Liepaja University

country rank  16
world rank  7115

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University Overview

Established in 1954, Liepajas Universitate (Liepaja University) is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Liepaja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kurzeme. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia), Liepajas Universitate (LiepU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Liepajas Universitate (LiepU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 66 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Liepaja University
Acronym LiepU
Founded 1954

University Location

Address Liela Street 14
Liepaja (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3401 Kurzeme
T +371 (634) 07762
F +371 (634) 24223

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Liela Street 14
Liepaja 3401
+371 (634) 07762

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Latvijas Republikas Izglitibas un zinatnes ministrija

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020