aA
The Vilnius-based European Humanities University (EHU) has been given a new activity permit after Minister of Education, Science and Sports Algirdas Monkevicius signed it on Friday, the ministry told BNS Lithuania.
EHU gets new permit to continue operating in Vilnius
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

The EHU was under threat of closure following a negative assessment but was later thrown a lifeline by the state which granted a special status for universities operating in exile due to political reasons.

"The new permit for studies crowns the university's transitional period. Now our university is starting the internationalization of the studies process and the academic environment," EHU rector Sergei Ignatov was quoted as saying in a statement.

The EHU plans to accept students for nine programs in 2019.

The EHU is a private university, established in Minsk in 1992, but was later closed down by Belarus' authorities. It accepted the Lithuanian government's invitation and moved to Vilnius in 2004.

Since its establishment, over 3,000 people graduated from this university, including over 2,000 graduates received diplomas in Vilnius.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

Interior minister sees no need for tighter controls on returnees

Interior Minister Rita Tamasuniene currently sees no need for tightening controls on people returning...

Only 1 new coronavirus case

On Monday, only 1 new COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Lithuania. In total, Lithuania has already...

Rzeczpospolita editor: Polish president sees Nauseda as his personal ally

Polish President Andrzej Duda regards Lithuania as a strategic partner and considers President...

Minister: facemasks to become mandatory again if coronavirus cases spike

The Lithuanian government would consider making facemasks mandatory in public again if coronavirus...

Lithuania sends medical supply to US for combating COVID-19 pandemic

On 15 July, Lithuania will send essential medical supplies for combating the coronavirus disease...

Top news

Rzeczpospolita editor: Polish president sees Nauseda as his personal ally

Polish President Andrzej Duda regards Lithuania as a strategic partner and considers President...

Interior minister sees no need for tighter controls on returnees

Interior Minister Rita Tamasuniene currently sees no need for tightening controls on people returning...

18 truck companies and organizations call for zero-emission trucks

A newly-formed coalition of European key players in road freight urges the EU to accelerate the...

Zalgiris Kaunas names Austria's Schiller as head coach

Zalgiris Kaunas has named Martin Schiller , a 38-year-old Austrian specialist, as its head coach,...

Only 1 new coronavirus case

On Monday, only 1 new COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Lithuania. In total, Lithuania has already...

|Maža didelių žinių kaina