T. Ševčenkos st. 31
Tel.: +370 5 233 38 43
Fax: +370 5 233 52 99
Head of the Department
The department was established in 2011 after reorganising the independent departments of Lithuanian Language and Lithuanian Linguistics. It cooperates with Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia) and Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after M. Tank (Belarus). There are currently 54 undergraduate and 10 master students writing their theses with the department.
Offered study programmes
Lithuanian Philology. Full-time (4 years, 240 ECTS credits) and part-time (5 years, 160 ECTS credits) studies.
Lithuanian Philology and Text Processing. Full-time studies of 4 years, 160 ECTS credits
Lithuanian Philology. Full-time studies of 2 years, 120 ECTS credits.
Accentology, Advertisement Stylistics, Dialectology, Editing Practice, Grammar Norms and Contemporary Usage, Historical Grammar, Introduction to Lexicography, Introduction to Linguistics, Language and Gender, Lexicology, Linguistic Text Analysis, Lithuanian Language Culture, Morphology, New Vocabulary Processing, Phonetics, Problems in the Usage of Cases and Prepositions, Prussian Language, Syntax, Sound Stylistics, Stylistics, Text Editing Theory, Text Linguistics, Verbal Communication. All the subjects are taught in Lithuanian.
Comparative Language Linguistics, Comparative Lithuanian and Latvian Vocabulary, Ethnolinguistics, Functional Grammar, History of the Lithuanian Language, Language and Communication, Morphonology, Onomastics, Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Text Creation Theory, Text Typology, Universal Linguistics. All the subjects are taught in Lithuanian except for Onomastics, which is also delivered in English.
Main research topic
Synchronic and diachronic research of the Lithuanian language, language functioning and the dissemination of language norms
Research team: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gražina Akelaitienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rima Bakšienė, Prof. Dr. Grasilda Blažienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laimutė Bučienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jurgita Girčienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vidas Kavaliauskas, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Žaneta Markevičienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lina Murinienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Regina Rinkauskienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daiva Vaišnienė, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vidas Valskys, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jolanta Zabarskaitė.
The researchers have published 2 articles in international peer-reviewed research journals, 6 articles in other international research journals and 16 articles in Lithuanian peer-reviewed research journals.
Past and ongoing projects
Lithuanian philology research project financed by the Commission of the Lithuanian Language “Vidiškės subdialect vocabulary”, agreement no. K-17/2005.
Project duration: 2005-2011.
Project led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ž. Markevičienė.
“Implementation of the innovative native Lithuanian language teacher qualification development programme”
Project duration: 2007-2013.
Project coordinated by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lina Murinienė
Lithuanian philology research project financed by the Commission of the Lithuanian Language “Investigation of Lithuanian language syntax norm and recommendation ratio with contemporary usage”, agreement no. K-2/2012.
Project duration: 2012-2014.
Project led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lina Murinienė.
“Promotion of academic mobility and development of internationality of Lithuanian philology (Baltic studies) centres”.
Project partners: Institute of the Lithuanian Language, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuanian Institute of History and Šiauliai University.
Project led by Dr. Jurga Trimonytė Bikelienė.