Visiting professors

The Largest faculty in all Vilnius University provides top-level education in management and economics. Valuable contribution to international study programmes is provided by visiting professors from all the world. The visiting professors are experts in the field of their subjects and have ties with the business communities in the countries of their origin. This adds to the hands-on experience in the business.



Alessandro Sapio, Assoc. Prof.

Alessandro is Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the Parthenope University of Naples, and acts as Associate Editor of Economia Politica – Journal of Analytical and Institutional Economics (Springer), where he deals with papers on energy economics. He has been awarded a PhD in Economics and Management at Sant’Anna School, Pisa. Sapio’s research interests include the econometric analysis of wholesale electricity markets, focusing on the impact of renewables and market integration on prices. On these topics, he has published on the main scholarly journals in the field, such as Energy Policy and Energy Economics, and guest co-edited a special issue of Energy Policy on “The regional integration of energy markets” in 2015. He is co-editing a Handbook of Energy Economics and Policy for Elsevier, to be published in 2019. Prof. Sapio is a member of FP7 project Impressions – Impacts and risks from high-end scenarios, on climate policy, and has been a visiting research fellow at the Energy Markets Group, London Business School.

Alessandro Sapio's CV can be found here.


Vatroslav Skare

Vatroslav Škare, PhD -  Digital Marketing Communication course 

Vatroslav Škare, PhD, is a marketing person with passion for digital marketing, lecturer, author, and marketing consultant. He is Assistant Professor at Marketing Department, Faculty of Economics and Business - University of Zagreb. He pursues both developing his research skills and gaining practical business experiences in order to be able to inspire future marketing experts. His research interests are related to digital marketing, product and brand management, services innovation, and country image. Vatroslav is actively involved in undergraduate, graduate and executive education, both in Croatia and abroad, and speaks at business conferences. He is one of the technical editors of the scientific marketing journal "Market", active reviewer for several scientific marketing journals, member of the scientific board of marketing conferences, and National representative for Croatia at European Marketing Academy (EMAC). Recently, he has joined PRICON research project of The Institute of Economics in Zagreb, where he collaborates with the team of researchers who are examining the issues of consumer privacy in the digital environment. As a consultant, he has been involved in marketing projects in different industries, including Tourism, Retail, Publishing & Media, ICT, and Real Estate.

Vatroslav Škare's CV can be found here.

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Prof. Dr. John Saee  - International Business Strategy  course

Professor Dr. John Saee obtained his PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in Management Education from the University of Technology, Sydney (AACSB accredited) in Australia.
Prof. Dr. John Saee has held for more than two decades; extensive international academic and professional business leadership roles on four continents (Australia, Europe, Asia and North America/USA). He has internationally published in excess of 250 scientific publications on made up of books and internationally peer reviewed research articles. Prof. Dr. John Saee has also held full professorial appointments in Australia, France and in Germany. He is also a Visiting Professor at Faculty of Economics - Vilnius University, where he is teaching International Business Strategy.

Prof. Dr. John Saee’s CV can be found here.  


Prof. Dr. Mindaugas Laužikas

Prof. Dr. Mindaugas Laužikas, having over 10 years’ experience of lecturing, consulting or coordinating education/ scientific projects worldwide (South Korea, France, Sweden, Spain, Malta, Georgia, Canada, Lithuania, and etc.); with Franco-Lithuanian education background (Doctor’s degree from France); Director of GILE Experts Limited (Malta); Expert of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Human Resource Management; actively consulting organizations in the fields of Strategic Management and Business Intelligence.

Prof. Dr. Mindaugas Laužikas' LinkedIn profile can be found here




Anahit Armenakyan, Ph.D.

Anahit is an Associate Professor at the School of Business in Nipissing University (Ontario, Canada). She obtained her PhD in Marketing from Carleton University (Ontario, Canada) examining the impact of sport mega-event (Vancouver Olympic Games) on host country image (Canada) and vice versa. She is currently merging her interest in sport mega-events and children consumer socialization in a quest to investigate the impact of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) on Canadian youth's sport participation. While her research focuses on consumer behaviour within the context of sport mega-events, it, however, extends to other areas such as adolescents influence on parental purchasing decision-making process, the effect of country image on perception of partner trustworthiness in an international business setting, and the effects of country-of-origin on perception of wine (wine marketing). She is also exploring the topics of eco-tourism, tourism destination, immigrant housing, organic produce purchasing behaviour. Anahit’s research is reflected in a number of marketing journals including Journal of Strategic Marketing, Journal of Sport Management, International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, and International Journal of Wine Business Research.
Anahit teaches courses in consumer behaviour, advertising and communications, social marketing, international marketing, and innovative approaches in marketing. Her practical experience in Armenian, American, and international companies has provided her with a broad view and perspective that has proven to be useful during in tailoring course materials.

Anahit Armenakyan's CV can be found here

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