Leading Researcher PhD Anton Vasyunin Joins the Team of VIRAC Astrochemists


Through the access to European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding and support of the Ventspils City Council, the Astrochemistry research group of Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre (VIRAC) is expanding and, in April, will be joined by Dr. rer. nat. Anton Vasyunin, one of the most highly cited researchers, who has previously worked in the research groups of professor Tomas Henning, Eric Herbst and Paolo Caselli of such prestigious research institutions as Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Max-Planck-Institute for Astronomy in Germany and University of Virginia in Charlottesville, United States. Lasīt vairāk

New Partners for Ventspils University of Applied Sciences Found in Ukraine


During a business trip to Ukraine from February 4 until February 8, representatives of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VeUAS) resided in Ukraine, creating new cooperation ties with the State Space Agency of Ukraine and Institute of Radio Astronomy in Kharkiv. The delegation consisted of VeUAS Rector Kārlis Krēsliņš, Vice Rector for Science Indra Dedze, Director of Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre (VIRAC) Valdis Avotiņš and researcher Vladislavs Bezrukovs. Lasīt vairāk

Erasmus+ Welcome Days in Ventspils University of Applied Sciences


New Erasmus+ internship and study mobility students arrive in Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VeUAS) every autumn and spring semester from Germany, France, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia and other countries. Within the Erasmus+ framework, VeUAS has established close cooperation with numerous foreign higher education institutions, for example, international Balkan University in Macedonia, University of Deusto in Spain, KTO Karatay University in Turkey, Ionian University in Greece and many others. Lasīt vairāk

Student Becomes Fluent in Latvian after only Three Years


Ventspils University of Applied Sciences is a place of knowledge for students not only from Latvia, but also from other countries in Europe and around the globe. Although, foreign students study in English, they also learn and explore Latvian language. After living in Latvia for only 3 years, it is possible to speak Latvian perfectly well and Monika Majoros is an excellent example. Lasīt vairāk

Scholarship of Andris Klauss for Students


Students of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VeUAS) will be able to apply for the scholarship of Andris Klauss, with Mārtiņš Lauva as the patron. When granting the scholarship to students, not only academic results are taken into account, but also extra-curricular activities. Lasīt vairāk

Meeting Potential Partners from China


On January 8, representatives from Beijing Rock Education Technology Development Co., Ltd. arrived in Ventspils for a visit to Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (VeUAS). Its CEO Qin Yanwei, who had come together with her husband, represented the company. Lasīt vairāk

Secrets of Chinese Dumplings


Every year tourists flood to the Orient, in order to enjoy the great mix of the exotic and magnificent cultures and food. A shining example is China with its ancient cultural heritage, which strongly reflects in the Orient kitchen. Lasīt vairāk

Agreement to be Concluded on Development of LOFAR Station in Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre


On December 5, 2017, at 13:00, an agreement between Ventspils University College (VUC) and AstroTec Holding B.V. (AstroTec), subsidiary of radio astronomy institute ASTRON in the Netherlands (ASTRON), will be concluded on the development of a LOFAR station in the Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre (VIRAC). LOFAR is the next-generation sensor programmable radio telescope, which allows to receive 1-2 levels weaker radio signals and, hence, collect data from objects further away from Earth. Lasīt vairāk

Saeima of the Republic of Latvia Praises Interpreters from Ventspils University College


Ventspils University College (VUC) has received praise for the students of the Faculty of Translation Studies (FTS). In 2013, Saeima initiated cooperation with VUC, by involving the students of VUC FTS in the implementation of an international grant programme, providing internship opportunities for two students from Germany. Every year since Saeima two student interns from the professional Bachelor study programme “Translation German-Latvian-Russian or English”. Lasīt vairāk

International Week ’17

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From November 13 to November 16, Ventspils University College (VUC) will be organising the International Week ’17 with a wide variety of events, attracting both Latvian and international students and academic staff. Lasīt vairāk