The aim of the project “Support for effective participation of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences within the international scientific circles (ViA-lnt)” is to promote the involvement of the research staff at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences with international research schemes, thus strengthening their capacity in developing international projects, boosting researchers’ networking opportunities and foreign connections as well as developing research opportunities within the research sub-directions of ViA. As a result, ViA will take part in preparing applications for at least 7 ERDF supported projects as well as programmes marked above the quality threshold within the “Horizon 2020” and EU’s 9th framework programme.



Project "Maximised Mobility and Accessibility of Services in Regions Affected by Demographic Change" (MAMBA) aim is to give both dimensions, people-to-service and service-to-people mobility, a new perspective through improved integration of mobility structures. Based on specific mobility needs in these regions, the MCs will integrate easing mobility options by introducing enhanced management capacities in transport administration, providing digital and non-digital information systems for residents, creating platforms for public and private enterprises to pool transport services and facilitating cooperation between public transport actors and service providers.



The objective of the Project is to raise the awareness of the larger public, especially young people, about science as well as to familiarize them with the scientist’s profession; to show the impact of sciences such as natural sciences, social sciences and humanities on everyday human life; to bring researchers closer to the Latvian society and to raise the interest of young people about research. Aim of the activities is to enhance public recognition of researchers’ profession and their role in Latvian society. A number of attractive, amazing and interactive events will be organized in Riga and in a number of towns covering the whole territory of Latvia.




The goal of the project is to increase the international mobility of students and staff as well as international cooperation within programme countries.




The goal of the project is to increase international cooperation with partner countries.







The project BOOSTED aims at providing an aligned and relevant skillset for the CB region tourism industry to grow as a coherent tourism destination. In practice, the project aligns higher vocational tourism education with the needs of tourism industry and labour market in Finland, Estonia and Latvia into a new, joint curriculum and a study programme (32 ects).


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Project aim is to equip social service providers in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region with better tools for service innovation. These tools will be based on the idea of empowerment and end-user involvement.



The aim of the project: to improve the information quality and the availability of content on third-country nationals provided by the mass media, thus preparing and engaging the media in a constructive dialogue and the development of mutual understanding between third-country nationals and the local community.



The project “Youth to youth about environment” is implemented with the support of The Administration of Latvian Environmental Protection Fund. The aim of the project:to implement activities in an educational and creative way that would strengthen the connection of Latvia's youth (both general education pupils and students of vocational schools and universities) with nature, linking the understanding of natural values in specially protected nature territories in Latvia with the protection of the diversity of nature and a modern vision of solutions to environmental problems.


The goal of the project is to increase international cooperation with partner countries