Daugavpils University was founded in 1921 and today is the biggest regional state university and the only university in Eastern Latvia. DU offers to achieve knowledge in 5 faculties and 53 study programmes. Main research disciplines of DU scientists are Literary Science, Linguistics, History, Biology, Environmental sciences, Physics, Economy, Sociology, Psychology, Education and Art.
Mission of DU:
Knowledge-based society forms a socioeconomic environment of Latvia and Daugavpils, and university must be a core promoter of the development. Both academic personnel and students should be keen for new knowledge, work hard for research, as well as to discover and actively pass on the acquired cognitions and results to the society. Therefore, DU motto is Scientia Vinces that means "Through knowledge you win". Our main goal is to become a modern scientific university, which educates not only students but the society in general!