BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION
Klaipėda University is a multidisciplinary national and Baltic Sea Region research and studies leader, promoter of cultural heritage, and lifelong learning center integrated with international academic networks. Klaipeda University (KU) is an institution of higher university education in the Western Lithuania Region. It is situated in the urban territory (Klaipeda city) with a population of 650,000.
Klaipeda is a city with prospective industrial and business potential as well as a rapidly developing marine metropolis and is located in the region, famous for exclusive cultural heritage, tourism, recreation, and resort facilities. KU was established in 1991. Its mission is to develop the University of Lithuania as a marine state and up-to-date center of research, arts, and studies in the Baltic Sea Region for the purpose of education and training of highly qualified specialists. Present strategic priorities of the University are the development of rational and sustainable academic structure, the formation of integrated research, study, and business center Marine Valley with its infrastructure comprised of research, education, and social facilities provided by highly qualified human resources. Academic activities have been organized at three faculties and two research institutes. Environmental, life, health, social, and technology sciences, as well as humanities and arts, have been taught there. Today around 3000 full-time, part-time, and unclassified students are attending lectures at Bachelor, Master, Ph.D., vocational training, and other study programs.
On 1st of September, 2023 in Klaipeda University was established Methodical STEAM center of Klaipeda city, which will carry out activities in four laboratories- Physics-Engineering, Chemistry-Biology, IT- Robotic, Marine. At Classes and different events will be held in the STAEM center with students and teachers from all over Lithuania.
HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS
The project's dissemination will encompass a comprehensive outreach strategy through various STEAM center events, including but not limited to conferences, seminars, and classroom interactions with students. Furthermore, details regarding the STEAM center's participation as an associated partner in the project will be prominently featured on the official website of Klaipeda University and across various social networking platforms.