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Areas of work, main tasks and objectives

  • Prepare Bachelor’s and Master’s students in social studies specialising in communication science and give them academic and professional skills in journalism, public relations and multimedia communication
  • Study and stimulate communication research and theory development in Latvia

Lines of research

  • Intercultural communication
  • Discourse analysis
  • Study of changes in media culture and language style
  • Aspects of application of semiotic analysis
  • Non-verbal acoustic communication

Scientific topics

  • Ethnosociological and psychological aspects of intercultural communication
  • Discourse analysis in media texts and advertising
  • Trends in development of Latvian media culture
  • Public relations and state policy

International and local cooperation

  • A memorandum of understanding with the Department of Advertising and Media of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Tallinn Pedagogical University
  • A cooperation agreement (concluded on 24.03.2010) with Alberta College on the continuation of studies for graduates of the first level professional higher education programmes in 2nd year RSU Public Relations or Journalism bachelor study programmes at Alberta College

Contact person

Jevgēnija Jakovļeva
Office Manager, Faculty of Communication
Rīga Stradiņš University Main Building
16 Dzirciema iela, Rīga, LV-1007
Block C, Room 1B

Working hours:

M–Th 9.00–17.00
F 9.00–16.00
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