Academic Council

The Academic Council is the governing body for the academic affairs of the College.
  
Chairperson of the Academic Council Anna Limanovskaja, Deputy Director for Academic Activities, Lecturer
Members of the Academic Council
Urtė Žvirblytė, student of the Faculty of Design study programme Graphic Design DD21D
Goda Kiaunytė, President of the College Student Representation, student of Interior Design DN20D degree programme at the Faculty of Design
PhD. Deividas Navikas, Associate Professor, Vice-Chairman of the Academic Council
PhD. Alfredas Rimkus, Associate Professor
Lina Sakalauskienė, Dean of the Faculty of Construction, lecturer
Antanas Staponas, Lecturer
Rasa Valujavičienė, Lecturer
PhD. Rolandas Vitkūnas, Director of the College, Associate Professor, ex-officio member of the Academic Council
Aivaras Voveris, student of the Faculty of Civil Engineering study programme Structural Engineering Systems SP21D-1

Resolutions of the Academic Council:

23th of May 2022. The meeting resolved to approve the date, time and place of the elections of the members of the College Council. Other resolutions were adopted.

18th of May 2022. The meeting decided to approve the renewed membership of the College Council for the remainder of the College Council's term of office:
Alfonsas Jaras, President of the College Council.
Members:
1. Lorita Butrimienė, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Design, lecturer.
2. Petras Kaikaris, Lecturer.
3. Goda Kiaunytė, President of the Students' Representation.
4. Laimutė Sladkevičienė, Lecturer.
5. dr Vytenis Surblys, Associate Professor.
6. Alvydas Šeibokas, head of the Lithuanian-Austrian joint venture UAB "Archihalė", architect, professor at the Department of Interior Design, Vilnius Academy of Arts.
7. Kęstutis Vaicekiūtis.
8. Tomas Vyšniauskas, Creative Director of UAB Electromagnetico.

12th May 2022. The meeting decided to approve the date, time and place of the election of the members of the College Council to fill the seats of the two Council members whose mandate has expired before the end of the term of office, for the remaining period of the Council's term of office: to organise the voting by the academic community on 16 May 2022 at 54 Antakalnio Street (from 8.30 am to 11.30 am) and at 16 Dutch Street (from 1 pm to 4 pm). Other resolutions were adopted.

9th of May 2022 The meeting decided: to organise faculty meetings to elect 8 candidates for the College Council on 13 May 2022. to organise a meeting of the academic community, during which the candidates for the College Council, who are members of the staff of the College, will introduce themselves to the academic community, to assess the candidate Auksė Petruškevičiūtė as suitable for the position of the College Principal, to assess the applicant Rolandas Vitkūnas as suitable for the position of the Principal of the College, in accordance with the requirements set out in points 5 and 6 of the Procedure for the organisation of the election of the Principal of the College of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design by public competition, and to assess the applicant Rolandas Vitkūnas as suitable for the position of the Principal of the College, in accordance with the requirements set out in points 5 and 6 of the Procedure for the organisation of the election of the Principal of the College of Technologies and Design by public competition. Other resolutions were adopted.

28th of April 2022. During the meeting it was decided to approve the following: the description of the procedure for election and recall of the members of the Council of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design, the description of the procedure for the preparation, defence, evaluation and storage of final theses, the rules of admission of students to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design in 2022. The description of the procedure for the preparation, evaluation and storage of the final thesis, approved by Protocol No 14-1 of 31 January 2013, has been declared invalid.

25th of April 2022. The meeting decided to submit to the College Council for approval a version of the description of the conditions of remuneration of staff.

21th of March 2022. The meeting decided to approve the following: the version of the general requirements for written work, the version of the list of study programmes for which admission will be open in 2022. The following other resolutions were adopted.

23th of February 2022. The meeting resolved to approve: the list of study programmes for which admission will be open in 2022, the tuition fees for the flow of students enrolled in the first year in 2022, the indices of the academic groups to be formed in 2022. It was decided to fix the total number of study places at the College at 4500 for the academic year 2022-2023. To apply a EUR 200.00 discount on the tuition fee for the second semester of studies to applicants who have signed a study contract for study places not financed by the state during direct admission and who have completed the first semester of studies with an average grade not lower than 8. Other Resolutions adopted.

9th of February 2022. Approved the nomination of Anna Limanovskaja, Deputy Director for Academic Activities, Lecturer, as Chairperson of the Academic Council; the nomination of Dr David Navik, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, as Vice-Chairperson of the Academic Council. Other resolutions adopted.

26th of January 2022. The meeting decided to approve the version of the Regulations on the awarding of scholarships and other support to students.

