RTU International Alumni Event

Dear Alumni,

On behalf of the RTU it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 1st RTU International Alumni Event, 7 July-8 July  2017 organised in honour of celebration of 25th Anniversary of RTU Foreign Students Department and the 155th Anniversary of RTU.

The aim of this event is to reunite former RTU international students and create the basis for the international alumni network and future alumni events. This event will include formal and informal activities, joint meetings between former and current students and lecturers, as well as social programme. We offer you the possibility to meet your professors and friends, bring back memories of good old times, see development of Kipsala campus and enjoy the beautiful city of Riga!

Participation fee is 50 EUR (includes: 7 July – coffee breaks, lunch, dinner, transportation between event locations, 8 July – social programme).

To become a member of the RTU International Alumni Network please follow the link https://goo.gl/forms/5od6zNdIaBaXFvh62fill information about yourself and  confirm your participation in the event by 10 May 2017, by e-mail sent to the address Liene.Maurite@rtu.lv

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of “event name” and special discounts up to 20% are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website http://www4.thy.com/TKC/ and use the event code 109TKM17 under delegate section.



We are looking forward to meeting you at RTU!

Lecture by CEO of Deutsche Post DHL

«Economic growth is determined by three factors: open borders, excellent infrastructure and good education,» emphasized CEO of Deutsche Post DHL, mail and logistics services company, Frank Appel during his lecture at Riga Technical University (RTU) on 24 February.

 F. Appel is responsible for global management of the world’s leading mail and logistics services group. During his lecture he talked about Deutsche Post DHL activities, strategy and goals. F. Appel pointed out that in the field of digitalization this Group is the leader in delivery services industry and pays a lot of attention to elaboration and implementation of innovations. For example, in Germany electric vehicles – Street Scooters – are used, which have been elaborated according to the needs of delivery services industry. At present, the company is testing drones that could be used for delivery and dispatch.

CEO of Deutsche Post DHL emphasized the positive aspects of globalization and pointed out that the set of three factors – open borders, excellent infrastructure and good education – was a prerequisite for economic growth. However, the goal of the company should not be only benefits measured in numbers, but it should also be socially responsible for both clients and employees. F. Appel pointed out, «the client won’t be satisfied if employee is dissatisfied».

Lecture was attended by RTU students who study logistics, international business, customs and taxes, as well as students majoring in other fields.

Deutsche Post DHL Group is one of the largest companies in the world, covering a global network in more than 220 countries and providing a wide range of logistics solutions. DHL is part of the Group that is one of the world’s leading mail and logistics services providers. It encompasses the business units: DHL Express, DHL Parcel, DHL eCommerce, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Freight and DHL Supply Chain.