During the meeting with the Rector, Professor Iveta Mietule, Vice-Rector for Studies and Research, Assoc. Prof. Angelika Juško-Štekele, Deputy Rector for Cooperation and Development, Assoc.Prof. Gunārs Strods, Dean of the Faculty of Education, Languages, and Design, Professor Jānis Dzerviniks, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management, Assoc. Prof. Iluta Arbidāne, the aspects of current cooperation were discussed.
The rector noted that regular and close cooperation is established between the academy and various higher education institutions in Poland, students and academic staff actively participate in the Erasmus+ mobility programme, visit the Business Forum in Poland and participate in scientific conferences. The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), which is based in Warsaw, implements European Joint Master's in Strategic Border Management at RTA.
A.Juško-Štekele informed about the international scientific conference “Inflantians: Relations between Latvian and Polish Literature, Language and Culture in the 19th and 20th Centuries” held in Rezekne in June 2019 and organized by Rezekne Academy of Technologies in cooperation with the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Philological Research “East-West” of the University of Bialystok, and L.Gornicki Podlasie Library (Poland). The study on the collector of Latgalian folklore Stefānija Uļanovska was also highlighted. The memorial plaque of the researcher and folklore collector of Polish origin will also be unveiled in Viļāni.
The Ambassador noted that the link between Latvia and Poland is historical and welcomed the opportunity to get acquainted with Rezekne Academy of Technologies.
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