Double degree programme was presented in Tbilisi

The double degree master program in European law, created by Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in collaborations with Vilnius University, was presented during celebrations of Europe Day in Tbilisi. Dean of VU Faculty of Law prof. dr. Tomas Davulis and vice-dean assoc. prof. dr. Haroldas Šinkūnas attended the event. Also ambassador of Lithuania to Georgia Read more

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Call for papers for the 10th ECLAN PhD seminar on European criminal justice

The European Criminal Law Academic Network is proud to announce the 10th ECLAN PhD Seminar on European Criminal Justice to be held in Vilnius on 6 (and 7 – if needed) October, 2022. The Seminar will be organised by the ECLAN and Vilnius University Faculty of Law. he ECLAN PhD Seminar will provide a friendly Read more

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President of ECtHR visited Vilnius University

President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), Robert Spano, visited Vilnius University on 29 April. There, he met with representatives of the University and the Rector, Professor Rimvydas Petrauskas, and took part in a discussion on the European Convention on Human Rights. President Robert Spano, Lithuanian Judge Egidijus Kūris, and Deputy Registrar Abel Read more

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Admission to doctoral studies in 2022

Vilnius University Faculty of Law is the first Lithuanian institution of legal education. Here is the place where the academic experience retained and cherished for centuries and the young, energetic staff’s expertise and mature approach to work merge. Everyone who is interested in law, its history and various achievements of contemporary legal science is welcome to Read more

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The Ukrainian Law Center opened at Vilnius University

Due to the war started by Russia in Ukraine, the educational process in this country has almost stopped. In response to the events in Ukraine, the Faculty of Law at Vilnius University invited Ukrainian researchers and lecturers to study and teach together, and students of law at Ukrainian universities to continue their studies at Vilnius Read more

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Online Discussion “Constructing the Human Right to a Healthy Environment”

What would the next generation of human rights include? Are the states ready to expand their obligations regarding environment? On March 24, we discussed the relation between human rights and environment with John Knox, Henry C. Lauerman professor of international law at Wake Forest University School of Law. The discussion was led by Dr. Donatas Read more

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Dr. Inga Martinkutė designated to the ICSID list of arbitrators

Congratulations to VU Faculty of Law lecturer dr. Inga Martinkutė, who was designated by the Government of Lithuania to the ICSID list of arbitrators for the second time.

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Message to legal academic community of Ukraine

ENG The community of Vilnius University Faculty of Law has been deeply affected by the Russian aggression and war in Ukraine. We firmly stand together with Ukraine and Ukrainian people in this fight for freedom, democracy, human dignity, and rule of law. Not only our people but also Vilnius University as an institution has already Read more

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Invitation to join a course on American copyright law – copyrightX

Vilnius University Faculty of Law would like to invite you to join CopyrightX. It is a 12-week course offered by Vilnius University Law Faculty and Harvard Law School about American copyright law. Students who manage to compete the course will be eligible to get a CopyrightX certificate. Lectures begin on February 1, 2022, so hurry Read more

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VU Law Professor: Migration at the Border of Belarus is Neither Legal nor Illegal

Migrants entering Lithuania from Belarus are subject to lower standards, which may also lead to disregarding the rights of other vulnerable groups by labeling them as a threat, says Aurelijus Gutauskas, professor at the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University and judge at the Supreme Court of Lithuania. In the VU podcast „Science without Sermons“, Read more

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