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Liepaja University doctoral study programme “New Media Art” is the only programme in Latvia addressed directly to artists. It is a licensed programme that was first open in 2013.

All interesents are welcome to apply for open lectures by or calling. 26546776.

Doctoral programme “New Media Art” was developed to encourage practice-based doctoral studies in Latvia – as it is elsewhere in Europe. Therefore in this innovative programme the academic theoretical research is a basis for artistic creation or practice-based research.

The main objective of this programme is to further the development of new, innovative theories and critical analysis in the field of new media and interdisciplinary arts, as well as the creation of new art forms and new art works that being based in artistic research with the integration of other scientific fields contributes to the creation of new knowledge.

As a result of the studies, doctoral candidates are expected to deliver a high quality doctoral thesis that is accompanied with an innovative artwork or creative project.

The study programme is based in the renovated space of Art Research Lab (MPLab) – Liepaja University building at Kurmajas prospekts 13. This space is equipped with all necessary technical resources and mediatheque through projects financed by Europe Economic Area and Norwegian bilateral Financial mechanism. Students and researchers have the exclusive possibility of working at MPLab space at any time 24/7.


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