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Beginning of theNew study year!

Beginning of theNew study year!

The new study year at Latvian Christian academy was started in September 9, 2019, with new students in all study programmes – Social and Caritative social work, Theology, Bible art, Supervision. We welcome new students from abroad – Iceland, USA, China, Russia and Greece! Also e-studies are offered by the Academy to those who prefer studies from abroad.

Dr.habil, ass.prof. Bogdan-Mihai Iovu from Romania lecturing at LCA

Dr.habil., ass.prof. Bogdan-Mihai Iovu from Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoka, Romania) was lecturing on “Children rights and Society” against vast European legislation background, September 16-20, 2019. Lectures were adressed to all students of Social work and Caritative social work. See him in picture on the right!

Conference on Sacred Art Heritage in Riga city environment

Academic conference on “Sacred Art heritage in the city environment, monuments and memorial places in Riga and Europe: Experience, practice and conclusions” was held in Riga, September 12-13, 2019. Priest. Jānis Dravants, lecturer at Latvian Christian academy, took part with presentation about “Symbols of the Orthodox Church in the Riga city environment”.

Graduates from Latvian Christian academy awarded

Graduates from Latvian Christian academy have been noted and awarded for excellency in their professional field. Mrs. Eva Viļķina (“Social Entrepreneurship”, Master degree) was awarded as “Pride of Latvia” in late 2018; Mrs. Ārija Martukāne (“Caritative social work”, Master degree) was decorated with the Three Stars Order in May, 2019. Also highly professional qualification of graduates has been noted by Latvian media and society.

New book by ass.prof. Guntis Dišlers

Monograph “Towards the other Land” (“Uz citu zemi”) by ass.prof. Guntis Dišlers was published in July, 2019. The book deals with much-debated move of Latvian peasants from the Lutheran denomination into Orthodoxy in mid-19thy century in Latvia. The move is seen from various perspectives – economical, political, spiritual and psychological. Although the move is much-debated, it’s not been covered often in Latvian historiography. List of available literature in three languages is provided along with photographs.

EZA seminar “Fairness: Development of new forms of work, self-employment and social protection in EU countries. Future of Work: Changes in Labour Relations” at Latvian Christian academy

Latvian Christian academy is partnering with EZA (European Center for Workers’ Questions, EC-Germany) since 2004 and hosts international seminars on topical issues of the European Social Agenda annually. Topic of the seminar held May 23-25, 2019, titled “Future of Work: Changes in Labour Relations”. We thank all participants of the seminar” Jelena Soms (EZA-Lithuania), prof. […]

Welcome to the EZA seminar at Latvian Christian academy!

Dr.oec., Oļegs Krasnopjorovs (Chief Economist of Monetary Policy Department, Bank of Latvia), Mr. Aimar Altosaar, President of NGO “The Golden League” (Estonia), Dr., prof. Elvyra Aciene, Klaipeda University, President of Association of Lithuanian Social Work Universities (Lithuania), Mrs. Lidija Dārziņa, Analyist of legal acts of the Latvian Government official publisher “Latvijas Vēstnesis” (“Herald of Latvia”), […]

On Narrative therapy in Caritative social work – publication in TILTAI BRIDGES, Klaipeda University

Internationally peer-reviewed proceedings of Klaipeda University (Lithuania) TILTAI / BRIDGES, 2018, Nr. 3(81) has published article by assist.prof. Gunts Dišlers at LChrA “Discovering the meaning of the Narrative therapy in the Caritative social work context” (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15181/tbb.v79i3.1892). They who have attended seminars at the Academy already are familiar with the potential of the method in […]

Rector of LChrA meets Rector of Rector of the Ferghan State University

Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane met Rector of the Ferghan State University dr., prof. R.Maksudov in April 27, 2019. Possible cooperation between both Universities within the ERASMUS+ program frame was discussed. Prof. R.Maksudov was impressed by the student-oriented study model at the Academy and the quality assurance procedure following requirements of EC […]

IXE-group has published Call for Action due to Europarliament elections

At the end of February, 2019. think-tank IXE-group of Semainers Sociales de France has published “Call for Acrion” before Europarliament elections in May this year. The Call was signed by various partners of the IXE-group, also by Latvian Christian academy. In the photo – meeting of IXE-group in Latvian Christian academy, October, 2017 (Chairman of […]

Icon Painting Summer School – August 2019!

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Latvian Christian Academy in AUGUST 19-25, 2019, 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 ready painting. Summer School provides theoretical and practical basis of canonical Icon painting.
Date and venue: August 19-25, in Jūrmala (Latvia), Bulduri (address: Vienības prospekts 23), in the premises of Latvian Christian Academy.
Training fee: 250 EUR + materials.

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 […]