Ventspils University College, established in 1997, is a national higher education and science institution.

Scientific conferences and seminars are organised at Ventspils University College annually.

As of May 2003, at the end of each academic year, the students’ scientific conference, Current Developments in National Economy, Translation, and Technology, takes place, providing students with the opportunity to present their achievements in research activities.

Every year before Christmas, the Ventspils University College Christmas Conference takes place, in which the Ventspils University College and its lecturers and researchers look back at the accomplishments of the year.

At the end of April, an international conference jointly organised by three partner universities – Ventspils University College, BA School of Business and Finance, and Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration – takes place, and lecturers and doctoral students from the cooperating universities and representatives from partner universities in Europe present their papers.

At the same time, regular conferences and seminars are held in the framework of the projects implemented by VUC.

Conferences 2019

11th – 12th April, 2019

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Translation Studies
Liepāja University
Department of Humanities and Arts

invite you to participate in the 5th International Linguistics

Conference for Postgraduates


11th – 12th April, 2019
Ventspils, Latvia

The Conference program

How to get from Riga Airport to Ventspils

More Information and Registration Form: English, German and Russian

12th-13th September

The Translation Studies Faculty of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, Latvia,

is pleased to invite you to the second international interdisciplinary conference

Bridging Languages and Cultures

held on 12-13 September, 2019.

The conference participants will be addressed by distinguished keynote speakers followed by conference sections bringing together researchers in:

  • linguistics,
  • translation,
  • interpreting,
  • intercultural studies.

The conference languages are English and German.

The conference will be held in a beautiful seaside city Ventspils on the coast of the Baltic Sea along the Amber Trail. The city features a progressive attitude towards innovations, it is tourist-friendly, tidy, and attractive to both nature and urban fans.

E-mail for correspondence and inquiries:

Important dates:

  • July 15, 2019 – Application deadline (find the application form in attachment)
  • July 30, 2019 – Notification of acceptance (info about payment account details)
  • August 30, 2019 – Transfer of conference fee of participants 50 EUR, (30 EUR participation without reports)
  • September 12-13, 2019 – Conference

Conference programme

Online Registration form in English

Online Registration form in German

Call for Papers and Registration form in English in PDF file

Call for Papers and Registration Form in German in PDF file