FACULTIES AND INSTITUTES
 

Faculty of Education in Humanities

The Faculty of Education in Humanities was established on the 1st of February 2017 when three faculties, namely, the Faculty of Philology, the Faculty of History and the Faculty of Lithuanian Philology were merged. The history of the three faculties goes back to 1944 when the Faculty of History and Philology started its activity. The consolidated staff of the Faculty of Education in Humanities work in 6 departments and 9 centres. The staff consist of 99 university teachers: 20 professors, 45 associate professors, 24 lecturers, and 10 assistant lecturers. The dean of the Faculty is Prof. Dr. Gintautas Kundrotas. The Dean’s team includes vice-deans for studies, research and public relations. The Faculty Council is chaired by Prof. Dr. Reda Pabarčienė. The Faculty offers 14 BA study programmes, 4 MA study programmes and 1 PhD study programme. The number of students in the Faculty fluctuates around 500. The Faculty focuses on fundamental and applied research in 10 longstanding research programmes the research results of which are published in national and foreign research periodicals and monographs. The Faculty itself issues research periodicals and other regularly publish research works referred to in international databases: “History”, “Man and The Word”, “Historia Universalis in Lithuania”, “Languages in Different Contexts”, “Russian Philology and Comparative Studies”, “Implied Meanings”, series of classical philosophical texts and their studies “Philosophica”. The Faculty is proud of its developed international relations focusing on study and research exchange, close connections with social partners and stakeholders, popular studies of the Lithuanian language for foreigners.

Departments

Department of English Philology and Didactics
Department of Germanic, Romance, Slavonic Philology and Didactics
Department of World History
Department of Lithuanian History
Department of Lithuanian Linguistics and Didactics
Department of Lithuanian and Comparative Literature

Centres

Lithuanian Language and Culture Centre

Polish Language and Culture Centre

Russian Language and Culture Study Centre

Turkish Language and Culture Study Centre

Intercultural Communication Centre

Centre for Lithuanian and Comparative Studies

Learning Resource Centre

 

Contacts

Studentų str. 39, room 231, LT-08106 Vilnius
Tel.: (+370 5) 275 16 04
Fax: (+370 5) 272 55 53
E-mail: huf@leu.lt
Internal tel.: 1 239

 

Staff

Dean
Address Studentų g. 39, 231 kab.
Phone +370 5  275 06 82
E-mail gintautas.kundrotas@leu.lt
Internal telephone no. 1 224
Vice-Dean
Address T. Ševčenkos g. 31, 206 kab.
Phone +370 5  233 22 78
E-mail sandra.grigaraviciute@leu.lt
Internal telephone no. 2 315
Vice-Dean
Address 31-216 T. Ševčenkos str., Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone +370 5  233 05 20
E-mail dainius.vaitiekunas@leu.lt
Internal telephone no. 2 348
Dean’s Assistant
Address T. Ševčenkos g. 31, 226, 204 kab.
Phone +370 5  233 03 86
 +370 5  233 07 51
E-mail audrone.bakoniene@leu.lt
Internal telephone no. 2 326
 2 307
Dean’s Assistant
E-mail gerda.baranauskaite@leu.lt
Dean’s Assistant
Address Studentų g. 39, 231 kab.
Phone +370 5  279 01 64
E-mail birute.smelstoriene@leu.lt
Internal telephone no. 1 281

Research programmes carried out at the Faculty of Education in Humanities 2015–2019

