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Daugavpils University (DU) is a public university in Daugavpils, Latvia, and the second traditional and second largest university in the country, situated in south-east part of Latvia. DU has five faculties: the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the Faculty of Music and Art and the Faculty of Education and Management. DU offers 56 study programmes that train biologists, programming engineers, physicists, intercultural relations managers, institutional managers, economists, psychologists, artists, linguists, interpreters, career consultants and other specialists. DU has eight research centres, almost all of them have allocated the means of various EU projects and have purchased modern equipment, which allows to conduct high level research in various fields.
DU is located in multicultural environment. Cooperates with various institutions worldwide and recently we became a member of EUA. University participates in international Erasmus programme and has 38 partners in 17 countries.
How to apply
An academic year is divided into 2 semesters. The Autumn semester starts on September 1 and lasts until January 31. The Spring semester begins on February 1 and lasts until June 30. Winter exam period lasts from January 4 till January 24. Spring exam session lasts from June 1 till June 20. There is Christmas vacation from December 24 till January 4 and Summer vacation that starts on June 21 and lasts until September 1.
The languages of instructions at almost all faculties of RU are Latvian and English.
Student Scholarships and Exchanges
Students coming to Daugavpils University within the framework of an exchange programme such as the Erasmus programme must, together with their teacher, fill in a registration form and register at the International Relations Office.
Foundation offers grants for students and staff of Daugavpils University.
Erasmus (“European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students”) is the European Commission’s educational programme for Higher Education students, teachers and institutions.
Vienibas str. 13,
Daugavpils, Latvia, LV5401.
Please note that Mladiinfo does not give scholarships or any financial support, but only informs about different opportunities. Click on the direct link to the official page above to apply for the program.