2019-09-02On the Science and Knowledge Day we congratulate all the PhDs in Humanities and Social Sciences who defended their dissertations at Mykolas Romeris University during the academic year 2018/2019: PhD in Philology Deimantė Veličkienė, PhDs in Law: Arvydas Budnikas, Tomas Chochrin, Ilma Daubarienė, Ramunė Jakštienė, Dainius Kenstavičius, Jūratė Šidlauskienė, Gediminas Valantiejus and Simas Vitkus; PhDs in Management: Mindaugas Deksnys, Rokas Grincevičius, Laura Gudelytė and Aušra Šukvietienė; PhDs in Economics Andrius Balčiūnas and Artūras Jurgelevičius; PhDs in Psychology: Mykolas Simas Poškus and Ruth Reches; PhDs in Education Science: Rimvydas Augutavičius, Marius Kalinauskas and Neringa Kurapkaitienė!
Good luck navigating the future!
2019-04-19Mykolas Romeris University is looking for a highly motivated Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) interested in interdisciplinary research on the topic „Internet of Things (Law): Legal liability of IoE devices in the home“. 

APPLY NOW for the Law, Science and Technology Joint Doctorate: Rights of the Internet of Everything (LAST-JD-RIoE) and spend the next 3 years studying at some of the finest research institutes in Europe! 
The LAST-JD-RIoE is an International Ph.D. programme under the Horizon 2020 EU project 814177, MSCA ITN (Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions European Joint Doctorates). 
15 PhD positions will be managed by 9 beneficiaries: University of Bologna (UNIBO), University Turin (UNITO), University Luxembourg (UL), the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Mykolas Romeris University (MRU), KU Leuven (KUL), Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH), Universität Wien (UNIVIEN). 

Full-time contract for 3 years starting from November 1, 2019: 2.370,75€ for living allowance + 600€ for mobility allowance + 500€ for family allowance (if applicable) per month (the total gross amount includes local tax, social security contributions). 

APPLY NOW: https://bit.ly/2L1oWIe 
The deadline: May 15, 2019 1:00 p.m. (Italian time) 
More about the call: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/299954 
More about the programme: https://last-jd-rioe.eu 

In order to apply for the ESR positions, applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements at the deadline of this call for applications: 
- be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers (the four years start to count from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate); 
- have not been awarded a doctoral degree; 
- have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) outside the country of the beneficiary university for more than 24 months in the 3 years immediately.
2018-06-22Viktorija Mažeikienė defended PhD thesis in Education Sciences “Media literacy in higher education”.
2018-06-22Yaroslava Levchenko defended PhD thesis in Economics “Assessing and ensuring enterprise investment attractiveness in the context of regional development”.
2018-06-19Viktor Kozlovskij defended PhD thesis in Economics “Evaluation of economic and social cohesion and its links with economic growth in the European Union”.
2018-06-18Agnė Margevičiūtė defended PhD thesis in Law “Problematic aspects of ensuring the right to safe environment of the learner: case of bullying at school”. 
2018-06-01Rūta Tamošiūnaitė defended PhD thesis in Management “Adaptation possibilities of social technologies to participation of the residents in decision-making processes of public governance”.
2018-04-12Kristina Ambrazevičiūtė defended PhD thesis in Law “Enforcement of right to work of older people in ageing society”.  
2018-04-06Tomas Mendelsonas defended PhD thesis in Economics “Assessment of the influence of institutional sectors debt on country‘s financial stability in the European Union”.
2018-04-06Gerda Štaraitė-Barsulienė defended PhD thesis in Law “The possibilities of applying mediation in the notarial activity and the directions for the improvements of legal regulation in Lithuania”. 
2018-03-23Juozas Valčiukas defended PhD thesis in Law “Islamic Law: A Question of Adaptability”. 
2018-02-09Monika Mačiulienė defended PhD thesis in Management “Modelling co-creative ecosystem in the context of technological development”.
2017-12-19 Giedrė Paurienė defended PhD thesis in Education Sciences “Development of Pedagogue’s Professional Competence by Informal Learning”.
2017-11-30Simona Briedienė defended PhD thesis in Management “Public Procurement Process Governance Modelling in the Context of Contemporary Public Governance”.
2017-11-17Inga Truskauskaitė-Kunevičienė defended PhD thesis in Psychology “Promoting Thriving in School Settings: Long-Term Effects and Impact Mechanisms of Positive Youth Development Intervention”.
2017-10-12 Simona Survilaitė defended PhD thesis in Economics “Evaluation of Companies’ Intellectual Capital Influence on their Market Value in the Baltic States”.
2017-10-06Goda Kaniušonytė defended PhD thesis in Psychology “Positive Youth Development and Perceived Parental Behavior: Trajectories and Mechanisms of Change”.
2017-09-08Dovilė Murauskienė defended PhD thesis in Law “The Expression of Parens Patriae Doctrine in the Criminal Procedure Involving Children”.
2017-07-14Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) graduate Martynas Mockus has successfully defended his PhD dissertation at Italy's University of Bologna. He completed the Erasmus Mundus joint doctoral studies programme, "Law, Science and Technology." The University of Bologna implements the programme and MRU is one of several academic partners.
Other partners include: the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, the University of Luxembourg, University of Tilburg, University of Turin, and MRU.

