Liepaja University


Facts and Figures

  • Liepaja University is accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies.
  • Every year about 30 study programmes are implemented.
  • Full-time and part-time studies.
  • The number of elected teaching staff members – 74, among them more than 64,8% – Doctors of Sciences; 35,1 % professors and associate professors.
  • About 1500 students.
  • LiepU has its own anthem, coat of arms, logo and a banner.
  • More than 20 thousand graduates

Some historical facts:

  • The higher educational establishment was founded in 1954 on the basis of Teacher Training Institute.
  • Its original name – Liepaja Pedagogical Institute.
  • The first campus – Baseina iela 9, Liepaja.
  • For long years the educational establishment offered education in educational science. Concurrently with teacher training study programmes a broad spectrum of non-pedagogical study programmes has been offered since 1990.
  • In the course of time the name of the higher educational establishment has changed more than once. On 16 July 2008 Liepāja Academy of Pedagogy became Liepaja University (LiepU).

Basic studies

  • Baltic philology and culture
  • Business and organization: Communication, Culture, Business management
  • Design
  • European language and culture studies
  • Information Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Nature and renewable energy resources management and engineering
  • New media art
  • Social work
  • Speech therapy
  • Teacher
  • Tourism management and recreation

Master studies

  • Art
  • Career consultant
  • Ecotechnologies
  • General education teacher
  • Information technologies
  • Literary work and communication
  • Management sciences
  • New media art
  • Social work

Doctoral programmes

  • E-studies technologies and management
  • Linguistics
  • New Media Art
  • Pedagogy