Strengthening academic staff at RTA

Thursday, 20. June
Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA) implements the project “Strengthening the Academic Staff of Rezekne Academy of Technologies in the fields of study “Mechanics and Metalworking, Heat Power Engineering, Heat Technology and Machine Studies” and “Management, Administration, and Real Estate Management” No. co-financed by the European Social Fund. The objective of the project is to strengthen the academic staff of RTA in the mentioned study fields.

Already during this semester, lectures at RTA were delivered by three foreign guest professors: Dr. Oec., Professor Rasa Subaciene (Vilnius University, Lithuania), Dr. Ing., Professor Josef Timmerberg (Jade University of Applied Sciences, Germany), and Dr. Phys., Professor Vladimir Solovyev (Pskov State University, Russia).

This cooperation is welcome both by students and guest professors. For students, it is an opportunity to get acquainted with the methods of work and study that guest professors use at their universities. The guest professors also appreciate the experience gained from working at RTA, therefore, further cooperation is planned with these guest professors.

Within the project, it is planned to involve nine foreign academics and other guest professors are expected to deliver lectures in the fields of power electronics, laser technology, research methods and business English in autumn semester.

The project will be implemented until 30 November 2022. Other activities aimed at strengthening of academic staff of RTA in the mentioned areas include development of the professional competencies of lecturers, involvement of doctorates in academic work and further involvement of foreign academic staff in academic work. Follow the project at the project home page.


Margarita Graičonoka,

Project Coordinator


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