President of France Emmanuel Macron Awarded the Title of Doctor Honoris Causa of VU

Today, President of France Emmanuel Macron visited Vilnius University (VU), where he was awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of VU at a solemn ceremony. During the visit, the French leader also took part in a discussion in which he discussed in detail the current issues of the European economy, relations with the world’s 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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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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Visit to European Commission representation office in Lithuania

On the 14th of November students of The International and EU Law programme visited European Commission representation office in Lithuania and participated there in the discussions regarding hot topics in Europe. They talked and discussed such questions as Brexit, migration, security, populismus and the rule of law.

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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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15th European Law summer school has finished in Vilnius University

On 4th of July already 15th European Law summer school has finished at Vilnius University. About thirty students from Germany, France, Lithuania and this year also from Ukraine received the certificates after attending successfully  lectures and seminars on questions whether there is a crisis in rule of law in EU and its Member States. Students Read more

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Visit by professor Jeremy Sarkin

Famous professor Jeremy Sarkin of Lisbon Nova University visited VU Faculty of Law and had discussion with PhD students and scholars from social sciences about how to do research and what skills are needed to become a successful scholar.   He also gave the lecture on the practical issues of preventing enforced disappearances of persons as regulated Read more

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Internship at the EUROPEAN COMMISSION – DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AID AND CIVIL PROTECTION – ECHO

Internship at the EUROPEAN COMMISSION – DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AID AND CIVIL PROTECTION – ECHO: Duration: 4 months Timing: 1st September, 2018 to 31st January, 2019 Place: DG ECHO in Brussels (rue d’Arlon 88, 1040 Brussels) Placing: see attached document University relation: Candidates must be students from a NOHA member university (Vilnius University) at the Read more

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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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Lecture by Justice Minister of Moldova

Everyone is kindly invited to participate in the lecture of Justice Minister of Moldova and former President of Modova’s Consititutional Court Alexandru Tanase. He will give lecture in English on “Liberty and Security: New Challenges to the Effectiveness of the Rule of Law”. The lecture takes place on 1st of March, at 11 o’clock in Read more

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