The Lifelong Learning Center is a structural subdivision of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences the purpose of which is to offer every resident of the Kurzeme region the possibility of lifelong education, increasing or changing people qualifications in accordance with the requirements of the labor market and their interests and needs, increasing the intellectual potential of people in Ventspils, Kurzeme and Latvia, providing knowledgeable and creative-minded specialists for the national economy.
The Lifelong Learning Center of the Ventspils University of Applied Sciences offers a wide range of language courses – Latvian, English, German, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, French, Chinese, Spanish and others, as well as preparatory courses for the state school exams for pupils, professional development programs, for example, programming, safety and labor protection, also non-formal educational programs aimed at both professional and personal development.
The Lifelong Learning Center, for providing education, cooperates not only with city, region and state organizations but also cooperates internationally – with the Interreg V–A Latvia-Lithuania program 2014-2020 and the European Union's Erasmus+ program projects.
We are interested in strategic partnership projects aimed at:
1) identify, develop, test and evaluate high quality and innovative digital approaches in the learning process;
2) development and piloting of micro-qualification programs in the field of languages and translation, business management and information and communication technologies.