Dr. Aurelija Kustienė, assoc. professor of the Faculty of Economics and Management visited the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology in Jelgava on May 7–11, 2018 under the teachers exchange program ERASMUS +. The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology (till March 2018 year was named Latvia University of Agriculture) is a long-term partner of the Aleksandras Stulginskis University and faculty of Economics and Management. The visit in the Faculty of Economics and Social Development, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology was serve as the continuation of long-term cooperation between the faculties of the host and home universities.
The main aim of the visit was to provide a lecturing course „Cooperation of internal and external audit: synergy of activities”. During the visit bachelor students of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology faculty of Economics and Social Development got the understanding and knowledge about cooperation of internal and external audit.
During the visit the teacher had a possibility to participate in the international scientific conference „Economic Science for Rural Development 2018“ and to make a presentation about influence of audit quality to the degree of confidence of the financial statements. During the conference also were made new contacts and the teacher had meetings and scientific discussions with professors from Albania, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Russia.
During the meeting with the Dean of Faculty of Economics and Social Development, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technology professor Andra Zvirbule was exchanged of ideas on future academic and scientific cooperation’s will improve the academic relations between relevant institutions of both universities and establish the background for future collaboration.