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The new survival guide for the international students is out
ISM International relations office is happy to announce a new survival guide for the international students. We hope this guide will be intresting and will help students to get settled both in ISM and in Lithuania
ISM in Tbilisi
ISM representatives are travelling to Tbilisi, Georgia, on December 8-12, to meet prospective students and their parents. Take an opportunity to book an individual consultation!
Become a mentor
Are you interested in discovering new cultures and different people? Do you want gain new friends from all around the world, improve your English skills and get additional 0,5 points to any exchange program application?  Become a mentor!
ISM Concentrates its Academic Potential in Vilnius and Embarks on a New Development Stage
ISM University of Management and Economics concentrates its academic potential in the capital and, as decided by the ISM Board, moves the ISM Kaunas campus to Vilnius. According to ISM representatives, the concentration of its academic potential in one city will help ensure better quality of studies and gain a stronger position on the international arena.
Modern Man, Modern Woman: A Global Perspective on Gender Expectations and Today’s Workplace
You are kindly invited to take part in the discussion with prominent American businesswoman and social activist Ann Senn on topic “Modern Man, Modern Woman: A Global Perspective on Gender Expectations and Today’s Workplace“.
The event is organized by ISM and magazine IQ.
Ann Senn is retired Deloitte Principal, Experienced C-Suite Executive, Author, Independent Board Member.
President of ISM: We Seek to Share Regional Experience with the World
ISM University of Management and Economics had its fifteen years anniversary on 11 November this year. The President of the first non-state school of higher education in Lithuania Associate Professor Dr Alfredas Chmieliauskas argues that the university has come a long way from a school of 400 students to the best business university in Lithuania. It has potential to become a regional leader in the future and share its experience with the world.
Solemn Inauguration of New President of ISM
On 27 November, Associate Professor Dr Alfredas Chmieliauskas was inaugurated President of the ISM University of Management and Economics. The academician has been working at ISM since its establishment, and at the beginning of October was elected President of ISM.
International project "Creative Shock'14" invites to open conference
Annual social business case competition Creative Shock ends with a final weekend conference where speakers related to social enterprises and social innovations will share their ideas and experience.
Korean Lunch and ISM university
Last week the Korean Lunch was held in the ISM university of management and economics, where both local and international students had a chance to find out more about Korean culture, foods, history and traditions.
Invitation to the inauguration of Dr. Alfredas Chmieliauskas as the President of ISM University of Management and Economics and celebration of the University‘s 15th Anniversary
Dear Students and Alumni, You are kindly invited to attend the inauguration of Dr. Alfredas Chmieliauskas as the President of ISM University of Management and Economics and celebration of the University‘s 15th Anniversary on Thursday, November 27, 2014.
Join us at the international business conference “Internationalization from Emerging Economies. Towards a New Conceptual Understanding and Process Theory”
The conference will take place on December 4 at ISM. It will seek to explore the specific features and patterns of how small and medium-sized firms from emerging economies expand internationally.
ISM among the best business universities in the global ranking
Global business university ranking “Eduniversal” awarded ISM University of Management and Economics with four palms out of five for the seventh time already. The University remains among the top 200 business universities globally. The ISM ranking is the highest in Lithuania and one of the highest in Eastern and Central Europe.
Global Entrepreneurship Week begins – Lithuania Sets Eyes on Innovators
This week is dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and people ingenuity in Lithuania and 150 countries worldwide. The authors of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, which traditionally takes place in November, are former British PM Gordon Brown and Carl Schramm, president of the Ewing Marion Kauffman foundation.
Research Seminar on Familly Business
We would like to invite you to the research seminar on Family Business by dr. Rodrigo Basco from Witten/Herdecke University, Germany. The seminar programme will be  followed by a 3rd year ISM PhD student Olga Stangej presentation in the same reaserch area. 
Seminar will be held on November 24th, 11.00 a.m. at ISM University of Management and Economics in Vilnius, room 412. 
