Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is a public institution engaged in providing education at the university level, conducting research, and developing applied research and arts activities. Established in 1922 and ranked as the TOP 700 university in the world (QS World University Rankings), VMU is one of the most liberal and modern academic institutions in Lithuania, boasting an exciting history, nurturing and continuing deep-rooted traditions, playing a leading role in not just Lithuanian, but also the entire Baltic and European intellectual and cultural sphere. The academic community of VMU is united by the idea of artes liberales, i.e. the classical university of liberal arts. Vytautas Magnus University, with about 7000 Bachelor and 2000 Master degree students, is one of the most successful academic institutions in Lithuania.
12 academic divisions: 10 faculties, VMU Kaunas Botanical Garden, Institute of Foreign Languages and Innovative Studies Institute; 6 university centers; 12 offices and 5 other divisions; Students’ Representative Council; 8 public enterprises founded by VMU; 17 buildings in Kaunas; 3 representative offices in Vilnius (Lithuania), Kharkov (Ukraine) and Washington D.C. (USA). Aside from 26 BA and MA full-time degree programs in English, together VMU offers over 100 degree programs, as well as integrated studies of law and postgraduate and doctoral programs. The university offers doctoral studies in 18 diverse fields of Humanities, Social, Physical and Biomedical Sciences.
VMU participates in various international projects and popular programs (about 80 EU projects, including Structural Funds) such as Erasmus +, Horizon 2020 and other. Currently 40 research clusters are active at VMU.
Faculty of Informatics conducts research in the following main fields: design of adaptive and intelligent systems for complex object and process analysis, modelling and control; natural language and speech processing techniques; models of learning in neural systems; data mining, global optimization methods and visualization of multidimensional data; ICT infrastructure development; system risk and reliability analysis. Research plans are implemented through Involvement in FP7, Horizon 2020, COST and other international research and coordination projects, as well as national research projects, as well as through participation in national and international level research cooperation with academia and industrial partners.