The Advanced Social and Political Research Institute (ASPRI) is the research institute of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia. Since its creation in 2004, the task of ASPRI has been to coordinate interdisciplinary research projects involving the academic staff and graduate students of the four departments in the faculty, which are:
Information and library sciences.
Number of leading scholars, researchers and scientific assistants work in the institute. The director of the institute is Professor Aija Zobena.
Director of ASPRI
Dr. sc. soc. Aija Zobena
Professor at the Department of Sociology
Chair of the board of ASPRI
Dr. hist. Vita Zelče
Professor at the Department of Communication Studies
Scientific secretary of ASPRI
Dr. sc. comm. Laura Ardava
Address and contact information:
Advanced Social and Political Research Institute
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Latvia
Lauvas street 4,
Riga, LV-1019, Latvia.
Mob. ph.: +371-67241025