The international conference “Scientific Communication. Observed with Social System Theory” organized by the Next Society Institute of Kazimieras Simonavičius University and the Inter-University Center in Dubrovnik (Croatia) took place on September 13-16, 2022.

During the conference, speakers from around the world presented the latest interdisciplinary theoretical and empirical researches on the past, present and future challenges of scientific communication. Here, the COVID-19 pandemic, the communication of climate change research in social media, as well as the relationship between science and political and economic systems have received a lot of attention.

Jan Inge Jönhill’s (Sweden) contribution “Scietific Knowledge and Political Communication” was announced as the best conference paper and awarded the prize established by the Next Society Institute of Kazimieras Simonavičius University for theoretical excellence and inspiration for new research perspectives.

The next conference dedicated to N. Luhmann’s theory “Environments. Observed with Social System Theory” will be held on September 12-15, 2023. Detailed information will be published on the conference website: https://luhmannconference.com.

Dear members of KSU academic community,

We kindly invite you to the Science and Knowledge Day celebration on the 1st September 2022, 1:00 PM at Kazimieras Simonavicius University. (Darius ir Girėnas str. 21, Vilnius). Let’s start the new academic year together!

Run with KSU!

Members of KSU community are invited to join KSU team and run in RIMI Vilnius marathon* on 11 September! KSU team will consist of KSU students, teachers, administrative staff and Erasmus students who have come to KSU.

 Please register by e-mail international@ksu.lt till 29 August! When registering, specify your contact phone number and the size of t-shirts that the organisers will provide during the marathon. For those who wish to become team captains, please indicate your wish during registration.

 KSU team will consist of only 20 people, so don‘t wait and register now! The participation is free of charge for the members of KSU team. More information about marathon is available here. * KSU team will run 5 km route.

Last week (on June 30), the members of the Board of Kazimieras Simonavičius University gathered for a meeting. During the meeting, the new image of KSU, the results of the 2021-2022 academic year, and the current admission to the bachelor’s, master’s and integrated study programs offered by the University were discussed. The members of the KSU Board also discussed and made proposals regarding the strengthening of the international strategy of the university, the development of the innovative teaching methodology and improvement of the content of study programmes to meet the needs of the market and employers.

We are extremely happy that heads of foreign universities, experienced scientists, representatives of various businesses and the public sector have become involved in the activities of the University and have expressed their trust in our vision.

The Board is an advisory body of the University’s strategic management, the purpose of which is to determine, analyze and monitor the directions of the University’s strategic development, as well as the maintenance and development of strategic international, political, business and cultural relations.

Current members of the Kazimieras Simonavičius University Board:

Assoc. Dr. sc. Mislav Balković

Henrika Bivainienė

Saulius Buivys

Tadas Četkauskas

Kęstutis Drazdauskas

Žydrė Gavelienė

Vismantas Ivoškevičius

Koit Kaskel

Assoc. Dr. Austė Kiškienė

Prof. Dr. Tomas Krilavičius

Assoc. Dr. Marius Lanskoronskis

Orijana Mashalė

Prof. Dr. Inga Minelgaitė (Chairperson)

Dalius Morkvėnas

Arnold Nausėda

Jarūnė Preikšaitė

Eglė Radišauskienė

David Rafanavičius

Giedrė Ramanauskienė

Prof. Dr. Augusto Sales (Vice Chair)

Dovilė Satkauskienė

Gabija Skučaitė

Darius Verbyla

Antanas Zabulis

Dear members of KSU community,

We kindly invite you to the solemn celebration of awarding bachelor’s and master’s degrees at KSU.

The ceremony will take place on 23 June 2022 (Thursday) 1 p.m. at Kazimieras Simonavicius University (Dariaus ir Girėno str. 21, Vilnius). Please notify us about your participation till 20 June 5 p.m. by email: studijos@ksu.lt

We look forward to seeing you!

The Senate of Kazimieras Simonavičius University convened last week. KSU Senate consists of 20 members representing the academic community of the university – professors and students – and other Lithuanian and foreign research and study institutions.
Prof. Dr. Steffen Roth was elected Chairman of the Senate, and Prof. Dr. Ryšardas Burda was elected Vice-Chairman.
During the Senate meeting, a new image and logo of KSU were presented, and discussions were held on the university’s research strategy and university development.
We are pleased with the involvement and contribution of the KSU Senate to the strategic development of the university, community mobilization and networking.
Last week, researchers from Kazimieras Simonavicius University Next Society Institute gathered in Vilnius for a three-day seminar during which the planning of research ideas and projects, a strategic planning session and preparations for the Next Society Forum took place.
Next Society Institute (NSI) was established at KSU in 2021. The NSI advances social systems theory in the tradition of Niklas Luhmann and explores synergies with alternative schools of systems theories in domains such as:
– Theories of society;
– Social theories;
– Theories of social differentiation;
– Theories of new and old media;
– Management and organisation theories;
– Theories of foresight and anticipation.
Image credit: Franzicek Dayan.
More about Next Society Institute: https://next.ksu.lt/.

