Vilnius University mobile app for students

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This is Vilnius University (VU) app designed for every VU student.
At the moment, owners of smart devices with Android and iOS operating systems can download VU mobile app from the following app stores:
Having downloaded and logged in to the app using the official VU student identification data (username and password), you will have the possibility:

  • To access timetables;
  • To be the first to find out major and most relevant news;
  • To easily access the contacts of people who can help you with the study process.


 In short, everything that is important — in one place.
Consequently, if you are a VU student, download the app and give it a go!

*The app is free of charge.

External International Evaluation of Literary Studies Field in Lithuania

EXTERNAL INTERNATIONAL EVALUATION OF LITERARY STUDIES FIELD IN LITHUANIA

December 2020 

Head of team:

Prof. Dr Andrew Goodspeed

Members:

Prof. Dr Elżbieta Anna Skibińska-Cieńska

Prof. Dr Kai Mikkonen

Ms. Aušra Martišiūtė-Linartienė

Ms. Sonata Bortelytė (students‘ representative)

Coordinator of evaluation:

Eimantas Markevičius

 

 

THE AGENDA OF THE VISIT


08/12/2020, Tuesday

Visit at Vilnius University

08.30 – 08.45

Technical check and joining the meeting via MS Teams (expert group only).

08:45 – 09.15

Meeting session with senior administration

09.15 – 09.30

Break, technical transition

09.30 – 10.30

Meeting session with self-evaluation report’s group

10.30 – 10.45

Break, technical transition

10.45 – 11.30

Meeting session with teaching staff

11.30 – 11.45

Break, technical transition

11.45 – 12.30

Meeting session with students

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch break

13.30 – 14.15

Overview of material facilities and infrastructure: auditoriums, libraries and other facilities. Questions concerning students’ term papers, graduation theses and final examination papers.

14.15 – 14.30

Break, technical transition

14.30 – 15.00

Private meeting of the expert group

15.00 – 15.15

Break, technical transition

15.15 – 16.00

Meeting session with study programme’s graduates (alumni) and social partners/employers

16.00 – 16.15

Break, technical transition

16.15 – 16.45

Private meeting of the expert group

16.45 – 17.00

Presentation of the general observations made by the experts during the meeting

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Ornament and Baltic modern design, 1955–1985

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In 1910, Austrian architect Adolf Loos published an essay “Ornament and Crime”, where he criticised décor in contemporaneous production, claiming that it is amoral to waste resources on adding unnecessary ornament. Loos was not the only one, other famous modernists, including Le Corbusier, were also indifferent or even hostile towards décor. The ‘ideal’ modern house is white, without any decorations. Yet it is only a fragment in the history of ornament. The 20th-century design included not only pure colours and innovative shapes but also diverse ornaments, and the study of them allows us not only to show a new side of modernism but also to demonstrate the variations of regional modernism.

This exhibition focuses on the phenomenon known as the Baltic Modernism. Through ornament, this exhibition presents the history of regional modernism of three Baltic countries of closely intertwined cultural histories during the Soviet occupation. The aim is to show the similarities and variations in the designs of the three countries by introducing the principles of local modernism when many objects and tendencies presented may not correspond to the paradigms of traditional modernism and, thus, fall in the realm of alternative histories. It is also interesting to observe an ornament in Soviet culture. On the one hand, an ornament carries an important role in objects influenced by crafts and folk arts, while on the other hand, it can also be seen as an anomaly in the production system built on rationalisation. Kaunas Public Library as a fascinating landmark from the same period is used as a background, to put the objects back into the context where and for which they were created.

The objects on photos are from the collections of Lithuanian National Museum of Art,

Latvian National Museum of Art and Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design

Exhibition was supported by the Research Council of Lithuania.

Curator: Triin Jerlei (Vilnius University)

Graphic design: Jesse O’Neill

Read more: Ornament and Baltic modern design, 1955–1985

Remote Study Extended Until 31 May

Having taken the Lithuanian Government’s decisions into account, the working group at Vilnius University, responsible for coronavirus prevention, has decided to extend the remote work period at Vilnius University up until 31 May.

Read more: Remote Study Extended Until 31 May

Remote Study Extended Until 11 May

While the threat of the COVID-19 infection remains, the University, in line with the decisions made by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, has decided to extend the deadline for conducting work remotely via on-line measures until 11 May (inclusive) with a possibility to extend this deadline as well if needed.

Restrictions on accessing the University’s infrastructure remain the same.

More useful information can be found here. Further questions can be addressed to VU Department of Communications and Marketing via email

100 Bitdefender antivirus software licenses for VU KnF Students!

509909 bitdefender antivirus plusBased on the cooperation programme between Vilnius University and JSC “Altacom“, students of Kaunas Faculty of Vilnius University are provided with free access to Bitdefender antivirus software.

To request a personal login ID, please contact Kaunas Faculty IT centre at

Login IDs will only be sent to applicants using Vilnius University student email!

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