7th of January 2022. The meeting resolved to approve the following: a plan for surveys to be conducted at the College in the academic year 2021-2022, a plan for ensuring feedback and publicising the results of surveys, and a description of the procedure for monitoring the careers of graduates. Other resolutions were adopted.

28th of December 2021. The meeting decided to approve: the list of candidates for the Academic Council, the composition of the Electoral Commission for the election of the members of the Academic Council.
The date, time and place of the election of the members of the Academic Council were set:
20th of January 2022. The meeting of the Academic Council shall be held on 20 and 20 January, 2014 at the Faculty of Civil Engineering (Antakalnio str. 54);
20th of January 2022. at the Faculties of Design and Technologies (Olandų str. 16).

8th of December 2021. The meeting resolved to approve the following: the description of the procedure for the election of members of the Academic Council of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design and the termination of their mandate, the description of the procedure for uploading the documents of the Vilnius College of Technologies and Design to the repository of the information system of the Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library, the revision of the description of the procedure of studies according to the individual study schedule, and the revision of the procedure of payments for studies.

19th October 2021. The meeting resolved to approve: the description of the procedure for the organisation of feedback for the improvement of the quality of studies, the version of the Regulations of the Research Foundation, the total number of training places for 2022 in the Vocational Training Department of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design.
The meeting approved a working group to update the description of the procedure for the assessment and recognition of competences acquired in the non-formal adult education system by 30 November 2021:
1. Lorita Butrimienė, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Design, lecturer.
2. Dr. Deividas Navikas, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering.
3. Laimutė Sladkevičienė, Lecturer, Faculty of Technologies.
4. Dr Marija Vaičienė, Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering.
The meeting approved a working group to prepare the R&D Strategy until 21 December 2021:
1. dr. Laura Gudelytė - Žilinskienė, Lecturer, Faculty of Construction.
2. dr Dalia Matijkienė, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design.
3. dr. Alfredas Rimkus, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering.
4. dr. Gražina Strazdienė, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.
5. dr Vytenis Surblys, Associate Professor, Faculty of Technologies.
6. Dr Edita Šarkienė, Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

21th of June 2021. The meeting resolved to approve: the Strategic Action Plan for 2022-2024, the Strategy for 2022-2027 of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design and the version of the description of the procedure for liquidation of academic debts.

22th of April 2021. At the meeting it was decided: to include the President of the Students' Representation Goda Kiaunytė in the membership of the College Council instead of Paulina Vaičiūnaitė, to submit comments and proposals on the wording of the description of the procedure for the liquidation of the academic debts before the next meeting of the Academic Council, to approve the rules of the admission of students to the College of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design in 2021, to publish the guidelines on ensuring academic ethics in distance learning prepared by the Office of the Ombudsman for Academic Ethics and Procedures in all the documents regulating studies at the College, to oblige the deans of the faculties to ensure the implementation of the guidelines prepared by the Office of the Ombudsman for Academic Ethics and Procedures in distance learning depending on the specifics of studies.
The meeting approved a working group for the preparation of questionnaires:
1. dr. Andrius Gulbinas, associate professor.
2. Andriy Gulubin, Ph. D. Goda Kiaunytė, student of the College, President of the Students' Representation.
3. Edvardas Marazas, college student.
4. Kamilė Motovaitė, college student.
5. Dr. Deividas Navikas, Associate Professor.
6. Diana Radzeviciute, Head of Quality and Document Management.
7.Brigita Šustickienė, Lecturer.

10th of February 2021. The meeting resolved to approve: the list of study programmes to be admitted to in the academic year 2021-2022, the annual tuition fees for the flow of students enrolled in the first or second year of study in 2021, the indexes of the academic groups to be formed in 2021. It was decided to fix the total number of study places at the College for the academic years 2021-2022 at 4500. To apply a EUR 200.00 discount on the tuition fee for the second semester of studies to applicants who have signed a study contract for study places not financed by the state during direct admission and who have completed the first semester of studies with an average grade not lower than 8. Other Resolutions adopted.

24th of November 2020. The meeting resolved to approve the version of the Regulations of the Curriculum Committee, the publication of the journal "Technologies and Art. The meeting also approved the list of members of the editorial board of the "Studies and Current Affairs" Committee. Other resolutions were adopted.

15th of October 2020. The meeting decided to approve the version of the description of the procedure for the reimbursement of tuition fees.

30th September 2020. The meeting decided to approve the draft amendment to the Statute of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design and submit it to the College Council for consideration.

2th July 2020. The meeting decided to approve the version of the Rules of Admission to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design for 2020.

