Information for visitors

At the Office of the Ombudsperson for Academic Ethics and Procedures of the Republic of Lithuania (Office) visitors are serviced at Švitrigailos str. 7, Vilnius, tel. +370 694 43992, e-mail info@etikostarnyba.lt.

Consultancy for members of the academic community with disabilities

Members of the academic community with disabilities may contact the Office in person or by electronic means on academic ethics issues. They will be served in an adapted environment at the Department for the Affairs of Disabled under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour (from 1 January 2024 at the Agency for the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), 10 Švitrigailos Street, Vilnius. Specialists will be brought in when needed.

To ensure a smooth service and equal opportunities for persons with disabilities, pre-registration is required.

Pre-registration for the reception is possible by phone +370 694 43992 or e-mail info@etikostarnyba.lt.

Opening hours: I–IV 8.00–16.45, V 8.00–15.30.

On the eve of public holidays, the working day is reduced by one hour.

After the end of the Office working hours, only requests or complaints from pre-registered persons may be additionally accepted at the Office (Švitrigailos St. 7, Vilnius) on Fridays from 15.30 to 16.30.

At the Office requests or complaints are accepted and individuals are served in Lithuanian and English languages.

Submitting a complaint

Please find Complaint form (.docx) here.

What must be stated in the complaint?

The complaint to the ombudsperson must specify:

  1. addressee – the ombudsperson
  2. the name of the applicant (or the name of the legal entity), the address of residence (registered office of the legal entity) and other data allowing the identification or verification of the complaint (e.g., the e-mail address of the applicant as a natural person, telephone number or references and/or numbers of other means of electronic communication; data of the applicant as a legal entity in accordance with Paragraph 1 of Article 2.44 of the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania);
  3. data on violation of academic ethics and/or procedures;
  4. the applicant’s claim to the ombudsperson
  5. the date on which the complaint was written and the signature of the applicant or his/her representative;
  6. other information provided in the Complaint Form.

Updated: 15 April 2024