Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LEU) is the oldest and the main university in Lithuania for preparing a wide spectrum of highly qualified professional educators. The university prepares teachers to work in kindergartens, primary schools, as well as secondary and high schools. The university also contributes to the creation of curricula for schools.
LEU prioritizes the development of fundamental and applied research in the field of education. This includes subject didactics, education management, and lifelong learning promotion. In addition, the University undertakes research in academic fields of social sciences, humanities, biomedicine, science and technology.

In Next-Lab, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences will incorporate the use of Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) and the use of online laboratories for training prospective teachers. The Next-Lab tools are also expected to be of high value for in-service teachers and their professional development.