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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

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.

What are the admissions criteria?

Applicants need to submit a motivation letter, passport, copy, CV, and legalized diploma/transcripts (see country page for more information on this. If English is not your native language, proof of English proficiency is required. 

What is student life like?

Besides studies, the University offers students opportunities to become involved in a whole range of activities including the Student council, the women's choir "Atbalss", The Folk dance collective “Banga”, the Non-traditional dance studio "Arabesque”, a Studio of music and different kind of sports activities – fitness, floorball, football, gymnastic, basketball, frisbee.

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Housing options.

Housing in the student residences ranges from 60 euros per month for a double to 112 euros per month for a single.  Apartments on the private market can be found from 145-290 euros per month.

Dining information

There is one canteen in the main university building, it provides hot and cold snacks and drinks, as well as a variety of hot foods, and it is open from Monday till Friday from 9:00 am till 16:00pm. Liepaja’s dining scene offers a little bit of something for everyone. Although casual, inexpensive bistros can be found at nearly any street corner, an ever-increasing number of cozy, interesting restaurants have sprouted up all over town. Eat a pork chop and potatoes for around 4 Euros at a local cafeteria, try the reindeer carpaccio with a glass of cabernet sauvignon in an upmarket restaurant, or order fish and chips at a neighborhood pub. It is important to know that in Latvia the whole concept and meaning of the words Cafeteria (Kafejnīca), Canteen (Ēdnīca), and Restaurant (Restorāns) are different than they would be understood in other countries. A Cafeteria or Kafejnica is not just a coffee shop. Usually, you can have all meals that you would probably expect in a restaurant. The difference is that in Kafejnica sometimes you bring your food to your table yourself. However, some Kafejnicas have waiters, but there is then something in between Kafejnica and Restorans. 

Restorans is usually more or less a top-class place. Ednica is a canteen of schools, universities, factories, etc. They are very cheap but sometimes have limited access.

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