To be among the leading higher education institutions globally of art, design and architecture


To create the future of art, design, and architecture in Lithuania, and to educate those that create and research. This will be done by way of the following unique features and values:

Unique features Values
leading university of art, design and
architecture in Lithuania
Academic culture and tolerance
interaction between art, science
and technology
Creativity and professionalism
ambassador for Lithuanian culture Identity and internationality
influencers and visionaries Sustainability and openness
full geographic scope within Lithuania Communality and individuality

Strategic Goals

Value and quality Resources Finance

Provide university level
education of  international
standing in the areas of arts,
design and architecture

Allocate systematically
financial resources for the
training of the Academy’s personnel

Use the national funding available in an efficient and transparent manner and seek to increase it

Seek to produce excellent
work in the fields of artistic
creation as well as artistic
and scientific research that
is recognized internationally

Optimize human resources in
order to ensure the
Academy’s efficiency

Increase the income from non-state-subsidized tuition fees

Enhance the influence that
the Academy exercises in
the areas of culture and
arts locally and internationally

Optimize the use of real
estate owned by the
Academy and customize it
for activities strategically

To develop a model to support the systematic application of external funds

Promote the uniqueness of
each Department within the Academy

Use information systems  efficiently for activity management Efficiently use the institution’s status as non-profit to benefit from external patronage
Foster creativity, responsibility,
and entrepreneurship that enables
the growth of a talented individual


Approved by the Senate of VDA on December 4, 2019.