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University of Liepaja

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 2000 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).

Dear prospective students,

Thanks for your interest in studying in Liepaja University. Liepaja University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments in Kurzeme region (Latvia) with large experience and academic traditions. It is located in the heart of Liepaja city – city with long and diverse history, unique architecture and atmosphere, and mostly – the wonderful sea and the beach.

Liepaja University is new in respect to changes and development. University is persistently developing its learning and scientific environment and investing in professional qualification of teaching staff to improve performance of university and ensure the best study quality for prospective and current students.

Liepaja University offers five full degree study programs taught in English – Computer science, Physics, Information Technology (Bachelor) and Information Technology, New Media Arts (Master). See descriptions under titles of programs.

In following sections Admission and Order find out how to apply for full degree studies in Liepaja University.

Course fees: 2200 Euro for Bachelor and Masters Courses Plus Security deposit 500 Euro.

Bachelor Courses:

Degree in Information Technology
4 years, PROFESSIONAL BACHELOR Degree in Information Technology, qualification of Software Engineer

Degree in Computer Sciences
ACADEMIC BACHELOR degree of Natural Science in Computer Science

Degree in European Language and Culture Studies*
3 or 4 years, ACADEMIC BACHELOR Degree
* only Fall intake (application deadline 1st July!)
Student will study English and one more chosed language: French/ German/ Latvian/ Russian/ Spanish
3 years (with pre-requisites for the 2nd language) or 4 years (without pre-requisites for the 2nd language)

Masters courses:

Masters in Information Technology:
Full form of studies, PROFESSIONAL MASTER degree in Information Technology – Information Technology Project Manager qualification.

Masters in New Media Art:
New Media Art joint study program with RISEBA University* (Riga)
ACADEMIC MASTER Degree of Humanities, in the sub-sector – new media art

Masters in Ecotechnologies
Full form of studies,
PROFESSIONAL MASTER degree in Environmental Sciences with three specialisations: Environmental Technologies, Environmental Economics, Environmental Psychology & Health.
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