For the 20th time, Baltic International Summer School (BISS) will return to Valmiera and take place in Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) from June 19th - June 30th, 2018. The focus of BISS2018 is going to be on media literacy and democracy from the Baltic perspective. Applications for scholarships that are provided by State Education Development Agency are accepted up until May 4th, 2018.
From 27 – 29 April, 2018 Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences will host a creative workshop for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) software development - AR/VR Hackathon 2018. This is an occasion that invites programmers, graphic and interface designers, project managers and those interested in the industry to unite during an intensive and thought-provoking sprint of idea generation with a common goal to create something new, learn the unknown and exchange their experience.
Twenty exchange students from Norway, Slovakia, the Netherlands and France have joined local learners at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences on Tourism and Information Technologies (IT) courses.
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.