On 24 February 2021, the State Education Development Agency (VIAA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia (MoES) will organize an online launching event for the scholarships activity of Latvian call. Accredited higher education institutions are welcome to register for the event for the mobility of students, as well as academic and administrative staff.
The online event will be attended by Ms. Margunn Instefjord, senior Adviser of Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (Diku), Mr. Dmitrijs Stepanovs, Deputy State Secretary of the MoES and Ms. Dita Traidās, director of the VIAA and other representatives of VIAA. During the event, representatives of the VIAA will introduce participants to the general information about the Latvian call for project proposals, as well as the preparation and submission of them. There will be presentations about actualities, challenges and priorities as well.
International cooperation partners and cooperation project managers, consultants from higher education institutions in Latvia, Norway, Iceland, and Lichtenstein are welcome to participate in the event. The launching event will be hosted via the online platform Zoom from 10.00 till 12.00 (EET). All interested parties are welcome to register, as well as send any questions via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org until the end of 22 February 2021. The event will be held in English and the last part will be in Latvian. Prior to the event, all registered participants will receive access through a web link.
The scholarships is one of the activities of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Grants (EEA/N) programme “Research and Education”. The programme promotes the development of research-based knowledge in the area of higher education and research between the higher education institutions of Latvia and Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein (donor states). The total available programme funding for the Latvian call is 1, 582, 866 euros.
VIAA, Head of Unit for International Cooperation Programmes
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