19th of June 2020. The meeting approved the composition of the Ethics Committee for a three-year term of office (28 June 2020 - 27 June 2023):
1. Audrius Čepulis, Production Director of Vilniaus Rentinys UAB.
Audur Audur Juzakėnaitė, a student of the Graphic Design study programme (DD29D group).
3. Donatas Kriaučiūnas, lecturer at the College.
4. Edvardas Marazas, student of Electrical and Automation Engineering (EI19D group).
5. Alvydas Šeibokas, head of the Lithuanian-Austrian joint venture UAB "Archihalė", architect, professor at the Department of Interior Design, Vilnius Academy of Arts.
6. dr. Rolandas Vitkūnas, associate professor at the College.

30th April 2020. The meeting resolved to approve the Rules of Student Admission to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design in 2020, the annual tuition fees for the flow of students enrolled in the first year of study in 2020, the version of the procedure for indexing of Academic Groups and the indexes of the academic groups to be newly formed in 2020.

12th March 2020. The meeting decided to add Paulina Vaičiūnaitė, President of the Students' Representation, to the College Council and to add Edvardas Marazas to the Academic Council instead of Ben Preimonas; It was decided to apply a discount of EUR 300.00 on the cost of the second semester of studies to applicants who have signed a study agreement for study places not funded by the State during direct admission and who have completed the first semester of studies without academic debts. Other resolutions adopted.

At the meeting on 17th of January 2020, it was decided to approve the wording of the general requirements for written work.

20th of December 2019. The meeting resolved to approve the approval of the scientific journal of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design ,,Technologies and Art. Research and Topical Issues", the revision of the requirements for the preparation of articles, their peer review, ethical principles, the revision of the Regulations on the awarding of scholarships and other support to students. Other Decisions were adopted.

27th of September 2019. The meeting resolved to accept the proposed restructuring of the structure of the College necessary for the implementation of the College's Strategic Action Plan for 2019-2021, to approve the description of the procedure for improving the quality of feedback on studies.

28th of June 2019. During the meeting it was decided to approve the version of the Rules of Admission of Students to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design in 2019, the Study Plans for the 2019-2020 academic year.

27th of March 2019. The meeting resolved to approve the version of the Description of Qualification Requirements and Requirements for Attestation during the Term of Office of the Lecturers of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design, the version of the Description of the Procedures for Attestation of the Lecturers of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design and for the Organisation of Public Competitions for Positions of Lecturers of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design, the Description of the Procedures of Provision of Financial Assistance to Persons with Disabilities Who Are Studying at Vilnius College of Technologies and Design, the indices of the academic groups that will be newly formed in 2019. It was decided to approve the updated study programmes: Interior Design (state code 6531PX009), Graphic Design (state code 6531PX008), Multimedia Design (state code 6531PX011), Photography Technologies (state code 6531PX010), Road Engineering (state code 6531EX022), Information Systems Engineering (state code 6531BX011), Railway Transport Engineering (state code 6531EX021), Transport Logistics (national code 6531LX036), Electrical and Automation Engineering (national code 6531EX023), Automotive Electronics Systems (national code 6531EX024), Energy Engineering (national code 6531EX020), Mechanical Engineering (national code 6531EX026), Automotive Maintenance (national code 6531EX025).

15th of March 2019. The meeting resolved to include Evaldas Striaukas, the President of the Students' Representation, in the membership of the College Council; to approve: the Strategy for Research and Experimental Development and Artistic Activities for 2019-2027, the version of the description of the procedure for the evaluation of the academic performance of the faculty members of the College of Technologies and Design for the academic year of studies, the rules for the enrolment of students to the Vilnius College of Technologies and Design for 2019, the list of the study programmes to be enrolled for in the academic year of studies 2019-2020, and the annual tuition fees of the 2019 flow of students admitted into the first year of studies. Other Decisions adopted.

30th of January 2019. The meeting resolved to submit to the College Council for approval the Schedule of Conditions of Employment of Staff.

4th of December 2018. The meeting resolved to approve the Strategic Goals, Objectives and Indicators of the SDC for the period 2019-2021, the General Requirements for Written Papers, and adopted other resolutions.

27th of June 2018. At the meeting it was decided to approve the Study Plans for the 2018-2019 academic year, the publication of the Vilnius College of Technologies and Design scientific journal "Technologies and Art. Research and Current Issues", the revisions of the requirements for the preparation of articles, their peer review, the principles of ethics, the indexes of the academic groups newly formed in 2018, the Regulations on the Provision of Scholarships and Other Student Support, the Procedure for the Organisation of Internships, and the Procedures for the Reimbursement of the Costs Paid for the Study. It was decided to revise the Guidelines for the Preparation of Final Theses for each field of study by 31 October 2018.

