European Parliament election: The Goethe-Institute launches new section on their website
The Goethe Institute Riga just launched a new section of their website. You can find out which candidate holds similar believes as you, read what would have happend to Latvia without the EU and much more. Take a look at:
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Dhoch3 training and GIP network meeting, May 23-25 in Riga (Registration closed)
The GIP (Germanistische Institutspartnerschaft) Marburg - Daugavpils - Kaunas - Tallinn, the DAAD Bonn and the IC Riga organise a work-shop entitled "Concepts of multilingualism and tertiary language didactics in the context of Dhoch3" for lecturers of German, which will take place in Riga on May 24-25, 2019. After a general introduction to the Dhoch3 platform for teaching German, the main focus will be on principles of multilingualism and tertiary language didactics in German teacher training and in teaching German as a foreign language.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU: Come and present your research or your idea at Falling Walls Riga, June 5
We are still looking for young researchers and graduates who wish to participate at the science slam "Falling Walls Riga"! If you have recently written an academic thesis, developed a business idea or started a societal initiative - or are still in the process of doing so -, come and join us! Present your ideas or results to the general public and to a jury of experts within 3 minutes - and win a trip to the global final in Berlin. But even if you don't win - participating in Falling Walls Riga and Vilnius is worthwhile: You will meet other scientists and innovators, get the opportunity to build a network and look at your topic from a new perspective. Most of all, you will spend an interesting and exciting afternoon. Falling Walls Riga takes place on June 5.
Apply online at falling-walls.com/lab/apply (Deadline is May 19). The participation is free.
Presentation "Study and Research in Germany. DAAD Scholarship Programme."
The “Alumniportal Deutschland”
...is a web-service free of charge which is financed by the German Federal Government. It offers “Germany-Alumni” an opportunity of securing and expanding their acquired contacts and expertise, and of using them for their personal and professional development.