The Law of Scientific Activity stipulates that the promotion rights in a certain scientific field may be delegated to a higher education institution if it meets three following conditions: an accredited doctoral study program is implemented in the university, at least three experts approved by the Latvian Council of Science (LCS) are involved in the implementation of the program, and LCS has provided an opinion on the possibility of a higher education institution to delegate promotion rights in the relevant field of science.

Turība University has been delegated with the rights to grant doctoral scientific degree in Economics and Entrepreneurship, Media and Communication field and Law Science.

Permanent Promotion Council in Economics and Entrepreneurship:

  • Dr.oec. Rosita Zvirgzdiņa, Turība University;
  • Dr.paed. Ineta Lūka, Turība University;
  • Daina Vasiļevska, Turība University;
  • Dr.oec. Dzintra Atstāja, BA School of Business and Finance;
  • Dr.oec. Juris Krūmiņš, University of Latvia;
  • Dr.oec. Jānis Vanags, Riga Technical University;
  • Dr.habil.oec. Baiba Rivža, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology;
  • Dr.psych. Irēna Kokina, University of Daugavpils;
  • Dr.oec. Iveta Liniņa, Turība University.

Permanent Promotion Council in Media and Communication field:

  • Dr.phil., prof. Ainārs Dimants, Turība University – chairman;
  •, prof. Andris Pētersons, Turība University;
  • Dr.phil., doc. Gregorijs Saimonss (Gregory Simons), Turība University, Uppsala University (Sweden);
  • Dr.phil., prof. Jurģis Šķilters, University of Latvia;
  •, prof. Deniss Hanovs, Rīga Stradiņš University;
  •, prof. Sergejs Kruks, Rīga Stradiņš University;
  •, prof. Anda Rozukalne, Rīga Stradiņš University.

Permanent Promotion Council in Law Science:

  • Dr.iur. Aivars Endziņs, Turība University;
  • Dr.iur. Ivars Kronis, Baltic International Academy;
  • Dr.iur. Jānis Načisčionis, Turība University;
  • Dr.iur. Ingrīda Veikša, Turība University;
  • Dr.iur. Jānis Grasis, BA School of Business and Finance;
  • Dr.iur. Jānis Teivāns-Treinovskis, University of Daugavpils;
  • Dr.iur. Vitolds Zahars, University of Daugavpils.

Doctoral council

The composition of the Doctoral Council:

  • Dr.iur., professor Jānis Načisčionis – chairman of the Council, Dean of the Faculty of Law;
  • Daina Vasiļevska – Vice Rector for Science and Academic Affairs;
  • Dr.oec., professor Rosita Zvirgzdiņa, director of the joint Daugavpils University and Turība University program of Doctoral studies "Management Science";
  • Dr.oec. Zane Driņķe – Dean of Faculty of Business Administration;
  • Dr.phil., professor Ainars Dimants – director of the program of Doctoral studies “Communication Management”;
  • Leading researcher Una Skrastiņa, director of the program of Doctoral Studies “Law Science”;
  • Ivita Kīsnica – lecturer, secretary of the Council.

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