Office of Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs

Professor Dr. oec.

Elīna Gaile-Sarkane

6A Kipsalas Street, Riga

Office hours by appointment.

Short bio

Prof. Dr. Elina Gaile-Sarkane is the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs at Riga Technical University (RTU). She has experience as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management and the Chair of the Senate.

Prof. Gaile-Sarkane’s scientific and academic interests are related to innovation management, technology transfer, new product development, and strategy and change management. She has been the Director of the doctoral study program in Economics and Management a supervisor for many Ph.D. students and seven doctoral candidates.

She has also contributed as an expert in the promotional procedure of new doctors and as a consultant in doctoral thesis development, both in Latvia and abroad. Elina Gaile-Sarkane is an expert in the Latvian Academy of Sciences; within the accreditation and quality assurance field at higher educational institutions, she collaborates with several organizations, including ACEEU, ACSUG, and EQUAA, and the member of NORDTEK board, as well as take active contribution in several international organizations like BUSINET, CEEMAN, BMDA, IIIS etc.

RTU Office of Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs coordinates implementation of the study programs and supervises the study process.

 Units under supervision of the Office of Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs:

  • Study Department;
  • Preparatory Courses;
  • International Cooperation Department;
  • Scientific Library.
Position Address Phone E-mail
Deputy Vice-rector in the Field of Study Process and Quality Assurance
Uģis Citskovskis
6A Kipsalas Street, room 339, Riga +371 67089402
Deputy Vice-Rector of Studies, International Engagement
Igors Tipāns
12 Azenes Street, room 419, Riga +371 67089038 
+371 29495699
Director of the Study Department
Una Vorma
6A Kipsalas Street, room 339, Riga +371 29582221
Director of the Department of International Cooperation
Zane Purlaura-Poriņa
12 Azenes Street, room 306, Riga +371 67089084
Acting Director of Scientific Library
Sarmīte Krauze
5 Paula Valdena Street, room 311, Riga +371 67089367