Alma Mater Vilnensis: a short history of the university

The book „Alma Mater Vilnensis. A short history of the University“ presents a short history of Vilnius University from its foundation to the present day with the distinction of the essential periods of its development, ideas, achievements and personalities. The authors try to reveal the continuity of the university’s history despite complicated or unfavourable historical circumstances, to underline its importance to the life of the country and the society. The book contains rich iconographic material which supplements or in some cases gives life to both wellknown and little-known facts of the University’s history.

Alma Mater Vilnensis : a short history of the university / [edited by Loreta Skurvydaitė] ; [translated by Birutė Ryvitytė, Aldona Matulytė] ; [reviewed by Saulius Kaubrys, Šarūnas Liekis]. – Vilnius : Vilnius University Press, 2020 (Vilnius : Petro ofsetas). – 223, [1] p. : iliustr.