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Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitāte

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    • Latvia University of Agriculture
    • LLU
    • Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
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      • found: Kārlis Bambergs dzīvē un darbā, 1993:t.p. (Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitāte)
      • found: Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitātes raksti, 278 (1995):t.p. (Latvia University of Agriculture) t.p. verso (LLU)
      • found: Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies WWW site, viewed Apr. 19, 2018(Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies; Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitāte; The history of the university dates back to 1863 when the Department of Agriculture was established in the Riga Polytechnicum. In 1919 the University of Latvia opened the Department of Agriculture [of] the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. In 1936 the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia decided to transfer the Agriculture Faculty of the University to Latvia to Jelgava, thus founding a new higher education establishment--the Jelgava Academy of Agriculture. On December 23, 1938, Kārlis Ulmanis, the president and prime minister, proclaimed "The Constitution of the Jelgava Academy of Agriculture." On July 3, 1939, a new academic institution with two faculties, agriculture and forestry, was opened in Jelgava. In July 1944, after the Jelgava Palace was burnt down, the Academy ceased to exist. It was renewed in Riga as the Latvia Academy of Agriculture. On October 19, 1957 the Council of Ministers of the Latvian Soviet Socialistic Republic accepted a decision to transfer the Academy to Jelgava. Till 1964 all the faculties of the Academy were transferred to Jelgava. In 1991 according to the decision of the Academy's Council, the Latvia Academy of Agriculture was renamed as the Latvia University on [i.e. of] Agriculture. To reflect the actual profile of the university, as well as to ensure international recognition since March 6, 2018, comes into effect the University's Senate amendment which states the change of the university's name. On October 11th, 2017, LLU Senate approved the change of the University's name in English language. Now Latvia University of Agriculture will be known as "Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies" and starting from March 6th this name will be used in international environment. LLU acquired its name in 1991 when Latvia Academy of Agriculture was renamed as Latvia University of Agriculture)
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      • 1998-03-18: new
      • 2018-04-19: revised
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