Professor at the Department of Lithuanian Language,
Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University
Head of the Center of Computational
Linguistics, Vytautas Magnus University


Office: Donelaicio st. 58, Kaunas, LT-44248,
tel. +370 37 327841, +370 37 327835

Vice-president of the Research Council of Lithuania

Chair of the Committee of Social Sciences and Humanities

Office: Gedimino pr. 3,  LT-01103 Vilnius,

tel. + 370 5 2124933


Academic and Administrative Positions

2006 - 2008 dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University;
2003 - 2006 head of the Department of Lithuanian Language, Faculty of Humanities, Vytataus Magnus University and chief researcher at the Center of Computational Linguistics;
2003 – 2004 professor, Department of Journalism, Institute of Political Sciences and Diplomacy
                      chief researcher, Center of Computational Linguistics, Vytautas Magnus University;
2002 (spring term) visiting professor at the Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois, Chicago;
2000 - 2003 docent, Department of Journalism,
Institute of Political Sciences and Diplomacy
senior researcher, Center of Computational Linguistics, Vytautas Magnus University;
1994 - 2000 docent, Department of the Lithuanian Language, Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University;
1994 - ... head of the Center of Computational Linguistics;
1995 – 1997 vice-head of the Department of the Lithuanian Language;
1990 – 1994 senior assistant, Department of the Lithuanian Language, Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University;
1991 (spring term) instructor of the Lithuanian Language, Department of Slavonic and Baltic Languages, University of Stockholm;
1986 - 1990 lecturer of the English language, Department
of Foreign Languages, Lithuanian Veterinary Academy;


2002 Corpus Linguistics and the Usage of the Lithuanian language (Habilitation Dissertation);

1990 Semantics and Stylistics of Verbs of Motion in Lithuanian as Contrasted with English (Doctor’s Dissertation;


1981 BA and MA teaching of English, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University
1976 secondary school certificate, Kaunas 12th secondary school;

Fields of Research

lexicology, semantics, pragmatics, lexicography, text linguistics (genre analysis), corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics computational linguistics;

Courses Taught

Introduction to Linguistics, Introduction to Research, Lexicology, Lithuanian Culture (for undergraduate students); Semantics and Pragmatics, General Linguistics, Discourse Types and Genres (for post-graduate students); the Lithuanian language (for foreign students); Text Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics.

Membership in International Organizations

2004 – 2007  board member of Nordic School of Language Technology;
2002 - ... member of the International Pragamtics Association
2001 - … member, International research Forum of the Centre for Corpus Linguistics, University of Birmingham
1999 - … user group member, TRACTOR (TELRI Research Archive of Computational Tools)
1998 - 2001 director, International Society of General Semantics
1998 - 2001 member, Institute of General Semantics
1997 - … board member, TELRI (Trans-European Language Resources Infrastructure) association
1997 - … board member, COPERNICUS program concerted action TELRI (Trans-European Language Resources Infrastructure)
1996 - 2002 member, International Society of General Semantics

Membership of Editorial Boards

2006 - ... Darbai ir dienos
1999 - … Archyvum Lithuanicum
1996 - … International Journal of Corpus Linguistics

Participation in International Projects

2006 – 2008 FP6 project Resilience for Survivability in IST (ReSIST)
2005 – 2007 MT (from English into Lithuanian) project sponsored by EU Structural Funds IITP (Internet Information Translation Program)
2004 PHARE project preparatory facility WITFA (Web Information Translation Facility)
2001 - 2003 European Commission DG XII (social sciences) EUREKA program concerted action COST (European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical research) A20
2000 - 2002 EC sponsored project Baltic Studies Network
1998 - 2002 COPERNICUS program concerted action TELRI II (Trans-European Language Resources Infrastructure)
1995 - 1997 COPERNICUS program concerted action TELRI I (Trans-European Language Resources Infrastructure)
1998 -1999 MLIS (Multi-Lingual Information Society) program ELAN (European Language Activity Network) project


Lithuanian – native ability,
English and Russian – spoken and written, fluently,
German and Polish – reading ability

Publisher books

Marcinkevičienė Rūta. Žanro ribos ir paribiai. Spaudos patirtys. Vilnius, Versus Aureus, 2008. - 304 p.

Marcinkevičienė Rūta Spaudos tekstų žanrai: vadovėlis aukštųjų mokyklų studentams // Kaunas: Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas, 2007. – 148 p.


Publications in Academic Journals


Marcinkevičienė Rūta. Žanrų kaita posovietinės Lietuvos dienraščiuose (Generic Shift in Post-Soviet Lithuanian Dailies). Darbai ir Dienos, 2008, Nr. 49, P. 197-217.

Oliver Čulo, Gintarė Grigonytė, Merylyne Hermandez, Algirdas Avižienis, Johann Haller, Rūta Marcinkevičienė. Building a Thethaurus of Dependability and security: a Corpus Based Approach. In: Proceedings of the Third Baltic Conference on Humann Language Technologies, October 4-5, 2007, Kaunas, Lithuania. 

