Discussing Interaction of Human Rights in Europe and the US

Diverging human rights standards in the US and Europe discussed in the guest lecture of Dr. Donatas Murauskas at Wake Forest University School of Law, USA on 24 February 2020. The lecture titled “The U.S. Effect: Influences on the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights” focused on specific examples how the difference Read more

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Vaidotas A. Vaičaitis participated in the meeting of the Group of Independent Experts (GIE) on the European Charter of Local Self-Government in Strasbourg

This was the second annual meeting of the GIE, wherein VU Faculty of Law Assoc. Prof. Vaidotas A. Vaičaitis participated as an independent expert representing Lithuania as member state of Council of Europe and member to the European Charter of Local Self-Government (1985), which Lithuania ratified twenty years ago (in 1999). The Group of Independent Read more

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European Commissioner participated in the discussion on the future of Europe

On the 23rd of November discussion organised by Vilnius University Faculty of Law together with European Commission representation office in Lithuania took place at Aula Parva of Vilnius University. European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová, Lithuanian minister of foreign affairs Linas Linkevičius, VU Faculty of Law dean prof. dr. Tomas Davulis and Vice-director of Read more

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Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets gave a lecture on populism in Europe

On the 12th of November Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets visited VU Faculty of Law and gave lecture on “Symphony or March – which sound in Europe? Populism and right-wing political movements: Challenges in Germany and Europe”. It was ambassador’s first lecture in Lithuanian universities. During her speech ambassador expressed worries about rise of Read more

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Data protection officer certification course for the first time in the Baltic States

We kindly invite you to participate in Data Protection Officer Certification course organized by Maastricht University European Centre on Privacy and Cyber Security in collaboration with Vilnius University which will be held on 5-9 November in Vilnius. The course will be delivered by world-class practitioners from the Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania.  More information and registration. 

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VU Faculty of Law will cooperate with Maastricht University scholars

On the 25th of June VU Faculty of Law and Maastricht University Faculty of Law signed a memorandum to collaborate in the fields of education and research. Both parties agreed to work together, and develop their collaborative work with an aim to set-up executive education in Vilnius with a clear objective to reach the entire Read more

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7th NOHA spring school in Vilnius

On 14-18 of May 7th spring school of international universities association NOHA (Network on Humanitarian Action)  has taken place at Vilnius University. It has been organised by Vilnius University and Warsaw University.  Spring school was also dedicated to commemorate 10 years anniversary of NOHA Network. So far network consists of 12 European and 14 global partner universities. Read more

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Spring law school in Kyiv

From 16th till 20th of April spring law school was held at Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The spring school was organised by  Faculties of Law of Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Vilnius University and it was devoted to “Impact of European Union law on the national legal systems: experiences of Lithuania and Ukraine”.  Read more

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Summer School on financial crime, corruption and money laundering

Invitation to participate in Summer School “Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”. The Summer School will take place in Thessaloniki, 4-12 July 2018. The application deadline is 6 May 2018. INVITATION

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Representatives of the Ukrainian commissioner for human rights institution visit Vilnius

On 3rd-5th of April representatives of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) institution visit Vilnius and different Lithuanian institutions. The trip was organised and financed by Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and VU Faculty of Law is responsible for coordinating different meetings in Lithuania. The visit started in Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Read more

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