Extended Erasmus University Charter reference number:
Erasmus code: LV JELGAVA01
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) aims to advance internationalization through student and staff mobility, research collaboration and co-operation in organizational management and development. Explicit University policy in the coming decade includes focus both on Europe and rest of the world with the new program guidelines. The mission statement for 2016 is to become a modern, internationally recognized and prestige university, taking part in the common European academic education and science space. In order to achieve this and thereby increase the quality, LLU is developing tools and putting effort to include students at all levels in international cooperation and exchange, promoting teaching and administrative staff mobility for teaching and training as well as attracting the best students, academics/researchers and professionals from industries (EU and non EU countries) to deliver the international experience.
To promote the internationalization process and increase competitiveness, LLU keeps using possibilities of financial instruments offered by EC for higher education and research.
Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a holder of extended Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020.
The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education provides the general framework for the European cooperation activities a higher education institution may carry out within the Erasmus programme. Awarded by the European Commission following a call for proposals, the Charter sets out the fundamental principles and the minimum requirements with which the higher education institution must comply when implementing its Erasmus activities.
It is a prerequisite for higher education institutions to organise:
- student mobility, teaching and other staff mobility,
- to carry out Erasmus intensive language courses and intensive programmes,
- to apply for multilateral projects, networks, accompanying measures and preparatory visits.
(Statement signed by the Vice-rector of Studies on May 7, 2013, as a part of the Erasmus University Charter 2014-2020 application).