Arrangements for Academic Guidance

 

FACULTIES

Provide academic support to students regularly during established faculty / institute advisory hours face-to-face, on-line, and via Moodle.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS CENTRE

Study Office

Employees of the Study Office consult and advise faculty employees, teachers, students, associated students on the procedure of studies at the University and on other studies-related questions. They consult academic assistants of the faculties and students on the possibility of compensating a tuition fee paid by the students not funded by the state or on the necessity for state-funded students to pay/repay part of the tuition fee to the state budget in certain circumstances; mediate between the University and State Studies Foundation, provide information on the numbers of students and associated students at the University. Coordinate and perform monitoring of the registration for the selection of the themes for term papers, bachelor and master theses in the information system.

Provides initial information to candidates about the possibility to have their learning outcomes acquired through different learning environments assessed at the University.

In collaboration with the University Faculties and other divisions, advises candidates on issues of compliance of their learning outcomes acquired through different learning environments to University study programs. 

Recognition of achievements of non-formal and informal learning

International Students Office

Coordinates students and staff under international programmes, bilateral agreements, intergovernmental agreements.

Administers Erasmus+ mobility activities (including inter-institutional agreements database, renewal, incoming and outgoing students documentation, pre-departure and after-arrival trainings, visa related support, monitoring of students throughout their mobility period, etc.).

Organizes study abroad events and other activities to facilitate mobility.

For International degree-seeking students International Students Office organizes induction days, also provides information and consultations of non-academic nature (accommodation on campus, renewal of Temporary residence permits, ec.) during their studies at Mykolas Romeris University.

Provides consultations to students on exchange possibilities.

Digital Studies Unit

University‘s virtual learning environment Moodle contains course material for the full-time and part-time students that can reach the learning environment via electronic study book. In the virtual study environment students can take intermediate and final exams. This environment also contains recorded introductions to the optional study modules. Video conferencing equipment is used for broadcasting lectures and tutorials to the remote classrooms.
Moodle is used not only for a study process. Also an e-classroom is created for future students, i.e. participants of the Young Lawyer Academy. For them, material and self-assessment tests are presented in the e-learning environment.
Several study programmes are fully or partly adapted for distance studies. Materials for these study subjects, for which special requirements are applied, are presented in the Moodle environment. Students of the distance studies not only study presented study material but also receive consultations from instructions, do self-assessment tests and take intermediate exams. Students register for the distance studies using the internet.

LIBRARY

Seeking to satisfy needs of the contemporary user the library is becoming an active participant of the study process while ensuring access to the resources of scientific information and developing information literacy of the University academic community.
Arrange. training events and meetings with users. Taking into account users‘ wishes, conducts training on information search, introduce programmes of information handling and handling of electronic information sources. Besides that, materials of library lectures and presentations, video classes are placed on the library web site and they are accessible from distance.
Provides individual consultations to students at the Information Desk. Having coordinated the time of the meeting and indicated the purpose of the consultation, students can order librarian‘s consultation in advance.
Helps students select a strategy for searching information. Indicates orally or in writing (if the user so wishes) which tools and sources of searching for scientific information the user should use, which key words should be selected and how to formulate a search request.
Upon the request of teachers, librarians arrive to the lecture and familiarise students with most important data bases of the studied subjects, advise how to find literature or information for written works and study tasks.
Search guides are additionally designed to explain how to use data bases; a page of thematic information is completed and information handouts are developed.
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY