Study options

Studies at the Art Academy of Latvia is only possible in the framework of Erasmus+ program, bilateral cooperation agreement, Swiss-European mobility, or KUNO and CIRRUS exchange programs.

The Art Academy of Latvia offers higher education in accredited Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs.

Students learn not only to perfectly master their professional field, but also to create and develop thinking, mastering practical skills and a wide range of theoretical subjects concurrently with their specialization studies, which makes it possible to have a good knowledge of art history, to be creative, competitively critical-minded and knowledgeable. Studies are based on academic tradition and experience while creating individual handwriting.

The Art Academy of Latvia offers studies in 15 specialties, which are divided into five faculties. Drawing department is separate unit and provides speciality studies for all the other departments.

Faculty of Visual Arts:

  • Painting department
  • Graphic Art department
  • Textile Art department

Faculty of Visual Plastic Arts:

  • Sculpture department
  • Ceramics department
  • Glass Art department

Faculty of Design:

  • Functional Design department (specializations in: Product Design; Interior Design; Graphic and Packaging Design)
  • Environmental Art department
  • Metal Design department
  • Fashion Design department

Faculty of Audio-Visual Media Art:

  • Stage Design department
  • Visual Communication department
  • Motion. Image. Sound department

Faculty of Art Science:

  • Restoration department
  • Art History and Theory department