Dzirnavu Street 16/k2 (entrance from Strelnieku Street), Riga LV-1010

Post address:
Vaļņu Street 2, Riga LV-1050

Visiting hours:
Mondays 14:00 - 17:00
Tuesdays 9:00 - 13:00
Thursdays 13:00 - 17:00

Please apply before the visit

Phone:   (+371) 67225155
  E-mail: aic []

Conference 21.03.2016


March 21, 2016, Riga

International Conference was organised by the Academic Information Centre – Latvian ENIC-NARIC office (coordinator) in cooperation with Archimedes Foundation – Estonian ENIC-NARIC office and Center for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (SKVC) – Lithuanian ENIC-NARIC office. Read more about project here.

Aim of the conference is to inform about the results of the project and to encourage debate on foreign automatic recognition of qualifications in the Baltic States.

Conference agenda

Conference conclusions 


Gunta Kinta, Academic Information Centre (Latvia)

Axel Aerden, Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders

Margaret Waters, European Commission 
Experience of EHEA Pathfinder Group on Automatic Recognition

Group A. Different interpretations of concept of automatic recognition:

Solvita Siliņa, Academic Information Centre (Latvia)

Olga Molovtseva, Main State Center for Education Evaluation (Russia)

Group B. Qualifications subjected to automatic recognition:

Carita Blomqvist, Finnish National Board of Education 

Kristina Sutkutė, Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC, Lithuania)

Danutė Rasimavičienė, Vilniaus Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania)
PHE in Lithuania

Linda Upīte, Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia

Group C. Automatic recognition: challenges and obstacles:

Gunnar Vaht, Archimedes Foundation (Estonia)

Kadri-Ann Matson, Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia)