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06 Sep 2010

Latvian Academy of Culture

The Latvian Academy of Culture (LAC) is an interdisciplinary culture and arts university, focusing on culture and art research, artistic creativity; it is also a centre for creative industries. The Latvian Academy of Culture has been a space for greetings, conversations, celebrations and daily life since 1990.

The main areas of research of the LAC academic staff and students are the general theory and history of culture, drama, the sociology of culture, the philosophy of art. In compliance with the study profile of the LAC there are also important artistic and creative activities besides research. They are performed both by the students and the teaching staff of the Academy. The teachers of the theatre art make their artistic projects at most of the state dramatic theatres, often involving the students of the Academy.