Prof. Habil. Dr. Pranas Žukauskas is a professor and habilitated doctor of social sciences. Since 2002, he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management of Vytautas Magnus University, the Professor at the Department of Management and the member of the VMU Council and Senate. Pranas Žukauskas is the author and co-author of 4 monographs and has published more than 120 scientific articles. He has read over 25 papers in the national and international scientific conferences: in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, India, the USA and others. He takes part in international scientific research projects and conducts applied research in Lithuania and abroad. Pranas Žukauskas is the editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Taikomoji Ekonomika: Sisteminiai Tyrimai (Applied Economics: Systemic Research), as well as a member of editorial boards of four scientific periodicals. He has supervised 10 successfully defended doctoral dissertations. He has served as a chair, member and opponent of over 30 doctoral dissertation defence councils. He is a member of the Management Research Field Joint Doctoral Committee at Vytautas Magnus University, Mykolas Romeris University, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Klaipėda University and Šiauliai University. The author did internship in more than 20 universities in Western Europe and the USA, is the professor of Torun (Poland) Higher Banking School, is a member of the European Management Association Board, is a member of the European University Foundation “Campus Europae” business and budget committee and is a permanent expert of the Science Council of Lithuania, the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education. He has been invited to perform inspections in the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and in the Ministry of Economy. He teaches international marketing and other subjects. His main research interests are international economic relations, international business, international marketing and human resource management.