Promocijas eksāmens angļu valodā: rudens sesijā – janvārī

  • Pirmā konsultācija eksāmenam plānota 2023. g. 18. oktobrī plkst. 19.00 MSTeams. Lūdzam paziņot par piedalīšanos līdz 2023. g. 15. oktobrim.

PIETEIKŠANĀS 1.KONSULTĀCIJAI ŠEIT līdz 2023. gada 15. oktobrim.



Important dates and pre-examination consultation roster for the autumn semester of 2023/2024

  • The first consultation is scheduled for October 18, 2023, beginning at 7 p.m. on MSTeams. Please apply here by October 15, 2023.
  • The second (individual) consultation is scheduled for the academic week of January 8 – 12, 2024. For the second consultation, examinees are expected to be ready with the tasks listed in the pre-examination requirements that are to be submitted together with the EXAMINATION APPLICATION by December 22, 2023 to Associate Professor Dace Liepiņa (natural sciences, exact sciences) or Assistant Professor Laimdota Ločmele (social sciences)
  • The post-graduate examination in the English language is planned during the academic week of January 15 – 19, 2024.

Pre-examination requirements

Examinees are required:

  1. to prepare a review paper based on a 300-page reading (1 page – 1800 characters with spaces) of scholarly publications describing the existing level of scientific development in the studied area but not authored by the examinees themselves. The review template is available here (at least 6 pages – Times New Roman, font 12, line spacing – 1.5);
  2. during the second consultation, to introduce the examiner to the key takeaways from the reviewed scholarly publications and engage in the discussion of the same;
  3. to prepare a glossary of 50 terms excerpted from the reviewed scholarly publications. A glossary sample is available here;

N.B. The submitted review paper and glossary shall bear the name of the examinee at the top and pagination at the bottom.

  1. to prepare a EUROPASS CV in English;
  2. to submit 3 articles from peer-reviewed databases on topics related to examinees’ research;
  3. to submit an examination application (APPLICATION).


  1. Examinees read a 5,000-character-with-spaces extract of a scholarly text, write a summary of the same, and submit as well as orally present it to the Examination Board without resorting to the source text or notes and engage in a follow-up Q&A session.
  2. Examinees engage in the discussion on the submitted review article and their own research.

N.B. A guide to summary writing