The University of Vilnius

Higher education, not specific universities should to be left in Lithuania’s regions

High-quality higher education should continue to be available in Lithuania’s regions, but that does not necessarily mean keeping the existing inefficient higher education institutions intact, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday. […]

Šiauliai University

Lithuania can’t support 14 strong universities – Minister of Education

Lithuania cannot support 14 strong and competitive universities, therefore, the network will be subjected to change, and the plan will be worked out along with the plan for the implementation of the government’s program, says the country’s new Education and Science Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

Karbauskis to take up culture reform himself

One of the key priorities for “Peasant” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis and his team is culture. This is why he is prepared to head the Seimas Culture Committee, which will be formed by splitting the current Education, Science and Culture Committee. The Peasant Greens leader also intends to move the Agriculture and Environment ministries to Kaunas. According to Karbauskis, he has consulted with Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis regarding the matter and the latter is prepared to assist in establishing the ministries in the former temporary capital. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis

ELECTIONS. Landsbergis: unlike “Peasants” we don’t make demands yet

The list of demands presented by the Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) continues to expand noted Gabrielius Landsbergis, the chairman of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) in an interview on LRT Radio. […]


Lithuanian universities consider giving up 10-point marking system

Changes to the Education and Studies Law that came into power on the last day of summer are to have a large impact on Lithuania’s higher education system. Changes are expected in the way education is financed, how students are rotated and their achievements marked. […]