European Humanities University

Acronim: 
EHU
Name in original language: 
European Humanities University
st. Valakupyu, 5
10101
Vilnius

Description

Since its founding in Minsk in 1992, the European Humanities University has endeavored to maintain international standards in the field of higher education and academic freedom in Belarus. In 2004, the university was closed by the Belarusian authorities and in 2005 reestablished its activities in Lithuania.

The European Humanities University is a private institution of higher education operating in the European Union for Belarus on the basis of principles of institutional autonomy and standards of the European Higher Education Area.

The production and dissemination of socially responsible critical knowledge in the field of social sciences and the humanities, ensuring quality education through the integration of study programs with research, creative, and applied projects are the priority for EHU.

EHU uses its potential for the creation of a European intellectual space without borders, the return of knowledge to Belarus, the establishment of innovative social partnerships, the development of civic education, and the broadening of human rights and potential through freedom of speech, thought, and research.

INTERNATIONAL ROLE

Academic Department of Media establishes the international connections on the level of study projects as well as research. On institutional level as well as between individuals researchers.

Currently, we are closely collaborating with Bard colleges network (branch offices in Annadale (USA), Berline, Saint-Petersburg etc.) aiming at the introduction of liberal arts paradigm of education within an international context on the level of the first cycle of education particularly in the core curriculum. 

Design education is mo focused on collaboration with designers and art directors from all over the Europe to introduce to students a range of approaches and contexts in design practice.

EHU take part in exchange projects such as Erasmus and Campus Europe.

NATIONAL ROLE

Our national role is to give talented people of Belarus opportunity to fully develop their own potential in creating the modern user-friendly sustainable environment within the visual design which could be used in the global world.

We are collaborating with NGO in Lithuania and Belarus such as the Belarusian Design Union, Lithuanian Association of Graphic Designers to provide to students evaluation from professional communities.

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Name of contact person: 
Ala Pihalskaya

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