VMU is ranked among the TOP 800 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings) and following in the tradition of its 92-year-old progenitor University of Lithuania, Vytautas Magnus University is the only higher education institution in the country and one of the few in the region where a wide liberal arts education is imparted.

Located at the heart of the city, VMU is deeply ingrained in the culture of Kaunas, as the city enjoys the university’s Jazz Connections Festival, performances by the VMU Music Academy’s lecturers, students and Alumni, the first professional university theatre in Lithuania, etc.


Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Kaunas

The conference organizational committee has made arrangements for special prices at the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Kaunas.

For room reservation the Hotel has prepared the Hotel Reservation Form. Please, fill in the reservation form and send or fax it directly to the given addresses: fax.: +370 37 306200.



  • Area: 65,300 sq. km or 25,174 sq. miles.
  • Borders with: Latvia, Belarus, Poland, Russia (Kaliningrad region); 99 km or 61.5 miles of coastline.
  • Population: 2,850,030.
  • Ethnic groups: Lithuanians 85,08%, Russians 5,88%, Poles 6,65%, Belarusians 1,2%, Ukrainians 0,55%, Jews 0,1%, Tatars 0,1%.
  • State language: Lithuanian.
  • Currency: Euros.
  • Time: GTM +2 hours.
  • Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz. European-style 2-pin plugs.
  • Major religion: Roman Catholics.
  • Climate: The weather in Lithuania is changeable. Be prepared for occasional showers. In September the average day temperature in Lithuania is above +20° C. More about Lithuania

By plane: Frequent flights operate between Vilnius (Vilnius International Airport) or Kaunas (Kaunas Airport) and most European capitals.

If you come to Vilnius, you can reach Kaunas by several means of transport. The most convenient is to come by taxi. It might cost 50-60 euros. You can catch a taxi just outside the airport. Or you can also use intercity train or bus. The buses to Kaunas leave fromVilnius Bus Station. (You can find the schedule here). And the trains to Kaunas leave fromVilnius Train Station. (You can find the schedule here). How to get to Vilnius Bus Station or Vilnius Train Station from Vilnius Airport? The city buses or microbuses stop just in front of the Airport and take you to the Bus and Train Stations (one is opposite the other). Or you can always use a taxi.

By train: The Berlin-St Petersburg train passes through Vilnius. If coming from Poland, you can take a direct train from Warsaw to Kaunas. You will find railway routes from Vilnius or Kaunas here.

By bus: Buses are the cheapest but least comfortable method of reaching Lithuania, with direct buses from Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland. You will find European bus routes from Vilnius and Kaunas here.

By car: Lithuania has a well developed network of roads. There are two European Highways with branch–lines: Via baltica (Helsinki – Warsaw) and West – East (Klaipėda – Moscow). Inland car traffic – right site. You will find the map of roads and railways here.