The meeting begun with a presentation of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences where Rector described important aspects about the University, faculties, the emphasis of international cooperation, which includes student and staff exchange also about extracurricular activities for developing new experiences.
Whereas Vice-Rector of Dev Sanskriti University Dr.Chinmay Pandya in his presentation talked about foundation, insight and uniqueness of his University. Studies in Dev Sanskriti University are based on the philosophy of free education to deserving students, but in exchange for free education, qualified students must use the skills they have acquired through volunteering in the public sector. Because of this the University quickly gained international recognition for its unique approach to student personal and intellectual development.
As the appealing aspects for going on exchange to India for students of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences Dr.Chinmay Pandya mentioned 12 types of scholarships for international students, free education, the one and only Baltic Centre around Asia, which includes activities representing Latvian traditions. This kind of rareness can be experienced in the beautiful place of India – a national park at the foothills of the Himalayas. Throughout the meeting Dr.Chinmay Pandya showed great interest to have lecturers from Ventspils University of Applied Sciences who could take part in staff exchange and teach Latvian language in the Baltic Centre of Dev Sanskriti University.
The official ceremony concluded in a peaceful manner highlighting the integral values of the Dev Sanskriti University of India, namely, meditative state of mind, peace, and heartfelt pace of life.
Representatives of this event expressed their thoughts about future collaboration and hopes that soon many guests from India will be met in Ventspils University of Applied Sciences and just as many delegates from Latvia will invest their time and skills in the Baltic Centre which is located in India.