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Financial and Information Competence for Adults

ESF projekta Nr. “Nodarbināto personu profesionālās kompetences pilnveide” (Professional Development for Adults)

Non-formal education program “Financial and Information Competence for Adults”


Course purpose:

Increase the level of knowledge of adults in financial and informational issues.

Course tasks:

Develop a student’s critical thinking skills, as well as receive, structure, analyze information:

  1. Information, that is available on the Internet and mass media about current events and offers.
  2. Information related to personal and family finances, and information related to their planning:
    1. the role and influence of the state and economic processes;
    2. sources of income;
    3. creating a (family) budget;
    4. types of expenses, their planning and equalization.


Course Information

Course duration: 2 months (40 academic hours)
Study language: Latvian
Courses start: July-August, 2019
Lecturer: Ilze Sproģe, Administr.



Course start: July-August, 2019


Price180 EUR
90% of the course fee is covered by the EU fund and the state, and student has to pay only 10% of the price.
For students with the status of "low-income" the cost is fully covered by the EU fund and state.


Course Content

  • Money and operations. 
  • Personal finance: income, savings, loans and debts. 
  • Financial and economic environment. 
  • Taxes. 
  • State and social budget, social insurance system. 
  • Risks and insurance (not including state and social insurance).
  • Insolvency of individuals.
  • Critical thinking. 
  • Information competence in our time. 
  • Getting information. 
  • False news and their recognition. 
  • Internet security and opinion.


You are welcome to apply for participation in the EU project No. “ Nodarbināto personu profesionālās kompetences pilnveide” (Improving the professional competencies of employees) from May 27 to June 28 on the site , using e-service.

You can submit an application personally, after confirming an appointment (you need to bring an identity document with you):

  • at The State Education Development Agency (SEDA; VIAA in Latvian) which is located: Rīgā, Z.A.Meierovica bulvāris 1-16, 5. floor, phone number: 67854769 or
  • in one of the 82 local governments, at the adult education coordinator, contact information is available here.


Apply for courses, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosova Street 1 - 404th c., Riga, LV-1019, Latvia, phone: (+371) 67100652


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