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1 University of Latvia Faculty of Biology Biology Bachelor Study Programme

2 Director of the Programme: Docent, Dr.biol. Voldemars Spungis Telephone: 7323214, 9132041 E-mail:

3 Goals  to provide knowledge in wide spectrum of general subjects of biology  to commence the specialisation in a selected field of biological sciences.  to convey the basic skills of the research work  to promote the development of the harmonic personality

4 Highlights of the Programme 124 credit points of UL or 186 ECTS, of them:  compulsory courses = part (A) 68 CP (55%)  specialised courses = part (B) 44 CP (35%)  free choice courses = part (C) 12 CP (10%) 6 semesters and 6 weeks field courses in summers Bachelor thesis 10 CP

5 Highlights of the Programme n From the 1 st to 3 rd semester - basic studies in natural sciences (part A) n From the 4 th to 6 th semester – specialised studies in selected branch of biology (part B) n During 4 th semester - selection of department(s) to develop bachelor work

6 Study Plan, 1st Year General Biology : n Introduction to Cell Biology n Introduction to Genetics n Introduction to Microbiology n Introduction to Botany n Introduction to Zoology n Introduction to Ecology Parallel: Introduction to studies (part C)

7 Study Plan, Part A n Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry n Mathematics and Informatics n Organic Chemistry n Biochemistry I n Field Course in Botany and Zoology n Genetics and Evolution n Physics n.Biometry n Plant Anatomy n Plant Physiology n Human Anatomy n Human and Animal Physiology n Environmental Protection n Research Project n Bachelor’s Work


9 Study Plan, Part B Semester123456 Sum of CP 22610168

10 Academic staff  8 professors  10 associated professors  7 docents  7 lecturers

11 Departments and research laboratories of the Faculty of Biology F Department of Plant Physiology F Department of Botany and Ecology F Department of Human and Animal Physiology F Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology F Department of Molecular Biology F Department of Zoology and Animal Ecology F Computer Class of the Faculty F Library of the Faculty

12 Institutes and laboratories of the University of Latvia F Institute of Aquatic Ecology F Institute of Biology F Institute of Experimental and Clinical Medicine F Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology F Institute of Microbiology and Virology F Biomedicine Research and Study Centre F Botanical Garden F Laboratory of Gene Expressions F Laboratory of Geographic Information Systems F Laboratory of Plant Tissue Cultures F Museum of Systematic Zoology

13 Biology bachelor study programme Degree awarded Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Biology

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