Vilnius University (VU) Council elected a new rector of VU. Prof Dr Rimvydas Petrauskas will lead the largest higher education institution in Lithuania for five years and will commence his term of office on 1 April.
In the QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) released this week, Vilnius University (VU) holds a stable position among the top 20 universities and is a leader among the ranked universities in Lithuania.
The 14th European Conference on Atoms, Molecules and Photons (ECAMP'14) will be held in Vilnius, bringing together more than 400 scientists from across the continent to Lithuania’s capital. Vilnius was selected to host the conference in 2022, following an application submitted by Vilnius University and Go Vilnius, the city’s tourism and business development agency.
For the second year in a row, Vilnius University (VU) has granted three Professors with the Distinguished Professor award. Distinguished Professor Status is given for excellence in science and studies. This year, commission decided to dedicate this award to Vladislav Fomin (VU’s Kaunas Faculty), Gediminas Juzeliūnas (VU’s Physics Faculty) and Česlovas Venclovas (VU’s Life Sciences Center).
Vilnius University (VU) has become one the hosts of the world's biggest physics event for schoolchildren. Today the Cooperation Agreement for International Physics Olympiad implementation in 18-26 of July, 2020 was signed by the Minister of Ministry of Education Science and Sport Algirdas Monkevičius, VU Rector Prof. Artūras Žukauskas and Director of Lithuanian centre of non-formal youth education Algirdas Sakevičius.