Interview with Vilnius University, Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences, Institute of Chemistry, Biochemistry Program graduate dr. Ieva Bagdonaite, who currently works at one of the best and largest carbohydrate biology centers in Europe, the Copenhagen Glycomics Center.
We would like to inform Vilnius University Senate adopted resolution No. SPN-15 “On the online learning of the 2019/2020 academic year spring semester at Vilnius University” by which all study activities (including study exams) will be carried out only remotely, regardless of the end of the temporary quarantine. Vilnius University will also review and update previously planned contact study activities, their study methods and assessment strategies, adapting them to study work remotely until the end of the semester.
Each tutor will organise the work according to how she/he sees fit. Each tutor will inform you about how his/her subject will be presented and how your independent work will be further organised.
Information of IT Essentials for work and Final thesis.
All up-to-date and study-related information will be emailed to you by VU mail. That is why it is very important to check it regularly and to send emails concerning study issues also from VU mail.
If you need a certificate or transcript, please, follow the information below.
First of all, you have to order it by your VU IS eStudent application: -> eAPLICATIONS -> Others -> Request for official transcript. Then you will get the PDF version of certificate or transcript to your University email box within a few days.
The Library has launched non-contact book borrowing service for VU academic community (the service will be provided from 30 April).
Aiming to ensure safe and steady study process during the quarantine, Vilnius University Library has launched non-contact book borrowing service for members of VU academic community (students, professors, researchers).
Indicate the book’s storage area (storage area and call number of the book are indicated in the Virtual Library next to the book title, for instance: Economics Reading Room (330.1/Ma516));
You can borrow up to 5 books at a time;
Send your request via e-mail at .
To take out requested books:
You can come to take requested books only when you have received a massage from VU Library about the completion of your request. Please observe the time indicated in the message, as that will ensure a safe flow of users.
The requested books will be kept in the place that will be indicated in the message. Places where requested books will be kept: Central Library, SCIC and faculties’ reading rooms.
You can return borrowed books only after the quarantine period. Fines will not be incurred. Members of VU community can order a small number of digitally copied books (in chapters only) and periodicals (specific articles) at .
During the time of quarantine we advise you to use the electronic resources of Vilnius university (https://biblioteka.vu.lt/en/) – you can access it by connecting to the Vilnius university VPN network (find the instructions here: http://bit.ly/2UdBjCr).
VU Library subscribes to 92 databases which contain 513,340 titles of electronic documents; among them there are:
33,695 titles of e-journals
435,321 titles of e-books
44,324 titles of other objects (incomplete text documents, videos, patents and other).
Many publishers of science and studies resources and suppliers of databases open a part of their databases collections free of charge for the quarantine period. This information is being constantly updated on the library’s website. During this period, the library also expands the list of tested databases. The entire list of tested databases is available here. If you have any questions regarding electronic resources, please contact your subject librarian.
E-book Central is a service for e-book borrowing or acquiring of permanent access. More than 1 million relevant publications of scientific publishing houses are available for users. It is a flexible and fast service – users can borrow items for the period from 1 day to 4 weeks or get unlimited access to resources. You can perform a search in the entire database in here.
If you have any questions, please contact us at (queries will be responded to on working days from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
Students returning from abroad or from the ERASMUS+ programme need to quarantine themselves not in dormitories, but in a closed personal space without shared areas. They should continue studies remotely based on these recommendations.
We would like to inform you that Vilnius University currently uses and recommends two major study information and teaching delivery platforms – Virtual Learning Environment (“Moodle”) and “Microsoft Teams” software:
“Microsoft Teams” is a collaborative application that helps a large group of people work and communicate together in one platform. By organizing the remote learning process, this software is effective in organizing live lecture broadcasts and communicating with the subject (module) students, which are participating remotely in the broadcast.
Please follow all the information, related to study process organisation and its implementation on the electronic and virtual platforms, on University platforms (especially the University-provided email box and the Virtual Learning Environment), where the lecturers will separately inform you about the organisation of remote lectures and studies activities.
We would also like to inform you that last Friday University authorities informed lecturers about the further organization of studies on these remote learning platforms and how to use them successfully in organizing the remote learning process. For more detailed and specific links in organizing subject (module) distance activities on electronic study platforms, please contact the subject (module) lecturer.
On Thursday (23/01/2020) night, at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater hosted the “People 2020” awards ceremony, which honored and awarded the people who made the most resonance in society last year for their work and achievements. The man of science of the year became Aurimas Vyšniauskas, a scientist of the Molecular Department of Physics of the Center of Physical and Technological Sciences, Doctor of Chemical Sciences, author of the discovery that can help to cure incurable diseases.
We are delighted and proud to have such an excellent lecturer as dr. Aurimas Vyšniauskas!
Jesumine Anagbo Temienor from Nigeria is a second year Master’s student at the Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences pursuing degree in Geology. In addition to theoretical knowledge and practical experience at the faculty’s lab, he took Erasmus + traineeship opportunity last summer. Jesumine interned at two different companies in Slovenia and also collaborated with the Faculty of Geology at the University of Ljubljana. He is graduating next year and plans to continue his studies to a PhD level.
We are happy to invite our students to open lectures 'Emerging therapeutic agents and therapies' (Dr. Vita Daukšaitė), which will be held on 25 and 27 of November from 4 p.m. in the Institute of Chemistry (Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences), Naugarduko 24, Vilnius, auditorium of Inorganic Chemistry.
Rytis Vincentas Urbonas, Director of Sanobiotec - a modern biotechnology company without analogues in Lithuania, which is taking the first steps towards success, explains what motivated him to engage in such unconventional activities, names the challenges he faces and points out what Lithuania should pay more attention to in order to improve the quality of life in the country.
On 24–27 September, an international multidimensional event presenting the opportunities offered by Lithuanian institutions of higher education, in particular Vilnius University, was held at Karaganda Medical University in Kazakhstan. This meeting was a part of an EU-funded project to promote study opportunities in Lithuania. The events were actively attended by students and researchers from Karaganda State A.E. Buketov University, Karaganda Technical University, and Karaganda Medical University.
On September 18-20, an international event – “Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019” - was held in Vilnius. As the chairman of the conference organizing committee Prof. Ričardas Makuška noted at the opening ceremony, the “Baltic Polymer Symposium 2019” is a great opportunity for young scientists and doctoral students to present their scientific achievements, share their experience and discover new opportunities for collaboration.
Nordplus is a Nordic-Baltic international cooperation program promoting student and teacher mobility. Aldas Jacas, a third year geography student at Vilnius University, learned about this project while it was held in Lithuania. “After the project there was very good feedback on the activities that it organizes, I learned about the possibilities to make international contacts and the opportunity to deepen my geographic knowledge,” says Aldas, and we continue to talk about his own experience with Nordplus in Iceland.