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Covers topics related to: Public and Private law, Commercial law, Tort law, Property law, Administrative law, Tax law, Environmental law, Human rights law, Legal systems and their Institutions, European law, The institutions of international justice, Judicial System,  Government Structure, Legislature, Legal Methodology, Civil Procedure, Islamic Law, Teaching Methodology, Family and Juvenile Law, Health Law, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Justice,  Criminal Law, Civil Law,  Contract Law,  Intellectual Property Law,  Employment Law,  Corporate Law, Business Organization Law, Immigration Law, Real Estate Law, Sports and Entertainment Law, History of Law, Philosophy of Law and related topics in Law.

Political Science

Covers topics related to: International Relations, Nationalism and identity policies, Political Participation, NGO’s and civic culture, Political Theory, Comparative Politics and Comparative Government, Political Systems, International Politics, Politics of European Integration, Modernization in Turkey and Iran, American Politics, Political Science Research Methods, Gender Politics, Political Economy, Politics in Russia, Public Administration, Global Governance, Public Policy, Power and Justice, The Presidency, Voting, Campaigning, and Elections, Political Psychology, Democracy and Its Critics, Liberty and Equality, Modern Political Ideologies, European Integration, Politics of Developing Countries, Government and Politics of the Middle East, Politics of Human Rights, Autocracy, Democracy, and Prosperity, The Soviet Successor States, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict, International Law and Organizations, United States Foreign Policy, International Terrorism and related topics in Political Science.


Covers topics related to: Recent Innovations in Management, Training and Development, Technology Management, Business Environment, Information Management, Knowledge Management, Accounting and Finance, Management Accounting, Management of family business, Marketing of Financial Services, Education and human development in management, Management of Commercial Geography, Management conflicts in enterprises, Management of Social Sector, Education and Employment,  Management and bureaucracy, The management of Business finance, Project management, Managing business transformation, Managing the marketing role, International relationships in management, Timetabling in management, Social communications in management, Knowledge management, Motivation of Human Resource, Business strategies, Leadership and corporate governance, Change management, Managerial Accounting, Personal Ethics at Work, Sales and Sales Management, Organizational Leadership, Psychology and Decision Making and related topics in Management.


Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is one of the most frequently visited cities of Eastern Europe. It draws attention, not only because of its unique architectural character, but also by its cultural events and attractions.

During the first ten years of independence the city has become a tourist attraction center. It is, therefore, not surprising that during these ten years the number of tourists has consistently increased and at the same time tourist infrastructure and services have been developed.

Vilnius, as the capital of Lithuania, is the home of the President, the Seimas, the Government and the Supreme Court. Diplomatic missions, educational, cultural, financial, research, and healthcare institutions are based here.


Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), a public institution, is an international university located in Northern Europe. Each year the University admits a large number of creative and talented young people.

Receptive to change, promoting intellectually stimulating studies and focused on consistent research activities, Mykolas Romeris University contributes to the development of a well-rounded personality: a mature, enterprising and independent future leader and a responsible citizen. 

The University has almost 18,000 students who stand out as highly-motivated and enthusiastic about their chosen field of studies. The study programmes are continuously renewed and updated, responding to the needs of society and providing young people with knowledge and skills necessary to build a successful career. 


 Prof. Toma Birmontiene, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania

Toma Birmontiene is a professor at Mykolas Romeris University teaching, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and other topics for many years. In i979 she graduated  cum laude ( Master of Law) from Faculty of Law, Vilnius university. In January1989 she acquired PhD in law in M. Lomonosov Moscow  State University. She is co-author of many scientific studies and textbooks  and author of many articles on different subjects  of constitutional law,  human rights law and health law. Professor Birmontienė has held a number of visiting lectureships at various European universities, prepared different study programmes, extensively published on numerous issues of human rightswomen’s rights, the guarantees of social rights, as well as on the issues of compatibility between international and national law.In 2005–2014 she delivered presentations in a number of international conferences on constitutional law organized by European Constitutional Courts (Tribunals). From 1997 till 2011 she was member of Editorial Board of the European Journal of Health Law. Since 2011 she is a chairperson of the Editorial Board of the bulletin of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania “Konstitucinėjuriprudencija”.

Professor Birmontienė possesses considerable judicial experience. She served a nine-year tenure as a justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania (03 2005–03 2014).In the position of a justice of the Constitutional Court.

Following the restoration of the statehood of the Republic of Lithuania, Professor Toma Birmontienė extensively dealt with the questions of legal reform and human rights while working in different positions.From July 2004 – March 2005, she was an adviser to the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Head of the Legal Department of the Office of the President of the Republic.  In 1995–2004, as the Director of the Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights, she tackled the problems of human rights during the transitional period and the period of accession to the European Union.

Professor Birmontienė held various positions at different organizations. From 2003 till 2004, she was  a member of the Lithuanian Science Awards Commission. In 1998–2003, working as a member of the International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania. In addition, she was a member of the working group formed for the analysis on lustration. From 1997 till 2001 she was a Vice-chairperson of the Lithuanian Lawyers’ Association,in 1994, the executive secretary of the Lithuanian Lawyers’ Association.

Professor Birmontienė was engaged in drafting various Lithuanian legal acts concerning the right of access to information, the right to petition, referendum. She actively participated in establishing the legal framework of and a new approach to Lithuanian health law and contributed to consolidating the priority of the principle of human rights in the field of healthcare. She worked as a drafter of the national laws on the patients’ rights biomedical research, mental health care and other. 

Prof. Mindaugas Jurkynas,  Vytautas Magnus university,Lithuania


2006 PhD in political science, Institute of Political Science and International Relations at Vilnius University

1995-1998: Studies of political science at Oslo University

1995: University diploma in International Relations, Institute of Political Science and International Relations at Vilnius University,

1994: Bachelor diploma Faculty of HistoryVilnius University 


March 2013 – up-to-date, Vytautas Magnus university, Faculty of Political Science anfd Diplomacy, Department of Regional Studies, (Professor, full time)

March 2013 – up-to-date, Mykolas Romeris university, Faculty of Strategic Management and Policy, Institute of Political Science (Professor, part time)

2007 January – January 2013: Vilnius University, Institute of Political Science and International Relations (Associate Professor, full time)

2009 September – January 2013, Mykolas Romeris university, Faculty of Strategic Management and Policy Institute of Political Science, (Associate Professor, part time) 

2006 September – 2008 December: Vilnius University, Institute of Political Science and International Relations (Lecturer, part time) 

2006 September – 2008 December:  Foreign policy and national security adviser to the Prime Minister of Lithuania (full time) 

1998 September – 2006 September: Vilnius University, Institute of Political Science and International Relations (Lecturer, full time) 

2002 September – 2004 June: Balt SeaNet Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Humboldt University in Berlin (full time) 

1995 March – August: Desk officer at the North European Division, Lithuanian Foreign Ministry (full time).