Aims of the CETS

  • To promote research and teaching activities in the areas relevant to Latvia’s current position and future prospects in Europe, European integration, international relations with non-EU member states, such as Russia, Belarus, Georgia, and Kosovo, as well as in transition issues
  • To endorse both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities, focusing on a variety of disciplines such as economics, public administration, law, political science, sociology and regional studies
  • To support both academic and applied research through the development of research networks created in cooperation with public institutions, ministries, and international organizations.
  • To involve students engaged in post-graduate/advanced studies in the constituent disciplines of CETS.
  • To disseminate the results of research activities carried out by CETS through seminars, conferences, website content, and the publication of working papers.