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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

10 March 2017

Dissemination event


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