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An international EZA seminar “Inclusive Labour Market and Youth Employment: Cross-European Analysis”

An international EZA seminar “Inclusive Labour Market and Youth Employment: Cross-European Analysis”

An international seminar "Inclusive Labor Market and Youth Employment: Cross-European Analysis" was held at Latvian Christian academy in cooperation with EC networking organization EZA (European Center for Workers' Questions, Germany) in May 31 - June 2, 2018. Specialists from other Baltic States participated together with Latvian representatives (from the Ministry of Welfare, State Employment Agency and other); the seminar was moderated by Secretary General of EZA Mrs Sigrid Schraml and Mr Aimar Altosaar (The Golden League, Estonia). Participants of the seminar visited Latvian Parliament and had a meeting with the Chairwoman of the Social and Employment Matters Committee Mrs Aija Barča. - Latvian Christian academy is an EZA partnering organization since 2004. Photos from the seminar are here!

Monograph on Isaiah Berlin by Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš

Monograph on philosopher Isaiah Berlin by Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš titled “Four essays on Isaiah Berlin” has been published by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Latvian University, in 2017. Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš ir associated professor at Latvian Christian academy.

Doctoral studies in Social work and Caritative social work are possible!

Latvian Christian academy, Klaipeda University (Lithuania) and University of Lapland (Finland) have signed the Consortium Agreement about Doctoral studies in Social work. This is huge step forward especially because in Latvian Classificatory of sciences there is no section “Social work”, consequently they who wanted to progress, signed up for “Sociology”. Those who are interested in […]

Excursion of art students to unique monasteries in Pskov

Students of the Biblical art study programme together with their teacher, Icon painter K.Tambovskaya, visited the world-famous monastery in Pechori (Pskov, Russia). They visited the Kremlin, its splendid Cathedral of St. Trinity, churches of John the Baptist and St. Basil the Great, and historical reservation of the old Russian architecture “Поганкины палаты”. They saw icons […]

IXE think-tank group meeting in Krakow

Meeting of the IXE think-tank group (partnering with “Semaines Sociales de France”) was held in Krakow (Poland), in March 9-11, 2018. The group (members from 14 EU countries) gathers twice a year to discuss topical issues of the European social development with subsequent work on recommendations.

Defense of Final Thesis at the Academy in February, 2018.

Defense of Final Thesis in Theology and Social work was held at Latvian Christian academy in February 19, 2018. Congratulations! The new graduates proved their qualification after successful studies at the Academy, by implementing European Social Agenda guidelines and showing skills to apply interdisciplinary approach to problems discussed. The Final Thesis evaluation team was led […]

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane – member and leader of the international accreditation experts team in Lithuania.

International accreditation procedure of Social work study programmes was started in 5 Lithuanian Universities and 6 Colleges around the country, December, 2017. The procedure is run by the Lithuanian Centre for quality assessment in higher education (SKVC). Rector of LChrA prof. S.Gūtmane participates in the Evaluation team for Universities, and she is the Head of the […]

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SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING 2018 – POSSIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN COURSES OF ICON PAINTING IN AUGUST 2018!Latvian Christian Academy in AUGUST 2018 organizes SUMMER SCHOOL IN ICON PAINTING, in which there is possibility to go through all phases of Icon painting – starting with the preparation of Icon board until the final varnish of […]

Award for succesful ERASMUS+ implementation.

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In December 8, 2017, Latvian Christian academy was awarded for successful implementation of the ERASMUS+ mobility studies program. As we all know, ERASMUS is celebrating 30 years  in 2018, whereas in Latvia we have it for 18 years.ERASMUS+ has given an opportunity to ensure both students’ and teachers’ mobility across Europe, as well promoted involvement […]

Excellent results for the Jean Monnet Programme application!

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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. […]

Latvian Christian academy awarded with EC recognition

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In June 3, 2014, in an official ceremony organized by the State Education and Development Agency (SEDA) Latvian Christian academy together with five other universities in Latvia was awarded with prestigious EC recognition vestige. ECTS Label is an honorary distinction showing that the institution applies ECTS correctly, both in terms of information published on the […]