Institute of International Relations and Political Science (IIRPS) is one of the most prominent social sciences institutions in Central Eastern Europe and the Baltic region.
IIRPS has been present in the academic and political life of Central and Eastern Europe and the Baltic region since its establishment in 1992, has achieved a wide range of academic accomplishments and can boast rich tradition of hosting high level politicians, diplomats and distinguished speakers at its premises. While first focusing mostly on educating the future members of Lithuanian diplomatic corps, the Institute has gradually enlarged its focus to educating people with a wider range of knowledge and capabilities which empower them to work in a range of public administration, non governmental and private institutions, to continue learning in their future careers. Being the leading institution in the country it has set in its newest Strategic plan the goal of establishing itself as the leading education and research institution in the Baltic region
Dr. Grazvydas Jasutis - Lecturer
Dr. Grazvydas Jasutis is a Visiting Professor at the University of Geneva. He teaches at Institute of International Relations and Political Science (Vilnius University) and General Jonas Zemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania. Previously, he conducted researches at Columbia University, Harriman Institute in the city of New York, Creighton University and Tbilisi State University. Prior to his academic career, he held various positions in the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia, the EU Monitoring Mission in Aceh (Indonesia),the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, the OSCE Mission in FYROM, the Permanent Delegation to NATO, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania and the Ministry of National Defense of Lithuania. At the Ministry of National Defense he was appointed as Director of International Relations and Operations Department and he was responsible for the implementation of arms control and disarmament agreements. He represented the Republic of Lithuania in arms control and disarmament meetings at UN, OSCE and NATO.