Rehabilitation - Riga Stradiņš University


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2 years (4 semesters)

Credit points:

120 ECTS


Full-time studies

Teaching language:


Degree conferred:

Academic Master’s degree of Health Sciences in Health Care (MSc)

Course places:



3500 EUR per annum

Start dates:

September, for more see Academic Calendar

Application procedure:

To apply, click here


Faculty of Rehabilitation


The aim of the academic Master’s study programme Rehabilitation is to train highly qualified and competitive healthcare professionals in the multiprofessional field of rehabilitation who would be able to organise, coordinate and provide evidence-based rehabilitation services, carry out research and successfully integrate themselves in the academic environment.

Aims & Structure

Aim of the programme

The aim of the academic Master’s study programme Rehabilitation is to train highly qualified and competitive healthcare professionals in the multiprofessional field of rehabilitation.

Course structure

Typical year one

  • Organisation and Management of Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • Fundamentals of Finance and Financial Management
  • Healthcare Quality Management and Control
  • Project Management
  • Services Marketing in Rehabilitation
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Placement in Rehabilitation
  • Planning and Implementation of Efficient Rehabilitation Programmes

Typical year two

  • Research Methods in Rehabilitation
  • Measurements in Rehabilitation
  • New Knowledge Transfer and Application in Rehabilitation
  • Planning and Management of Educational Programmes in Rehabilitation
  • Master’s Thesis


Upon successful completion of the two year programme, you will be conferred the Master’s degree of health sciences in health care, which will allow you to continue to work in your chosen field of rehabilitation, as well as continue your studies in a PhD programme.

Upon graduation you will acquire:

  • knowledge of the organisation of health care and current development tendencies
  • understanding of the dynamics of the functional limitation and their consequences at various levels (individual, group, society), as well as their significance within the context of public health
  • comprehension of stages, course, dynamics and outcomes of the rehabilitation process at various levels (individual, group, society)
  • understanding of the need for constant improvement and development of your own professional growth and qualification

Upon graduation you will be able:

  • to analyse the specific features of your profession or organisation, necessities and resources within the context of rehabilitation and health care
  • to apply appropriate assessment methods, record and analyse the results, plan and manage the rehabilitation process (for individuals and groups)
  • to plan and organise new evidence-based efficient rehabilitation services
  • to inform and educate the society (individuals and groups) about rehabilitation methods and services to reduce the consequences of functional limitations and improve health

For additional information regarding the Public Health programme, please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Signe Tomsone, MD, PhD
Faculty of Rehabilitation
16 Dzirciema Street, Riga, LV-1007
Block D, Room 402
Phone: +371 67409137 (UTC+3)
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rīga Stradiņš University, 16 Dzirciema Street, Rīga, LV-1007, Latvia, +371 67409261 (UTC +2),