Korean Lunch
Please come and join our students from South Korea on Wednesday, 19th November during the lunch break in ISM lobby on the ground floor. You will have opportunity to try Korean food, learn to write your name in Korean, put on traditional costume, play korean games and learn anything you want to know about South Korea!
ISM in India
ISM University of Management and Economics (Lithuania) will participate in Study in Baltics Day in India on November 26-December 3, 2014. Study in Baltics day aims to introduce Baltic countries and their higher education in cooperation with local Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian embassies in India.
ISM Scholars’ Paper Published in a Highly Ranked International Journal
The article of ISM PhD student Bernadeta Goštautaitė and prof. dr. Ilona Bučiūnienė was published in “The International Journal of Human Resource Management”.
Research Seminar "Elements of a Publishable Paper: Some Editorial Insights"
We would like to invite you to the research seminar on "Elements of a Publishable Paper: Some Editorial Insights" by prof. Hemant Merchant from University of South Florida. Seminar will be held on November 11th, 11.00 a.m at ISM University of Management and Economics in Vilnius.
ISM goes to study fair in Baku, Azerbaijan
Meet us in Baku, Azerbaijan! ISM participates in Career Exhibition in Baku on 10-12 October, 2014. Stop by our booth to find out more about our international double degree programmes with universities in Norway, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and USA, scholarships for international students and exchange opportunities.
Dr. Alfredas ChmieIiauskas appointed as the next President of ISM
The Board of the ISM University of Management and Economics appointed its next President. Assoc. Prof., Dr. Alfredas Chmieliauskas, one of the founders of the University, its former Vice-President and the Chairman of the Senate, was elected as the President of the University for the next four years‘ term of office. The President will start performing his duties as of 8th of October.
Leonidas Donskis Appointed ISM Vice-President for Research
Prof. Leonidas Donskis, a former euro parliamentarian and prominent public activist, was appointed vice-president for research at ISM University. He will begin in his new position on 22 September. 
Expand your horizons at the Economics Hackathon!
All active senior students and junior professionals are welcome to attend Economics Hackathon.
Internatation Pie - spend evening in an international environment
ISM University of Management and Economics was implementing project „ERASMUS for Lithuanian schools“ and invited all students and school pupils to spend evening in an international environment and to participate in the „International Pie“.
Opening of the Academic Year 2014-2015
ISM begins a new academic year! ISM students, faculty, staff and all members of the University's community are warmly welcome to the Opening of the 2014-2015 Academic Year on 1st of September, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Vilnius campus and at 3 p.m. in Kaunas campus.  ISM President dr. Vilius Kontrimas, BI Executive Vice President and member of the ISM Board Jens Peter Tøndel, chairman of the ISM Board prof. Chris Greensted, business representative and President of the ISM Student Association will welcome the partcipants of the ceremony.
More and more Lithuanian and foreign students choose to study at ISM
This year ISM University of Management and Economics will have 13.4 per cent more first-year undergraduate students than last year. The number of foreign students has doubled compared to the previous year according to the results of the first round of joint admission to the Lithuanian establishments of higher education.
Scholarships for the most motivated ISM PhD students
Starting 2014 the most motivated ISM PhD students are entitled to 2 types of scholarships to cover their tuition fees.
Call to apply for Special Needs Support under the Framework of ERASMUS+ programme
Education Exchanges Support Foundation invites students, faculty and staff members selected for Erasmus+ mobility activities in 2014-2015 to apply for special needs support.
Norwegian professor of business strategy reveals where Lithuanian competitive edge lies
Torger Reve—prominent Scandinavian business expert, professor at BI Norwegian Business School, and honorary doctor of ISM University of Management and Economics—has visited ISM. He emphasised that the competitive advantage of Lithuanian companies can be secured only through the exceptional capabilities of their employees. Lithuania therefore must focus on creating an educational system that meets top international standards and is based not on quantity but on quality.
Infographic. Studying abroad in 2014-2015.
