concludes with the Thesis project defended in front of and judged by the State Examination Commission.

 

Application process

https://www.riseba.lv/en/admissions/application-process

Admission requirements 2020/2021

 

RISEBA Architecture and media centre H2O 6

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

 

 

 

 

The studies are held at RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6
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.
Every year second and third year students in the spring go study research practice outside Latvia.
Every year second and third year students in the spring go study research practice outside Latvia.
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