Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuanian: Mykolo Romerio universitetas) is one of Lithuania's largest universities, bearing the name of the Lithuanian legal scholar, judge and father of Lithuania's Constitutional Law Mykolas Römeris. Established after restoration of independence of the Republic of Lithuania in 1990, it became a state university. Currently MRU enrolls approximately 10,000 students from 38 countries. University Faculties are located in two cities: Vilnius and Kaunas. For International Students University offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral study programmes in the English language in the field of Social Sciences. The University is active in various world university organizations including the European Universities Association (EUA) and the International Association of Universities (IAU). MRU has forged international partnerships with over 300 universities, public and private institutions abroad. The MRU Asian Centre, Francophone Studies Centre and King Sejong Institute are also known for their organized events, conferences and numerous lectures. International relations are further enhanced by visits and lectures by researchers, Embassy officials and well known university organization representatives. Mykolas Romeris University is successfully implementing one of its most important missions – to foster a culture of research and innovation. In 2015 there were almost 900 research papers published and more than 50 academic events organized. There are 6 doctoral studies programmes at the University. Open access to research results is implemented. In 2015 the new Mykolas Romeris University affiliate, the Social Innovations Laboratory Centre - MRU LAB with 19 laboratories, was opened on campus. The Laboratories seek to apply the latest research results to the needs of society at large. The Research and Innovations Aide Centre has been established at the new Lab building as well.