Summer School “CHALLENGES OF ETHNOTOURISM AND ECOTOURISM IN LATGALE AND SELONIA” is an excellent opportunity to experience Eastern Latvia and learn Latvian language in multicultural environment.
Latvian Language and Culture Summer School “CHALLENGES OF ETHNOTOURISM AND ECOTOURISM IN LATGALE AND SELONIA” comprises two parts: Latvian language learning and regional tourism practice with integrated language learning.
DATE: October, 2-11, 2020
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Bachelor, master, doctoral students, academic and research staff of foreign higher education institutions are welcome to participate in summer school.
More information and online application form is available here.
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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.