Archive : 2016. gads

Publication in the International Deaconate Center proceedings, dedicated to its 50th Anniversary.

50th Anniversary edition “Diaconia Christi” of the International Deaconate Center of the Roman Catholic Church (Internationales Diakonatszentrum) has come out recently; an article by prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of Latvian Christian academy, titled Caritative social work – call for mission” is included. The article is based on her presentation at the IDC Congress in Rome, […]

UNIQUE MASTERCLASS IN CALLIGRAPHY!

Workshop in Calligraphy hosted by well-known professional George van Durtanosky (Macedonia, Germany) welcomes participants in October 3 -14. Participants will be introduced to various styles of calligraphy found in ancient Church illuminated  books; practice. At the end display of works will presented to the audience; Certificates. Workshop fee for a full day (10 AM to […]

ERASMUS+ cooperation agreement with KatHO University (Germany) signed.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hülshoff and group from Catholic University of Applied Sciences of North Rhine-Westphalia (KatHO NRW) visited Latvian Christian academy in August 23, 2016, and the ERASMUS+ Interinstitutional agreement was signed between both universities, and cooperation prospects discussed regarding student and teaching staff mobility and research development. The Academy has gained a new partner-university […]

Excellent results for the Jean Monnet Programme application!

European Commission has selected only 44 applications (out of 737 from different EU countries) fit for strict requirements of the Jean Monnet Programme, EC. The goal of the Programme is to promote excellence in European studies and research worldwide, to work for dialogue between academia and policy makers especially promoting administration of the EU policy. […]

Cooperation agreement with Bethlehem University signed.

Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has signed ERASMUS CREDIT MOBILITY (K-107) cooperation Agreement with Bethlehem University, Palestine. The Agreement envisages cooperation within the study programme “Caritative social work”, beginning from June 1, 2016.  

International summer school “Aesthetics of Latvian identity: signs ir sacred art”.

In July 11 – 21, 2016, an international summer school “Aesthetics of Latvian identity: signs ir sacred art” is held at Latvian Christianity with financial support from State Education Development Agency (VIAA). Students from Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Greece, China and Uzbekistan have arrived for the course. The program offers theoretical lectures in the topic, […]

Dedication of the Icon of the Holy Family at Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Riga Old City .

Studies at Latvian Christian academy are attended by Roman Catholics, Orthodoxes and Lutherans. One of the students, Laura Valle, being Roman Catholic, has made a research in the history of iconography of the Holy Family, painted an icon and defended her Bachelor thesis in Arts this spring. Icon was conceived as a gift to the […]

Graduation ceremony in June, 17.

Another group of specialists in Caritative social work, Christian Art and Theology – both Bachelor and Master levels – graduated from Latvian Christian academy in June 17, 2016. Congratulations!

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane attending audience with Pope Francis in Vatican.

In  June 4, 2016, an audience with Pope Francis was held for representatives of the International Deaconate Center (Germany) in the Apostolic palace, Vatican. In his address the President of IDC Dr. Klaus Kiessling – also Doctor Honoris Causa of Latvian Christian academy, actively involved in making of the Caritative social work study programme at […]

President of LBAS Mr. P.Krīgers awarded with honorary title Doctor Honoris Causa.

In May 26, 2016, an open Senate meeting was held at Latvian Christian acedemy with honorary guests from EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions, Germany), attended by Mrs. Aija Barča, Chairperson of Social and Employment Affairs Committee of National Parliament; Mrs. Baiba Rivža, Academician of Latvian Academy of Sciences; Mr. Jānis Vētra, Chairman of the […]