Ventspils University College

Introduction

Ventspils University College – Education For Tomorrow!

Ventspils University College (VUC) was founded in 1997 as a self-governing state university college and scientific institution. Its basic activity is to carry out scientific research and to implement academic and professional study programmes. VUC offers to acquire knowledge in our faculties of Economics and Management, Translation Studies and Information Technologies offering 13 Bachelor, Master and PhD study programmes. Currently, there are approximately 900 full-time students (including international students from countries like Spain, France, Germany, Lithuania, Turkey, etc.), 80% of which are funded from the state budget. Click here for more information! VUC has 129 employees, including 67 members of academic staff.

On May 20, 2013, VUC acquired scientific institution status (i.e., was added to the Register of Scientific Institutions), which shows that it has met all state-adopted criteria for a scientific body, including at least half of the academic staff has gained a doctoral degree, the university college publishes research papers, it has scientific infrastructure, etc.

Mission

To develop and maintain qualitative and modern higher education and scientific research, and provide good functional interaction of them in its academic fields of action – management, applied linguistics, computer science, information technology, engineering and radio astronomy.

Vision

Continuing to establish VUC as a technology- and development-oriented modern university college for its students and academic staff in order to extend its activities beyond the borders of Latvia and become an internationally acclaimed higher education institution in the Baltic region.

Providing a significant contribution to the development of science in all of its fields of operation and ensuring the competitiveness of its graduates.

Making steps towards becoming a university-type higher education institution and gradually acquiring an official university status.

Cooperation with Companies and the Local Government of Ventspils

VUC provides the institutions and companies of the Kurzeme region and Ventspils City Council qualified employees, as well as offers lifelong learning opportunities for everyone.

The Local Government of Ventspils provides the funding to attract highly qualified academic personnel and high-level specialists of the field, scholarships for doctoral students, scientific and methodological publications, co-financing of different projects, cultural events and sports activities for students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Joint Master Programme with IMC Krems, Austria “International Business and Export Management”

Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Ventspils

Joint Master Programme with IMC Krems, Austria “International Business and Export Management”. The Programme is jointly implemented with FH Krems University of Applied Sciences. [+]

Requirements of Admission: a bachelor degree or higher education and at least two-year experience in a managerial position. Compulsory Module Strategic Management and Planning Corporate Strategies Business and Project Development Corporate Governance and International Conduct International Business and Strategic Change International Management Simulation Research Seminar and Preparation for Master Thesis Advanced Foreign Trade Techniques Structured Export and Project Financing Strategic Purchase and Global Sourcing International Market Management e-Marketing and New Trends in Sales Techniques International Finance, Investment and Budgeting Mergers, Acquisitions and Due Diligence International Accounting Principles and Taxation International Institutions and Strategic Relations European Union Law including EU Integration International Human Resource Management Strategic Controlling and Reporting Change Management and New Management Methods Applied Research and Training Semester Semi-optional Module Introduction to the Programme Introduction to the Programme Individual Specialization I – Foreign Trade Techniques and Structured Financing Individual Specialization II – International Market Managemet and Sourcing Individual Specialization III – International Management and Business Finance and Controlling Individual Specialization IV – International Law and Global Political Studies Individual Specialization V – Human Resource and Intercultural Management International Consulting I International Consulting II International Consulting III Master Thesis Master Thesis I Master Thesis II [-]

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Contact
Location address
Inženieru iela 101a
Ventspils, LV-3601 LV