Mockus defended his dissertation, "Open Government Data Licensing Framework: An Informal Ontology for Supporting Mashup."

The joint doctoral programme is an integrated doctorate designed to address challenges in legal, socio-ethical and technical domains arising from newly emerging technologies and the information society.

More information about the programme here.
2017-06-15Inga Malinauskaitė-van de Castel defended PhD thesis in Law “Rights of the data subject in online social networks”.
2017-06-02 Eglė Sakalauskaitė defended PhD thesis in Law “Problems of contracting authorities’ discretion in balancing different interests in public procurement”.
2017-05-05Rimantas Vosylis defended PhD thesis in Psychology „Psychological aspects of becoming an adult among youth following different transitional pathways to social adult roles“.
2017-04-28Research Council of Lithuania launches the first call for proposals for project funding under the measure No 09.3.3-LMT-K-712 „Strengthening the Skills and Capacities of Public Sector Researchers for Engaging in High Level R&D Activities“ activity „Promotion of Post-Doctoral Fellowships“ of the Operational programme for the European Union funds’ investments in 2014–2020.

The purpose of the measure is to enhance the scientific skills of students, researchers and scientists through practical activities, exchange of scientific ideas, and promoting the setting-up and development of scientific communication and networking.

Mykolas Romeris University encourages all postdoctoral researchers to apply for the fellowships and join the research groups at the MRU LAB. Applications must be submitted by 13th of June 2017. More information: http://www.lmt.lt/en/news/call-for-proposals-gw2j.html.
2017-04-27Rusnė Kregždaitė defended PhD thesis in Economics „The cultural and creative industries evaluation modelling in European Union countries“.
2017-04-10Laimutis Paškevičius defended PhD thesis in Management „Complex management of patient safety events at Lithuanian hospitals“.
2017-04-04Giedrius Romeika defended PhD thesis in Management "The organization of business process infrastructure applying the services of electronic intermediaries" on April 4th, 2017.
2017-03-03The Research Council of Lithuania has announced that 11 MRU Doctoral students have been awarded stipends for academic achievements.

These MRU doctoral students have been awarded stipends: Daiva Čepuraitė, Simas Grigonis, Laura Gudelytė, Vaida Jurgilė, Goda Kaniušonytė, Inga Malinauskaitė-van de Castel, Ramutė Narkūnienė, Mykolas Simas Poškus, Eglė Selevičienė, Gediminas Valantiejus and Elena Valionienė.
2017-03-03Ilona Bartuševičienė defended PhD thesis in Economics "The Impact of Intangible Resources on Sustainable Development in European Union Countries Determination Model" on March 3rd, 2017.
2017-02-15 Viktorija Skvarciany has defended PhD thesis in Economics "Evaluation of Personal Clients’ Trust and its Impact on Stability of Commercial Banks" on February 15th, 2017.

2017-02-10 Viktorija Šimanauskienė has defended PhD thesis in Management "Promotion of University Entrepreneurship in Application of Information and Communication Technology" on February 10th, 2017.

2017-02-02 Laima Vaigė has defended PhD thesis in Law: "Violence against Women under International law: Filling the gaps at international, regional and national levels" on February 2nd, 2017.

2017-01-12 Mangirdas Morkūnas has defended PhD thesis in Management: "Evaluation of Factors Influencing Formation of Business Groups in Lithuania" on January 12th, 2017.

2017-01-06  Karolis Kačerauskas has defended PhD thesis in Law: "Prohibition of State Assistance to State Controlled Undertakings under Article 106(1) Applied in Conjunction with Article 102 of Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union" on January 6th, 2017.

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