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SUMMER WORKSHOP OF ICONOGRAPHY AVAILABLE!

SUMMER WORKSHOP OF ICONOGRAPHY AVAILABLE!

From June 30th to July 9th 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 – from the very first steps of putting the drawing on the icon desk and up to the putting of finalising layer of furnish on the ready icon. Wokshop fee about one session (1 full day from 10 AM to 5 PM) – 25 euro (it is up to You to choose Your number of sessions). If You apply for all workshop, then fee is – 200 euro. Information and application for the workhsop by phone – +371 67753360 or e-mail: kursi@kra.lv

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 […]

Celebrating 30 years of ERASMUS in Strasbourg.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

SMART IDEAS ARE FAR MORE IMPORTANT THAN SMART TECHNOLOGIES!

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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.

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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 […]

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

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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!

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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.

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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 […]