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Economy

Shortage of IT specialists in Lithuania nearing 13,000

Every year, over 1,000 students finish information technology (IT) studies in Lithuania; however, according to employers, it is not enough to meet the current demand of IT specialists in the country. […]

Rūta Avulytė-Moreira
Society

Kaunas University of Technology international relations department head: Internationality is a way to nurture broad-mindedness

“Lithuania is not an entity existing solely within its borders any more, nor are the universities. The most successful and valuable research and study projects are being carried out with international partners. On the other hand, only by staying open to the world can we treasure and sustain our traditions and values,” says Rūta Avulytė Moreira, the Director of Department of International Relations at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU). […]

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Society

Education minister: Lithuania needs more people with math skills

The compulsory mathematics exam is introduced to enhance logical and mathematical skills of the society and to increase the number of people who have knowledge in exact sciences, says Lithuania’s Minister of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis. […]

Society

Nearly 15,000 scholarship students enter Lithuanian state-funded institutions

The number of students given scholarships to study in state-funded education institutions in Lithuania rose to 14,922 this year, up from 14,855 last year. […]

Toghrul Sabzaliyev from Azerbaijan. Photo from personal archive
Society

An Azeri student in Kaunas: a cultural perspective

The education level in Lithuania may not seem good enough to some people but it’s education with a fresh perspective to others. One of these people is Toghrul Sabzaliyev – student from Azerbaijan, who just earned a degree from Kaunas Technology University (KTU) Economics and Business Faculty and shares his view and experience about studies and life in Lithuania. […]