State visit to Lithuania: the UNamur signs agreements with two renowned universities

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Annick CASTIAUX, rector of UNamur - Eugenijus VALATKA rector of Kaunas UniversitAnnick CASTIAUX, rector of UNamur - Eugenijus VALATKA rector of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and Prof. Juozas AUGUTIS rector of Vytautas Magnus University

This week, the UNamur was in Lithuania for a state visit.

The delegation went to Kaunas, European Capital of Culture 2022. There, the Rector signed a first agreement with the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU).

This agreement will foster collaborations between the two universities in the fields of material sciences, smart cities, digital transformation and sustainable development.

A second agreement signed with the Vytautas Magnus University will strengthen collaborations around multilingualism, francophony, and artificial intelligence.

New essential partnerships that will enable the UNamur to extend its international network and to participate in the internationalization of the City and Province of Namur.

The Rector, Annick Castiaux, and the members of the Belgian academic delegation attended a University of Vilnius Doctorate Honoris Causa (DHC) ceremony for Koen Lenaerts, the President of the European Court of Justice but also a UNamur alumnus and DHC.