ISM University is proud to offer the highest number of exchange alternatives in Lithuania. Every third ISM student has been abroad at least once during their studies at ISM. Where will you go for an exchange semester or double degree?
Millionaire Jimmy John Liautaud invests in talented Lithuanian entrepreneurs
One of the most famous US businessmen of Lithuanian origin, millionaire Jimmy John Liautaud, has not forgotten his visit to Lithuania this May. Almost a month after meeting with the students of ISM University of Management and Economics and start-ups, the US business icon announced his decision to support the most entrepreneurial of them. The millionaire allocated more than LTL 60,000 for student scholarships and promised to invite the most motivated young people for an internship with his company Jimmy John’s in the USA.
2014 Highly Commended Paper Award
The article published in the Baltic Journal of Management and based on Šarūnas Nedzinskas’ doctoral dissertation received 2014 Highly Commended Paper Award from Emerald, a global publisher.
Erasmus teaching visit. Exchange professional experience.
From 5–9 May 2014, Violeta Aušvicaitė, Senior Assistant Professor, visited the Academic Unit for Languages for Business and Economics of the Faculty of Economics of Ljubljana University, Slovenia. She led 4 workshops for students of English for Business and Economics 2 (Lecturers: Alenka Umek, MA and Ženja Kansky Rožman, MA). The workshops focused on the case study entitled: “Corporate social responsibility at Kraft Foods Lietuva: to be or not to be responsible?”.
Public Lecture on Elections in a Multi-cultural Environment
At the time of intensive exam period the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania invites you to take a short break for a public lecture on elections. Dr. Stanley E. Clark, Professor and Chair of Political Science at California State University will speak about Elections in a Multicultural Environment.
Join us:
16:00 on 5 June, 2014
Room 412, Building I, ISM Vilnius
Register at:
EIRD International Conference
EIRD International Conference: Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Key Drivers of Regional Development will be held September 18–19, 2014 in Tartu, Estonia. Abstracts submission deadline is July 1, 2014.
Open lecture of Debu Purkayastha - one of the former Principals at Google
23 May, 2014 ISM will host an open lecture „Innovation in the World of Technology” led by Debu Purkayastha, former Principal of Corporate Development & New Business Development at Google.
Summer school in Singapore
Singapore Management University (SMU) offers summer term for exchange students – a 5-week intensive programme at SMU where exchange students will have the opportunity to combine a high quality academic and cultural experience while living in Singapore over summer. Application deadline is 30 May, 2014. 
Erasmus teaching visit. Language and culture differences are the motivation, not the obstacle!
The lectures were extremely interactive and students were actively involved in case analysis, discussions, and expressed their opinions freely. That was a great experience. <...> In Slovenia, as in Croatia, Portugal and Spain, I felt like at home.
ISM chief lecturer Mariana Sueldo gave lectures at University of Ljubljana in Slovenia during her Erasmus teaching visit
Become EU Careers Ambassador
This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! This is your chance to shine in the EU! Apply to become the EU Careers Ambassador and represent the ISM University of Management and Economics. Application deadline is 23 May 2014, 12.00 noon (Brussels time).
Open Lecture: Technology Management Issues and Opportunities in USA
7 May, 2014 ISM will host an open lecture Technology management issues and opportunities in USA by Professor Donatas Tijūnėlis from Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
How to develop your start up to a billion dollar enterprise? The story of Jimmy John‘s fast food chain told by its founder Mr. Jimmy Liautaud
14 May 2014 ISM University of Management and Economics will host an exclusive lecture with Jimmy Liautaud, an entrepreneurial icon from the USA. Entrepreneur of Lithuanian origin Jimmy Liautaud better known as Jimmy John, is the founder of a sandwich shop empire with more than 1900 restaurants in the United States.
Application to summer school
Dear students,
We would like to invite undergraduate and graduate students to participate in the intensive programme How the Cultural Background Influences Social Responsibility which will take place from 6 to 19 July 2014 at University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Application deadline is the 5th of May, 2014.
