International projects

Turiba University is actively expanding its international cooperation, initiating, developing, and implementing various local, national, and international projects.

We believe that the development of the University is inconceivable without innovative initiatives, the creation of new teaching approaches and methods, and without international collaboration. To prepare high-quality new professionals, it is essential for our university to provide opportunities for learning in an international environment, meeting lecturers, and professionals from around the world. Therefore, we realize international projects in collaboration with universities and partners worldwide.

Through these projects, we have developed new and innovative educational resources and tools, published books, organized international conferences, exchange trips, study visits, summer schools, and other activities.

We have extensive experience in international project management and have been actively involved in coordinating projects such as Central Baltic Interreg, Erasmus Mundus, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program, European Social fund, JUSTICE, NORDPLUS, and ERASMUS+ projects.

Project department initiate and implement projects in collaboration with our faculties and their experts. We are excited to collaborate and bring your ideas to life! Get in touch with us:

KRISTĪNE NEIMANE, Head of project department:, Phone: +371 67615541, mob.+371 29628681

IEVA BRUKSLE, Project coordinator:, Phone: +371 67616022


NORDPLUS Higher education Intensive Course „Organisation and Individual Security”

NORDPLUS Higher education Intensive Course „Organisation and Individual Security”

Dates of the Course: 14.-25.08.2017.

In summer 2017 Turiba University was hosting the NORDPLUS intensive course about Security. Turiba University (Latvia) implemented this course in a cooperation with Kazimieras Simonavičius University (Lithuania) and Turku School of Economics (Finland).

In recent years security issues has become important also to Baltic and Nordic countries. World is coping such challenges as migration, conflicts based on different cultural backgrounds, cyber-attacks and other new challenges. This leads to fact that there is need for high quality training for young security specialists.

Students gained knowledge of assessment of security tactics for guarded sites, basics of tactical planning and implementation methods for threat prevention and their legal regulation; comprehensive knowledge of facts, theory and correlations necessary for carrying out work related tasks, personal growth and development, public participation and social integration. There were topics of Stress Management in Crisis Situations, Globalization and Intercultural communication, Team-building, Cyber-security and Data protection as well as Copyrights included in the course.

Participants of this course were bachelor and master level students from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. Lessons and practical seminars were led by professors from 3 partner Universities as well as invited professionals.

Students received 3 ECTS for the participation in the Course.

Academic leaders of the Course:
Director of Security programme
Mr. Vilnis Veinbergs

Pro-dean of Law Faculty
Ms. Ivita Kīsnica

Project administrative manager:
Deputy Head of International Office
Ms.Kristīne Tihanova
Phone: +371 67625371

*You can find information leaflet about project HERE.

The project is implemented by the support of NORPLUS Higher education Programme. Project Number: NPHE-2017/10232.


Kārlis, Turiba University, student of bachelor study program „Organisation security”

“Security nowadays definitely is a global issue. During this summer Course we had great opportunity to cooperate with students and teachers from neighbouring countries. This gave us possibility to explore approaches to security issues of each participating countries as well as security tendencies in European context. Also during the summer course I gained contacts which will be very useful for me in my professional life. I had opportunity to improve my knowledge in subjects which I already studied and also learn a lot of new things, especially from the foreign participants. I believe summer course is great opportunity not only for security field students, but also for any young specialist as we gained lot of new knowledge and got contacts for further development”.

Juris, Turiba University, student of bachelor study program „Organisation security”

“I have never attended Course like this and for me it was very useful experience. With this Course I gained new knowledge and received the chance to get to know information about security problems and solutions beyond Latvian borders. Summer Course was very good combination of theoretical lessons and practical trainings. One of the main things I gained during the course are new people and contacts. I had opportunity to meet people who think like me!Also it was very good chance to work closely with teachers for all 2 weeks. For me it gave idea for topic of my bachelor theses”.

Artis, Turiba University, student of bachelor study program „Organisation security”

„This summer school was great time for me. I met here many nice and interesting people and also learn something new. Very positive was the fact that summer school was in English. Also I gained 3 ECTS for this course.For me was very positive that in summer school took participation many students from other countries and also from different study fields. It gave us possibility to look on the security issues from different perspective.I would like also to encourage other students to participate in such summer schools or any other international project even some of them are afraid that everything is happening in English. In our summer school students were very positive and helped those who’s English was maybe not excellent. That why – you should try! I would definitely take part again in such project!”




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