14th of April the Head of International Study and Development Office Jurgita Gruodiene has wellcomed guests from The Edu Network team Prem Parkash Svetlana Kunskaja Ausra Jarmantaviciute and showed KSU and met with university Rector doc. dr. Auste Kiskiene.

Have discussed single and double degree programmes we have at KSU for international students.

Especially we are proud to offer Aviation Management study programme – as KSU is the only university offering this study programme in Lithuania,  the first University in Baltic States accredited as IATA Authorized Training Center, as well as Bachelor Dual-Degree in Aviation Management with Coventry University, UK.

Date: 21st of April, 2022
Time: 17:00 – 18:00 LT Time
Duration: 1 hour
Price: Free
Format: online
Language: English
Speaker: Jack Romero
Organizer: Kazimieras Simonavičius University
Kazimieras Simonavicius University kindly invite you to Series of Talks on the Aviation Industry “Aviation in The Making”!
The topic “Entrepreneurship in Aviation: Outlook into the Air Transport Industry’s Future Prospects” will be host by Global Entrepreneur in Air Transport Jack Romero on 21st of April, 5 PM via Zoom.
About the speaker:
Jack Romero – Global Entrepreneur in Air Transport, also advisor to entrepreneurship & business start-ups at universities and business Schools in the EU. Mentor and Seed Investor to SMEs as well as an Inspirational Public Speaker and TEDx contributor, KSU’s guest lecturer in Aviation Management study programm
We are happy to announce virtual KSU OPEN DAY, May 5, 2022 at 13:00-15:00 (UTC +3).
It’s a great opportunity to learn about KSU university, Bachelor and Master study programmes, meet International office staff and to know about admission process.
Open Day will be held on-line on Zoom platform. Save your spot and register: https://cutt.ly/rFvoD83
Be now! Questions: admission@ksu.lt

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82102286971?pwd=WWQ2SWd4ZUVROGpXZEtRSHpOekcvQT09

Meeting ID: 821 0228 6971

Passcode: 273216

The II International Scientific conference “Problems and Challenges of Contemporary Law in the Context of International Law 2022” will provide an opportunity to critically and creatively address all areas of international law. Applications of innovative methods in solving emerging problems will be presented during the sessions of the event.

The aim of the conference is to promote the public scientific discussion of Lithuanian and world researchers, raising the problems and challenges of modern law in the contexts of international law, commercial, family, criminal and other branches of law.

Participants: Lithuanian and foreign scientists – researchers, lecturers, students, law practitioners, and social partners. The scientific publications of the conference participants will be published in the conference proceedings.

Section topics: International law; Commercial law; Statute law; Criminal law; Family law.

More information: https://lnkd.in/gtba3nRW

Prof. dr. Csongor Herke, University of Pecs (Hungary)
Assoc. prof. dr. Mohamed Traore, University of Bamako (Mali) Assoc. prof. dr. Özgür Oğuz, Anadolu University (Turkey)
Phd. Katarzyna Marcinkiewicz-Marszałek, Radom Academy of Economics, Warsaw School of Economics (Poland)
Prof. dr. Antonio Silva, Extremadura University (Spain)
Prof. dr. Manuel de Peralta Carrasco Extremadura University (Spain) Prof. dr. Ángel Acedo Penco Extremadura University (Spain)
Prof. dr. Dalia Perkumienė, Kazimieras Simonavicius University (Lithuania) Doc. dr. Regina Andriukaitienė, Lithuanian Sport University (Lithuania)
Prof. dr. Biruta Švagždienė, Lithuanian Sport University (Lithuania)
Prof. dr. Oscar Paredes, Privada Boliviana University (Bolivia)
Prof. dr. Ingrida Veikša, Turiba University (Latvia)
Assoc. prof. dr. Wenliang Zhang, Renmin University of China (China)
Assoc. prof. dr. Maria João Escudeiro, Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon (Portugal)
Assoc. prof. dr. Rasa Pranskūnienė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Prof. dr. Youssef Makloul, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
Assoc. prof. Larbi SAFAA, École Supérieure de Technologie d’Essaouira, Université Cadi Ayyad, Morocco.
KSU Conference Programme
The KSU community expresses its unconditional and unanimous support for the Ukrainian nation. In the current dire circumstances the KSU announces its readiness to accept 100 students from Ukraine granting them a tuition waiver covering the full price of studies.
The students will be admitted to the KSU study programmes that are currently offered in the English language: Aviation Management and Entrepreneurship and Management (Bachelor studies) and European Union Law (Master studies).
Tuition Waiver Requirements:
  • Tuition Waiver is granted solely to the students of Ukrainian higher education institutions, fleeing from the war in Ukraine and wishing to continue their studies in Lithuania;
  • The students should be able to study in the English language;
  • The applicants have to fill the Application Form *; (*The application form may also be filled out at the KSU, address: Dariaus ir Girėno str. 21, room 203. Upon arrival please contact priemimas@ksu.lt to book a time.)
  • The applicant has to participate in an interview with KSU Admission Committee.
For more information please contact KSU study coordinator Monika Kukšaitė – Kraujalienė (consultations are provided in English or Lithuanian). priemimas@ksu.lt + 370 618 08894