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Sociology Departments - Latvia

INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIOLOGY
The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology was founded on 1 January 1991.

It continues activities of the Institute of Philosophy and Law which existed from 1981 to 1991 within the framework of the Latvian Academy of Scienes.

Main Areas of Research: History of philosophical, cultural, and religious ideas in Latvia, study of the Latvian national cultural identity and the national processes (E. Buceniece, A. Priedite, S. Krumina, N. Gills, E. Vebers, I. Dribins, I. Apine, Cor.mem. LAS; S. Kovalcuka, and others). 

History of the Western philosophy and studies of the contemporary European philosophical trends (phenomenology, analytical philosophy, psychoanalysis, axiology, philosophical anthropology, feminism, post-modernism) and translations of philosophical texts (M. Kule, Full mem. LAS; L. Cuhina, J. Vejs, V. Zarins, Cor.mem. LAS; I. Suvajevs, A. Zunde, E. Freiberga, V. Vevere, E. Buceniece), Latvian translations of Old Greek philosophical texts (M. Vecvagars).

Analysis of the social structure of the society: changes of the social structure in Latvia, regional development, labour market, sociological characteristics of families and women, oral history, political sociology (A. Tabuns, T. Tisenkopfs, R. Rungule, I. Trapenciere, M. Asmane, I. Koroleva, M. Zirnite, B. Bela, et al.).

Riga Stradins University
Department of Sociology 
Sociology (specialization in Market Research)
Program in Sociology (with specialization in Market Research) to receive Bachelor’s Degree of Social Science in Sociology 
Sociology (specialization in Management)
Program in Sociology (with specialization in Management) ) to receive Bachelor’s Degree of Social Science in Sociology 
Sociology (specialization in European Identity)
Program in Sociology (with specialization in European Identity) ) to receive Bachelor’s Degree of Social Science in Sociology 
Master of Social Science in Sociology
Program of Sociology ) to receive Master’s Degree of Social Science in Sociology.