Study Programmes

Liepāja University is the biggest higher education establishment in Kurzeme, it implements study programmes in six fields of studies out of the eight areas defined in Latvia.


Basic study profiles:

  • Humanitarian Science and Arts

  • Natural Sciences, Mathematics and IT

  • Services

  • Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship 

  • Social Welfare

  • Teacher Education and Pedagogy



Study work at LiepU is organised by: 

  • Faculty of Humanities and Arts

  • Faculty of Pedagogy and Social Work

  • Faculty of Management and Social Sciences

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

Faculty of Humanities was established in the year 2000, by restructuring the existing Academy faculties. The beginnings of the Faculty should be sought in the

Faculty of the Latvian Language and Literature, established in the LiepU foundation year.

Faculty of Educational Sciences was started in the year 2000 on the basis of the Preschool and Basic Education Faculty.

Faculty of Management and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science and Engineering are the newest from among LiepU faculties (both faculties founded in September 2013).



   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


Higher level studies



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