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 EDU-SMEs project aims to develop a better match between the competencies of graduates and the needs of companies in the Central-Baltic region.

Read more about the project here.




Cross-border assignments (CBA)
A CBA provides a genuine learning environment, where students and SMEs work closely together across national borders.

Study corner
Study corner contains links to available courses, handbooks, transferable pedagogical model and e-learning materials.

Internationalization scoreboard, where students and SMEs can test their readiness for internationalization.

Recent News

10 May 2017: Interview with the EDU-SMEs project manager Eija Källström

21 December 2016: Projekts EDU-SMEs jau sasniedzis pirmos rezultātus

20 December 2016: Vizuālie materiāli no Projekta EDU-SMEs semināra Rīgā

8 November 2016: "Seminar for SMEs" on Youtube!

14 September 2016: Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia shares EDU-SMEs invitation to the "Seminar for SMEs"

14 September 2016: Programme for the "Seminar for SMEs" has been published (in Latvian)

7 September 2016: Ārvalstu studenti jūsu uzņēmuma attīstībai!

1 September 2016: EDU-SMEs-webinar för små och medelstora företag

1September 2016: Planning Region of Vidzeme shares EDU-SMEs invitation to the Seminar for SMEs"

1 September 2016: "Seminar for SMEs" is organised in Riga, Latvia

28 June 2016: Vidzemes Augstskola piedalās starptautiskā projektā “Curriculum alignment and cross-border cooperation with SMEs” (EDU-SMEs)

9 May 2016: BE SMART - GO INTERNATIONAL: students at Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences are offered real-life learning opportunities

4 March 2016: EDU-SMEs is presented in the 17th Logistics Seminar at TTK UAS in Estonia

3 May 2016: EDU-SMEs is presented among other Interreg CB Programme  financed projects

3 May 2016: Valmiera Business Incubator at EDU-SMEs

26 April 2016: EDU-SMEs project was presented at the Project Fair during the Central Baltic Annual Event 

26 April 2016: New curriculum was presented in EDU-SMEs project meeting in Valmiera

21 April 2016: Students at Arcada get introduced to the opportunities for cross-border assignments offered by the EDU-SMEs project

1 December 2015: TTK UAS takes part in EDU-SMEs

2 November 2015: Arcada UAS in Finland leads EDU-SMEs project

15 - 16 October 2015: EDU-SMEs kick-off seminar took place in Helsinki, Hanasaari. The opening presentation is available here.




Upcoming Events

14- 15 September 2017



Past Events

21 November 2016

NETWORK MEETING in Helsinki, Finland


15 September 2016

SEMINAR FOR SMEs in Riga, Latvia


14 - 15 September 2016



12 - 13 April 2016



8 - 9 March 2016

NETWORK MEETING in Tallinn, Estonia


15 - 16 October 2015

KICK-OFF MEETING in Helsinki, Finland