Andris Spruds

born 13 July 1971; Liepaja, Latvia


  Education: degrees and diplomas
2001-2005 Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Faculty of International and Political Studies
Diploma obtained: Doctoral Degree in Political Science
1994-1998 University of Latvia
Faculty of History and Philosophy
Master Program of Political Science (subprogram of International Relations)
Diploma obtained: Master Degree of Political Science in International Relations 
1996-1997 Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Department of History
Diploma obtained: Master of Arts in Central European History
(accredited by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York)
1989-1994 University of Latvia
Faculty of History and Philosophy
Department of History
Diploma obtained: a qualification of a Historian and Teacher of History
  Education: non-degree studies and research (scholarships)
2002-2003 Columbia University, Harriman Institute, New York, United States
Fulbright Research Scholarship
2001-2002 Uppsala University, Sweden
East European Studies Department
Swedish Institute Research Grant
2001 Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo, Norway
Centre for Russian Studies
Norwegian Research Council Grant
1998-1999 University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Centre for East European and Russian Studies
Chevening/OSI Scholarship
  Education: post- graduate institutes
2005 Winter Academy New Security Challenges and the Role of NATO,
Moscow, Russia
2000 European Summer Academy Minorities and Regions in a Greater Europe,
Bolzano, Italy
1999 Junior Faculty Summer School Security and Constructivism in International Relations,
Vilnius, Lithuania
1997 Graduate Summer Institute Democracy and Diversity, Krakow, Poland
organised by New School for Social Research (New York, U.S.)
  Professional experience
2004 - Latvian Institute of International Affairs
Research fellow
2003 - Nowy Sacz Business School - National-Louis University, Poland
1999 - Riga Stradins University
Faculty of European Studies

Department of Political Science
Associate professor
1997-1998 European Union programme “Leonardo da Vinci”
Latvian National Coordination Unit
Programme Officer
1995-1996 Latvia's Naturalization Board
Senior Expert
1995 Latvian State Archive
1993-1995 Agenskalns Secondary School
Teacher of History and Political Science
  Scientific awards
2007 Award of Marcin Belski at Nowy Sacz Wyzsza Szkola Biznesu - National-Louis University
for a scientific publication in the field of humanities (Latvian-Russian energy relations)
2006 Award of European Academy of Science and Arts (Salzburg, Austria)
for research on Baltic-Russian relations
  Latvian - native
English - fluent
Russian - fluent
Polish - good

Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu
National-Louis University
33-300 Nowy Sącz
ul. Zielona 27