Centre of Bohemistics and Polonistics
Address: Room 215a, Visvalza street 4a, Riga
Telephone: +371 67034850
Head of Centre: Lecturer Renāte Miseviča-Trilliča
The Centre was established in 2002, with support from the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Latvia and the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Latvia. It is a structural unit of the Department of Slavic Studies, Faculty or Philology and Arts. The Centre has been established in accordance with the demand for international cooperation in the Baltic Sea region and in Central Europe, and with current developments in the field of Polonistics and Bohemistics in Latvia and in the University of Latvia.
The purpose of the Centre is to highlight the research on Polonistics and Bohemistics heritage in Latvia, to promote research, education and cultural activities in the field, to strengthen cutural and educational exchanges between West Slavic countries and Latvia.
The Centre is active in research, and participates in the implementation of programmes related to the discipline of Polonistics and Bohemistics; it promotes, advances and advocates awareness of cultural heritage of Poland, the Czech Republic and other countries.