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2014 - Vytautas Magnus University

PostPosted:Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:14 am
by Audrius
Name: “THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF RESTORATION OF VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY"
Issue date: 2014 03 08
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671 1.55 Lt – The logo of the University depicting the Grand Duke Vytautas

Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuanian: Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas (VDU)) is a public university in Kaunas, Lithuania. The university was founded in 1922 during the interwar period as an alternate national university. Initially it was known as the University of Lithuania, but in 1930 the university was renamed to Vytautas Magnus University, commemorating 500 years of death of Vytautas the Great, the Lithuanian ruler, well known for the nation's greatest historical expansion in the 15th century.

It is one of the leading universities of Lithuania, has now about 8,700 students, including Master and Ph.D. candidates. There are slightly fewer than 1000 employees, including approximately 70 professors.

Design: Domantas Vildžiūnas
Details: Offset printing. Art paper. Stamp 30 x 36 mm.
Edition: 80 thousand
Printer: “Garsų pasaulis“ printing house (Vilnius).

Along with the postage stamp, the first day cover also is issued.