At the ceremony, Azerbaijan‘s Minister of Science and Education Emin Amrullayev participated along with rectors from universities in Azerbaijan.
The BBU Great Academic Council Feb. 10th, 2023, decided to award the title of Honorary Professor to Assoc. Prof. Juknytė-Petreikienė.
Assc. Prof. Dr. Inga Juknytė – Petreikienė worked as an expert from 2018 - 2020 in the international project, “Support to Strengthening the Higher Education System in Azerbaijan (ENI-Annual Action Programme 2014 for the Republic of Azerbaijan ENI/2014/33774, Twinning“. MRU Rector Prof. Inga Žalėnienė delegated her to represent MRU.
MRU, with other European partners and 17 universities in Azerbiajan, has been implementing the Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education project “Establishment of Rectors Conference in Azerbaijan”, which is coordinated by Baku Business University. MRU project experts are Assoc. Prof. Inga Juknytė-Petreikienė, MRU Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Regina Valutytė and Dr. Nomeda Gudelienė.
At this time MRU, together with Azeri universities, have submitted applications for the financing of 5 international projects.
Assc. Prof. Juknytė-Petreikienė also brought back a Valued Partner Award for MRU in recognition of MRU's contributions to Baku Business University.
She has been head of MRU’s Academic Affairs Centre since August 2022 & has been working for more than 20 years in the area of higher education.