Support to Ukraine

Today, Ukraine is suffering from brutal, open and large-scale war and aggression by the Russian Federation. The Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) condemns actions of the aggressor.

The community of the Lithuanian Energy Institute admires the unity and heroism of the Ukrainian people in defending their country, its independence and democracy. „The Institute expresses support and encouragement to Ukraine and its people. LEI cooperates and is ready to expand cooperation with Ukrainian scientific institutions. Currently, 3 Ukrainian citizens are studying and conducting research at the Lithuanian Energy Institute. The institute is ready to accept more Ukrainian students and researchers and provide them with support during these difficult times. We are together with the people of Ukraine” – says Sigitas Rimkevičius, Director of LEI.

Support for the Ukrainian academic community

To ensure the continuity of academic life Lithuanian Energy Institute offers Ukrainian PhD students and researchers to continue their studies and work in Lithuania.

Research in the energy field

Lithuanian Energy Institute is inviting Ukrainian researchers to work or continue their work in the energy-related field.

Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) is internationally recognized energy-related research, development and innovation (R&D&I) competence center.
For employment opportunities, Ukrainian researchers are invited to reach out to our Contact Person.

About LEI:
Contact Person: Rolandas Urbonas

PhD studies

Lithuanian Energy Institute invites PhD candidates to study or continue their studies in the energy-related field. Opportunities for full PhD cycle and possible permanent employment.

Lithuanian Energy Institute invites Ukrainian students who have obtained a master’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, energy, thermal engineering, materials engineering, electrical engineering, mechanics, environmental engineering, natural sciences, economics to contribute to the goals of the European Green Deal and apply to doctoral studies in the fields of Energetics and Power Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Economics.

For more information:
Contact person: Rolandas Urbonas

Useful information for those who are arriving to Lithuania: frequently asked questions. The information is available here:

Information for those who would like to support Ukraine with material or humanitarian aid:

○ Those who can help by hosting Ukrainian refugees or by providing similar assistance are invited to register with Strong Together:
○ Registration for volunteering with Save the Children:
○ Registration for volunteering at the Food Bank:
○ Registration for volunteering at Lithuanian Caritas:
○ Registration for volunteering in the Malteser Organisation:

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