Contact details of the institution hosting the BHO
Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
The BHO is hosted by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education. The institution’s activities consist primarily of evaluating study programmes of universities and colleges and assessing foreign qualifications.
EURAXESS Services Centres
Lithuania has no ESCs.
Local Contact Points
Lithuania has five LoCPs located in five universities: Vilnius University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Mykolas Romeris University, Kaunas Technological University and Vytautas Magnus University.
Structure of the national network
The Lithuanian Researchers’ Services Centre (BHO) is a division of a public institution, the Centre for Quality Assesment in Higher Education. It consists of two employees who work solely on EURAXESS activities. All the people at the LoCPs work on EURAXESS activities on a part-time basis.
- Full-time equivalent staff:
- Number of persons:
- BHO: 2
- BHO: 2
- LoCP: 0
- LoCP: 7
Declaration of Commitment (DoC)
So far only the BHO has signed the Declaration of Commitment. Nevertheless, the BHO and all the LoCPs have signed collaboration agreements covering most of the principles from the Declaration of Commitment.
National funding of the EURAXESS Services Network
As a part of a public institution, the BHO receives funding from the state budget. The activities of the LoCPs are funded by the universities’ budgets.
Target groups of the Bridgehead Organisation
- social partners
- administrative staff of research institutions and universities
Target groups of the Local Contact Points
- administrative staff within the local institution
Relationship and communication between the BHO, the Steering Group for Human Resources and Mobility for Researchers (SG HRM), the National Contact Points (NCPs) and the Programme Committee
Our BHO has a close relationship with the Lithuanian representative in the SG HRM. Communication is not only formal (exchanging useful and necessary information for both parties), but we also hold meetings several times a year.