Social work

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 […]

Pēteris Krīgers, DrHC elected as an official member of European Economic and Social Committee

Mr Pēteris Krīgers, DrHC of Latvian Christian academy and long-term Secretary general of Latvian Free Trade Unions Association was elected as an official member of EESC (European Economic and Social Committee). Congratulations! In the picture – DrHC Pēteris Krīgers (2nd from right) in the Doctor Honoris Causa awarding ceremony at Latvian Christian academy, June, 2016, […]

Rector of LChrA prof. S.Gūtmane in European Congress of Medical Rehabilitation

European Congress of Medical Rehabilitation (ESPRM) was held in Vilnius (Lithuania), May 3-5, 2018. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrite Gūtmane participated with presentation “Role of Caritative Social work in the Holistic and Interdisciplinary Perspective of Rehabilitation”.

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane at the Conference of social workers

Conference of social workers “Family in Centenary of Latvia” of the Jurmala city was held in March 16, 2018. Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane took part in it with presentation “Self-identity of man as precondition of Social work”. 

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 […]

General assembly in Copenhagen.

EZA (“European Center for workers’ questions”, Germany) kick-off seminar “Key areas of the European social dialogue” and General assembly of takes place in Copenhagen, November 30 – December 2, 2017. Latvian Christian academy is membering EZA since 2004 and Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane and assist.prof. Guntis Dišlers will attend the event.

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]