Industrial Engineering

The study programme is unique in the Baltic States. The study courses are taught by a team of qualified, well-motivated and experienced academic personal. Modern and creative study process allows the students to acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in inter-field study programme, which combines engineering sciences, management sciences and natural sciences. The acquired knowledge will allow the programme alumni - system management engineer - to understand functionality of industrial company systems and to provide strategically justified decision making.

Dr.oec. Henrijs Kaļķis

The study courses are taught by a team of qualified, well-motivated and experienced academic personnel. Modern and creative study process allows the students to acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in inter-field study programme, which combines engineering sciences, management sciences and natural sciences courses. During engineering studies, the students gain understanding of system management principles in industrial engineering and practical skills in provision and improvement of technical processes of manufacturing. The management science courses provide students with knowledge on management principles and human resources management, entrepreneurship organization, management of innovations and efficiency, as well as performance of necessary economic calculations. The students learn principles of organization performance quality and efficiency, which include LEAN philosophy (prudent management methods) and methods that are used by the world’s leading industrial companies. The acquired knowledge will allow the programme alumni - system management engineer - to understand functionality of industrial company system and to provide strategically justified decision making.

The graduates of the professional Bachelor’s programme "Industrial engineering" are able to work as the managers of the highest level and system management engineers in a company of any industry. The acquired knowledge allows to understate and regulate technological processes of the company, as well as to manage companies and structural departments of organizations. Market research shows that there is a lack of highly qualified engineers both in Latvia and abroad, and the demand of such experts will significantly increase in the future. Therefore, the graduates will not only have sufficient opportunities of employment, but also career growth opportunities both in Latvia and abroad.

Full-time - 4 years

EU, EEA, Swiss citizens, permanent residence permit holders and their family members - 2300 EUR per year. Other country citizens - 2530 EUR per year.

Professional bachelor's degree, system management engineer

IELTS 5,5 and above or TOEFL 80 (internet bases) and above. 

Grade in math at least 4 (in 10 point grading system) in the general secondary school diploma.

Skype interviews which includes questions regarding motivation for studies.

Programme study methodologist: Astra Zaļkalne, room 312, phone +371 67034986, e-mail: astra.zalkalne@lu.lv 

Programme coordinator: Inese Vilcāne, e-mail: inese.vilcane@lu.lv