Our hosting service and support during the mobility
Your professional experience abroad
We organize hosting of mobility projects in order to deliver an exceptional experience to students of vocational schools or the other organisations interested in students or staff mobilities.
Biedriba Eurofortis, well-established educational organisation working in field of implementation of EU projects for many years is well connected to Latvian schools, companies, various associations and has a strong experience as an organiser of various events as student mobilities, long-term and short-term trainings, conferences, project meetings or specific cultural visits.
Participants will have a chance to see the Latvian reality, experience life in vocational school environment, communicate to local students as well as to try the working life in specific entreprises targeted by the specific needs of your organisation.
Aspects of our service
In order to contribute to an effective and high-quality planning, development, implementation and management of any mobility project, our organisation and its partners will provide the following services.
Professional guidance to help you with the basic aspects of the mobility planning
Professional Guidance to help you with the preparatory aspects
- Students of VET schools
- Staff of various organisations or associations
- Teachers for job shadowing
- Riga, Latvia (as the main location), trips outside the city
- In specific cases is the main location outside of Riga (for example agriculture students)
Lenght of mobility
- Individual based on sending organization
- 1 week to 4 weeks including arrival and departure date (majority of mobilities we hosted were 2 weeks long)
- September – June as the main season
- In case of specific wish July - August
- In Latvia is the official laguage Latvian but it is very easy to communicate in English or Russian
English is the ideal language for the mobility
But our team can communicate in English, Czech, Russian, Italian and Spanish and help your students / staff to communicate
In case of pecific needs is possible to organise traslation from other langauges
Its preferable that student have the communicative level of foreign language.
Training program and social activities
We will provide the combination of school placement, company placement and social time activities. The most suitable schools and enterprises for the placement will be identified and the mobility organized according to highest expectations.
Form of mobility
Placement in local VET schools in combination with local enterprises
Placement in local VET schools only
Short working placements in local companies only
When needed we can organise a specific training for your students/staff
Fields of mobility
Business and sales
Forest, wood technologies
Mechanical, electronic and automotive engineering
Healthcare and medical
Building and civil engineering
Computer and electronic studies
Tourism and catering
Care & Beauty & Aesthetic
Art & culture & design
Textile & fashion
But in general we are very flexible and open to any specific field of mobility upon request!
Participants will be guided around Riga
During the weekdays articipants will experience various cultural/sport activities upon their expectations
On the weekend participants will experience guided trip to heartland of Latvia
Participants will visit Jurmala and the seaside
There will be enough free time to relax or prepare for specific projects
Everything you need to feel comfortable
- Transfer from/to airport or the central bus station
Transport in Riga
Organised transport for trips outside the city
Comfortable place in central location close to public transport, shopping and the old town
Double / maximum triple rooms for students
Accompaning persons with their own privacy
Breakfast / lunch / dinner
Local specialities, suitable options for people with eating disorders or allergies
Gala dinner at the end of the experience
Visit of the central market to experience Latvian products and local cuisine
Assistance service and administration
Your professional guidance
24/7 service from our side
24 hours of welfare ad assistance
Experience in problem solving
Tutoring and mentoring on place
Administrative support during the project process
Administrative support with the application and reporting
Preparation of “Experience manual”/materials needed for the mobility
Cooperation in laying out the Learning agreement/Mobility agreement for each participant, in line with EU recommendations, in particular EQF, ECVET and EQARF
Assistance with preparation of Europass Mobility document for the participants
Contribution to the dissemination of project results
Europass mobility document
If visitig a specific seminar / training the certificate of participation.
Certification from the hosting organisations (schools / companies)
Why to organise the mobility with us?
Benefits for everyone
Benefits for the participants
The participants will be able to build their personal and professional competences in foreign school environment and foreign work environment
The participants will be able be able to build the social and personal competences during the stay in foreign country
The participants will be able be able to develop more foreign language competences
The participants will be able exchange experience and communicate to other young people abroad
The participants will be able get cultural experience and better understanding of common European heritage
Benefits for your organisation
Your school will obtain a competition adventage on the market offering extra curiculla (foreign experience) for your students
Your school will get a stronger recognition as the organisation supporting new ideas and teaching methods
Your school will offer foreign experience for your teachers
Your teachers and other staff will experience the management of EU projects, will connect with new organisations abroad with possibility for new European mobility or development projects or other innitiatives
Thinking about your mobility in Latvia?
Organisations interested in the mobility can apply for a grant by taking part in Erasmus+ programme. The application can be proceeded either as an individual vocational education organisation, or as part of a bigger "national mobility consortium"; a group of organisations managed by a single coordinating organisation.