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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY

The main objective of the EKA University of Applied Sciences (EKA) 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, thereby contributing to the international reputation of the EKA University of Applied Sciences and creating high quality multicultural education environment.


EKA internationalisation vision:

In 2020, the EKA University of Applied Sciences 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 internationalization strategy 2018-2020 (EKAIS2020) was developed in 2017. The strategy has defined the EKA University of Applied Sciences 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 EKA UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES INTERNATIONALIZATION STRATEGY 2018-2020
 

INTERNATONAL ACADEMIC WEEK (IAW)

EKA University of Applied Sciences and Alberta College invite you to take part in the International Academic Week 2019 held on April 23-27, 2019!

International Academic Week is an academic event organized to encourage internationalization of the study process at the University College of Economics and Culture and Alberta College. It will be a great opportunity for students to improve their ability to acquire knowledge and to communicate in the international environment.

International Academic Week is aimed to promote the international collaboration between the University College of Economics and Culture, Alberta College and academic institutions from different countries. It is expected to be a great opportunity to establish partnership and find new friends in the academic environment.

We offer our guests to take part in several types of activities:

  • Guest lectures and seminars
  • Panel discussions
  • Social events


IAW 2019 programme


Our quests can apply for Erasmus+ programmes “Staff Mobility for Teaching” and “Staff Mobility for Training”. Please, contact our Erasmus+ coordinator to get more information erasmus@eka.edu.lv

Within the period of IAW2019 activities take the opportunity to participate in the International Scientific Conference “Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities (etECH2019)” that will take place on April 24-26, 2019!

Looking forward to see you at EKA!


Contact information:

Jelena Titko Jelena.titko@eka.edu.lv +371 29192678


PREVIOUS CONFERENCES

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 and AK 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 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 EKA University of Applied Sciences, 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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