Siauliai University was founded in 1997 after the reconstruction of Siauliai Pedagogical Institute and Siauliai Polytechnical Faculty of Kaunas University of Technology.
History. 1948 - Teacher's Institute (duration of studies - two years), since 1954 - Pedagogical Institute. 1959 - Affiliate of Kaunas Polytechnical Institute, since 1990 - Siauliai Polytechnical Faculty of Kaunas University of Technology.
Type. It is a university of a classical type.
The University has 8 faculties:
Humanities (with European Studies Institute)
Mathematics and Informatics
Social Welfare and Disability Studies
There is 1 institute - Continuing Studies Institute.
Management. The supreme decision making body of the University is the Senate. University's Council - the institution responsible for social supervision and care. Activities of the university are regulated by the statute of SU.
Rector - prof. dr. Vidas Lauruska
Vice-Rector for Studies - assoc. prof. dr. Juozas Pabreza
Vice-Rector for Research and Art - assoc. prof. dr. Stefanija Alisauskiene
Vice-Rector for International Relations and Development -
Vice-Rector - prof. dr. Donatas Jurgaitis
Faculties are managed by the Deans whose activities are coordinated by Faculty Councils.
Studies. Studies are organizsed in three cycles: first cycle or the main studies - Bachelor's degree and Professional studies, second cycle - Special Professional studies and Master's degree, and third cycle - Doctoral studies. Full-time, part-time and extramural types of studies are available. At present the University has over 12 000 students and more than 550 lecturers.
Department of Studies
Address: Vilniaus st. 88, Siauliai, LT-76285
Tel: +370 41 595819
More information on university website: http://www.su.lt/en