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Days of International Education Riga

Days of International Education Riga - Event Details

This is your chance to register for the 15th annual International Education Fair in Riga - Latvia. This year's Days of International Education in Riga is promising to be bigger than ever. This event is part of a recruitment tour through the Baltics with stops in Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn.

 

+ Days of International Education Riga - Event Description

The International Education Fair in Riga is the largest specialised education abroad recruitment event in Latvia. This education fair features unique educational institutions that represent the wide range of educational and professional programs: general, intensive and special language courses, basic and secondary education, further education and professional training, diploma programmes, BA/BSc, Masters/MBA, postgraduate and others.

Previous editions of the Days of International Education roadshow thru the Baltics attracted more than 12,000 highly motivated students and their parents as well as educational agents from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Poland attended the event.

Visitors from various target groups including schoolchildren and their parents, young people and students, adults and business people, representatives of private and state companies and organisations, mass media. Each year the fairs receive 2,500 – 5,500 visitors in each country. In previous years, Latvian students came to this event in great numbers in order to speak to a wide variety of top-class universities and business schools from Europe.

Besides talking to university and business school representatives, students can attend a great number of specialized workshops on topics such as: preparing for your studies abroad, language test sessions and carreer planning.

The Days of International Education in Riga attracts a unique mix of visitors from  different target groups, including high school students (their parents), university students, adults and business people, representatives of private and state companies and organizations, mass media. Universities that are looking to attract talented Latvian students should consider attending this recruitment event of the year in Riga.

+ Days of International Education Riga - Event Program

16 March 2019, Riga
08.00 - 10.00 Registration of new participants & set-up of tables.
10.00 - 17.00 Participation in the fair (OMEGA room)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch (snacks) (OMEGA room)
19.00 – 24.00 Complimentary coach transfer from Riga to Tallinn

+ Days of International Education Riga - Visitor Info

The Days of International Education is the biggest international education fair in the Baltic States. The fair features institutions that represent the wide range of educational and professional programs: from summer school programs to MBA and graduate studies.

Visitors from various target groups including schoolchildren and their parents, young people and students, adults and business people, representatives of private and state companies and organisations, mass media.

Number of visitors: 6,000

Visitor breakdown
high school: 20%
vocational: 10%
prep year: 5%
undergrad: 40%
graduate: 15%
professional: 1
Other: 4%

+ Days of International Education Riga - Participants

In 2017, the event fair brought together a new record in number of participants ever (51 in Estonia, 75 in Latvia, 62 in Lithuania) representing more than 90 educational institutions from 11 countries: Great Britain, Russia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Sweden, China.

Some of last year's participants of the tour included

Seneca College (Canada)
Hongkong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong China)
The Baltic International Academy (Latvia)
University of Gloucestershire (Great Britain)
Glenalmond College (Great Britain)
Rydal Penrhos School (Great Britain)
Kingswood Bath (UK)
Nord Anglia Education (USA)
Cardiff Sixth Form College (Great Britain)
University for the Creative Arts (Great Britain)
University of Gloucestershire (Great Britain)
Steyning Grammar School (Great Britain)
Abbotsholme School (Great Britain)
Kingswood School (Great Britain)
SAE Institute (USA)
Bocconi University (Italy)
Newton College, Alicante (Spain)
Palacio de Granda, Asturias (Spain)
Willem de Kooning Academy (Netherlands)

And many other schools, universities and colleges. Please mail us if you want to receive the entire list.

+ Days of International Education Riga - Testimonials

It was a wonderful experience to participate in the Days of International Education. Thank you for all your hard work, late into the night and early in the morning. Look forward to meeting you again!
Mrs Anne-Marie Slack Registrar International College Sherborne School

Many thanks for looking after us so well! It was my first time in Baltics and I thoroughly enjoyed it! All three fairs were really productive for our university and we managed to gather a good quality leads. This could only be achieved by such a great and dedicated team who organised it so well.
Natasa Vukadinovic Regional Manager Oxford Brookes University

Thank you for all your hard work during the tour and I very much look forward to continuing to develop a happy and mutually beneficial working relationship in the future. I think the transfers between the venues was very well organized and I think those of us that travelled by coach actually arrived at the next destination before those who had opted to take the plane!  The evening receptions were excellent and we were all made to feel very welcome and were looked after very well indeed.
Helen Miller Marketing Executive SKOLA Group of Schools

+ Days of International Education Riga - Exhibitor Info

Exhibition stand
The exposition area of each participant consists of a table and four chairs (2 from each side) and one table behind for placing materials and roll-up banners. Each workplace is equipped with free Wi-Fi internet and electricity access. Size of 1 workplace is 123 x 100 cm.

Airport transfers
The fair’s organizer does not provide airport – hotel - airport transfers. On arrival a taxi can be easily taken outside the airport arrival hall. On departure you can book a taxi at the hotel’s reception or take a taxi standing outside the hotels. All three hotels are located approximately 20-30 minutes drive from the airports (depends on traffic intensity and weather conditions).One way transfer fee is apprx. 20-25 euro and the taxi drivers can issue a receipt.

Promotion for the event
The Riga Education Fair is being promoted by means of the following online and offline marketing activities throughout the Baltic States:
• Advertising in the mass media (leading newspapers, news portals, students’ and youth portals.
• TV News promotion • Targeted campaigns in secondary schools, universities, language schools and other educational institutions,
• Distribution of promotional materials: posters, leaflets; invitations distributed through youth organizations and libraries,
• Newsletters and posters destributed to high schools, universities and other educational institutions,
• Media promotion in cooperation with national television and radio,
• Advertising campaign in leading newspapers, magazines and university publications,
• Billboards and posters , leaflets distributed in various Baltic Countries,
• Presentations in youth monthly magazines, several specialized guides and catalogues,
• Various other PR activities.

Latest Latvian Higher Education Study Abroad Data (source: UNESCO Institute for Statistics)
In 2016 a total number of 6,284 Latvian students were studying abroad. These are the most popular study abroad destination among students from Latvia;

UK - 1,839
Denmark - 813
Germany - 639
Russia - 568
Netherlands - 523
USA - 271
France - 151
Finland - 129
Sweden - 122
Italy - 103
 

Days of International Education Riga - Registration

If you would like a price quote for this event or if you would like detailed information, please fill out the registration form below. Submitting this form is obligation free!

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Booth and exhibitor options

Standard booth (participation for 1 person) - 1590 EUR
Please note that the participation fee does not include 21% VAT tax. This 21% VAT surcharge applies to Non-EU VAT registered companies. It also applies to EU companies that are not VAT registered.

Optional extra's

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University presentation/seminar
Hotel accommodation (as of) - 100.00 EUR
Second representative - 190.00 EUR

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