The community of Vilniaus Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences participated in European Commission initiative to promote physical activity and to #beactive across Europe. At 22-27th September coaches from Physical Education‘s and Sports Center Jonas Bautronis, Vilija Gerasimoviciene, Stanislovas Radziulis, Danute Puodziuniene, Zenonas Vaitkevicius, Eduardas Vaitilavicius organized various activities for administration staff, students and everyone who wants to join, regardless of age, background or fitness level:

22nd September central administration did „Office“ exercises;

25th September volleyball match between students and lecturers in Faculty of Health Care;

25-26th September „Wellness workout“ with basic elements of physical fitness and functional trainings was demonstrated in the Faculty of Business Management and Faculty of Pedagogy.

26th September progymnasium students participated in athletics competitions in the stadium.

29-30th September Physical Education‘s and Sports Center coaches Jonas Bautronis, Vilija Gerasimoviciene, Stanislovas Radziulis and Project Manager Mikas Balkevicius participated in “Erasmus+” sports program‘s International conference “European everyday of sport” helded at the House of Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria, coordinated by Bulgarian sports development association (Chairwoman Yoanna Dochevska,

This event aims were to promote the European week of Sport (EWoS) 2017 and physical activity across Europe.

Our community is working together and focusing on physical activity and healthy living initiatives to inspire Lithuanians to #beactive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more!


22-25 June Dr. Zhang Wei, Head of International Office of Chang‘an University, China, visited Vilniaus kolegija. Dr. Zhang Wei met with the Head of International Office of Vilniaus kolegija, Mrs. Jolanta Preidiene, and with the heads of the Faculty of Electronics and Informatics and Faculty of Business Management. During the meetings the current and future cooperation perspectives were discussed. Vilniaus kolegija and Chang’an University have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement.

During the free time Dr. Zhang Wei visited important historical places of Lithuania – Trakai and Kernave, get acquainted with the Midsummer Festival traditions in Lithuania.

12-19 June Vilniaus kolegija / University of Applied Sciences organised the first summer School for Russian students from various secondary schools. For a week a group of 42 young people became students of Vilniaus kolegija: learned creativity and ideas generation methods, did banking operations, worked with various electronics and IT tasks. Students have also met with the ESN section of Vilniaus kolegija and get acquainted with the student life.

During the free time students visited many famous historic and cultural places of Vilnius and its surroundings.

Hope that this experience will inspire St. Petersburg students to be interested into international education.

A representative from partner institution – „Lycee Prive La Providence“, France – Ms Patricia Moreau visited Vilniaus kolegija. Three students from this institution are currently studying in Vilniaus kolegija and have their internships at the Kolegija’s social partner instituions – business companies UAB „Easting Express“ and UAB „Eksporto Partneriai“. Ms. P. Moreau has met with practice supervisors and discussed the future perspectives of mutual exchanges. She also visited both above mentioned companies.


ay 29 – June 1 Rector of Vilniaus kolegija dr. Gintautas Bražiūnas and Head of International Office Jolanta Preidienė visited Georgian partners – Georgian Technical University and Ilia State University. The current and future cooperation issues were discussed during the meetings with Rectors of those universities, heads of International offices and other responsible persons. Vilniaus kolegija has long-lasting reliable cooperation with Georgian Technical University and with Ilia State University, mutual activities include students and teachers’ exchange, joint research activities and other projects.

In Georgian Technical University Dr. G. Bražiūnas made a presentation about the higher professional education in Europe, and had a discussion with the professors and administrative staff of this university.

Dr. G. Bražiūnas and J. Preidienė have also visited Lithuanian language and Culture Centre, situated in Georgian Technical University, where presented the study and exchange possibilities at Vilniaus kolegija for the Georgian students studying there; also presented souvenirs of Vilniaus kolegija.