Vytautas Magnus University (VMU)

  • VMU is one of the most liberal and modern universities in Lithuania and the first classical artes liberales university which combines profound traditions of the classical university with innovation, noble ideas and creativity.
  • The main strength of research at VMU is our ability to respond to an increasingly globalised and competitive landscape prompting the dynamic formation of new research priorities and facilitating ongoing improvements in research performance at both national and international level.
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Competences

Social and Humanitarian Sciences
Biomedical, Physical, IT and Life Sciences
Arts
Biosystems Engineering and Bioeconomy
Sustainability of Agro-, Forest and Water Ecosystems, Impact of Climate Change

Laboratories

Instrumental Analysis Laboratories
Laboratories for the Analysis of Biological Resources and Plant Survival
Molecular Biology and Immunology Laboratories
Biophysics Research Laboratories
Microbiology and Membrane Biochemistry Laboratories
Membrane Biochemistry Laboratories
Informatics Laboratories
Studios
Center for Social Anthropology
Social Research Center
Demographic Research Centre
Laboratory of Progressive Agricultural Engineering
Laboratory of Geomatics
Laboratory of Structures and Building Materials
Laboratory of Aquatic Ecosystems
Laboratory of Heat-Energy Processes and Emissions
Laboratory of Automatic Control of Machines, Technological Systems and Processes
Laboratory of Technology Safety
Synthesys Gas, Second Generation Liquid Biofuel and Biohydrogen Laboratory
Biodiesel, Bioethanol and Biological Lubricants Laboratory
Laboratory of Biomass Treatment, Logistics and Solid Fuel Processes
Laboratory of Biological Waste and By-Products Usage
Environmental Laboratory
Laboratory of Quality Vegetable Raw Materials
Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology
Laboratory of Climate Change Impact to Forest Ecosystems
Aquaculture Center
Center of Animal Husbandry Selections, Breeding Values and Dissemination
Laboratory of Soil and Crop Ecology
Laboratory of Game Management

Patents

The Method of Extracting Hydrogen from Water Vapor

The inventors are Liudas Pranevičius and Darius Milčius. The patent holder is Vytautas Magnus University. The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius, 2012.

Internationally approved first blueberry cultivars of Lithuanian origin

“Danutė” and “Freda”. The inventors are Habil. Dr. R. Daubaras and dr. L. Česonienė, 2012, Kaunas Botanical Garden, VMU.

Internationally approved breeding of the first cranberry cultivars of Lithuanian origin

“Reda”, “Vaiva”, “Amalva”, “Žuvinta” and “Vita”. The inventors are Habil. Dr. R. Daubaras and Dr. L. Česonienė, 2017, Kaunas Botanical Garden, VMU.

Internationally approved the first 20 Dahlia cultivars of Lithuanian origin

“Meška Slapukė”, “Tumė”, “Dalelytė”, “Giedrės kasos”, “Orija”, “Fredos Lapė”,”Constantin von Regel”, ”Janusz Bogdan Faliński”, “Jean-Emmanuel Gilibert”, “Duonos Kelias”, ”Soleil Soleil”, “Žuvinto Lūgnė”, “Wigry”, “Buktos Plukė”, “Laumė”, “Ragana”, “Ieva”, “Anelė Albina”, “Tbilisi” and “Alesia from Minsk”. The inventor – Dr. Arūnas Balsevičius, 2016-2018, Kaunas Botanical Garden, VMU.

Dehydrated meadow grass meal

The inventors are E. Šarauskis, R. Sinkevičius, D. Sinkevičius, J. Sinkevičius, A. Sakalauskas, K. Romaneckas, 2017, VMU Agriculture Academy.

Method for reducing of fuel consumption in crop production using biological preparation

The inventors are E. Šarauskis, V. Naujokienė, K. Vaitauskienė, 2017, VMU Agriculture Academy.

In total, we have 613 scientists and 293 researchers

Achievements

1

In the “QS World University Rankings 2018” VMU has ranked among 3 percent of the best universities in the world and has remained as an unsurpassed leader in Lithuania according to internationality

2

In the international university ratings “U-Multirank”, the university has received the highest scores (“good” and “very good”) in even 14 categories for the second year in a row

3

In the university rankings, presented by the journal “Reitingai”, VMU has been selected as the most international university in Lithuania and has remained one of the leaders according to scientific achievements for the second year in a row

4

VMU Faculty of Economics and Management (EVF) has received the prestigious “Eduniversal” award. EVF has received a very high rating of Excellent Business School with reinforcing international influence in 2017

1

In the “QS World University Rankings 2018” VMU has ranked among 3 percent of the best universities in the world and has remained as an unsurpassed leader in Lithuania according to internationality

2

In the international university ratings “U-Multirank”, the university has received the highest scores (“good” and “very good”) in even 14 categories for the second year in a row

3

In the university rankings, presented by the journal “Reitingai”, VMU has been selected as the most international university in Lithuania and has remained one of the leaders according to scientific achievements for the second year in a row

4

VMU Faculty of Economics and Management (EVF) has received the prestigious “Eduniversal” award. EVF has received a very high rating of Excellent Business School with reinforcing international influence in 2017

Contacts

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Open R&D Lithuania facilitator