Continue Your floorball athletes career and get higher education in Valmiera, Latvia

Have You recently graduated school or want to change Your life, while continuing to grow as a floorball player? We invite You to Valmiera! Become a part of one of the TOP floorball clubs in Latvia, in a city near Estonian border – Valmiera. We offer high quality training conditions, great team atmosphere and life changing experience, combining playing in Latvian higher floorball league and getting higher education without tuition fees in Vidzeme University on Applied Sciences.

About the city – VALMIERA

Valmiera is modern, green and athletic city, full of different chances for improving Your life by working in various industries, receiving professional healthcare or improving Your athletes ability in high-rank sports centres.

Founded in 1283, Valmiera is one of the oldest cities in Latvia and the largest city of the Vidzeme region, located 107km from Rīga and just 50km from Estonia. Here is the Church of St Simon and the ruins of the Livonian Order Valmiera Medieval Castle. And, of course, Valmiera is one of the few places in the region with a university that definitely adds some charm.

Valmiera boasts a population of around 25,000. It has plenty of green areas and parks and the longest river of Latvia, Gauja, runs through the city, showcasing its spectacular banks.

The city, which is a regional centre for sports, culture and education, has a buzzing business community, providing great career prospects and exciting lifestyle for those deciding to settle down in Valmiera.

 

About the floorball club – FBK Valmiera

Floorball club "Valmiera" is the Latvian elite league team. Thanks to the sharp development in recent years, team has conquered the space between the top of the Latvian floorball teams. Floorball club "Valmiera" has a strong youth system with youth teams of all ages. FBK "Valmiera" is holding their home games at the Vidzeme Olympic Centre, which is equipped with "Gerflor" flooring and have access to all the necessary conditions for high-quality workouts and games. Vidzeme Olympic centre is the best suitable floorball arena in Latvia for hosting training camps because of all the infrastructure around it and access to sports medicine. Vidzeme Olympic centre every year hosts various floorball tournaments, including international events like Latvian Open Floorball tournament and International Floorball Federation World Championships.

FBK “Valmiera” holds the honour of being Latvian vice-champions in floorball, in Year 2017/2018, and are aiming for more! Become one of us and be part of fighting for champion title!

 

About the university – Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) is a state higher education institution, which offers 16 study programmes at the Faculty of Society and Science and the Faculty of Engineering. ViA offers high-quality and flexible study programmes that successfully balance theory and practice. These are adapted to the current needs of society and changes in the labour market. The quality of the studies is ensured by experienced and professional teaching staff, advanced study methods, as well as by students who know what they want to achieve and how to succeed.

 

FBK “Valmiera” has strong cooperation with ViA and offers for its players seven study places in University, if the student is successful in all subjects:

Five study places in the bachelor's and master's level study programs of the Faculty of Engineering:

Information technologies (bachelor)

Virtual reality and smart technologies (master)

Cybersecurity engineering (master)

Two study places in the master's level study programs of the Faculty of Social Sciences:

Media and information literacy,

Strategic communication and governance,

Business environment administration

Check the information about study programmes here: https://va.lv/en/study-here/masters-degree

Study guide for international students: https://va.lv/sites/default/files/STUDY%20GUIDE.pdf

In case of questions about study process, write here: Šī e-pasta adrese ir aizsargāta no mēstuļu robotiem. Pārlūkprogrammai ir jābūt ieslēgtam JavaScript atbalstam, lai varētu to apskatīt.

 

We are looking forward to hearing from You!

Speak with the player: Pavel Semenov, +37256932123, Šī e-pasta adrese ir aizsargāta no mēstuļu robotiem. Pārlūkprogrammai ir jābūt ieslēgtam JavaScript atbalstam, lai varētu to apskatīt.

Speak with the coach&former player: Aigars Belasovs, Šī e-pasta adrese ir aizsargāta no mēstuļu robotiem. Pārlūkprogrammai ir jābūt ieslēgtam JavaScript atbalstam, lai varētu to apskatīt., +371 29334916

Practical questions: Lelde Bukovska, +371 28247515, Šī e-pasta adrese ir aizsargāta no mēstuļu robotiem. Pārlūkprogrammai ir jābūt ieslēgtam JavaScript atbalstam, lai varētu to apskatīt.

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