16th of March 2018. The meeting approved the College's Strategic Action Plan for 2018-2020 and decided to submit it to the College Council, and decided to include the President of the Student Representative Office, Evaldas Striaukas, in the membership of the members of the College Council and the members of the Academic Council, instead of Deimantė Frolovaitė, to approve the Strategy for the Development of Internationality for 2018-2020, the Terms and Conditions of Admission to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design 2018, the Rules for Admission of Students to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design 2018, the Registration Fee of EUR 40.00 for applicants to the College for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants who have signed a study agreement for non-state-funded study places by 25 July 2018 will receive a 50% discount on the tuition fee in the 1st semester of studies. Other resolutions adopted.

26th of January 2018. At the meeting it was decided to approve the wording of the Rules of Procedure of the Academic Council, the list of study programmes to be admitted to in the 2018-2019 academic year, the annual tuition fees for the 1st year students enrolled in 2018, and to set the total number of study places at the College at 4500 for the 2018-2019 academic year. Dr. Marija Vaičienė, Lecturer at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, was elected to the Academic Council in place of Dr. Gražinas Strazdienė. Following the election of the new President of the Student Representation Evaldas Striaukas by the Student Representation, it was decided to delegate him to the Ethics Committee instead of Deimantė Frolovaitė.

30th of October 2017. The meeting decided to approve the revisions of the Regulations on Studies, the Description of the Procedure for Payment of Tuition Fees and the Description of the Procedure for Changing the Funding of Student's Studies.

27th of June 2017. The meeting announced the composition of the College Council for a five-year term of office (28 August 2017 - 28 August 2022):

1. Lorita Butrimienė, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Design, lecturer
2. Alfonsas Jaras, Vice President of the Lithuanian Builders' Association, General Director and Chairman of the Board of AB Montuotojas
3. Deimantė Frolovaitė, college student, President of the Student Representation
4. Petras Kaikaris, Lecturer
5. Dr. Gražina Strazdienė, Dean, Associate Professor
6. Alvydas Šeibokas, Head of the joint Lithuanian-Austrian company UAB ,,Archihalė", architect. Associate Professor, Department of Interior Design, Vilnius Academy of Arts
7. Kęstutis Vaicekiūtis, Director of Vilnius City Municipality UAB Grinda
8. Tomas Vyšniauskas, Creative Director of UAB Electromagnetico
9. Eimutis Zakarevičius, Head of Study Service, lecturer

During the meeting it was decided to approve the indexes of the academic groups newly formed in 2017, the revisions of the Regulations of Studies, the Description of the Procedure of Payment for Studies and the Code of Academic Ethics of Vilnius College of Technologies and Design, and the Ethics Committee for the term of office 2017 - 2020:

1. Beatrice Banel, Student Representative.
2. Deimantė Frolovaitė, Student Representative, President.
3. Rima Marcinkevičienė, Lecturer, College Employee Representative.
4. Vincentas Vytis Stragys, Chairman of the Presidium of the Lithuanian Union of Civil Engineers (President), representative of social partners.
5. Alvydas Šeibokas, Head of the Lithuanian-Austrian joint venture UAB "Archihalė", architect, associate professor at the Department of Interior Design, Vilnius Academy of Arts, representative of social partners.
6. Virginija Urbonienė, lecturer, representative of the employees of the College.

At the meeting on 9th of May 2017, Alfonsas Jaras, Kęstutis Vaicekiūtis, Alvydas Šeibokas and Tomas Vyšniauskas were selected as the members of the College Council who do not belong to the students and staff of the College. It was decided to ask the Higher Education Council to evaluate these candidates.

On 27th of April 2017, during the electronic meeting, the rules for admission of students to Vilnius College of Technologies and Design in 2017 were approved.

31th of March 2017. The meeting decided to approve the Rules of Procedure of the Academic Council, the Work Plan of the Academic Council, the description of the procedure for filling in the Vilnius College of Technology and Design's time sheets. The Regulations on Granting Scholarships and Other Support to Students and the Description of the Procedure for Issuing, Recording and Storing Documents Attesting Graduation were also approved.

1st of February 2017. The meeting approved the nomination of Anna Limanovskaja, Deputy Director for Academic Activities, as Chair of the Academic Council; and David Navikas, Lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering, as Vice-Chair of the Academic Council. The nomination of Deimantė Frolovaitė, a student of the College and President of the Students' Representation, to replace Inesa Bičkovaitė in the College and Academic Councils was approved. Other resolutions were adopted.