Academics of the Department of History and Theory of Architecture lecture and conduct classes in all study courses related to Latvia’s and the world’s history of art and architecture and carry out of scientific research in the sphere of the history of architecture and the preservation of cultural monuments.
The Department of Architectural Design ensures study courses for prospective architects to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities for the creation of contemporary building and environmental development projects that meet aesthetic, functional and technological requirements. Researchers and academics of the department also conduct scientific research in the sphere of architecture.
The Department of Fine Arts promotes the activities and manifestations of artistic creation of both students and faculty memebers, as well as of the wider society. Led by the academics of the department, prospective architects study drawing, painting, book graphics, etc. techniques.
The Department of Fine Arts ensures the organization of preparatory courses in drawing.
The Centre for Urban Planning aims to coordinate and carry out research on sustainable urban development. The Centre's core tasks are: