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The 15th BBCC/JTES conference in Riga November 16-18, 2017



  • UNESCO/UNITWIN Chair on the Interplay of Tradition and Innovation in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) at Daugavpils University
  • Baltic and Black Sea Consortium in Educational Research (BBCC) Network Universities
  • Riga Technical University, Faculty of e-learning technologies and humanities



  • UNESCO Chair in Toronto in Reorienting Teacher Education Towards Sustainability
  • Urmia University in Iran
  • Miyagi University of Education
  • Research Institution for Capacity Development of Education (RICDE)
  • University of Augsburg
  • Šiauliai University
  • Utena University of Applied Sciences



Host University:
Riga Technical University, Faculty of e-learning tehnologies and humanities,


RTU is the largest science-based university in the Baltic States established in 1862.

RTU in the heart of Riga, the capital city of Latvia. Latvia borders the Baltic Sea along with Germany, Sweden and other countries.

RTU has over 150 years of history as a centre of scientific excellence and has Nobel Prize winners, Presidents and Prime Ministers as former professors and students.

RTU provide an extensive range of engineering, business study and architecture related courses. Local and visiting professors deliver study programmes to local and overseas students in English.

RTU is a modern internationally recognized university. It is the only polytechnic university in Latvia and the largest university in the country – it educates and trains almost 15 thousand students.

RTU is focused on becoming a third generation university that not only provides high quality education, but also conducts advanced research and ensures innovation and technology transfer, practically implementing scientific discoveries. In the nine faculties of RTU it is possible to obtain high quality education not only in engineering, but also in social sciences and humanities.

Study programs implemented by RTU have been positively evaluated by international experts and are officially accredited. RTU is constantly developing its infrastructure by constructing a campus on Ķīpsala Island. On completion, the campus will be the most advanced engineering study centre in the Baltic Region.

RTU Campus and Faculty Map: http://fsd.rtu.lv/faculty-map/?lang=en
website: https://www.rtu.lv/en/valorization