This semester is unusual for everyone, including Erasmus students of Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA), who spend internships and studies outside their country. Taking into account the initiative of students, as well as to encourage, support and involve foreign students of our academy into creative activities, the first online Erasmus event took place at RTA in May.
The emergency situation declared in the state due coronavirus infection has introduced a number of changes in the RTA staff and students` lives. However, in spite of this, our students do not lose heart.
On 11-12 February, Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia) hosted the event “Study Abroad Fair/Partner Days” where Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) was represented by Ilze Mežinska, External Relations Coordinator of the Faculty of Engineering.
In November, lecturers of Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) visited the Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies at Vilnius University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania).
On 3-4 February, taking advantage of the Erasmus+ mobility, Lecturer, Director of the 1st level professional higher education study programme “Food Processing”, Inese Silicka and Engineers of the Institute of Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Samanta Gaile and Inese Bernāne, visited Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania).
Within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme, from 25 until 26 November, lecturers of the Faculty of Economics and Management of Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) Daina Znotiņa and Ēvalds Višķers, and Head of the RTA Public Relations Department Lolita Kivleniece-Kuzņecova visited Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania). The purpose of the visit- exchange of good practice, promotion of mutual collaboration, meeting with students and conducting lectures.
Within the framework of the Erasmus+ mobility programme, the lecturers Monika Polunina and Gražina Skripkiene representing the Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies of Vilnius University of Applied Sciences visited Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) from November 25 to 29.
From November 19 to 20, the first meeting of the Erasmus+ programme Key Action 2 strategic partnership project “Development and Implementation of a Communication Competence Model for Improvement and Maintenance of a Business Mentors Network” (DICCMEM) No. 2019-1-LV01-KA203-060414 was held at Rezekne Academy of Technologies.
On November 7 and 8, representatives of Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) - Project Coordinators Jeļena Lonska and Māris Igavens, Financial Analyst Olga Trančenoka and Director of the Legal Advice Center Kristaps Gailis - visited the University of Tartu in the framework of ERASMUS + staff mobility. The aim of the visit was both to exchange experience and promote mutual cooperation.
In November, within the Erasmus+ academic staff mobility programme, Renata Sedlioriene, head of the Language Centre at Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania) visited Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) to discuss cooperation in language teaching and research.
In October, continuing the longstanding successful collaboration, a group of students from Jade University of Applied Sciences (Germany), led by Professor Paul Beckmann and Lecturer Christof Woge, visited Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA).
Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) implements ESF project No.188.8.131.52/18/A/016 " Strengthening the academic staff of the study field "Mechanics and metalworking, heat power industry, heat engineering and mechanical engineering" and "Management, administration and real estate management" at Rezekne Academy of Technologies".
From 26 until 28 June, Aija Čerpinska and Jeļena Volkova, lecturers of the Faculty of Economics and Management at Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) visited “Prof. D-r. Assen Zlatarov” University in Bulgaria.
In June, within ERASMUS+ mobility programme, academic and general staff of the Faculty of Engineering, Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA), visited Mittweida University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
In July, within the ERASMUS+ academic staff mobility, three professors of Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) representing the Faculty of Engineering visited “Angel Kanchev” University of Ruse (Bulgaria).
Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA), in cooperation with partner institutions from Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Germany, implements a project of the European programme ERASMUS + Action Strategic Partnerships on the topic: WEB-BASED LASER SAFETY MODULES FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION/TRAINING, No. 2018-1-LV01-KA202-056957. Project coordinator - Rezekne Academy of Technologies.
In June, Aleksandrs Okuņevs and Kristiāns Geršebeks, laboratory assistants at the Laboratory of Laser Technologies at Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA), and Pāvels Narica, Dr. Phys., researcher at Physical Processes and Laser Technologies Research Center, within the Erasmus+ mobility programme visited Jade University of Applied Sciences in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
In June, 257 young specialists will graduate from Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA). Among them are seven students from abroad - Poland, Uzbekistan, and India.
In 2019, Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) is ranked in U-Multirank among other best 25 universities worldwide in terms of the mobility of students.
From 23 until 25 April, Head of the Contact Point at Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) Lienīte Litavniece and Engineer at the RTA Institute of Engineering Samanta Gaile visited annual forum “AgroForum Mare Balticum 2019– Agroecology as a driver for sustainable food systems” organized by the Estonian University of Life Sciences.