11 March 2023

Guest lectures and workshops during the International Staff Week from 15-17 March

Liepaja University (LiepU) invites all students and academic staff to attend various open lectures and workshops during the International Staff Week: "Erasmus for all? New Approaches and Challenges"  to be held on 15-17th March 2023 at Liepaja University.


I WORKSHOP: SUPPORT & INCLUSION: Wednesday, 15th March at 12:00-14:00 pm

  • “Inclusion of mobility participants in Erasmus+: my university practical experience in lower opportunities” – Kristina Juodeikienė, International Coordinator at Kaunas University of Applied Sciences / Faculty of Arts and Education (Lithuania)
  • “Ukrainians at Mykolas Romeris University - challenges of admitting and dealing with Ukrainian students” - Snieguolė Zalatorė, MRU News Editor/Translator at Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuania)
  • “How can Erasmus+ participants cope with stress and emotional tension?" - Aleksandra Batuchina, Inga Iždonaitė-Medžiūnienė, Lecturers at SMK University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)


II WORKSHOP: (NEW) ERASMUS+ INITIATIVES: Thursday, 16th March at 10:00-12:00 pm

  • European Universities Initiative: experience of the University of Latvia as being part of the European Alliance “Fostering Outreach within European Regions, Transnational Higher Education and Mobility” (FORTHEM) - Sintija Maculeviča, Head of the Mobility Division at University of Latvia (Latvia)
  • Blended intensive programmes: experience of Klaipėdos valstybinė kolegija / Higher Education InstitutionIna Berenyte, Specialist of International Relations Department at Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
  • Digital tools used for outgoing Erasmus+ students and staff at Afyon Kocatepe University - Nilda Hocaoğlu, Ezgi Gürel, Specialists of International Relations at Afyon Kocatepe University (Turkey)


III WORKSHOP: Friday, 17th March at 10:00-11:30 am with the Professor from the USA – M. Dujon Johnson (Fulbright Scholar at LiepU)

This workshop is designed for the university faculty and staff and will examine how to write an effective curriculum vitae (CV), procuring [finding] professional and academic employment in the United States and Canada, and existing fellowships and scholarships opportunities for university faculty, staff and administrators.



Daiva Zavistanaviciene

Kaunas University of Technology


Translation problems of business-related texts

Translation issues in design-related academic language


14:00-15:30 pm

16:00-17:30 pm (German group), room 232

Albertas Juodeika

Kaunas University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

German language – Reinforcing the vocabulary of “Time expressions, agenda” and analysing verbs with separable prefixes (for Beginners A1-A2 level)




10:00-11:30 am

12:00-13:30 pm

Mihaela Popa

Polytechnic University of Timisoara (Romania)

Neuroscience in the classroom - a personal approach for students


12:00-13:30 pm, room 229


Anna Staszewska

Katowice Business University (Poland)

Crisis in tourism


12:00-13:30 pm, room 403

Ingrida Kepalaite

Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

Water protection in Utena district


10:00-11:30 am, room 412

Jūratė Urbonienė

Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

Modern and Smart Technologies


12:00-13:30 pm, room 415


Justyna Adamus Kowalska

University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland)

Using Internet Archiving Technology to Identify and Save Ukraine's Digital Cultural Heritage




10:00-11:30 am at Kūrmājas prospect 13, MPLab

16:00-17:30 pm at Kūrmājas prospect 13, MPLab

Vaida Bartkute-Norkūnienė

Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

Data Science and Big Data Analysis


16:00-17:30 pm, room 416


Laimonas Kairiūkštis

Utena University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)

IoT (Mobile meteorological networks) Software for the remote robot simulation


12:00-13:30 pm, room 241

Marga Taylor

South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences (Germany)

Opportunities and Risks of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in Higher Education

AI Tools in Academic Writing


8:30–11:30/12:00 pm, room 329


Juan Albino Méndez Pérez

University of La Laguna (Spain, Tenerife)

Presentation of University of La Laguna: studies and research activities

Automation in the era of Industry 4.0.

Role of intelligent system in the economic and industrial sector

Fundamentals of Machine Learning



12:00-13:30 pm, room 426A

Pieter Demeyer

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences (Belgium)

Design process of students’ dream school

Teacher Tapp - a barometer for education


10:00-11:30 am, room 229