November 30 d. Wednesday

 Jurgita Petrauskienė

 Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science

Date and place of birth March 30, 1975 in Utena, Lithuania


2002 Vilnius University International Business School, Master‘s degree in Business Administration and Management
1997 Vilnius Pedagogical University (now Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences), Bachelor’s degree in Humanities (English Philology).
1993 Utena IV Secondary School (now Dauniškis Gymnasium)

Work experience

Since 2016 Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science
2007–2016 Director of Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre (MOSTA)
2003–2007 Chief Officer, Head of International Programmes Division, Deputy Director of Agency of International Science and Technology Development Programmes
1997–2001 Project Assistant at PHARE Coordination Centre of Vocational Education and Training Reform
1997–1999 Lecturer at Vilnius Higher School of Electronics
1995, 1997 English teacher at Vilnius Žvėrynas Secondary School and Vilnius Šolomo Aleichemo Secondary School

Additional information

Languages Lithuanian, English, German, French, Russian
Hobbies Music, literature
Family Married. Husband Evaldas, daughter Julija (b. 1999), son Jonas (b. 2010).