Liepaja University is accredited state higher educational establishment, which implements study programmes at all three study levels: basic studies, Master and Doctorate studies.
Liepaja University was founded in 1954 on the basis of Teacher Training Institute.
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.
Every year about 30 study programmes are implemented.
There are both 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. Number of students – 2000, number of graduates – more than 20 thousand.
LiepU has its own anthem, coat of arms, logo and a banner.
The first campus – Baseina iela 9, Liepaja.