Dean: Dr. art. professor Ēvalds Daugulis
13 Vienības Street, Room 416-417
Daugavpils LV-5401, Latvia
Phone: +371 65424479
The Faculty of Music and Arts was founded on 11th December 2000, although preparation of music teachers is conducted for more than 30 years. Today there are around 220 students in the faculty (Bachelors, Masters, nascent teachers). In the concert hall of the faculty students, teachers and visiting-artists give regular concerts. In the art galery works of students, teachers, local and foreign artists are exhibited.
Visiting-teachers from Germany, Estonia, Lithuania, Belarus and Russia are involved in the teaching process. The faculty has close co-operation not only with Latvian highschools like Latvian Academy of Art, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy and Liepaja Academy of Pedagogy but also with foreign highschools like Klaipeda University (Lithuania), Siauliai University (Lithuania), Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in Vilnius (Lithuania), Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuania), Karol Lipinski Academy of Music in Wroclaw (Poland), Columbia University (USA), Pori Politechnical Institute (Finland), Oulu University (Finland), Gavle University (Sweden), Vitebsk State University (Belarus).