The guest professor Dr, Remigijus Kinderis from Klaipeda University of Applied Sciences has started to work in Liepaja University from 1st November 2018 and is giving lectures to students of LiepU Bachelor study programme “Tourism and recreation management” in the frame of the project “Perfection of the Academic Staff of Liepaja University in the Areas of Strategic Specialization – Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Information Technologies, Art, Social Sciences, Commerce and Law” (No 220.127.116.11/18/A/021).
The project aims to promote the involvement and employment of foreign academic staff in academic work and scientific research in the areas of strategic specialization, in order to ensure qualitative, internationally competitive and research based higher education improving the cooperation with entrepreneurs of the industry, promoting commercialization of knowledge.
Dr. Remigijus Kinder is a lecturer and Director deputy for Strategic development of Klaipeda University of Applied Sciences, higher education and vocational education expert in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, business consultant and volunteering work in scientific journals in Lithuania and abroad. The guest professor has obtained a doctor degree in management from Kaunas Technology University.
The guest professor finished to give lectures on the first course of the study module “International Tourism and Globalization” and Basics of Tourism (4 ECTS) to 1st year students of the Bachelor programme “Tourism and recreation management” and gave exam tests to students. The guest professor will come in spring to give his last lectures in the study course – Management of Tourism (3 ECTS). LiepU has got a successful cooperation with this guest professor also before, when Mr Kinderis has read lectures in the faculty of Management and Social Sciences. Therefore in this way the cooperation with a guest professor will be more strengthened.
Until June 2020, in total seven guest professors from Lithuania and Bulgaria will come to Liepaja University to give lectures and to do the scientific research in these areas of strategic specializations.