Guest lecturer Remigijus Kinderis from Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences has started working at Liepaja University from November 1, 2018, giving lectures in the bachelor’s study program “Tourism and Recreation Management” within the framework of the project “Improvement of Liepaja University academic staff in strategic specialties – natural sciences , Mathematics and Information Technology, Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law ”Nr. 18.104.22.168/18/A/021.
The aim of the project is to promote the involvement of foreign lecturers in academic work and scientific research in the fields of strategic specialization in order to ensure high-quality, internationally competitive and research-based higher education and improve cooperation with industry by promoting knowledge commercialization.
Dr. Remigijus Kinderis is a lecturer and deputy director of strategic development at Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences, as well as a deputy quality expert in higher and vocational education in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and a business consultant. The guest lecturer has a doctorate in social sciences and management from Kaunas University of Technology.
The guest lecturer today finished giving lecture courses to the 1st year students of the Liepaja University bachelor study program “Tourism and Recreation Management” in the study module “International Tourism and Globalization” and “Basics of Tourism”, but already in the spring the guest lecturer will continue to give lectures “Tourism Management”. It should be mentioned that successful cooperation with the lecturer has also taken place before, when lectures were given at the Liepaja University Faculty of Management and Social Sciences.
It is expected that by June 2020, Liepaja University will have 7 guest lecturers from Lithuania and Bulgaria, who will give lectures and engage in scientific research in these strategic areas of specialization.