1. Research Programme “Changing of the Lithuanian Language Functioning and Modernization Phenomena” (Head of the Programme Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laimutė Bučienė). Research Themes: Neologisms as Modernization Phenomena, Their Tendencies for Adaptation in the Lithuanian Language System; Language Standard and Contemporary Society’s Tendencies of Usage; Studies of the Lithuanian Language in Pragmatic and Cognitive Aspects.
2. Research programme “Contrastive Studies of Foreign Languages and the Lithuanian Language” (Head of the Programme Prof. Dr. Linas Selmistraitis).
3. Research programme “Dialogues between Lithuanian and Other Literatures” (Head of the Programme Prof. Dr. S. Radzevičienė). Research themes: Becoming Modern: Lithuanian Literature and Its Contexts: The Axiological Aspect; Lithuanian and French Literary Exchange; The Changing Identity in the Literature of Lithuanian Diaspora.
4. Research programme “Linguistic and Literary Interaction of Lithuanian National Minorities in Ethno-cultural Context” (Head of the Programme Prof. Dr. Habil. Andrey Baranov).
5. Research programme “The Development of Lithuanian Political Elite” (Head of the Programme Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mindaugas Tamošaitis). Research topics: Studies of the Composition and Changing of Members of the Lithuanian Government (1918–2018); Studies of the Composition and Changing of Parliament members of Lithuania (the XVI C. – the beginning of the XXI C.); Studies of Lithuanian Political Parties (the XX C.); Studies of Lithuania’s Diplomatic and Consular Corps” (the XV C. – the beginning of the XXI C.); Studies of the History of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania Elite’s the Radvilos Kin.
6. Research programme “Studies of Lithuanian Local and Regional History” (Head of the Programme Assoc. Prof. Dr. Robertas Jurgaitis). Research themes: Studies of History of Lithuanian Cities: Vilnius, Kėdainiai, Biržai; The Society of Manors of The Grand Duchy of Lithuania (XVI–XVIII C.); Local Politics and Functioning of Local Institutions in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
7. Research programme “Baltic Culture and Ethnic History in the Eastern Baltic Region” (Head of the Programme Prof. Dr. Ilona Vaškevičiūtė).
8. Research programme “Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Forms of Thinking” (Head of the Programme Prof. Dr. Habil. Tatjana Aleknienė).
9. Research programme “Development of Lithuania’s Science of History” (Head of the Programme Dr. Valdas Selenis).
10. Research Programme “Studies of Didactics” (Head of the programme Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emilija Urnėžienė). Research themes: Innovations of History Education under Conditions of Changing Educational Paradigms; Studies of Foreign Language Didactics; Studies of the Lithuanian Language and Literature Didactics at School: Development and Changes in Context of Lithuanian Educational Tendencies and Innovations.


Study programmes

BA programmes

1. Applied History
2. English Philology
3. English Philology and Another (French / German / Russian) Foreign Language
4. French Philology
5. German Philology
6. History
7. History and Civic Education
8. History of Europe
9. Lithuanian Philology
10. Pedagogy of English and Another (French / German / Russian) Foreign Language
11. Pedagogy of History and Ethics
12. Pedagogy of Lithuanian Philology and History
13. Pedagogy of Russian Philology and Intercultural Communication
14. Polish Philology

MA programmes

Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
Comparative Lithuanian Philology
English Philology
Lithuanian Philology

PhD programme
Humanities, Philology (04H) (in partnership with Mykolas Romeris University)


Study programme Committees

The Study Programme Committee (hereinafter the Committee) is the main management and decision making body of the Study Programme. The Committee is a permanently functioning organisational body, whereof functions include assurance of the quality of the Study Programme. It also carries out the functions of its renewal, monitoring and self-assessment as well as provides recommendations for renewal and improvement of the Study Programme. The Committee analyses the compliance of the achieved learning outcomes with the set aims, harmony between the aims and learning outcomes of the study programme/module, submits suggestions regarding improvement of the study plan or study subjects. It analyses the data on students, facilities and learning resources, results of opinion surveys of students, teachers and stakeholders, national, European and internal University documents related to studies and their quality and familiarises the teachers with them, provides recommendations for renewal and improvement of the Study Programme.
The Committees of the Faculty are approved every year by the Faculty Council. The chair and the members of the Committees were publicly announced by the order Nr. HUF/F-01of the Faculty dean 11-04-2017.

Study programme Committees.