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Turiba University invites you to participate in Summer school in Riga!

Summer school dates: 31.07.2018. - 11.08.2018.

Main topics: 1) City from perspective of culture, society, architecture, infrastructure and planning on the example of Riga; 2) Urban environment and City as sustainable Tourism destination; 3) Latvian culture, language and traditions in context of Latvia’s Centenarycelebration. This year special attention will be made on planning and organising large scale events, sustainable event management and events as tourism product.

Summer school will take place in Riga – capital of Latvia. Riga is biggest city of the Baltic States, it is cultural and economic centre of Baltics. At the same time Riga is good example of sustainable Tourism destination, which is main topic of the summer school. During the summer school you will explore different topics related to sustainability of the city, planning and development of tourism, will get to know Riga and will spend wonderful time in our beautiful city!

THIS SUMMER WE WILL CELEBRATE LATVIA'S CENTENARY! JOIN THE BIGGEST BIRTHDAY PARTY THAT YOU WILL EVER HAVE ATTENDED - LATVIA'S CENTENARY!

Summer school students will participate in lectures, workshops, discussions, will meet professionals and experts, will participate in study visits and excursions. Students will have possibility to develop their own project work and will gain 3 ECTS for this Course.

Participants: bachelor or master level students interested in topic of Sustainable development, Tourism, Strategic planning, Culture Event planning and management. Students must be at least 18 years old.

Place: Turiba University is located in Riga. University has modern campus where students will have everyday lectures as well as will be accommodated in our Students Hostel. Center is 8 minutes by train from the University.

COSTS:

Students from following countries can apply for scholarship:

Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Peru, South Korea, Tajikistan, The People`s Republic of China, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, The United States of America, Spain, Ukraine, Indonesia, Slovakia.

We will evaluate motivation letters and CVs. Bet students will receive possibility to participate in Summer school for free! Scholarship do not cover travel and visa costs. Application deadline for scholarship: 04.05.2018.

 

For other country students or those who are not selected for the scholarship - 395 Euro.

Fee includes accommodation (in campus, 3 or 4 bedded rooms in students hostel, www.hostelturiba.lv), catering (3 times per day), pick-up service and full programme of the School – lectures and workshops, excursions and study visits, public transport in the city, cultural and free time activities.

Additional costs: traveling to Riga, visa costs, insurance.

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME AND MAIN TOPICS OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL:

Day 1

Introduction

Getting to know Latvia and Riga, Latvian language

Latvia’s Centenary celebration context

Day 2

Sustainable city and Tourism – what does it means?

Example of Riga city

Excursion in Riga centre

Day 3

Cultural events in context of city tourism development

Events as Tourism product – examples of the world and Latvia

Experience in organising Latvia’s Centenary celebration

Day 4

City as Tourism destination

Urban environment, examples of the world

Sustainable Tourism examples

Day 5

Visit to Jurmala city, national part of Ķemeri

Free time and activities in Jurmala beach

Day 6

Active leisure activities, active tourism

Day 7

Nature and environment issues in city

Study visit and examples

Day 8

Infrastructure and transport in the City

Group work

Day 9

Marketing of the city

Development of sustainable brand of the city

LiveRiga example

Day 10

Development of new and specific tourism offers- business, conference, medical, gastronomy tourism products

Group work, preparing for final presentation

Day 11

Presentation of group works, discussions

Final evaluation and feedback

Day 12

Excursion and cultural activities

 

Language of the summer school: ENGLISH. Students have to be able to communicate freely in English.

APPLICATIONS:

If you would like to apply, please fill in application form and along with CV and letter of motivation send to Kristine.tihanova@turiba.lv.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

For Scholarships: 04.05.2018.

For Applicants with Tuition fee: 15.06.2018.

CONTACT PERSON:

Kristine Tihanova, Kristine.tihanova@turiba.lv

 

YOUR BEST SUMMER SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IN RIGA, TURIBA UNIVERISTY! 

 

 

 

 

14.02.2018

Komentāri

Abrorbek

26.05.2018. 15:15
Hello, How are you? My name is Abrorbek Madaminbekov. I want to study at Turiba University by heart. It would be great chance me to get bachelory degree at this university! Thank you answering, best regards, have a great time!

Vikas Sharma

09.03.2018. 18:23
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Kuralay

04.03.2018. 12:01
Hello, I am really interested in your programs, but is there any program for high school students who are under 18?

ramana

28.02.2018. 11:04
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