ISM PhD Graduate among ISPIM Dissertation Award Finalists
ISM PhD graduate Agnė Paliokaitė participated in the ISPIM Innovation Management Dissertation Award 2014 and was nominated Dissertation Award Finalist (top 10%).
Event for international students: Start your business in Lithuania
Quite a few internationals are coming to Lithuania to kick-off their business idea. Why? On the 17th of April colleagues from the Enterprise Lithuania and international start-up’ers will share why.
The event is open to all international students currently studying in Lithuania.
Register to the event at (until 16 April):
Living Outside Spring 2014 photo contest
ISM International Office and Library has organized photo contest and exposition Living Outside Spring 2014
Erasmus monitoring visit: HEC-ULg
In the end of March the Head of International Studies and International Studies Coordinator at ISM were visiting a partner university in Liege, Belgium.
Discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius
In the beginning of April the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius invited ISM international students and their mentors for an informal discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Erasmus monitoring visit: Copenhagen Business School
In the middle of March the Head of International Studies at ISM was visiting a partner university in Copenhagen. Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is among the most popular exchange destinations for ISM students. Photos from the CBS.
ISM open lecture
ISM University of Management and Economics invites You to participate in open lecture “Practical Aspects of Fashion Business” which will be led by - Elissa Bloom.
Early admission for bachelor students
Bachelor students are welcome to apply for the early admission at ISM until the 28th of March.
ISM challenge to traditional studies: auditorium of the future and offices for students
The ISM Innovators Base, the first student business forge in Lithuania, was founded in the vicinity of ISM University of Management and Economics. In the Centre, students and gifted young people will develop business ideas, innovate products and services, and test their success in the market. The most successful innovators will manage their companies from the offices created at the Innovators Base. 
Fulbright grants to study in the U.S.
The Fulbright Graduate Student Program offers grants to Lithuanians who intend to enter graduate degree (Master's, Doctoral) or non-degree programs at U.S. universities in any field.
Information meeting at ISM on March 4 at 16:00.
ISM web seminars
ISM University of Management and Economics kindly invites you to watch ISM web seminars! 
Three ISM Master’s programmes among the best in Eastern Europe
Three Master's programmes of ISM University of Management and Economics have been ranked according to the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2013–2014 of business schools and universities.
Why ISM and Lithuania
Students from Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Belarus share their impressions on ISM ant Lithuania.
ISM Associate Professor M. Huettinger about job, students and graduates
Interview with ISM Associate Professor Maik Huettinger.
Executive Summer School-The Persuasive Change Leader
University of Ljubljana invites executives from Lithuania to Executive summer school - The Persuasive Change Leader. 
Exploring International Markets: China
On the 13 th of February, 2014 will start the open programme "Exploring International Markets: China".
Selection contest for BS students at BI Norwegian Business School (BI) in Norway
BS students of Economics, Economics and Politics, Finance, Finance and Accounting, Business Administration and IBC programmes have an invaluable opportunity – to spend third year of studies abroad in one of ISM University partner‘s university – BI and gain a Double Degree diploma. 
RENT Conference at ISM University of Management and Economics
The premier entrepreneurship research conference in Europe RENT (Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business) took place at ISM University of Management and Economics in Vilnius on November 20-22. Conference was attended by 200 leading academics from 30 countries in this field who presented and debated cutting edge research in a wide variety of entrepreneurship related topics.
Randi Lunnan, professor at BI: “I’m very impressed with ISM PhD students”
Randi Lunnan, a Professor of Strategy and the Head of the Strategy and Logistics Department at BI Norwegian Business School, shares her insights on the ISM Doctoral Programme and talks about the qualities that are essential in order to be a successful doctoral student. (video)
International Helsinki Days 2014
International Helsinki Days 2014 (IHD) is an international seminar organized by the Student Union of  Hanken School of Economics - ISM partner university in Finland. The 27th IHD seminar is a great opportunity to visit interesting Finnish and international companies, attend guest lectures, get known with traditional Finnish culture, experience the beautiful nature of Finland and make new friends in this country. 
