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Seimas of Lithuania adopts a law for the Universities in a forced exile

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On May 23 President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė signed amendments to the Law on Science and Higher Education that were unanimously adopted by the Seimas of Lithuania. The amendments establish special regulation to the Higher Education Institutions, operating in conditions of the forced exile.

The adopted amendments establish special conditions of the institutional evaluation, assessment of the material and human resources, study fields for those Higher Education Institutions (Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences) that operate in Lithuania in conditions of the forced exile from the country of origin.

The status of the Higher Education Institution that operates in conditions of the forced exile is granted by the Government at the proposal of Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Official text of the adopted amendments to the Law on Science and Higher Education is available via the Register of Legal Acts of Lithuania.

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