Department of Mathematics

Head: prof. Svetlana Asmuss

Address: LU Akadēmiskā centra Zinātņu māja, Jelgavas iela 3, Rīga LV-1004

The Department of Mathematics provides the bachelor's, master's and doctoral level of the academic mathematics study programme, as well as the professional bachelor's study programme “Mathematician Statistician”. The department consists of three chairs, as well as the Laboratory of Statistical Research and Data Analysis.


Head: Sergejs Smirnovs


Research and study directions: mathematical modelling of natural, technological and social processes, numerical methods for solving problems of obtained partial and ordinary differential equations, qualitative theory of ordinary differential equations and difference equations.

Head: Ingrīda Uļjane


The chair provides and develops the professional bachelor’s study programme “Mathematician Statistician”. Research and study directions: algebra, topology, phase structures, approximation theory, discrete mathematics, functional analysis, probability theory and mathematical statistics, combinatorial geometry, discrete dynamical systems.

Head: Raivis Bēts


Research and study directions: modern elementary mathematics and mathematical didactics, numerical methods, function theory, combinatorics on words, cryptography.