RIGA - "Prepare the sledge in summer and the cart in winter," goes an old Russian saying. Obviously the Ministry of Education and Science is quite unaware of this piece of folk wisdom. The academic year will begin in less than two weeks, but four Latvian universities are in a state of turmoil because the ministry decided to start reforming the Latvian higher education system.Riga Aviation University has been officially liquidated, Latvian University and Latvian Medical Academy are about to be merged, and Riga Technical University has serious trouble with moving to a new set of buildings.T...
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