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Strengthening the academic staff of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute in the areas of strategic specialization Nr. 8.2.2.0/18/A/011

Publication date: 13.11.2018.

The aim of the project is to strengthen the academic staff of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute in the areas of strategic specialization in accordance with the strategy of the higher education institution and scenarios of study directions’ development, improving the competitiveness of the academic staff and the higher education institution in the long term.

The target group of the project is TTI academic staff, doctoral students and foreign lecturers who will work with the higher education institution in the frame of European Social Fund project. Investments in human capital are to be made in four study directions:

  1. “Information Technologies, Computer Hardware, Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Control/Management and Computer Science”;
  2. “Mechanics and Metalworking, Thermal Power Engineering, Heat Engineering and Machinery;
  3. Transport services;
  4. "Management, administration and real estate management" (due to the implementation of the new professional Master's study program "Aviation Management").

 

Taking into account the vision and needs of the TTI study directions, the project main activities are as follows:

  • by announcing an open selection to involve seven doctoral students in the academic work for a term not less than 12 months and with a long-term cooperation perspective;
  • by announcing an open selection of 12 foreign lecturers for academic work, for a term not shorter than six months and with a long-term perspective of cooperation;
  • provide Latvian language training for foreign staff members in case of need;
  • to improve the competences of the academic staff:
  • to realize 37 traineeship plans for 29 TTI instructors to work for merchants;
  • to organize professional English language training for 17 TTI staff members.

Benefits and impact of the project will be as follows:

  • improved competitiveness of the higher education institution’s academic human resources in the labour market,
  • A modern and relevant content of study programs corresponding to the pace of technological development,
  • advanced implementation methods of study courses and programs,
  • extended range of scientific research topics,
  • opportunity to provide more study programs in English,
  • possibility to develop joint programs with foreign universities,
  • improved cooperation with companies in the implementation of projects and research,
  • an increase in the number of merchants for the organization of student traineeships,
    • the problem of the aging of academic staff is addressed,
  • diversified internationalization process at the university
  • strengthened TTI's cooperation with local and foreign higher education institutions,
  • development of international academic and research projects in the fields of strategic specialization of TTI,
  • The opportunity to cooperate with foreign lecturers in the implementation of distance learning programs.

The impact of the project is binding for the final beneficiaries - TTI students and society, partner universities in foreign countries and in Latvia, scientific institutions, partner companies. The benefits of the project will have a positive impact on society as a whole, because a long-term investment has been made in the development of the national economy.

The total cost of the project is EUR 563 763.61, of which the European Social Fund supports EUR 479 199.06 (85%) and the State budget amounts to EUR 84 564.55 (15%).

The project is planned to be implemented within 24 months, from November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2020.

 

Publication date: 26.03.2019.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute is announcing 2nd round of selection the Doctoral students/Ph.D cand. for academic work. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications from 26 March 2019 till 31 August 2019 (till 12 p.m. by Latvian time).

Regulation

Annex 1 "Application Form for Selection Procedure";

Annex 2 "Description of the Study Course/Syllabus";

Annex 3 "Aplicant's Evaluation Sheet".

 

Publication date: 05.03.2019.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute is announcing the selection of foreign academic personnel. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications from 5 March 2019 till 5 March 2020 (till 12 p.m. by Latvian time).

Regulation

Annex 1 „Application Form for Selection Procedure”;

Annex 2 „Description of the Study Course/Syllabus”;

Annex 3 „Applicant’s Evaluation Sheet”.

 

Publication date: 18.12.2018.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute is announcing the selection of Doctoral students/Ph.D cand. for academic work. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications from 18 December 2018 till 18 January 2019 (till 12 p.m. by Latvian time).

Regulation

Annex 1 „Application Form for Selection Procedure”;

Annex 2 „Description of the Study Course/Syllabus”;

Annex 3 „Applicant’s Evaluation Sheet”.

 

Publication date: 16.11.2018.

Transport and Telecommunication Institute is announcing the selection of foreign academic personnel. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications from 16 November 2018 till 16 December 2018 (till 12 p.m. by Latvian time).

Regulation

Annex 1 „Application Form for Selection Procedure”;

Annex 2 „Description of the Study Course/Syllabus”;

Annex 3 „Applicant’s Evaluation Sheet”.

 

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