University of Liepāja

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University of Liepāja
Liepājas Universitāte
University of Liepāja arms.png
Former names
Liepāja Pedagogical Institute
RectorDace Markus[1]
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students1516 (2014)
14 Lielā Street
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Main building on Lielā Street.

The University of Liepāja (Latvian: Liepājas Universitāte) is a university located in Liepāja, Latvia.

General Information[edit]

Liepaja University, founded in 1954, is an accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies. The number of students is around 2000 divided over around 30 study directions. Liepaja University offers five full degree study programs taught in English: Computer science, Physics, Information Technology (Bachelor) and Information Technology, New Media Arts (Master). Liepaja University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments in the Kurzeme region.



The University consists of four faculties:[2]

  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanitarian sciences and Arts
  • Faculty of Pedagogy and Social work


  • Institute of Educational Sciences
  • Kurzeme Institute of Humanities
  • Institute of Science and Innovative Technologies
  • Institute of Management Sciences


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Coordinates: 56°30′31″N 21°00′36″E / 56.5087°N 21.0101°E / 56.5087; 21.0101