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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY

The main objective of the EKAUniversity internationalisation is to enhance international competitiveness by promoting international mobility of students and academic staff, strengthening international cooperation and ensuring its sustainability, attracting foreign academic staff and supporting integration of foreign students in the EKA University, thereby contributing to the international reputation of the EKA University and creating high quality multicultural education environment.

EKA University internationalisation vision:

In 2020, the University of Economics and Culture is internationally competitive and recognized, science and innovation-oriented university:

• where internationally assessed and qualified employees are enlisted to scientific and academic work;

• where the cultural environment is created, students and tutors are competitive on both local and foreign market;

• where international scientific and creative activities regularly take place;

• which cooperates actively with other universities, institutions and employers in Latvia and abroad in research and during study process.

EKA University internationalization strategy 2018-2020 (EKAIS2020) was developed in 2017. The strategy has defined the EKA University internationalisation priorities:

• international mobility of students and staff

• international cooperation in the field of study, research and creative activities

• the extension of the international dimension

• international recognition

THE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND CULTURE INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY 2018-2020  

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC WEEK (IAW)

Dear participants of the International Academic Week 2018!

It was a great pleasure for us and our partners from Alberta College to host you in our institutions! Thank you for coming and active participation in all the activities!

Looking forward to see you in 2019!

Contact information:
Jelena Titko Jelena.titko@eka.edu.lv +371 29192678

IAW2018 programme

IAW2018 photo gallery

STAFF TRAINING WEEK (STW)

The last week of September, September 25-28, the Staff Training Week-2018 "Digitalization of Higher Education (for academic staff)", organised in cooperation with Alberta College (AK), took place in the University of Economics and Culture (EKA). The STW has already become a tradition, since this is the third year the event is hold in the EKA.

This year guests had come from Italy, Greece, Turkey, Lithuania, Germany, Russia, Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia to complement the knowledge.

During the week of training participants learned the organisation of e-learning, got an overview of Moodle and Big Blue Button (BBB) platforms, which the EKA University and AC actively use in the study process, as well as of different applications and interactive tools used for higher education. Participants also expanded knowledge on usage of infographics for teaching. Particularly guests appreciated demonstrated business simulation game developed by the EKA University that helps students to understand interaction between the various economic processes. Of course, guests had a chance to see Riga.

Detailed event program available in the attachment.

Event program

E-learning system: New approach

Application of Digital Interactive Tools


STW ARCHIVE

CONFERENCES

The University of Economics and Culture, Alberta College (Latvia), Walsh College (USA) and Faculty of Management of the University of Economics in Katowice(Poland) invite you to participate in the International Scientific Conference “Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities (etECH2018)”!

 

Invitation

Venue: University of Economics and Culture, Lomonosova 1/5, Riga, Latvia

Topics are focused, but not limited to emerging trends in: 

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Administration, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Culture, Creative Industries, Design and Humanities
  • International Business Relations and Commercial Law
  • ICT Solutions for Business, Management and Education
  • Applied Linguistics and Translation
  • Education and Pedagogy

The registration (with a short abstract) is opened through etECH system etech.eka.edu.lv

Abstract template

Paper template

 

Important dates:

Registration and abstract submission (early-bird)             

up to January 20, 2018

Registration and abstract submission (standard)

up to February 20, 2018

Payment of conference fee  (early-bird)

up to February 20, 2018

Payment of conference fee    (standard) 

up to March 20, 2018

Full paper submission

up to April 20, 2018

Publishing opportunities:

Accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference abstracts proceedings. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in the scientific journal „Economics and Culture” (ISSN 2255-7563; e-ISSN 2256-0173) More information about the journal at https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jec

Papers should be sent to jelena.titko@eka.edu.lv. Papers accepted before May 20, 2018 can be published in the June issue, others – in the December issue of the journal.

Conference coordinator:

jelena.titko@eka.edu.lv   +37129192678

 

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09.10.2018.

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08.10.2018.

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ERASMUS+ 2018/19

21.09.2018.

Competition for Erasmus+ mobility between European countries 2018/19. Dear Students!. The University of Economics and Culture opens a competition for Erasmus+ student exchange programme for studies...

LET'S ELECT "COURSE ELDEST"

12.09.2018.

Take a look for "course eldest"!. Greetings, first year students!. The EKA Student Council congratulates everyone on the beginning of the new semester which brings many new opportunities!. One of...

ACCREDITATION EXTENDED

05.09.2018.

. The accreditation of the EKA University study programs has been extended. We would like to inform that the current terms of accreditation of study programs of Economics, Management and Business Administration...

WELCOME WEEK 2018

27.08.2018.

. Hey, Erasmus!. New semester is approaching very fast and so is your Erasmus. On behalf of ESN Rīga I would like to welcome all of you in your new city for the next semester. We have worked hard on...

AUGUST 28 WORKING HOURS

25.06.2018.

 . On 28th August of 2018 The University of Economics and Culture and admissions office will be working till 3:00 p.m.. Sorry for the inconvenience!.

CONTRACT WITH LITHUANIA

06.06.2018.

The EKA University will Cooperate with Lithuanian Accounting and Financial Experts. The University of Economics and Culture has signed a cooperation agreement with Lithuanian Accounting Educators and...

VISA WILL BE FASTER

01.06.2018.

Waiting Period of Entry Visa for Foreign Students will be Reduced. The Higher Education Export Association, where the University of Economics and Culture (EKA University) is an active member, and the...

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