Faculty of Material Science and Applied Chemistry
Study program „Chemical Engineering” is the only program in this field in Latvia. Program envisages training of chemical engineering specialists for enterprises dealing with processing and manufacturing chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products, food, cosmetics, fuel, wood, ceramics, textile and building materials, as well as specialists for corresponding research and quality control laboratories, research institutions and commercial companies. Studies include typical education of this branch: management and automation of chemical processes, design of production units, computer modeling, chemometry, molecular spectroscopy, crystallography and crystallochemistry, ageing and protection of materials, chemistry and technology of polymer and silicate materials, fuels and lubricants, pharmaceutical compounds and environmental protection.
Depending from student’s choice he/she can specialize in one of directions:
Simultaneously to theoretical studies during elaboration of Master thesis and within specialty subjects student acquires research methods and technique, as well as can obtain practical skills at enterprise.