On June 25, in the framework of the European Social fund 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 22.214.171.124/18/A/021) was held a meeting, in which from Liepaja University (LiepU) side participated the rector Dace Markus, the project’s management group, lecturers from the Faculty of Engineering and Science, and from Klaipeda University (KU) participated three guest professors: Asoc. Prof. Tatjana Paulauskiene, Asoc. Prof. Rasa Viederyte and Prof. Olga Anne.
In the study direction “Environmental Protection” of the strategic specialization field “Natural sciences” the guest professors together with the director of the Master’s study programme “Ecotechnologies” Lilita Ābele and the industry experts have developed new study courses in LiepU professional Master’s study programme “Ecotechnologies”, which have been taught to students since autumn and spring semester of the study year 2019/2020. Similarly, the guest professors have also successfully carried out the scientific research work by taking part in various international conferences in LiepU and Gdansk. During this meeting they discussed the achieved results in the project, future goals and plan for the future collaboration between both universities (possibilities for joint projects and publications, double diploma programme, etc.).
The guest professor Rasa Viederyte admits: “The lectures in English attract more special attention to students, and students are very active in these studies.”