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Information has been updated at 05.10.2018, 16:33

Daugavpils University invites third-country nationals to enroll in free courses of Latvian language

The target audience of the project: third-country (China, India, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, etc.) nationals who have come to Latvia and legally live on its territory.


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STEM Teachers Acquire Practical Skills in Person


On October 8 and 9, 2021, STEM teacher training took place in person in Daugavpils University Life Sciences and Technology Laboratories. Thus, the online training was supplemented with in person classes organized in accordance with epidemiological conditions – the experimental and practical part in DU laboratories. The participants of the training were given an exclusive opportunity to indulge in research, conduct experiments, delve into the world of nanotechnology, as well as discuss business issues. Daugavpils University ensures the implementation of the further education training program by combining remote and in person classes.


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Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils City Municipality starts STEM teacher training

Teachers are invited to apply for STEM teacher training, which is implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres” program project “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils”, No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. 9.-


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Daugavpils University invites to a science night #iebrauc zinātnē (#drive into Daugavpils)

Continuing the theme #iebrauc Daugavpilī (#drive into Daugavpils) this Saturday, September 18, within the framework of the Rigas Street Festival, Daugavpils University offers the activity #iebrauc zinātnē (#grasp science – drive into science) with the aim to promote science and innovations in society, involving both children and young people and their parents to focus on complex scientific processes and explaining them in a way that is understandable and interesting to everyone.


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Daugavpils University – one of the 1000 best universities in the world

Daugavpils University and four other Latvian higher education institutions have entered the international ranking of academic and research institutions “SCImago Institutions Ranking 2021”.


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Trondheim Science Centre, Norwegian cooperation partner, to share experiences on the role of innovation and science centres in the learning process

Daugavpils University in cooperation with Daugavpils Innovation Centre and Daugavpils City Council has started further education training for teachers “Informal Further Education Program in Competence-Based Approach for STEM Specialists”. Through the training, pedagogues will acquire knowledge, skills and competencies in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) and entrepreneurship education and teaching methodology, which nowadays has become the basis for sustainable development. The training is ensured by the academic and scientific staff of Daugavpils University.


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Daugavpils City Council in cooperation with Daugavpils University starts STEM training for teachers

On March 13, 2021, a series of STEM training sessions for teachers will start, which is being implemented under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021 program “Research and Education” activity “Innovation Centres” program project “Development of Innovation Centre in Daugavpils City”, No. NFI/IC/VIAA/2020/4, Agreement No. No.9.-


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Series of theoretical trainings about planning and implementing sustainable revitalisation of brownfields and study trips for exchange of experience within the frameworks of Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project No. LLI- 386 „Trans-form” have finished.

Specialists in fields of spatial planning and construction, property management, as well as


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Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 implements ERASMUS + project DEHORS

Daugavpils City Preschool Educational Institution No. 27 “Mana Mārīte” (Head of the institution Nataļja Isate), together with Linköping University (Sweden), Motala Municipality (Sweden), Municipality of Casalgrande (Italy), Municipality of Scandiano (Italy), Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology CARDET (Cyprus), as well as the SERN network, within the framework of EU Erasmus+ Programme, are implementing the project "Developing innovative learning contexts in the pre-school ourdoor spaces" DEHORS. The aim of the project is to develop innovative learning area models based on feedback from experts in various fields, approbate them, and improve preschool teachers' skills and abilities for outdoor activities.


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Daugavpils City Council together with Skelleftea municipality (Sweden) is working on the project Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”). It is being implemented by five partners from five different countries – Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Latvia and is financed by the EU program “ERASMUS+”. Lead partner is Skelleftea municipality in Sweden.


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Daugavpils teachers mastered the media literacy training in Turkey

Daugavpils City Council implements a strategic partnership project of Erasmus+ project program "Effective media literacy for healthy generation" (project no.2014-1-TR01-KA201-013137), which is co-financed by the EU and coordinated by the municipality of Samsun city, Turkey.

The target audience of the project is primary school teachers, who work with students on a daily basis on these


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Young people actively participated in the campaign „Shadow Days”

 “Shadow Day”, which this year was held on February 13, is a career education event organized by Junior AchievementYoung Enterprise Latvia.

This year entrepreneurs of Daugavpils, municipalities and state institutions and organizations were offered to register at portal The interest and


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Latvian Youth Winter Olympics in Ērgļi.

For 19th time Latvian Youth Winter Olympics was held in Ērgļi from 8th till 9th of February. Each year it is organized by the Latvian Olympic Committee in cooperation with Ērgļi county council. In overall ranking of school teams winner isSecondary school ofAlūksnes County – they took home six gold and three silver medals. At least


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The 1st and 2nd grade pupils in schools of Daugavpils will receive lunch free of charge

Basing on the Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers, which came into force on January 1, 2013, deputies of Daugavpils City Council decided to introduce amendments to the Daugavpils City Council’s Binding Regulations -   ‘Incentive on reducing price of school meals for pupils’ at the City Council’s meeting on January 10.

According to the Regulations of


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Workshop „Parents as Successful Teachers” had responsiveness in Daugavpils

On 10th of January Professional, Informal and Adult Education Structural Unit of City General and Professional Education Department organized free workshop for parents in the framework of project „Parents as Successful Teachers” (PASS). Information about the event attracted a lot of attention and 46 parents, who have preschool age children, applied for


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Career Week finished up on the 30th of November

On Friday, the 30th of November, the Department of Youth organized the final day of Career week and made a of non-formal education event for all city pupils "Challenge of professional schools."

The event is held for the second consecutive year and has become a popular and respected among young people, as it has not only educational nature, but is constructed in the form of game, where


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Daugavpils Central Secondary School is celebrating its 50th anniversary

On the 29th of November Daugavpils council congratulated the staff of Daugavpils Central Secondary School, students and their parents. The school is celebrating a big anniversary. The school was congratulated by Daugavpils City Council Chairperson Žanna Kulakova, the First Vice-Chairman Vitalijs Azarevičs, Head of Secondary and Professional Education Marina Isupova.



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Latvian language learning for free opportunities in Daugavpils

Daugavpils 3rd secondary school in the framework of social integration fund invites to the courses of improving the knowledge of national language. In addition, a joint venture with the State Employment Agency, 15th secondary school will teach the unemployed people Latvian language by the coupon


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Daugavpils teacher StanislavsDidičs got a scholarship of SEB.

On the 1st of November in Daugavpils City Council passed a festive ceremony. In the presence of Council's management the prize to Daugavpils teacher StanislavsDidičs was awarded by Daugavpils SEB branch office manager Andrej Jermolayevs.

SEB scholarship was created to honor and thank the educators - scholars, professionals, educators and students - a significant contribution to the


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Heads of Rīga Stradiņš University and BA School of Business and Finance visited Daugavpils

On the 19th of October Daugavpils was visited by rector of Rīga Stradiņš University Jānis Gardovskis and rector of BA School of Business and Finance Andris Sarnovičs. The aim of their visit was a professional orientation.

Rector of Rīga Stradiņš University visited the Medical College, and was very surprised by the level of the institution, its technical


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