Education and Science

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 05.07.2015, 22:21

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Every fifth resident in Lithuania – a student

Every fifth resident in Lithuania – a student

01.07.2015

In the 2014-2015 academic year, the number of students in Lithuania per 1,000 population totalled 182 (in 2013-2014, 187). In total, in the 2014-2015 academic year, the number of students amounted to 532,000, or each fifth resident of Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.

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Vytautas Magnus University awards honorary doctorate to Bronislaw Komorowski

Vytautas Magnus University awards honorary doctorate to Bronislaw Komorowski

30.06.2015

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has congratulated President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski on receiving Honorary Doctorate from Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas), reports LETA/ELTA.

EU supports financing SMEs by using local financial intermediaries

EU supports financing SMEs by using local financial intermediaries

29.06.2015

The new mandate agreement signed presently between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) is aimed at promoting growth in the EU by assisting SMEs and micro-enterprises in access to finances. Over €500 million support will be made available under the European Program for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).


Presentation of the book "Latvia and Turkey: Distant and Near" in Ventspils

Presentation of the book "Latvia and Turkey: Distant and Near" in Ventspils

29.06.2015

Presentation of the book "Latvia and Turkey: Distant and Near" took place in Ventspils on June 25, 2015 in the frames of the European Third-Country Nationals Integration Fund ‘s Project (Grant Agreement Nr. IF/2013/1.a/20).

In 2014, Lithuania spent 0.72 % of GDP on research and development

In 2014, Lithuania spent 0.72 % of GDP on research and development

19.06.2015

In 2014, higher education and general government sectors spent EUR 260.5 mln. on research and experimental development (R&D), writes LETA/ELTA.

17.06.2015

Summer is the best for touching the sky

With the beginning of the summer, Baltic Aviation Academy continues spreading the joy of aviation to the industry enthusiasts, newcomers and those who have never had any interest in aviation, reports communications project manager Agne Mikalauskaite.

15.06.2015

Baltic Defence College Celebrates Graduation Ceremony with the Opening a Baltic Way Lecture Room

On Wednesday, 17th June at 11.00, the Ministers of Defence of three Baltic States will open the lecture room named Baltic Way in the Baltic Defence College, in the framework of the graduation ceremony, reported BC Baltic Defence College PR and Information Adviser Merike Järv.

12.06.2015

Technology and Innovation Centre opened at Sauletekis in Lithuania

The 10th of June saw the opening of Saulėtekis (Sunrise) Valley’s brand new Technology and Innovation Centre. Scientists in the centre will develop unique inventions and cutting edge technologies for use worldwide, reported BC the agency Invest Lithuania.

12.06.2015

Baltic Assembly: it’s necessary to monitor labour market needs

Last week, Klaipeda (Lithuania) hosted the joint meeting of the Baltic Assembly (BA) Welfare Committee and the BA Education, Science and Culture Committee. The meeting was devoted to discussing the labour market of the Baltic States with regard to its outlook and the key challenges and policy responses related to it, reported BC the Seimas press service.

11.06.2015

Latvian PM and President of Ecuador: education is essential for each country to develop

On Wednesday, June 10, 2015, Prime Minister Laimdota met President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, who is the head of the state presiding over the Latin American and Caribbean states, reported BC press secretary to the Prime Minister Aiva Rozenberga.

09.06.2015

PM: Estonia should be making success stories visible

On June 5th 2015, Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas attended a round table concerning entrepreneurship at UT Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, where it was concluded that there is a need to support the cooperation between universities and enterprises and thereby the courage and willingness of young people to generate new ideas for business activities, reports BC governmental press service.

09.06.2015

Estonian MFA visited the New York Estonian School

Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus met with teachers and parents of the New York Estonian Educational Society’s Estonian school to hear about the school’s progress and discuss ways to increase the involvement of foreign Estonians. The Foreign Minister thanked the teachers and parents for their commitment to the preservation of Estonian identity, language and culture, reported BC the Estonian MFA.

05.06.2015

Muiznieks becomes University’s of Latvia new rector

Vice-rector of Sciences at the University of Latvia (LU), Indrikis Muiznieks (1953) was voted in today as the new Rector of LU, informs LETA.

05.06.2015

European Social Fund supports young people in different risk groups even more

On 1-3 June 2015, under the Latvian Presidency, an away day for the Committee of the European Social Fund (ESF) organised by the European Commission (EC) took place in Riga. At the meeting, state administration bodies from the EU Member States together with social partners discussed topical issues related to ESF implementation in each Member State, informs eu2015.lv.

04.06.2015

President Ilves in Tbilisi: Georgia’s reforms bring the country closer to EU

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who on June 2nd 2015 arrived in Tbilisi for a two-day official visit, emphasised that the successful euro-integration reforms of Georgia will bring the country closer to the European Union and increase the everyday living standards of people, while also representing an important and long-term investment into the security of the country, reported BC presidential press service.

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