Lecturer Nuno Amaral Jerónimo from University of Beira Interior (Portugal) will give lecture „Fashion industry and consumption society“ at Kazimieras Simonavičius University on 28 November (Wednesday). Lecture will start at 2.20 p.m. in room no. 213.

The lecturer will present the importance of fashion within the creative industries, fashion and anti-fashion as symbolic utterances of the consumption society, creative techniques used by the media.

All interested students are very welcome as the lecture is open.

Language of instruction – English.

Registration required on Eventbrite


Want to obtain a wider picture about the interrelationships between the key stakeholders involved in making air transport? We invite you to the special airport business course by dr. Konstantinos Kalligianis on 8th 9th and 10th of October, time 17.30-19.45.

The Airport Business course has been designed to give participants a comprehensive and holistic overview about all essential areas of an airport by focusing on the airport’s key elements, functions, business and legal frameworks.  Participants will be able to obtain a wider picture about the interrelationships between the key stakeholders involved in making air transport an efficient, secure and safe form of transportation and get an overview of the fundamental elements of airport system and infrastructure, operations and management.

Dr. Konstantinos Kalligiannis has a strong aviation focused background both in terms of his academic qualifications (both Master’s & PhD degrees specialized in aviation) as well as in terms of his professional career (international aviation consulting) as well as in academia (teaching aviation courses in several countries) and in providing airport professional training courses for several leading international airports.

In terms of his Academic Qualifications, Konstantinos holds a PhD in Airline Branding from Cranfield University, an MSc in Airport Planning and Management from Loughborough University, an MSc in Air Transport from Cranfield University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Luton University

In terms of his Airport Professional Training Career, Konstantinos is providing a wide range of airport training courses for Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Gulf Center for Aviation Studies.

Price: 300 eur. Registration form: here.

We kindly invite KSU students and others to open lectures at Kazimieras Simonavičius University by international lecturers.

Lecturer Dariusz Czakowski from Kujawy and Pomorze University (Poland) will give lecture „Agricultural markets in Poland before and after accession to the European Union” on 14 September (Friday). Lecture will start at 10.15 a.m. in room no. 212.

Lecturer Małgorzata Leśniowska-Gontarz from University of Information Technology and Management (Poland) will give lecture „Management: from – to” on 20 September (Thursday). Lecture will start at 12.00 a.m. in room no. 210. The lecturer will present the role of planning, controlling and leadership in management process, how to motivate employees in the organization and other issues.

Lecturer Agata Gemzik-Salwach from University of Information Technology and Management (Poland) will give lecture „Finance Market” on 20 September (Thursday). Lecture will start at 10.15 a.m. in room no. 214. The lecturer will present measurement methods for national income, market of goods and services (global demand and its determinants), money market and monetary policy, inflation, unemployment and other issues.

Kazimieras Simonavičius University in partnership with Friendly Avia Support starts new season of #AviaInTheMaking this month.

On 19th 6 PM we invite you to the lecture by CEO of DOT LT Evaldas Petkus and his presentation: How to Survive in the Modern Airline Business – Niche Aviation Segments.

Short lecture plan:
1. Different kind of airline business;
2. Future perspectives in aviation worldwide and in the Baltic region;
3. Airline’s “DOT LT” experience finding own way in the aviation:
– History of the bad and good;
– Mistakes analyses;
– Enhancing the best success;
– How to find the best airline’s structure;
– Pros & cons of the model;
– Future threats.

Evaldas Petkus is the head of DOT LT since 2003. He is also a professional pilot and navigates Airbus 320 and ATR42/72 as the master of the plane and instructor as well. In 1986 he was graduated from Aktiubinsk civil aviation institute and received the licence of the pilot. In 2002 he was graduated from Kaunas technology university Bussines management master‘s degree.

The traditional final ceremony for the graduates of KSU was held on Friday, 29 of June at Kazimieras Simonavičius university. 45 graduates received their diplomas this year. 29 of them graduated with bachelor’s degrees and 16 with  master’s  degrees in Law. We invite you the photo gallery of the event here.

This summer from 30 July until 10 August Turiba University in Riga, Latvia will host NORDPLUS intensive course „Organisation and Individual Security”. Kazimieras Simonavičius University invites to apply students of all faculties, especially Law programme.

In recent years security issues have become important also to Baltic and Nordic countries. World is coping with such challenges as migration, conflicts based on different cultural backgrounds, cyber-attacks and other new challenges. This leads to fact that there is need for high quality training for young security specialists.

Students will gain knowledge of assessment of security tactics for guarded sites, basics of tactical planning and implementation methods for threat prevention and their legal regulation; comprehensive knowledge of facts, theory and correlations necessary for carrying out work related tasks, personal growth and development, public participation and social integration. There will be topics of Stress Management in Crisis Situations, Globalization and Intercultural communication, Team-building, Cyber-security and Data protection as well as Copyrights included in the course.

In this Course participants will be bachelor and master level students from Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. Lessons and practical seminars will be led by professors from 3 partner Universities as well as invited professionals.

Organisers will cover travel costs to Riga, accommodation, catering, local transports, excursions and study visits.

Language of the Course – English, participation in the Course – free of change. Applications are accepted only from full time bachelor and master level students. Students will receive 3 ECTS for the participation in the Course.

Please fill and application form  and send it to interntional@ksu.lt until 29 June. Only 10 students from KSU will get chance to participate in this course.

Video of the last year Course is available here.

This Course is implemented by Turiba University (Latvia) in a cooperation with Kazimieras Simonavičius University (Lithuania) and Turku School of Economics (Finland). Project receives financial support from NORDPLUS Higher education program.

