Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions


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    11/05/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Lithuania, Vilnius
    Mykolas Romeris University

Mykolas Romeris University welcomes expressions of interest from researchers who would like to apply for the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoctoral Fellowships. The call is expected to open on 18 May 2021 with a deadline of 15 September 2021.


MRU is particularly interested in hosting researchers working on these topics:

Contact person: Dr. Raminta Bardauskienė, email: raminta@mruni.eu

Contact person: Dr. Ilona Bartuševičienė, email: ilona.bartuseviciene@mruni.eu

  • Ecosystem services and sustainable development goals; land use impacts on ecosystem services; nature-based solutions for land restoration; ecosystem services in urban environments (supervisor Prof. Dr. Paulo Pereira)

Contact person: Dr. Ilona Bartuševičienė, email: ilona.bartuseviciene@mruni.eu

Legal research domain:

Contact person: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dovilė Sagatienė, email: dovile.sagatiene@mruni.eu

Eligibility criteria:

  • researchers of any nationality, age and in any field of science;
  • applicants must hold a doctoral degree (by the call deadline) and it has to be awarded not more than 8 years before the call deadline (excluding parental leave and other breaks according to the call guidelines);
  • applicants may not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Lithuania for more than 12 months in the three years before the call deadline.

Please send your CV, including publications, a short motivation letter and your project proposal (up to 1 page) to above mentioned emails by 10 May 2021.

If your research topic is not listed here, but you are still interested in continuing your research at MRU, please contact Loreta Paukštytė at paukstyte@mruni.eu.


MRU is a state university (public HE institution), focusing on social sciences, humanities and interdisciplinary research on Social Innovations for Global Growth. It is structured within the Faculty of Human and Social Studies, Faculty of Public Governance and Business, Public Security Academy and the Law School. MRU enrols ~7000 students, incl. 600 international degree seeking and exchange students from over 40 countries, who study in the fields of Law, Management, Business, Political Science, Psychology, Languages, Public Security etc. ~200 doctoral students study in the fields of law, management, psychology, philology, economics, education science, provided in consortiums with partners from Lithuania. Internationalization is embedded in the University’s strategy. The vision of MRU is focused on a sustainable, green university valuable both for the Lithuanian society and international community, providing international education in unity with high level research, educating highly qualified graduates for the needs of the state, labour market, and personal development, creating conditions for continuous personal learning and applying modern management principles in governance of the University. MRU is a member of IAU, EUA, AUF, and active in other key international organizations such as ASEF, cooperates with over 200 universities, public and business entities. Student and staff exchange, networks, EU, national and international programmes, including Erasmus+, H2020, NordPlus, COST - are some key factors for internationalization complemented by several joint and double degree programmes, English-taught programmes and courses for degree and credit mobility students.

MRU research and innovation is carried out in the framework of the interdisciplinary priority research area Social Innovations for Global Growth and 5 research programmes:

• Justice, Security and Human Rights;

• Social Technologies;

• Sustainable Growth in the Context of Globalization;

• Improving the Quality of Life and Advancing Employment Opportunities;

• Continuity and Change of Values in Global Society.

Scientific projects and research are implemented in the Social Innovations Laboratory Network MRU LAB that includes 14 laboratories: Applied Psychology Research Laboratory, Environmental Management Laboratory, Gender Economics Laboratory, Health Laboratory, Human Rights Laboratory, Humanistics Laboratory, Justice Laboratory, Life Quality Laboratory, Lifelong Learning Laboratory, Mediation and Sustainable Conflict Resolution Laboratory, Public Governance Innovation Laboratory, Security Research Laboratory, Sociological Research Laboratory and Sustainable Innovations Laboratory. Interdisciplinary teams of scientists, researchers, students and other stakeholders across all laboratories implement research programs and build an ecosystem based on high-level knowledge, state-of-the-art technology, a collaboration between science, business, public authorities and society, and network governance. The modern university building, where the laboratories are located, has fully equipped mobile workplaces for researchers. The Research and Innovation Centre provides comprehensive support to researchers.

In recent 10 years, the university has been able to implement more than 100 both international and national projects. Successfully implemented projects were funded by the European Union investment funds, the State Budget, the European Commission, Erasmus+, Horizon 2020, Interreg, NordPlus, Norway grants, the Norwegian Research Council, Grundtvig, Comenius, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus programs and other funds.

MRU has modern infrastructure: the latest research and educational ICT equipment, one of the most modern academic libraries in Europe, open access to research resources, research and innovation management platforms, online studies facilities, etc. Lithuania tops the list of counties with the fastest WiFi speeds (Rotten WiFi, 2020).


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