Doctors Honoris Causa

  • Feb. 23rd, 2017, Council of Europe Venice Commission President Prof. Gianni Buquicchio was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. He was recognized for his merits fostering constitutional values, for significant contribution to the development of the Rule of Law in the European Union and other continents, and for his efforts to develop international university cooperation.
  • Jan. 16th, 2017, the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Prof. Koen Lenaerts was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. He was recognized for his significant role in developing the idea of European integration and for outstanding research in European Union (EU) law. He draws upon such values as human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights and its most important Institutes, developing jurisprudence of EU Law, and for fostering Europe's studies and research sphere.
  • April 12th, 2016, Ukrainian parliament member and Crimea Tatar Peoples Leader Mustafa Dzhemilev was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. He was recognized for his meaningful contribution in the area of human rights
  • Nov. 25th, 2014, International Association of Universities (IAU) Secretary General and Executive Director Eva Egron-Polak was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. She was recognized for her meaningful contribution to global higher education internationality and the strengthening of cooperation between universities and support to MRU integrating into the international studies sphere. 
  • Nov. 25th, 2014,  Žibartas Juozas Jackūnas was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. He was recognized for special merits in development of Lithuanian education, science, culture and for fostering a coherent national research and educational system.
  • Dec. 5th, 2013, International Association of Universities (IAU) President Prof. Dzulkifli Abdul Razak was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree. Prof. Razak was recognized by MRU's Senate for extraordinary achievements developing independent and democratic higher education, fostering internationalization and strengthening humanistic culture and freedoms supported by mutual university cooperation. Prof. Razak is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia.
  • Nov. 11th, 2013, Korea's Dongseo University President Prof. Jekuk Chang was awarded a MRU honorary degree for fostering long-term academic cooperation, for transferring academic experience and know-how to MRU, creation of joint studies programmes and development of research implementing new technologies.

  • Dec. 13th, 2012, Wrocław University Rector Prof. Marek Bojarski was awarded a MRU honorary degree for merits developing university cooperation, fostering international higher education and research, as well as good neighbourhood relations between Poland and Lithuania.
  • June 28th, 2012, Ohio University (U.S.) Prof. and philosopher Algis Mickūnas was awarded an honorary MRU degree for achievements in independent Lithuania, for fostering development of the humanities and social sciences and for productive academic cooperation. Presenting the candidacy of Prof. Mickūnas, MRU Professor Bronislavas Kuzmickas said at this time Mickūnas is the best known Lithuanian philosopher or American philosopher of Lithuanian descent in the world.
  • On June 13th, 2012, University of Bologna Rector Prof. Ivano Dionigi was awarded an honorary degree from Mykolas Romeris University .MRU's Senate agreed on Oct. 20th, 2011, to award Prof. Dionigi the honorary degree. Rector Prof. Dionigi was recognized for fostering humanistic cultural values, for a meaningful contribution implementing the Bologna process and developing international cooperation between universities. In 2010, Prof. Dionigi was elected Rector of the University of Bologna.
  • On November 28th, 2011, German statesman, German parliament member, lawyer Karl A. Lamers was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University degree during a festive ceremony on campus. The University‘s Senate Oct. 20th, 2011, agreed that Lamers be awarded the degree. He was recognized for his meaningful role in developing the international studies and research sphere, strengthening university autonomy and assuring a high quality of studies and research. Lamers is the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
  • On September 1st, 2010, Mykolas Romeris University Law Faculty Dean Professor Egidijus Jarašiūnas was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University degree during graduation ceremonies for doctoral students. The University‘s Senate on September 1st voted to grant Professor Jarašiūnas an honorary degree for his role in strengthening the legal foundation of the Republic of Lithuania, developing constitutional legal doctrine, fostering academic freedom at the University and educating a new ethically-responsible generation of jurists.
  • On June 24th, 2010, International Association of Universities (IAU) President Professor Juan Ramón de la Fuente was awarded an honorary Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) degree during IAU’s 2010 Conference held at MRU. On October 23rd, 2009, MRU’s Senate voted to grant Professor de la Fuente an honorary degree for significant contributions in developing the international area of higher education and research, strengthening autonomy of universities, advocating quality and ethics in studies & research, and supporting innovations in higher education.
  • On April 23rd, 2009, recognizing his contributions in implementing the Bologna process and strengthening the autonomy of universities, the Senate of Mykolas Romeris University awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to the President of the European University Association (EUA) prof. Jean-Marc Rapp. He was honoured for his role in fostering and developing the sphere of European Higher Education as well as encouraging innovations in higher education.
  • On January 4th, 2008 the Senate of Mykolas Romeris University awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University to Mr. Bronisław Komorowski, Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, for the remarkable role in strengthening democracy, cherishing democratic values and developing neighborhood relations.
  • On May 19, 2006 the Senate of Mykolas Romeris University awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University to prof. Goolam Mohamedbhai, President of the International Association of Universities, for significant contribution to cherishing the values of freedom, justice, dignity and solidarity at universities, support of Mykolas Romeris Univerty’s efforts in developing sustained cooperation between the University and world academic community and consolidation of the role of scientific research and experimental development.

 

  • On May 2, 2006 the Senate of Mykolas Romeris University awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Mykolas Romeris University to prof. dr. Georg Winckler, President of the European University Association, for the remarkable role in cherishing the values of the European universities, assisting and supporting Lithuania while implementing the Bologna reforms, and strengthening University’s involvement in higher education and research policy development at European level, ensuring a strong research activities in Lithuanian universities.