Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson

Icelandic economist and professor receive honorary Lithuanian doctorates

Icelandic policy economist and diplomat Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael Shure have received Vilnius University honorary doctorates. […]

Viktoras Uspaskichas

Why was sentence so light for Labour party founder?

It took almost 10 years for a court’s decision regarding the Labour Party‘s fraudulent bookkeeping in 2004-2006 to come into effect. However, the Vilnius circuit court’s altered decision regarding the sentence for Viktor Uspaskich, the party’s disgraced founder, raised a storm of commentary. Few seem to have expected the appeal court’s decision. How could it be that the accused got away with a tiny fine when they had been working to hide millions? […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

President’s speech focus on administration not strategy misguided, say experts

President Dalia Grybauskaitė annual press conference appeared more like a speech from an administrator rather than a politician, with a focus on administrative issues like control, inspection and better enforcement, Vilnius University professor Romas Lazutka told LRT Radijas. […]

Vilnius University

Vilnius University in top 20 of regional QS World University Ranking

QS World University Rankings has published a list of the best universities in the region of Emerging Europe and Central Asia. Vilnius University (VU) jumped up by 13 ranking positions and made it to the top 20, ranking in the 19th place, the university reports. […]

Vilnius University

Vilnius University advances in QS World University Rankings

In the latest world university ranking 2015/2016, published by QS World University Rankings, Vilnius University (VU) improved its position to 501-550 from the 551-600 position previously, the university reports. […]