Name of the Study Programme

First Level Professional Higher Education Study Programme in Optometry 


Code of the Study Programme



Duration and Scope of the Study Programme


Two years or four terms of full time intramural studies of 120 ECTS (80 CP) for applicants with vocational secondary education or vocational secondary education


Study cost

Enrolment requirements


1200 eur per year

Secondary education

Degree obtained

Optometric Assistant

Location where the study programme is conducted


Riga Medical College of the University of Latvia

Hipokrāta iela 1,

Riga, LV-1079, Latvia

The study program prepares specialists according to the fourth level professional qualification – Optometric Assistant, who advises  clients on the best choice of eyewear frame and optical glasses lenses, inserts optical lenses into frames, adjusts and corrects eyewear frames, conducts contact lens usage and care instruction, supervises vision training of clients, performs technical measurements in accordance with the recommendations of a certified vision specialist and deals with the sale of vision correction products.

Full-time two year (4 terms) Intramural Studgy Programme in Optometry