The President of the Republic of Latvia visiting Irbene


On Thursday, February 23 the President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and the First Lady Iveta Vējone were visiting the Engineering Research Institute Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre (VIRAC) of Ventspils University College (VUC) in Irebene where they got acquainted with the opportunities provided by VUC and VIRAC, their contribution to the region, as well as discussed industry issues and toured the unique scientific infrastructure of VIRAC.  Lasīt vairāk


A week of Erasmus events


Last week the International Office of VUC hosted a series of Erasmus+ events where one of them was an informal Erasmus evening “Get to know Erasmus Europe” that took place on Tuesday, February 7 and the other – an Erasmus+ Information seminar on Wednesday, February 8. Lasīt vairāk


Erasmus Eve and an Information seminar

Get To Know Erasmus Europe and Information days 2017

On Tuesday, February 7 at 16.10 in A104 auditorium an informal Erasmus evening “Get to know Erasmus Europe” will take place. This event is for both the outgoing (former and the prospective ones) Erasmus students and also the incoming Erasmus students at Ventspils University College (VUC). In order to learn more about the application process for either Erasmus+ studies or traineeship, all students are invited to attend VUC Information seminar on  Wednesday, February 8 at 12.00 in D104 auditorium.  Lasīt vairāk


Internationalization and Mobility Good Practices Award


The European project “Legal Systems and Business Law in the EU: Translating and Interpreting in Diversity” that is currently taking place at Ventspils University College was awarded with the prize Good Practices Internationalization and Mobility (3rd Edition), by the Polytechnic of Porto. Lasīt vairāk


The international project’s kickoff has been successful


The project “Legal Systems and Business Law in the EU : Translating and Interpreting in Diversity” has reached its furthest north point – Ventspils in Latvia where students from seven different countries are participating in various events within the framework of the aforementioned Erasmus+ Key Action 2 intensive programme project. Lasīt vairāk


Ventspils University College hosting an international project

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From January 23 till February 4 within the framework of the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 intensive programme project “Legal Systems and Business Law in the EU : Translating and Interpreting in Diversity”  students and teaching staff from France, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Latvia will participating in various events at Ventspils University College. Lasīt vairāk


Ventspils University College with partners organizes international conference on entrepreneurship, innovation and regional development

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Ventspils University College welcomes to the 5th International Conference “Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development – EIRD 2017. Smart Growth of the Local Community in the Global World”, which will be held June 29.-30, 2017, in Ventspils. Lasīt vairāk


Radio astronomers score high marks in the competition for EU funding


10 million Euro for European consortium which also includes scientists from Ventspils.

RadioNet, a consortium of 28 leading institutions for radio astronomical research from 13 countries, which also includes Latvia, has been awarded 10 million Euro by the European Commission, to be used over the next four years. The speaker of the RadioNet consortium is Prof. J. Anton Zensus from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn (Germany). Latvia in consortium is represented by Engineering Research Institute „Ventspils International Radio Astronomy Centre” of Ventspils University College (VIRAC). Lasīt vairāk


PhD. Kārlis Krēsliņš elected as the new rector of the Ventspils University College


On Thursday, January 11, the Constitutional Assembly of the Ventspils University College (VUC) elected the current acting rector PhD. Kārlis Krēsliņš as the new rector.

Five people had applied for the vacant rector’s position – Jānis Caune, Sergejs Hiļķevičs, Kārlis Krēsliņš, Aivars Lasmanis and VUC former rector Gita Rēvalde. Lasīt vairāk


Ventspils University College Award of the Year and the Christmas Ball


Thursday, December 15 at 19:00 at Ventspils Creative House, the Ventspils University College (VUC) “Award of the Year 2016” took place. The event this year was dedicated to the star theme, therefore throughout the course of the evening this year’s brightest stars (people and events at VUC) were honoured. Lasīt vairāk