Caritative social work

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 […]

SMART IDEAS ARE FAR MORE IMPORTANT THAN SMART TECHNOLOGIES!

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 […]

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

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, […]

ERASMUS+ cooperation agreement with KatHO University (Germany) signed.

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 […]

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. […]

Cooperation agreement with Bethlehem University signed.

Rector of Latvian Christian academy prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane has signed ERASMUS CREDIT MOBILITY (K-107) cooperation Agreement with Bethlehem University, Palestine. The Agreement envisages cooperation within the study programme “Caritative social work”, beginning from June 1, 2016.  

Rector of LChrA prof. Skaidrīte Gūtmane attending audience with Pope Francis in Vatican.

In  June 4, 2016, an audience with Pope Francis was held for representatives of the International Deaconate Center (Germany) in the Apostolic palace, Vatican. In his address the President of IDC Dr. Klaus Kiessling – also Doctor Honoris Causa of Latvian Christian academy, actively involved in making of the Caritative social work study programme at […]

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 […]

Former Secretary General of EZA Mrs. R. Gottbehut was 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 […]