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UN Chief Ban Ki-moon to Receive VMU Honorary Doctorate

The United Nations Secretary General His Excellency Ban Ki-moon will be visiting Lithuania for the first time ever on 16–18 November. On 17 November, one of the world’s leading diplomatic officers will hold a lecture and will be awarded VMU Honorary Doctor’s Degree in Political Sciences. “Conferral ...

Oral Tradition in Norway: Folktales, Myths and Medieval Ballads

Vytautas Magnus University, K. Donelaicio 52-514 15:00, Wednesday, 23 October 2013, The lecture focuses on Norwegian trolls, the witch of the Black Death, and medieval ballads of black metal. To put it in more academic language, the lecture presents beliefs in beings of nature, myths of origin an...

2nd International Scientific Conference “Sustainable Multilingualism: Research, Studies, Culture”

On 27-28 September VMU hosted the 2nd international scientific conference Sustainable Multilingualism: Research, Studies, Culture organised by the Institute of Foreign Languages. The  conference aimed at assembling international researchers, experts, language teaching professionals, and other stakeh...

M. de Cervantes club invited to travel to Spain

On the 20th of May, at Vero Cafe@VDU (S.Daukanto 28) the last event in the Spring semestre of M. de Cervantes Spanish language and culture club occured. Everyone was invited to travel to Spain. The organizers were joking that the exam session which was started with Spanish Spring week was a great su...

It is good to learn Polish, it is even better to go to Poland!

Travelling has many benefits. First, you not only see different places, but also get to know different cultures and languages. According to  St. Augustin, “the world is a book, and those who do not travel, are reading only the first page of it”. We are six students of VMU (Solveiga Lukminaitė, Dovil...

1st International Scientific Conference “Multilingualism and Language Studies in Higher Education”

The conference was held on 8-10 December, 2011 at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania).The aim of the conference was to assemble researchers, international experts, language teaching specialists, politicians, heads and teachers of higher education language centres and institutions, and oth...