The public and international competition for the position of KTU Rector was launched by the University Council on January 9, 2023 in accordance with the Law on Science and Studies of the Republic of Lithuania and the Statute of KTU.

Back on March 15 The Council of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) approved all 3 candidates who submitted their applications to run for the position of the KTU Rector. The candidates are Lithuanian citizens living in Lithuania and abroad (listed here in alphabetical order):

  1. Edmund Paul Saliklis, professor of California Polytechnic University, PhD of Civil Engineering;
  2. Renata Urbonė, PhD in Social Sciences, Management and Administration, co-owner of firm Esperonus;
  3. Eugenijus Valatka, professor, PhD of Chemical Engineering, Rector of Kaunas University of Technology.