On 19th of April Kazimieras Simonavičius University  together with Turiba University (Latvia), and Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Finland) are organising Conference “Organisation and Individual Security”.

The Conference is organised in frame of NORDPLUS Higher education project “Development of Society and Organisation Security Programmes 2017”.

In the frame of the Conference project partners will present various topics related to the Security in Baltic and Scandinavian countries, today’s trends and challenges. Project team will also introduce main outcomes of the project – findings related to the Security study programmes in partner countries and also will present the book on Security which will be published already this September.

Nowadays world security is the highest priority of any country, including Baltic and Nordic countries. At the moment world is coping such serious security related issues as migration, cyber-security, economic security and security in organisations and companies. Those are new challenges also for Baltic and Scandinavian countries. This influence security of the society as well as security of individual organisations. That’s why there is a strong need for specialists and well trained professionals who can ensure security of society and individual.

September 2017 Turiba University started to implement NORDPLUS Higher education program project „Development of Society and Organisation Security Programmes 2017”. During the project partners evaluate study programmes, develop and also will publish the book on Security issues. This book will be used as a teaching material for Security program students. Book will be also available for any interested student or specialist in e-version starting from September 2018.

Project conference “Organisation and individual Security” will be held within the frame of Turiba University XIX International Scientific Conference. Participation is free of charge. Language of the Conference: English and Latvian (with simultaneous translation).

Please register for the Conference on Turiba University website here.

More information about the project here. Project is co-financed by NORDPLUS Higher education program, project number: NPHE-2017/10115.

Jonas Butautis

Kazimieras Simonavičius university in partnership with Friendly Avia Support organizes a lectures series on specialized topics in the field of Aviation. Aviation in the Making is an informal space where aviation leaders, professionals and students meet.

The current situation within the world of aviation is very optimistic, although there are a number of contradictions. The big players are buying out the small ones, challenges within aviation security are on the constant increase, and new areas of operation and regulation come into play as drones and commercial space flight become a reality. Much strategic thinking about the future of air transport needs to be accomplished as it predetermines the economy within the entire region. International Air Transport Association predicts that air travel will double within the next 20 years and freight air transport is already one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy within the European Union. What do aviation leaders think of such predictions?

We invite you to the lecture by SEO of Magnetic MRO Jonas Butautis who will speak on the topic: the game changing global trends in aircraft technical support industry. What are the key macro trends that will shape aircraft aftermarket industry over the next 5-10 years? How can Baltic businesses position themselves in this evolving marketplace? What does it mean for the current students and future industry employees?

The lecture will take place at KSU on 27th of February 6 pm.

The series of talks on aviation industry is organized by Kazimieras Simonavičius University, the only University in the region with Aviation Management study programme and the company Friendly Avia Support.

The lecture is free with registration.

Registration link: https://aviainthemaking3.eventbrite.com

More about the event here.

More on the series Aviation In The Makinghttps://ksu.lt/aviainthemaking/

Professor Nika Tikanashvili from Georgian Aviation University will give lecture „Aviation Industry“ at Kazimieras Simonavičius University on 29th of November (Wednesday). Lecture will start at 10.15 a.m. in room no. 212.

The professor will present navigation systems overview, human factors in aviation, digitalisation of transport systems and other issues.

Students of Aviation are especially invited to this lecture, but other students are also very welcome as the lecture is open.

Language of instruction – English.

On the 17th of November (Friday) Professor Hervainé Szabó Gyöngyvér from Kodolanyi Janos University of Applied Sciences (Hungary) will give a lecture “European Governance and Diplomacy” at Kazimieras Simonavičius University on 17 November (Friday). Lecture will start at 10.15 a.m. in room no. 213.

The professor will present current issues in global governance and diplomacy, cosmopolitanism in European governance and well-being comparative vision for a European Public policy.

Students of Political Communication and Journalism are especially invited to this lecture, but other students are also very welcome as the lecture is open.

Language of instruction – English.


Participants of the meeting


On 20-21st of October Director of the Business School of Kazimieras Simonavičius University Deimantė Budriūnaitė participated in the second international meeting of the Erasmus+ project “Investing in Entrepreneurship Universities in the Caucasus and Central Asia” (EUCA INVEST) in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Participants of the meeting discussed the progress of Kyrgyz Republic and Georgia in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship through the application of good European practices and creation and development of CreaLABs by improving the creativity and entrepreneurship competences and skills of students and high school staff. Participants also discussed the problems arising from the application of good practices, discussed further project perspectives and activities, organizational project issues.

Lithuania represented by Kazimieras Simonavičius University is one of the 6 partner countries of the European Union (together with Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Portugal and Scotland), providing methodological assistance to higher education institutions in Kyrgyz Republic and Georgia, aiming at developing creativity labs, promoting students’ entrepreneurship and innovation.


Arijandas Šliupas

Kazimieras Simonavičius University (KSU) and the company Friendly Avia Support launch the series of talks on aviation industry Aviation in the Making. The first event will take place at 5 PM on the 19th of November at the KSU premises (Dariaus ir Girėno st. 21, Vilnius).

The guest speaker of the first event is an independent expert Arijandas Šliupas. The topic of his talk is Evaluation of Airport Efficiency: Profit or State Interest?

Arijandas Šliupas is an independent expert, politician and aviation manager. Since 1995 he’s worked at the transport and logistical companies DSV, Nordnet, Balti Logistika and Litcargus. Between 2007 and 2012 he served as the General Manager at Kaunas Airport, and between 2012 and 2016 as Vice Minister at the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications. During this period, Šliupas held a number of other roles including Chairman of the Boards at Vilnius and Palanga airports and the Lithuanian Post.

More information about the event: https://goo.gl/mKc3zJ