PhD Human Factors, Occupational Safety and Health
University of Latvia
EUR 3,500 / per year *
Earliest start date
* EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and their family members; long term resident EU - 2500 EUR / other сountry citizens - 3500 EUR
This program aims to prepare doctors of science, highly qualified researchers and specialists with appropriate knowledge, skills and competences about the importance of the human factor in work processes, safety at work and occupational health, as well as to obtain internationally comparable competence and an internationally comparable Ph.D. degree.
The content of the study program involves the scientific research, knowledge creation and transfer, approval work and specialization courses and consists of the following modules:
- Science module – 95 creditpoints in total;
- Specialization module – 25 creditpoints in total.
ERASMUS+ exchange possibilities
UL full-time students, regardless of their citizenship, have the opportunity to apply for the ERASMUS + exchange program for studies or/and traineeship.
Program Tuition Fee
After the successful completion of the study program and the awarding of the doctoral scientific degree (Ph.D.), graduates are ready to work in any sector of the economy both as leading-level specialists and as consultants, create their own company and work at universities and higher education institutions as teaching staff and researchers in the field of human factors, safety at work, occupational health, occupational health, work environment risk management, labor protection, labor relations and management.