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Juris Pūce


Highlights in the Baltics: an Overview by Industry and Government Representatives

Since February 8, 2010 Mr. Juris Pūce is State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia.

At the same time Mr. Pūce is the official promoter of the Bologna Process in Latvia (quality issues), member of the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), member of the European Association of Institutional Research (EAIR), board member of the foundation University of Latvia Fund, as well as council member of the Latvijas Mobilais Telefons, Ltd.

Previously  Mr. Juris Pūce worked as a lecturer and head of Strategy Division at the University of Latvia, and officiates as board member of the “Riga Graduate School of Law, Ltd.”.

He is a co-author of several scientific publications, has participated in research various research projects, mainly related with higher education, and has appeared as speaker in various scientific conferences.
In his scientific activity, Mr. Juris Pūce has examined the impact of higher education and science on the development of economy.
In 2005 Mr. Pūce graduated with honours from the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia (MSc in Management). He also has a Master degree in Law, which he received from the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia in 12003.