University of Liepāja

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University of Liepāja
Liepājas Universitāte
University of Liepāja arms.png
Former names
Liepāja Pedagogical Institute
TypePublic
Established1954
RectorDace Markus[1]
Academic staff
25
Administrative staff
203
Students1516 (2014)
Address
14 Lielā Street
, ,
CampusUrban
Websiteliepu.lv
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.

Organization[edit]

Faculties[edit]

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

Institutes[edit]

  • 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