Record-High VU Position: University Makes it to the Top 400 World Universities

In the latest QS World University Rankings 2022, Vilnius University (VU) took a record high position and for the first time, ranked 400th in this ranking. This is also the highest rating ever achieved by Lithuanian universities in the global ranking of QS universities; therefore, this position is significant not only for the history of higher Read more

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Invitation to participate in BAFF research scholarship programm

Baltic-American Freedom Foundation  provides fellowships for professors and academic researchers to conduct independent or collaborative research projects in the U.S. for up to 12 months. The deadline to submit application is the 31st of October 2019.  More information here. 

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Vilnius University launched Technology Hub

In April 2019, The Vilnius University launched a unique academic initiative by establishing the Vilnius University Technology Hub (VU Tech Hub). VU Units (the Faculties of Communication, Economics and Business Administration, Kaunas, Law, Mathematics and Informatics, Medicine, the Business School and the Life Sciences Center) joined efforts to create an especial platform for innovation and Read more

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ECTA award 2019 for article on intellectual property law

ECTA takes pleasure in inviting students and professionals to take part in the ECTA AWARD 2019.  The deadline for receipt of papers is 1 March 2019. The purpose is to grant an Award to an individual who has written an article or an essay of importance for the development of European Trade Mark Law, Design law, Copyright Read more

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Famous Polish professor Jan Widacki visited VU Faculty of Law

Today famous Polish professor Jan Widacki visited VU Faculty of Law and gave a lecture on use of polygraph in criminal procedure. Administration of the Faculty and professor J. Widacki also discussed possibilities to broaden cooperation and to develop joint research on polygraph. Jan Stefan Widacki is a Polish lawyer, historian, essayist, academic, diplomat and politician. Read more

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Dr. Karolis Gudas published book on the Law and Policy of International Trade in Electricity

Dr. Karolis Gudas, who lectures energy law at VU Faculty of Law, published a book  “The Law and Policy of International Trade in Electricity Access to and Development of Cross-Border Electricity Transmission Infrastructure under EU and WTO Frameworks”. The book examines the legal guarantees provided under the European Union (EU) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules for Read more

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Professor Vytautas Nekrošius became a member of presidium of LAS

On the 9th of January 2018 prof. habil. dr. Vytautas Nekrošius has been elected to the position of the member of Presidium of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences (LAS).  He will be serving as a member of Presidium of LAS for the next four years. The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences brings together the most distinguished Lithuanian Read more

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Scientific study on company law is available online

New scientific study on the convergence and divergence of legal forms of enterprises in Lithuania has been recently published.  The book has been published to end in year 2015 launched national scientific project “Convergence and Divergence of Companies: Is the Lithuanian Company Law Attractive in the International Context?, which has been funded by the Lithuanian Read more

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Company Law scholars gathered in Vilnius

  In 2015 Company Law experts in Lithuania launched a national scientific project “Convergence and Divergence of Companies: Is the Lithuanian Company Law Attractive in the International Context?” funded by the Lithuanian Research Council (No. MIP-020/2015). International scientific conference “Modernization of Company Law: effective, innovative and optimal solutions”, the final event of the project,  took Read more

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PhD student Jorge Luis Collantes: It is unbelievable to be able to write thesis 24/7

PhD student Jorge Luis Collantes from Perpignan University (France) is visiting Vilnius at the moment and spends most of his time in Vilnius University library. After he finished his legal studies in Barcelona and became PhD student at Perpignan University he decided that it is necessary to visit any country in Eastern Europe and get Read more

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