The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Dean: Assoc. professor Juris Soms
1 Parādes Street
Daugavpils LV-5401, Latvia
Phone: +371 65471059
The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was founded on the 29th of January 1996 with the decision of DPU (Daugavpils Pedagogical University) Senate by uniting the Faculty of Physics and the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry. However, the dawn of the faculty is connected with Daugavpils Pedagogical Secondary School (founded in year 1921) and Daugavpils State Teacher’s Institute (founded in year 1923), that existed till 1940. Natural sciences (biology, physics, chemistry) and mathematics teacher training was also conducted during the years of Soviet authority in Daugavpils Pedagogical institute. Along with the above mentioned specialties, teachers of housekeeping were trained with some pauses.
Five departments of the faculty carry out scientific research and provide for theoretical, experimental and practical parts of the studying process.