Daugavpils University (Latvian: Daugavpils Universitāte) is a public university in Daugavpils, Latvia, and the second traditional and second largest university in the country.
The University is the biggest institution of education in Latgale region with 5 departments and 4,185 students, of which approximately half are full-time, half correspondence.
Founded in 1921 as The Teachers’ Seminar, in 1923 it was renamed as Daugavpils State Teachers' Institute. In 1952 reformation in the state pedagogical system resulted in the school being renamed the Daugavpils Pedagogical Institute. In 1993 it was conferred the status of university and on 13 October 2001 was renamed as Daugavpils University.
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Coordinates: 55°52′10″N 26°31′00″E / 55.86944°N 26.51667°E