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Students from all over the world who are interested in wooden design are welcome to join the «Woodcraft and Art Summer School» taking place in Riga and Ligatne (Latvia) from 14–25 August 2017 organized by the Institute of Design Technologies of the Faculty of Material Science and Applied Chemistry and the International Relations Department of Riga Technical University that is at present is the largest university in Latvia and gathers nearly 15 000 students at nine faculties in various study programmes. It is an internationally recognized university complying with European standards.
This summer school will provide you with knowledge in wood design, materials, technology, compounds and skills of wooden product manufacturing. You will also get a closer look at Latvia through introduction of traditional woodcraft objects closely linked to Latvian lifestyle and traditions. Participants’ accomplishments in the previous year was a proof that there are no limits to our creativity and that the joy of creating handmade things cannot be measured. This time for you will not only learn about the wooden design, you will also get to know people from all over the world and enjoy the beautiful nature of Latvia.
The deadline for submitting the application is 5 May 2017.
When applying, please enclose the following documents in English:
For all applicants:
For those who apply for a partial scholarship:
Results of the evaluation will be announced to each individual by 19 May 2017.
International Relations Department of RTU will be happy to answer all questions concerning organizational matters, which might occur before the summer school starts or during its course. In case of doubts, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Inga Riharda via email or phone +371 67089067.