We are happy to welcome students to the 3rd Summer School of regional studies “DISCOVER LATVIA VIA LATGALE REGION” organized by Daugavpils University!
Summer School “DISCOVER LATVIA VIA LATGALE REGION” is an excellent opportunity to experience Eastern Latvia and learn Latvian language in multicultural environment.
You will experience:
interactive intensive Latvian language learning;
practical language tours via excursions in Latgale, meeting national cuisine, traditions and cultural heritage;
acquaintance with ancient crafts and modern innovations in regional context;
unique opportunity to visit municipality institutions;
participation in press conferences and cooperation with regional mass media;
building new contacts with people all over the world.
The language of instruction is Latvian and English. All students will be provided with language learning materials. Students completing a course will be issued a certificate of attendance (6 ECTS).
❗ There are only 10 scholarships available for participation in the Summer School. The winners will be selected by evaluating motivation letters, where the reason of participation should preferably be indicated. It is possible to participate in the Summer School for charge: participation fee is 490,00 EUR.
💥 All expenses are included. ✈ Travel expenses should be paid by the participants.
Students from the following countries can apply for Latvian state scholarships https://ej.uz/1e86
Daugavpils is the second bigest city in Latvia and is located in Eastern part of Latvia. Latvia and, in particular, Eastern region has a very advantageous geopolitical situation – on the border between the European Union and Russia, Belarus, which in the future could become a major economic challenge platform. Daugavpils in this situation is a model of multinational, multi-linguistic and multi-religious society where people are tolerant towards the different minority traditions and lifestyle. Eastern Latvia has created a unique nature areas, which attracts with its primitivism and charm, as well as compliance with the highest environmental standards. Daugavpils is a spacious, green city with a delightfully provincial charm. Despite its quaint atmosphere and low prices, the city possesses fully modern services. More information and facts about Daugavpils can be found here: http://www.visitdaugavpils.lv/en/tourism/daugavpils In order to strengthen the Eastern region of Latvia and Latvian sustainability, it is essential to attract students from abroad. In order to successfully engage in the study process and already during their studies establishing cooperation with the business community, visitors need Latvian language skills at least at the basic level and understanding of the Latvian society – communication patterns, national symbols, festivals, rituals, traditions, stereotypes, cultural and economic priorities.
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