Faculty-status holding academic unit of Vilnius University, in which studies in political science are carried out on all three levels and scientific research is conducted. The IIRPS conducts research in the area of domestic policy, governance, international relations, foreign policy and diplomacy of both Lithuania and other countries. Current research projects include:
Institutionalization of Lithuanian Political System
Evolution of Lithuanian Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
Changes in the International Security: Challenges and Perspectives
Challenges of International Terrorism to the Security of the Modern World
Central Europe and the EU enlargement
Public Administration Reform in Lithuania
Website in English lists institute’s recent research projects, student research activities, provides information on its seminar and the curriculum of the institute’s courses.