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International Advisory Board

International Advisory Board of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a voluntary unregulated body providing non-binding strategic advice to the research program, management of the scientific work and other questions related to science at LLU.

International Advisory Board of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies consists of 14 members from different countries and members are appointed to 3 years.

The main function of the Board is to offer assistance to Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies with advice to promote and develop the research level and to move to the scientific excellence.  

Responsibilities of LLU IAB are:

  • to oversee the development of the LLU’s research program or a part of the research program related to the member’s qualification and experience;
  • to develop an understanding of the research trends in the world related to the member’s scientific interest;
  • to provide insights and ideas from a third point-of-view;
  • to provide the information about the LLU scientific possibilities to involve the new partners for the new projects and other activities;

The members of the International Advisory Board (2021-2023)

  1. Frederick Lothrop Stoddard, Professor at University of Helsinki, Finland - cooperation with Faculty of Agriculture
  2. Kalev Jõgiste, Professor at Estonian university of Life Sciences, Estonia - cooperation with Forest Faculty
  3. Mašek Jiri, Dean at Faculty of Engineering in Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic - cooperation with Faculty of Engineering
  4. Vikor Nedovic, Professor at University of Belgrade, Serbia - cooperation with Faculty of Food Technology
  5. Grazina Juodeikiene, Professor at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania - cooperation with Faculty of Food Technology
  6. Rogier Schulte, Professor at Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands – cooperation with Faculty of Economics and Social Development
  7. Astrida Miceikiene, Professor and Dean at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania - cooperation with Faculty of Economics and Social Development
  8. Henrik Barth, Associate Professor at Halmstad University, Sweden - cooperation with Faculty of Economics and Social Development
  9. Jaroslav Pokorny, Professor at Charles University, Czech Republic - cooperation with Faculty of Information Technologies
  10. Yngvild Wasteson, Professor at Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway – cooperation with Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  11. Haldja Viinalass, Professor at Estonian university of Life Sciences, Estonia - cooperation with Faculty of Agriculture
  12. Stojan Kravanja, Professor at University of Maribor, Slovenia - cooperation with Faculty of Environment and Civil Engineering
  13. Arvydas Povilaitis, Professor at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania - cooperation with Faculty of Environment and Civil Engineering
  14. Jolanta Valčiukienë, Associate Professor at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania - cooperation with Faculty of Environment and Civil Engineering
  15. Ellen Fetzer, Lecturer at Nuertingen Geislingen University, Germany - cooperation with Faculty of Environment and Civil Engineering