EURAXESS Latvia network of contact points has been established in September, 2018 with Latvian Academy of Culture involved in the activities of the network.
EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers. It supports researcher mobility and career development, while enhancing scientific collaboration between Europe and the rest of the world.
The initiative is backed by the European Commission, which in cooperation with EU member states and associated countries in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, India, China, Japan, South Korea, has set up and operates the EURAXESS network along with its website https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/.
The main task of EURAXESS Latvia network of contact points is to provide information and consultations to foreign researchers on possible career opportunities in Latvia, as well as provide practical support to those foreign researchers and their families who are in mobility and wish to work and live in Latvia. Additionally, EURAXESS Latvia network of contact points provides information and contacts for receiving support abroad – both in Europe and worldwide, to those researchers looking to be in mobility.
Higher education institutions currently involved in the EURAXESS Latvia network of contact points – University of Latvia, Riga Technical University, Daugavpils University, Riga Stradins University, Latvian Academy of Culture, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Latvian Maritime Academy, Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, private education institutions – "RISEBA" University of Business, Arts and Technology, Turiba University, Latvian Christian Academy, Information Systems Management Institute, University College of Economics and Culture, Riga Graduate School of Law and scientific institutions – Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry, foundation "Institute for Environmental Solutions".