Task of the science is to serve

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of

– Berthelot –

Sākums » Team Members » Ilona Lejniece

Ilona Lejniece

Dr.oec. Ilona Lejniece


  • 2006 – 2012 University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management, Doctoral degree (Dr.oec.)
  • 2004 – 2006 University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management, Master’s degree in Business Management
  • 1999 – 2004 University of Latvia, Faculty of Economics and Management, Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  • 2001 – 2003 Banking Institution of Higher Education, Business Specialist Qualification

Job, positions:

  • 2020 – present Institute of Economics, Latvian Academy of Sciences, researcher
  • 2020 – present Sahili Construction Ltd., Member of the board, owner
  • 2018 – present EKA University of Applied Sciences, member of the Constitutional Assembly
  • 2017 – present EKA University of Applied Sciences, docent
  • 2015 – present S.O.i.L. Development Ltd., Member of the board, owner
  • 2011 – 2018 Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, consultant on economic, national and financial issues
  • 2011 – 2013 JSC „Ceļu pārvalde”, financial director, member of the board
  • 2000 – 2008 JSC „LATVIJAS KRĀJBANKA”, credit analyst

Languages: Latvian, Russian, English

Learning courses:
  • Runas skola Ltd. Zane Daudina online courses “Voice, diction, resonators”, “Anxiety control, charisma and proper preparation”, “Vocabulary, speech rhythm and melody”, “Gestures, gaze, posture”;
  • Runas skola Ltd. Storytelling workshop led by director Viesturs Meikšāns;
  • Daugavpils University Professional Development Center. Higher education teachers’ professional development program “Innovations in higher education”;
  • LU OPEN MINDED. Lectures “Etiquette and communication skills in real and virtual environment”;
  • LU OPEN MINDED. Lectures “Happiness and skill”;
  • LU OPEN MINDED. Four-lecture full-time course “Introduction to civil law: subsistence minimum of legal knowledge”;
  • International Management Institute of St.Petersburg, Russia (IMISP). Case Method in Business Education;
  • Staff training center “Agenda”. Seminar “Motivation through self-motivation – positive changes in achieving goals and efficient use of time”;
  • School of Public Administration. Course “Application and Interpretation of Law”;
  • Training consulting center SIA “Funditus”. Lecture “Legal technical requirements in preparation of legal texts”;
  • School of Public Administration. Course “Business Etiquette”;
  • University of Latvia, Professional Development Program “Financial Management and Planning for Small and Medium Enterprises”;
  • Staff training center “Agenda”. Seminar “Meeting Management and Public Speaking Skills”;
  • School of Public Administration. Course “What to write and what not to write in the annotation of a draft legal act?”;
  • SIA “Komercizglītības centrs”. Professional Development Program for Managers “Production Management for Exportable Companies”;
  • Education center “Latvikon”. Certification Program for Accountants IAB (International Association of Book-Keepers, United Kingdom) – Advanced Level – “Preparation of Financial Statements in Accordance with IFRS” – Level 4 Diploma in Accounting to International Standards.