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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 PROJECTS

2017 – 2018 project Strategic Partnership for Innovation and Development of Entrepreneurship” (SPIDE)

2017 – 2019 project “Partnership to develop VET educators in event management with learner-centred approach” (InVent)

2017 – 2019 project „Promoting E-Learning for Adults to Improve Quality and Availability of Life-Long Education

2015 – 2016 project "Innovative Strategic Partnership for European Higher Education” (ISPEHE)

 

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC WEEK (IAW)

The University College of Economics and Culture and Alberta College invite you to take part in the International Academic Week 2018 held on April 23-28, 2018.

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 2018 programme – will be available later

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 IAW2017 activities take the opportunity to participate in the International Scientific Conference “Emerging Trends in Economics, Culture and Humanities (etECH2018)” that will take place on April 23-28, 2018!

 

Looking forward to see you at EKA!

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

 

STAFF TRAINING WEEK (STW)

 

 

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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