Call for applications to Nordplus 2016

02.12.2015

The Nordplus programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers, invites Nordic and Baltic teachers, educators and their institutions to apply for programme funds for the year 2016. The total amount available for the coming round of applications is 9.1 million euro. Deadline for applications is March 1st 2016.

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Non-formal education as a tool for integration of socially excluded groups

24.11.2015

“Only the teacher who is not afraid of changing himself and who is learning over his whole lifetime is able to teach and to encourage others to be creative, entrepreneurial and responsible”, - this was the slogan under which Nordplus Adult Education Program Project “Transforming losers into winners” was implemented over the period from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015. Latvia was represented in the project by the association “Education Innovation Transfer Centre”.

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Sharing an experience on the work with pupils with special needs

13.11.2015

Riga Special Boarding Primary School No 5 (Latvia) implemented the mobility project "Mobility project for capacity building of teachers’ professional” within the framework of the programme Nordplus Junior 2014 until 31 August 2015. Experience exchange took place among the schools in Norrköping, Sweden.

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Proceedings of the conference WIRE 2015 has been published

10.11.2015

Proceedings of the international conference „Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2015” has been published today. The conference took place in Riga, Latvia on June 4 – 5 and was hosted by the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU, bringing together more than 300 participants from 31 countries.

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Trust: European Research Co-creating Resilient Societies

“To every great question of our time, Europe is the answer and I believe the Social Sciences and Humanities can show us how”, Commissioner Moedas declares. In his speech at the high-level conference entitled Trust: European Research Co-creating Resilient Societies, that took place 29-30 October at the at the Belgium Royal Academy of Sciences in Brussels, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation affirmed that even though Europe has been shaken at its foundation and questioned, Europe is still the answer and social sciences and humanities are the key to understanding societal challenges and to building up trust for more resilient societies. 

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In Riga will be held Erasmus+ thematic seminar

31.08.2015

The Latvian National Agency for Erasmus+ in the fields of Education and Training – State Education Development Agency – is organising international thematic seminar “Erasmus+ programme support for tackling early school leaving”. Seminar is scheduled on 15th of October 2015 in Riga, Latvia.

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Call for proposals Nordplus Nordic languages

14.07.2015

Nordplus nordic languages calls for an extra application round with deadline October 1st 2015. 

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Results of the Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2015/2016

25.05.2015

State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) informs that application round for Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2015/2016 is completed. 

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Results of the Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2014/2015

30.05.2014

State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) informs that application round for Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2014/2015 is completed. Number of applications received for scholarships for studies – 143, for fellowships for research – 12. Approved scholarships for studies – 63. Approved fellowships – 11.

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Apply for Riga Summer School 2014!

28.02.2014

Call for applications for participation in Riga Summer School 2014 – a hands-on documentary filmmaking program for jouralism, media and film students from all over the world – is now open. This year the Department of Communication Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia organizes the summer school already for the fourth time. It will take place in the Latvian capital from August 3 – 17, 2014. The application deadline is April 30, 2014.

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Results of the Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2013/2014

03.06.2013

State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) informs that application round for Latvian Government scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2013/2014 is completed. Number of applications received for Scholarships for studies – 157, for Fellowships for Research – 10. Total number of approved scholarships is 61.

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Registration for Riga Summer School 2013 is now open

18.02.2013

University of Latvia’s Department of Communication Studies invites students of communication, media, public relations, advertising and film studies to submit applications for participation in the third Riga Summer School, which will focus on the identity aspects of the Latvian capital. The summer school will take place in Riga, Latvia, from August 3 – 11, 2013.

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