E-Learning Technology and Management

E-Learning Technology and Management

Study program „E-Learning Technology and Management” consists of 15 credits of obligatory subjects, 21 credits obligatory choice subjects, 150 credits of research and 6 credits of free choice subjects.

Short about programme
Faculty of Computer Science, Information Technology and Energy
Programme type and level
Doctoral (Third Cycle) Studies
Study field
Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Control and Computer Science
Study form
Full-time studies

Awarded degree and qualification
Doctor of Science (Ph.D) in engineering and technology or Doctor of Science (Ph.D) in education / –
Required previous education
Master degree of engineering science, natural sciences, arts, social sciences or education sciences, or comparable education
Price per year
€ 8 860 - EU countries
€ 8 860 - Non EU countries
Credit point/ECTS amount
Duration of studies
Full-time studies - 4 years
All year long

To develop interdisciplinary research in technology and educational sciences, thus developing at the international level research in the field of e-learning. To master existing and create new research methods for e-learning and related areas. To prepare specialists of the highest qualification at the 8th level of the Latvian and European Qualifications Framework for the development of large and complex projects, as well as for work in educational and knowledge support institutions according to the needs of tomorrow's knowledge economy.


Tasks of the study programme:
- to carry out research in situations where organizations use information systems to achieve their goals, particularly for learning and human resource development purposes;
- to develop and test theories and models that describe the processes in the development and use of e-learning;
- to carry out research with the aim to create new information systems and methods in the field of e-learning technologies;
- to analyse the scientific literature in the fields of e-learning research and related sciences.;
- to clarify the study tasks taking into account the work of other researchers.


Graduate can work as self-employed person or individual businessman, as well as leading researcher at research institutions and as academic staff.


Lifelong education.

Specific conditions

English language proficiency equivalent to at least CEFR B2 level.