"Münster Summer Business Experience" – an International Short Term Program
Münster School of Business and Economics (MSBE) would like to invite students from the whole world to attend “Münster Summer Business Experience” – an International Short Term Program which starts in May, 2014. 
ISM hosted an open access workshop
On 5th to 6th of November, ISM University of Management and Economics hosted a workshop, organized by an international OpenAIRE project on Open Access infrastructure and research of this field development in Europe.
Want to enjoy two weeks during the next spring in the Netherlands? ISM University of Management and Economics invites students to take part in a unique international project with its partner institutions!
Selection contest for MSc students at HEC Management School in Belgium
MSc students of Financial Economics programme have an invaluable opportunity – to spend two semesters abroad in one of ISM University partner‘s university – HEC Management School and gain a Double Degree diploma.
Students' trip to Klaipeda and Nida
One early Saturday morning 41 ISM's international students left Vilnius to go for a two day trip to Lithuania’s seaside...
The 16th National Platform of ESN Lithuania
The last weekend of September (28th-29th) marked the 16th National Platform of ESN Lithuania. The National Platform was a great event to share ideas and experience with the sections from other institutions. It also motivated our committee to take the following 3 months even more seriously, strive for excellence and continue to represent ISM at the 17th National Platform in Klaipėda.
ISM University in the UK
In the beginning of October under the project “Study in Lithuania” ISM together with 6 universities from Lithuania participated in the study fair in London. ISM is looking forward to more students from the UK. If you are thinking about studies in Lithuania contact us at
„Arvi“ became strategic investor of ISM University of Management and Economics
On October 15, BI Norwegian Business School and Innovation Norway, the founders of ISM University of Management and Economics, signed agreement with enterprise group of Lithuanian capital “Arvi”. Arvi has become the new strategic investor of ISM. 
Exchange possibilities at FHS St. Gallen in Switzerland
Information meeting with the representative from FHS St. Gallen university in Switzerland
Pan-Baltic meeting of Erasmus institutional coordinators
9-10 October, 2013 the Head of International Studies participated in the pan-Baltic meeting of Erasmus institutional coordinators' in Riga, Latvia. For the first time 120 colleagues from Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia responsible for students' and faculty mobility were discussing the new Erasmus+ programme, sharing experience on how to help students to learn more about international opportunities, and how to provide better counselling services.
ISM University in Azerbaijan
In the beginning of October under the project “Study in Lithuania” ISM together with 21 universities and colleges from Lithuania participated in the study fair in Baku. We are grateful to ISM student Mirismayil Rzayev and his wife who represented the university in the fair and in the meeting with the Lithuanian Embassy in Azerbaijan. ISM is looking forward to more students from Azerbaijan. If you are thinking about studies in Lithuania contact us at
Partner visit: Copenhagen Business School
In the beginning of October fellow colleague form the Copenhagen Business School’s International office was visiting ISM to learn more about courses offered for exchange students at ISM.
Partner visit: Linnaeus University
Students and professors from Linnaeus University – ISM partner university in Sweden - were visiting Lithuania and ISM University.
Fulbright grants to study in the U.S.
Fulbright programme is an educational exchange programme between the EU and the United States. It supports persons interested in studies, research, or lecturing on a topics relevant to the U.S.-EU relations, EU policy, or EU institutions.
 ISM Activity Report 2012
With each year we grow to be more and more professional, more influential as an institution, and more mature as a community. Last year’s achievements inspired us to set even more ambitious plans for the future: to become both one of the best institutions of higher education in Lithuania and to aim for recognition beyond the borders of Lithuania.
ISM ranks first among the Lithuanian private higher education institutions
Lithuanian weekly magazine "Veidas" has published a rating of higher education institutions.