During the Interreg Central Baltic secretariat commission meeting on 30th November 2017, project approvals took place. Out of 92 projects, 32 have been confirmed, including NatureBizz - Business and Wellness from Green Economy Growth, in which Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences is one of the four project partners.
From 27 November until 1 December 2017 International Teaching Week is taking place at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA), welcoming guest lecturers from Sweden, Moldova, Belarus, Finland, Albania and Kyrgyzstan.
Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences’ post-doctoral research grants have been received by Andris Klepers, Ieva Gintere, Arnis Cīrulis and Iluta Bērziņa.
The post-doctoral research support project is an important financial instrument of the European Regional Development Fund aimed at developing research capacities and furthering career development of young scientists (post-doctoral researchers). In the competition of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences four applications were received and all have been approved:
- “IoT elements dynamic 3D visualization in outdoor augmented reality modes” Assoc. prof. Arnis Cīrulis
- “Tourism Intelligence Latvia” Docent Andris Klepers
- “Leveraging ICT product innovations by enhancing codes of modern art” Docent Ieva Gintere
- “Integrated Design of Techno-Social Systems: Next Generation of Tourism Monitoring in Latvia” Iluta Bērziņa.
24 foreign students from 12 countries - France, Spain, Turkey, the Netherlands, Slovakia as part of the Erasmus+ programme, as well as from the higher education institutions in partner countries Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Albania - will start the new study year at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) together with the new and existing students.
Baltic International Summer School (BISS) in Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) has ended successfully. After finishing the eight day course “Media literacy and democracy”, 16 students from Latvia and abroad received their certificates. To complete this course, students had to create a group project in a video format.
In the Winter graduation of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences on February 18 diplomas were received by 60 graduates of the study directions Tourism and Leisure, Information Technologies, Business Management, and also Mechatronics and Construction.