Announcement of International Week 2019

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) is pleased to announce International Week 2019 “Society. Technology. Solutions." The event will take place in Valmiera, Latvia, from April 23 to April 27, 2019.


We invite personnel from our partner universities’ to participate in the International Week with their lectures on different topics: tourism, media and information literacy, strategic communication, smart technologies and cybersecurity. The work language is English. Also non-academic staff is invited to participate.

Besides that participants are welcome to join Student Research Conference, which will take place from April 25 to April 26, 2019. According to their expertise, guests will be welcome to participate in Virtual Reality Hackathon, which will take place from April 26 to April 28, 2019.

The application form is available online - here. The application deadline is February 15, 2019. The approval letters will be sent by March 1, 2019.

In October 2018 ViA hosted International Teaching Week on topic “Where social sciences and STEM collide”. We welcomed particpants from Lithuania, Finland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, Albania, India, Chile, Egypt and Israel.

ViA is well known for its international profile, highly qualified academic staff and integration of practical learning and theory. It is an independent hub of higher education and research, an internationally recognisable regional platform for higher education, science, knowledge transfer and ideas leadership. The study fields of ViA are Business Administration, Communication, Media and Governance, Information Technologies, Construction, Mechatronics, Tourism and Leisure.

The International Week 2019 is co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.