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The Rīga Conference 2021 takes place on the 15th and 16th of October

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The annual security and foreign policy forum The Rīga Conference 2021 will take place on October 15 – 16. This year the event will gather participants both in-person at the National Library of Latvia and online. Its participants will have the opportunity to hear from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, as well as the Prime Minister of Estonia Kaja Kallas, and the President of Romania Klaus Iohannis. The conference will be broadcasted live on www.rigaconference.lv and other social media platforms.

Erasmus+ Results for the 2021/2022 Academic Year

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VMU International Cooperation Department has announced the results of the competition for Erasmus+ studies in Programme countries and Erasmus+ and Bilateral exchange studies in partner countries for the 2021/2022 Academic Year Spring Semester.

Open Lecture at VMU on the Future of EU Foreign and Security Policy

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VMU Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy together with Faculty of Humanities invites you to an open lecture/discussion with French political analyst, academic, publicist and editor Nicolas Tenzer: “Strategic autonomy, European military and other initiatives – what is the future of EU foreign and security policy?”. The lecture will take place on October 20th, 12:00, at V. Putvinskio str. 23 – 310.

DAAD Information session about studies and research in Germany

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On October 13th VMU invites you to a seminar, hosted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) representative dr. Heiko F. Marten. During the seminar students and researchers will be presented DAAD scholarship programmes, as well as scholarships for the next academic year.

Fourth Japanese language speech contest to take place at VMU

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Komaru Transportation Company together with Hiroshima University Lithuanian Center and Vytautas Magnus University Centre for Asian Studies as well as Japanology club “Hashi” is organizing Fourth Japanese Language Speech Contest. Competition is intended for pupils and students who study Japanese language in Lithuania. Organizers of the competition aim to strengthen bilateral Lithuania–Japan relations and mutual understanding. This year’s topic invites to raise awareness about road traffic safety.

Aiming to bring together and unite VMU alumni

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Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), as part of its 2021-2027 strategic goals related to mobilising the alumni community, keeping in touch with and improving the university’s community through alumni experience, has established the position of VMU Alumni Coordinator, which will be held by Samanta Ėringė, VMU alumni who graduated with a Bachelor’s major in Creative Industries.