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Visit of the Ambassador of Finland and Honorary Consul of the Embassy of Finland to Klaipėda University
23-02-2017

Visit of the Ambassador of Finland and Honorary Consul of the Embassy of Finland to Klaipėda University

On February 22, Ambassador of Finland to Lithuania Christer Michelsson and Honorary Consul of the Embassy of Finland Krister Castrén paid a courtesy visit to Klaipėda University. The issues discussed by them with the Rector of Klaipėda University prof. dr. habil. Eimutis Juzeliūnas included the cooperation of Lithuania and Finland in the field of maritime sciences, the search of partners for KU in Finland, and the collaboration of the Embassy of Finland and KU in business and research areas. During the visit, the prospects and challenges of teaching the Finnish language were touched upon, as KU provides an opportunity to learn the Finnish language.

Moreover, prof. dr. Kyösti Vilho Juhani Urponen and prof. dr. Helena Tellervo Leino-Kilpi from Finland were remembered as awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees of Klaipėda University in September 2016.