Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) is a state higher education institution, which offers 16 study programmes at the Faculty of Society and Science and the Faculty of Engineering. ViA offers high-quality and flexible study programmes that successfully balance theory and practice. These are adapted to the current needs of society and changes in the labour market. The quality of the studies is ensured by experienced and professional teaching staff, advanced study methods, as well as by students who know what they want to achieve and how to succeed.
With a population of around 25 thousand, Valmiera is the heart of Vidzeme region. The northern gateway to Gauja National Park delights visitors with its beautiful nature and its cultural and historic monuments, along with hosting interesting cultural and sport events, and providing breathtaking stories and legends. Valmiera also offers various study programs at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.
Latvia is part of European Union and offers world class education in different study fields – Engineering, Medicine, Business, Tourism, Public Relations, Banking, Nature Sciences and Social Sciences. Latvia offers modern and safe study environment; internationally recognized academic staff; very competitive tuition fees, reasonable living costs and the degrees obtained in Latvia are recognized in all European Union countries.
The focus of Higher education in Latvia is on interactive learning and practical experience.
On December 5, during the annual conference of the Latvian Information and Communication Technology Association (LIKTA) the winners of the annual information and communication technology (ICT) industry award "Platinum Mouse" were announced. This year Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences has received the highest recognition in the category "Best Cybersecurity Initiative".
Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) hosted the 6th International Week, where lectures and workshops were hosted by visiting lecturers and researchers from India, Albania, Egypt, Ukraine, Lithuania and Estonia, including the activities of the Simulation Games in Strategic Communication (SiMGames) project.
From November 4 to 9, everyone has the opportunity to attend lectures of the 6th International Week of Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA), where foreign lecturers and researchers from India, Albania, Egypt, Ukraine, Lithuania and Estonia will share their experience and knowledge.