On Auguss 21, we warmly welcomed the Class of 2020 – 131 youngsters from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Romania and Russia.
The Centre for Sustainable Business at SSE Riga has worked actively during 2015-2017 to raise the awareness about the importance of sustainability both in the business community and in society in general.
Tax evasion matters for development at both the national and the regional level. It may lead to a prisoner’s dilemma situation where those who report more of their incomes face unfair competition from those who report less.
SSE Riga Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Business at SSE Riga Arnis Sauka has co-edited with Alexander Chepurenko the new book “Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies. Diversity, Trends, and Perspectives”, published by Springer.
SSE Riga, as a partner within the NordBiz network, will take part in another educational project in Finland.
SSE Riga has more than 2000 alumni worldwide and from time to time SSE Riga offers various workshops, seminars, and other events especially for its former students. It is also a wonderful opportunity to establish and expand their network of contacts.
It must be especially nice to complete the study year with an unexpected scholarship!
The annual conversation festival "Sarunu festivāls LAMPA 2017" took place over the weekend of June 30th to July 1st in Cēsis. The conversation festival LAMPA included more than 200 separate events, in a myriad of formats with a diverse range of topics, all taking place in the Cēsis castle park. Events were organized by over 80 organizations, with the aim of strengthening democratic culture and the culture of conversation in Latvia.
The Olof Palme Lectures: Journalist Per T. Ohlsson reveals - Why Sweden beats other countries at just about everything?
On June 3rd, representatives of SSE Riga took part in the Day of Sweden in Minsk, Belarus (photo above by Sergey Lukashov). During the event one could find cultural, educational, informational and entertainment activities for every taste related to Sweden. SSE Riga, of course, represented the sector of higher education.
StartUp Passionis a project where people from different countries have the opportunity to enlarge their network and develop ideas (or even create them from scratch). The bootcamp was held at SSE Riga in the last week of June, 2017.
SSE Riga Assistant Professor Xavier Landes recently has written two articles for the online magazine Slate France, which covers current affairs, politics, and culture.
SSE Riga is proud to announce a Call for Nominations for the Peter Greste Freedom of Speech Award in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia!
On June 9th, nascent entrepreneurs completed the Entrepreneurship Training Course in Daugavpils, presenting their business ideas to a panel of experts.