Faculty of Material Science and Applied Chemistry
Study program „Chemical Engineering” is the only program in this field in Latvia. Program envisages basic theoretical education in chemistry and chemical engineering, acquisition of practical skills in teaching and research laboratories, as well as practice in specialty. Program includes specialization in different directions of chemical technology:
Simultaneously to theoretical studies during elaboration of Bachelor thesis and within specialty subjects student acquires research methods and technique, as well as can obtain practical skills at enterprise.
Study program trains 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.
The goal of studies program is to provide a theoretical knowledge, research skills and proficiency in chemistry and chemical engineering, to prepare graduates for independent work at enterprises dealing with organization and control of chemical processes, ensuring quality of materials and products in field of chemical engineering, chemistry and material science.