Vilnius University Council is a collegiate management body of Vilnius University.
The Council shall ensure the autonomy of the University and self-governance of the University community corresponding to the long-term aims of the University and experimental, social, cultural and technological development, responsibility to the Nation and the State of Lithuania, openness and accountability to society; and, together with the Senate and the Rector, it shall be responsible for the quality of the University activity. In accordance with its competence established in the Statute, the Council shall monitor compliance of the University activity and governance with the University mission, objectives, tasks and principles of activity, general academic interests and with the requirements for openness and accountability to society established in the Statute.
The Council consists of 11 members and serves a five-year term: 5 members are from University academic staff, 4 – external (non-University community) members, and 2 – University students' representatives. Current composition of the Council was announced on 14 November 2019.
The Chairwoman of the Council:
Dr. Eglė Radzevičienė (External Member – Director for Intellectual Property Management at "Thermo Fisher Scientific")
Deputy Chair of the Council:
Dr. Eugenijus Lesinskas (Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Vilnius University)
Justinas Kondratas (External Member (Students' Representative) – Lead Corporate and Commercial Counsel at "Nord Security")
Dr. Sigitas Narbutas (External Member – Director at Wroblewsky Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences)
Czeslaw Okinczyc (External Member – Lawyer)
Dr. Arūnas Ramanavičius (Professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences of Vilnius University)
Dr. Paulius Vaidotas Subačius (Professor at the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University)
Augustinas Vizbaras (Director for Technologies at "Brolis Semiconductors")
Dr. Rūta Žiliukaitė (Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy)
Dr. Aurelija Žvirblienė (Professor at the Life Sciences Center of Vilnius University)
Neda Žutautaitė (Students' Representative – President of the Vilnius University Students' Representation)