The state of emergency has been declared in Latvia to control coronavirus


State_of_urgency.jpgFollowing the World Health Organization's declaration of a global pandemic, trom 13th of March to 14th of April the state of emergency has been declared in Latvia in order to control the spread of the coronvirus Covid-19. With additional precautionary measures, which came into force on 16th of March the restrictions will affect the work of educational establishments, public assembly, movement outside the state borders and other areas. 

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Campaign about IT study opportunities in Latvia is launched in Ukraine and Lithuania


BITS-Education-Study-in-Latvia-3.jpgIn order to increase the number of Information Technology (IT) graduates in Latvia, the IT Education Foundation’s project “Baltic IT Society” or BITS has launched a campaign in Ukraine and Lithuania about IT study opportunities in Latvia. This will help to meet the goal of 3000 IT graduates per year that are needed for the labor market in Latvia. The BITS platform compiles the nine best IT study programs in different universities of Latvia, and information is available electronically.

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Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships for studies, research and summer schools


Scholarships 2.pngCitizens from more than 40 eligible countries are welcome to apply for Latvian state scholarships for studies, research and summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions. Deadline to submit an application is 1st of April 2020. Latvian state scholarships for academic year 2020/2021 are provided for international students, researchers and teaching staff. 

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