Vilius Šadauskas was appointed Acting Rector of EHU on March 1st, 2024.

Vilius Šadauskas earned his Doctoral degree in Education from Vytautas Magnus University. During his doctoral studies he also finished a course of Philosophy of Higher Education in Kaunas University of Technology. Has a Master’s degree in History. Vilius Šadauskas is a long time member of University administration and after joining the EHU in 2018 he held different positions, mainly associated with the reforms, innovations and the improvement of policies on research (art) activities. As a head of Center for Strategic Planning and Development he was responsible for the coordination of strategic development of the institution. In 2023 by former rector Krzysztof Rybinski was appointed chancellor of EHU. Before coming to EHU Vilius Šadauskas was working in the Lithuanian University of Education Sciences, where under the supervision of vice-rector for research and development he was responsible for management and innovation in the field of research (art) activities.

Former EHU Rectors