Archive : 2017. gads

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – member of the Scientific committee of the International conference.

An International Scientific-Practical Conference “Challenges of Social Inclusion: the Perspective of Cross-Cultural Social Work“ will be held on the 5th of October 2017  at Kolping University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania). Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has been accepted as member of the Scientific committee of the Conference.

Robert Schuman – one of the founders of the EU.

Today is the birthday of Robert Schuman, one of the founders of the European Union (1886-1963)! “Europe will succeed if we work together, based in commonly accepted reasonable decisions and solidarity! Europe is NOT a market. First of all, it is Europe’s solidarity CULTURE.”

Celebrating 30 years of ERASMUS in Strasbourg.

Only 30 participants were invited to Strasbourg to celebrate 30 years of ERASMUS cooperation between European universities. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane was among them! Just as a reminder – in 2015 LChrA was awarded as the best HEI in Latvia in implementation of the “Intensive ERASMUS programmes”.

European Integration development discussed in Siegburg, Germany.

Joint seminar of EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) and KSI (“Katholisch-Sozialen Institut”, Germany) was held in June 14-16, 2017, in Siegburg, Germany. The seminar was aimed at preparation of the next European Social Week and various issues of the European integration were debated – involvement of workers to promote European integration, social inclusion, […]

EZA seminar on Innovations and new Employment Trends in Latvia and the Baltic States.

The annual EC EZA (“European Center for Workers’ Questions”, Germany) seminar was held at Latvian Christian academy in June 8-9, 2017, titled “Quality jobs: From minimum wage to an innovation Economy and new employment Trends in the Baltic States in contrast to other European countries”. The innovations issue was analyzed against larger background of the […]

European Christian Convention assembly held in Berlin.

First assembly of the European Christian Convention was held in Berlin, May 23-24. The initiative was supported by Eurocommission, Europarliament, Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Churches and several Protestant Churches across Europe. As Mr. Jerom Vignon, President of “Semaines Sociales de France” put it: “Future of Europe annd Christianity are to be taken together.”


Latvian Christian academy has received an awarding ERASMUS+ “Jean Monnet Module” Plaque from EC EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in  May, 2017. As the following letter states, “The purpose of this plaque is twofold. It serves primarily as a label signifying quality in European integration studies and represents the achievements of your Jean […]

Icon painting exhibition in Saldus History and Art Museum.

To celebrate Resurrection of Christ, Blessed Easter, an Icon painting exhibition by artists from Latvian Christian academy was opened in Saldus History and art museum, April 11, 2017. Link here. Latvian Christian academy is the only University in Europe where Icon painting is offered as both Bachelor and Master degree study programme. Exhibition presents paintings […]

Priviledge to welcome Semaines Sociales de France think-tank IXE group in Latvia approved!

Meeting of the IXE think-tank group of the EC organization Semaines Sociales de France was held in March 24-26, 2017, in Versailles, France. The possible organization of the networking European Christian Convention was discussed for which the next meeting in scheduled in Berlin, May this year. Also the agenda fro the next SSF autumn session […]


From September 11 to 22 (working days) will be organized plein air Workshop in Iconography at Latvian Christian Academy – at Vienības prospekts 23, Jūrmala (Bulduri), Latvia. There is possibility to apply for everyone who is interested in icon painting. Workshop will be headed by professional icon painters and there will be possibility to paint an icon – […]