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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 28.07.2017, 01:49

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Ehitustrust to continue reconstruction of Tartu University library

Ehitustrust to continue reconstruction of Tartu University library

25.07.2017

Altogether four offers were submitted for the procurement to find a contractor for the continued reconstruction work of the library of the University of Tartu, of which the 5.8 million euro joint offer of Ehitustrust AS and OU Tallinna Ehitustrust was chosen for the project, writes LETA/BNS.

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IMF calls upon Lithuania for full education restructuring

IMF calls upon Lithuania for full education restructuring

24.07.2017

Experts of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have recommended that Lithuania should continue with its structural reforms to achieve process, with a focus on fundamental restructuring of the education sector, informs LETA/BNS.

There are enough pupils for 130 secondary schools in Latvia

There are enough pupils for 130 secondary schools in Latvia

21.07.2017

The number of pupils in Latvia is sufficient for only 130 secondary schools, said researcher Janis Turlajs, presenting a study on the optimum school network in Latvia, reports LETA.


Number of university applicants in Lithuania decreases by 1,700 in 2017

Number of university applicants in Lithuania decreases by 1,700 in 2017

20.07.2017

Just over 28,000 candidates in 2017 filed applications to study at Lithuanian universities and universities of applied sciences, down from more than 29,700 applicants last year, reports LETA/BNS.

Around 20 apartments have to be checked out to find housing for an asylum seeker in Latvia

Around 20 apartments have to be checked out to find housing for an asylum seeker in Latvia

14.07.2017

Social workers have to personally arrive at and check out around 20 apartments to find appropriate housing for an asylum seeker, Sandra Zalcmane, the head of Shelter Safe House nongovernmental organization, said in an interview with LNT commercial TV channel this morning, informs LETA.


14.07.2017

BAA Training starts partnership for a cadet program with Small Planet Airlines

BAA Training, a European standard aviation training centre, widens its partners’ list for ab initio pilot training and starts cooperation with Small Planet Airlines, one of the fastest growing independent leisure airlines in Europe. The main purpose of the partnership is to give an opportunity to those willing to become a pilot and support the airline with a sufficient number of pilots for the First Officer position. The agreement will cover 450 future pilots in the period of 2017-2025, reported BC BAA Training's press service.

13.07.2017

Indian pharmaceutical Bravo Grupp's plant in Estonia to cost EUR 3.2 mln

The Indian pharmaceuticals maker Bravo Grupp is about to invest 3.2-3.6 million euros in the construction of a plant in the territory of the Rae municipality to the south of Tallinn and to hire 32 workers in the initial phase, informs LETA/BNS.

12.07.2017

Minister: success of e-Estonia based on research, innovation

Research and innovation have been the cornerstone of the development of Estonia's digital society and we need to invest more in research in Europe in order to ensure there are more such success stories, Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps said in a speech made at the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy on July 11th, informs LETA/BNS.

11.07.2017

Nordecon signs contract to build new Estonian security academy building

The listed Estonian construction group Nordecon AS and the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences have entered into a contract for the construction of the new building of the Academy of Security Sciences in Tallinn for 15.5 million euros exclusive of VAT, reports LETA/BNS.

04.07.2017

In 70 Latvian schools less than 10 students took graduation exams

In 70 schools across Latvia less than 10 students took the centralized graduation exams in mathematics and the Latvian language, informs LETA, according to the National Center for Education.

27.06.2017

CERN membership opens opportunities for Lithuanian science and businesses

Lithuania's membership of the Council of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is opening up great opportunities for the country's scientists and businesses, the organization's director-general said LETA/BNS.

26.06.2017

Three to eight universities would be enough for Latvia

Given the number of students and academic staff, three to eight universities would be enough for Latvia, Indrikis Muiznieks, rector of the University of Latvia, and Leonids Ribickis, rector of Riga Technical University (RTU), said on LNT commercial TV channel this morning, citing LETA.

20.06.2017

Annual Master Classes by Vladislav Tretiak will be held in Riga

For ten days, from 21 June to 30 June, Riga will once again become the new mecca for young hockey players from all over Europe. For the eighth year in a row, the capital of Latvia is hosting the sports camp for children and youth. The classes of the International School of Goaltenders start in Riga under the guidance of the hockey legend Vladislav Tretiak, the activities of which have supported by Rietumu Bank since 2010.

19.06.2017

More and more high school graduates in Latvia prefer work over studies

Although 54% of young Latvians, aged 15 to 19, plan to study at university after graduating from high school, 33% are not sure about continuing their education beyond high school, a survey by the Swedbank Institute of Finances shows.

16.06.2017

EUR 6.5 mln to be invested in extension of International School of Latvia

EUR 6.5 million will be invested in extension of the International School of Latvia, the school’s representatives reported.

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