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About us

Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre (MOSTA) is a limited liability public legal entity. Legal status of the MOSTA is a public institution. The state is the founder and owner of MOSTA. The Office of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania implements the rights and obligations of the owner of MOSTA.

The aim of MOSTA is to provide evidence-based information and guidance regarding adoption of decisions on formation and implementation of research, higher education, and innovation policy relevant to the public.

Areas of activities of MOSTA: monitoring and evaluation of research, higher education and innovation and other related activities.

Types of activities of MOSTA:

  1. to perform monitoring and assessment of research, higher education and innovation by taking into account the needs of the state, society and economy;
  2. to provide recommendations to the Seimas and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania regarding improvement of research, higher education and innovation policy aiming to increase efficiency of research, higher education and innovation and to promote innovative economy growth;
  3. to develop strategic insights of research, higher education and innovation policy;
  4. to prepare and publish evidence-based information required to form and implement research, higher education and innovation policy and to include stakeholders of research, higher education and innovation system into this activity;
  5. to perform analysis of implementation of research, higher education and innovation policy and to make recommendations on how to improve it;
  6. to provide proposals on how to coordinate inter-institutional and inter-departmental activities in the areas of research, higher education and innovation;
  7. to perform Secretariat functions of the Government committee – Strategic Council for Research, Development and Innovation and the Government committee for coordination of monitoring of human resources at national level;
  8. to prepare and publish annual reports.