Aviation Transport


The study programme provides a level of knowledge that corresponds to the fulfilment of the obligations set by the International Aviation Organization (ICAO), the scope and content of the study programme comply with the state standard of academic education of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and provides appropriate in-depth theoretical knowledge in the field of aviation transport, develops students' research skills, prepares aviation leading specialists in transport technical maintenance, process analysts related to technical maintenance and industry specialists for solving various problems.

Short about programme
Faculty of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Programme type and level
Academic Master (Second Cycle) Studies
Study field
Mechanics and Metal Processing, Heat Power Engineering, Heat Technology, and Mechanical Engineering
Study form
Full-time studies

Awarded degree and qualification
Master degree of engineering science in mechanical engineering / –
Required previous education
Bachelor degree of engineering science in mechanical engineering or comparable education
Price per year
€ 4 830 - EU countries
€ 4 830 - Non EU countries
Credit point/ECTS amount
Duration of studies
Full-time studies - 2 years

The aim of the study programme is to prepare demanded and high-quality specialists in the aviation industry with in-depth knowledge of the field, who have systemic and analytical thinking and independent work skills, as well as to prepare students for further doctoral studies.


The tasks of the study programme:
- to develop competencies in the operation, construction, and maintenance of aircraft equipment;
- to ensure continuous improvement of the quality of aviation transport education by training highly educated specialists for the private and public sectors in the field of aviation;
- to stimulate the interest of students and graduates in studies in higher level study programmes;
- to develop the ability to independently organize one's own and team work.


A highly qualified specialist who has obtained the education of the academic master's study programme "Aviation transport" with in-depth knowledge of the aviation industry will be able to work in a wide range of the labour market: both as a leading specialist of aircraft operation and maintenance companies, and as a designer in aerospace companies, aircraft and aviation systems production companies, scientific in research centres, transport logistics companies.


The obtained academic master's degree in mechanical engineering gives the opportunity to continue studies in doctoral study programmes "Transport, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics" or similar study programmes.

Specific conditions

English language proficiency equivalent to at least CEFR B2 level.