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Ventspils University College (VUC) students visited the University of Hannover

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From October 10 to 17, during an exchange programme, a group of Ventspils University College (VUC) students from the Faculty of Information Technologies bachelor’s study programme “Electronics” visited the University of Hannover. Lasīt vairāk

26.10.2016.

Ventspils International radio astronomy centre has been awarded a high, international level recognition in scientific excellence

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On October 25, 2016, during an offsite meeting the European VLBI Network (EVN) board of directors made a decision to add Ventspils University College’s (VUC) Engineering Research Institution “Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre” (VIRAC) in Irbene as a full member to their organization. Lasīt vairāk

26.10.2016.

European Commission translator gave a guest lecture at Ventspils University College, the Faculty of Translation Studies

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Inga Ignāte, who graduated from Ventspils University College (VUC) in 2009, visited the Faculty of Translation Studies of VUC from October 19 to 21. Since 2012, Inga Ignāte has been working in the European Commission Directorate-General for Translation located in Luxembourg. She visited VUC within the framework of the Commission’s Visiting Translator Scheme (VTS) because she believes there is a great value in passing the industry’s practical knowledge to the students. Lasīt vairāk

24.10.2016.

A delegation from Uzbekistan visiting Ventspils

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On Thursday, October 20 within the framework of a visit for exchange of experience organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia a delegation from Uzbekistan will be visiting Ventspils. The delegation consists of several representatives of ministries in Uzbekistan, e-government and IT specialists as well as representatives of the Uzbek Chamber of Commerce and Industry and United Nations Development programme Tashkent Office. Lasīt vairāk

19.10.2016.

International Student Information Day at Ventspils University College [PHOTOS]

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Wednesday, October 12 during our Information day Ventspils Augstskola / Ventspils University College welcomed all international students, but especially our freshmen.  Lasīt vairāk

12.10.2016.

Additional call for Erasmus+ study mobility applications for the spring semester for the 2016/2017 academic year

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Currently Ventspils University College International Office (VUC IO) has announced a new, additional call for Erasmus+ programme mobilities. European Commission (EC) funding is available for 4-5 more study mobilities during the spring semester for the 2016/2017 academic year. Lasīt vairāk

06.10.2016.

Announcement of the preliminary competition of postdoctoral applications of VUC

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Ventspils University College announces the opening of the competition for Preliminary Selection of Postdoctoral Applications for submission to the State Education Development Agency for the research application selection round for Activity 1.1.1.2 “Post-doctoral Research Aid” of the Specific Aid Objective 1.1.1 “To increase the research and innovative capacity of scientific institutions of Latvia and the ability to attract external financing, investing in human resources and infrastructure” of the Operational Programme “Growth and Employment”.

Duration of the competition from 05.10.2016. until 07.11.2016.

Documents are to be submitted in compliance with the Regulation.

Results of the preliminary selection of post-doctoral applications will be published on the website of the VUC and announced to the post-doctoral researcher.

The deadline for submission of VUC supported project applications to State Education Development Agency – 30.11.2016. (Documents of SEDA available here)

Regulation and supplements of VUC preliminary competition:

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Supplements:

1. Application for the preliminary selection round of postdoctoral applications;

2. Scientific description of research topic with methodology for filling, which is part of the “Scientific description of research application (Research Project Proposal)”;

3. a statement by the postdoctoral researcher that the postdoctoral researcher has not previously been funded within the frame of the present Activity and in the event of the proposal acceptance will not concurrently receive remuneration within the frame of the present Activity and within the scope of Activity 1.1.1.1 “Practical Research Aid” or Activity 1.1.1.3 “Innovation Grants to Students” of the Specific Aid Objective 1.1.1 “To increase the research and innovative research commissioned by an enterprise, capacity of scientific institutions of Latvia and the ability to attract external financing, investing in human resources and infrastructure” of the Priority Action “Research, Technology Development and Innovations” of the Operational Programme “Growth and Employment”;

4. Information about the potential consultant on research/national economy

5. Statement of an enterprise or a collegial body of enterprises about the significance of the research;

6. Assessment criteria for the preliminary selection round of postdoctoral applications

Strategic documents of Ventspils University College: Research Programme and Human Resources plan

Cabinet Regulation No. 50 Adopted 19 January 2016 “Regulations Regarding Implementation of Activity 1.1.1.2 “Post-doctoral Research Aid” of the Specific Aid Objective 1.1.1 “To increase the research and innovative capacity of scientific institutions of Latvia and the ability to attract external financing, investing in human resources and infrastructure” of the Operational Programme “Growth and Employment”: here

Contact person

Santa Kalvāne

E-mail: santa.kalvane@venta.lv, phone 63628303

06.10.2016.

Night Orientation ’16

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Are you ready?
The application for Night Orientation ’16 is open!
Register your 6 people team till 11th October to e-mail: augstskola.ventspils@inbox.lv
Participation fee: 2 Euro per person Lasīt vairāk

04.10.2016.

Researcher’s Night event will take place at Ventspils University College

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On September 30, at 17:00 in Ventspils University College will be held the annual Researcher’s night. Interested parties will be able to participate in the practical lessons, listen to exploratory lectures and watch demonstrations – from both the scientific gold funds and demonstrations on latest in Ventspils University College. Lasīt vairāk

27.09.2016.

Apply for Erasmus+ mobilities until September 20

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On September 7, Ventspils University College’s (VUC) International Office organised information seminar about Erasmus+ possibilities for students and informed how to apply. Students who have just returned from their study mobilities in Germany, Spain and Check Republic shared their experience. All students admitted that this is a great opportunity and everyone should take it. Lasīt vairāk

08.09.2016.