Mykolas Romeris University

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Mykolas Romeris University
Mykolo Romerio universitetas
Mykolas Romeris University
Established 2004 (2004)
Type Public
Rector Prof. dr. Alvydas Pumputis
Academic staff 736
Admin. staff 385
Students 17,500
Location Vilnius,  Lithuania
54°44′02″N 25°15′32″E / 54.73389°N 25.25889°E / 54.73389; 25.25889Coordinates: 54°44′02″N 25°15′32″E / 54.73389°N 25.25889°E / 54.73389; 25.25889
Campus Urban
Former names The Law University of Lithuania
Colours yellow, orange, red
Website www.mruni.eu

Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuanian: Mykolo Romerio universitetas or MRU) is a university in the capital city of Vilnius, Lithuania, bearing the name of the Lithuanian legal scholar, judge and father of Lithuania's Constitutional Law Mykolas Römeris. Established in 2004, it is a state-funded institution.

Mykolas Romeris University is one of the largest universities in Lithuania, currently having 17,500 students.[1]

History[edit]

  • October 28, 2004, the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania approved a resolution (No. IX-2515) "Changing the Name of the Law University of Lithuania and Approval of the Statute of Mykolas Romeris University.
  • December 16, 2004, the Senate of Mykolas Romeris University unanimously approved Professor Alvydas Pumputis as Rector (Resolution No. 1SN-9).
  • July 23, 2009, the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania by Resolution No. XI-411 approved the new Statute of Mykolas Romeris University.
  • According to the July 23, 2009 Resolution Nr. XI-411 of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, which approved the Statute of Mykolas Romeris University and the Resolution of Mykolas Romeris University's Senate of October 6, 2009, (No. 1SN-10), the state higher education and studies budgetary institution Mykolas Romeris University was reorganized into the state higher education public institution Mykolas Romeris University.

Structure[edit]

Main campus

The founder of the university is Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

The management bodies of the university are University Council,the University Senate and the University Rector.[2]

There are 5 faculties at the university, which consists of 13 Institutes, 9 departments and Business and Media School (in partnership with Middlesex University). It offers more than 70 programmes at the Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral levels. Studies are carried out in compliance to the major principles of Bologna process. The major fields of study are Business, Communication, Economics, Educology, Finance, History, Management, Informatics, Law, Management, Philology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Security, Social Work, and Sociology.

Faculties[edit]

Administration units[edit]

  • Academic Affairs Centre
  • Research Centre
  • Academic Ethics Centre
  • International Relations Office
  • Marketing Office
  • Project Management Centre
  • Servis' Sales Centre
  • Property Management Office
  • IT Centre
  • Health and Sport Centre
  • Chancellery Office
  • Cultural Activities Centre
  • Accounting
  • Service for Staff Safety
  • Internal Audit Office[3]

Studies[edit]

For International Students Mykolas Romeris University offers Preparatory Courses, Bachelor, Master and PHD programmes in the English language.

  • It is the first University in Lithuania, which offered the possibility to choose international joint study programmes leading to double or even triple diplomas. Joint programmes are offered in cooperation with Universities from UK, France, Austria, Finland, even South Korea.
  • About 500 University students each year participate in international exchange (studies and internships) via Erasmus, Nordplus or other international programmes.
  • At the present students taking our programmes come from over 25 countries such diverse as USA, Jamaica, Germany, Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, India, and so on.
  • Study programmes offered at Mykolas Romeris University are continuously renewed and updated, responding to the need of society and providing young people with knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful career.
  • A Lithuanian degree diploma is recognized in all the countries which have signed the Lisbon Recognition Convention - signed by 50 countries and international organizations. That means students can be sure that their qualifications gained in Lithuania will be valid in all these countries.
  • In 2010 Mykolas Romeris University was awarded with the Diploma Supplement Label which indicates that the Diploma Supplement of MRU meets the European Commission's, the Council of Europe's and UNESCO/CEPER' created sample.
  • In 2012 Mykolas Romeris University was awarded with ECTS Label. The label raises the profile of the institution a transparent and reliable partner in European and international cooperation (awarded only 64 institutions in Europe, only 2 in Lithuania). It is one of the most important signs attesting to a high quality of studies at the University.

Preparatory courses[edit]

Undergraduate programmes[edit]

Graduate programmes[edit]

Postgraduate programmes[edit]

Research[edit]

International relations[edit]

Student life[edit]

Sports[edit]

References[edit]

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