Head of the Institute of Military Science
Dr. Gintautas Surgailis
Telephone: +370 5 2103 647; 8 896 22 121
The aim of the Institute of Military Science is to coordinate research activities in the Academy and carry out important scientific work in the National Defence System in the field of national security and defence studies, military history and military technology.
The Main Goals of the Institute of Military Science are:
planning and coordination of scientific activities in the Academy;
assisting in organizing of scientific work in the departments and research centres of the Academy;
assessment of the scientific research presented to the Ministry of National Defence;
dissemination of the main findings of researches in the field of strategic research, military history and technology to the community of the National Defence System and wider audience.
Institute of Military Science has been established on 10 August 2010 on the basis of the Science Centre that was established on 4 June 1994. The centre organized scientific conferences, published and produced educational materials. The Institute of Military Science is comprised of the Strategic Research Centre, the Centre of Military History, and the Centre of Military Technology.
Scientific activities of the Institute include the following fields:
I. Modern technologies (Centre of Military Technology, Department of Applied Sciences, Department of Engineering Management):
Creation of computer assisted workstation for motorized rifle officers;
- Trends in the development of the future warfare systems.
II. Strategic research (Strategic Research Centre, Department of Political Science):
Investigation of changes in Euro-Atlantic integration processes;
Research on political, economic and military development of Lithuania’s Eastern neighbours;
Research on relevant issues of the military and public opinion in the National Defence System.
III. Military history (Centre of Military History):
IV. Other scientific research (Department of Management, Department of Foreign Languages, Department of Humanities).
In 2012 the Military Academy of Lithuania organized 9 scientific conferences and seminars, published 11 different scientific and educational publications and 50 scientific articles.
Scientific Conferences and Seminars
Strategic Research Centre
Centre of Military Technology
Centre of Military History