Mahmoud Gindiych, Oliver Čulo, Gintarė Grigonytė, Johann Haller, Algirdas Avižienis, Rūta Marcinkevičienė, Vidas Daudaravičius. A Document Classification Tool for the Resilience Knowledge Base of the Resist Noe Project. In: Proceedings of the Third Baltic Conference on Humant Language technologies, October 4-5, 2007, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Avižienis A., Čulo O., Grigonytė G., Marcinkevičienė R. Building a Thesaurus and an Ontology of the Concepts of Dependability and Security. In: DSN 2007. The 37 th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, Edinbrgh, UK, June 25-28 2007. P. 420-421.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Patterns of word usage in corpus linguistics // Corpus Linguistics. Critical Concepts in Linguistics. London, New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Vol. III (2007). ISBN 100-415-33895-6. p. 85-96.  MLA

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. The importance of the syntagmatic dimension in the multilingual lexical database // Text Corpora and Multilingual Lexicograph. Amsterdam, Philadelpia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2007. ISBN 97890 272 2238. p. 49-58.  MLA

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. „Kauno dienos“ antraščių negatyvizmas (Negativism in the Neadlines of „Kauno Diena“). Acta Humanitarica Universitatis Saulensis. Mokslo darbai – T .3, 2007, P. 109-117.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Motyvuota ir nemotyvuota kabučių vartosena periodinėje spaudoje (Motivated and Unmotivated usage of Inverted Commas in Periodicals). Kalbos kultūra. – Sąs. 79 (2006), p. 210–218.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Internetinių straipsnių komentarai žanriniu aspektu (Comments in the Internet from the Generic Perspective). Filologija – 2006, Nr. 11, p. 57-60.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Baltų kalbų išlikimo problema informacinėje visuomenėje (Survival of Baltic Languages in the Informationa Society). Prace Baltystyczne – 2006, Nr.3, p. 37-44.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Konceptualioji metafora vertime (Conceptual Metaphor in Translation). Darbai ir dienos. 2006, Nr. 45. P.109-118.

Balčytiene, A. & Marcinkevičienė, R. Print is dead … Long live print. In: van der Wurff, R. & Lauf, E. (Eds.). Print and Online Newspapers in Europe. A Comparative Content Analysis in 16 Countries in Western and Eastern Europe. Amsterdam: Het Spinhuis. 2005. P. 184-200.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Noun collocations from a multilingual perspective. Meaningful texts. The Extraction of Semantic Information from Monolingual and Multilingual Corpora. Continuum: London and New York, 2005, P. 179-187.

Marcinkevičienė R. Grigonytė G. Lexicogrammatical patterns of Lithuanian Phrases. Proceedings of the Second Baltic Conference on Human Language Technologies, April 4-5, 2005, Tallinn, Estonia, ed. by Margit Langemets, Priit Penjam, Tallinn, Institute of Cybernetics, Tallinn University of Technology and Institute of the Estonian Language, 2005, P. 299-304.

Daudaravičius V., Marcinkevičienė R, Gravity Counts for the boundaries of collocations. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. – Volume 9 (Number 2), 2004, P.321-348.

Rūta Marcinkevičienė, Agnė Bielinskienė, Vidas Daudaravičius, Erika Rimkutė. Corpora for Lithuanian Language Technologies. Proceedings of the First Baltic Conference "Human Language technologies. The Baltic Perspective". Riga, Latvia, April 21-22, 2004, P.21-24.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Dictionary of Lithuanian Phrases. Proceedings of the Eleventh EURALEX International Congress, EURALEX 2004, Lorient, France, July 6-10, 2004, ed. by Geoffrey Williams et Sandra Vessier: University of Bretane, P. 741-751.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Spaudos žanru tipologija. Vakarietiškoji patirtis (Typology of Journalistic Genres. Western Experience). Darbai ir dienos. 2004, Nr. 38. P.191-234.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Užsakomųjų reklaminių straipsnių tarpasmeninės funkcijos raiška (Expression of the Interpersonal Function in the Advertising Discourse). Respectus Philologicus. Nr.6(11), 2004, P.56-63.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kalbos ir teksto atmainas įvardijančių terminų problemos (Terminology Problems in Text and Sociolinguistics) . Terminologija. Nr.11, 2004, P. 7-30.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Santrumpos – akronimai – nauji žodžiai (Abbreviations and Acronyms as New Words). Kalbos kultūra. 2003, Nr.76, P. 89-93.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Akademinės recenzijos retorika (Rhetorics of the Academic Review). Filologija. 2002, Nr. 51. P. 22-26.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Palyginamieji tekstynai – šaltinis tarptautiniu žodžiu vartosenai tirti (Comparative Corpora as a Source for the Analyses of the Usage of International Words). Kalbotyra. 2002, Nr. 51 (3). P. 81-93.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tradicinė frazeologija ir kiti stabilūs žodžių junginiai (Traditional Phraseology and Collocations). Lituanistica. 2001. Nr. 4. P. 81-98.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. The Importance of the Syntagmatic Dimension in Multilingual Lexicography. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 2001 (special issue). P. 55-66.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Daiktavardžių konotacijos tyrimas tekstynų lingvistikos metodu (Corpus Linguistics and Collocative Connotation). Lituanistica, 2001. Nr. 3. P. 46-57.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tekstynų lingvistika (teorija ir praktika) (Corpus Linguistics in Theory and Practice). Darbai ir Dienos, 2000, Nr. 24. P.7-64.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Metaphors from Collocations. Paradigmatika, Sintagmatika ir kalbos funkcijos, 2000, P.190-192.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Patterns of word usage in corpus linguistics. Kalbotyra, 2000, Nr. 49(3), P.71-80.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kauno vardo konotacija (vardažodžiu semantika) (Connotations of Kaunas. Semantics of Proper Names). Kauno istorijos metraštis, 2000, T.2, P.137-146.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Terminografija ir tekstynas (Corpus and Terminography). Terminologija. 2000, Nr. 6, P. 5-22.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Atminties labirintuose. Kognityvinės ir tekstynų lingvistikos sąveika (Metaphors from Collocations. How to Link Cognitive and Corpus Linguistics). Darbai ir dienos, 1999, Nr. 10 (19), P. 109-124.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tekstynas - tarpdalykinių ryšių sankirtos taškas (Corpus as a meeting point of diferent fields of research). Tarpdisciplininiai ryšiai lituanistikoje. Vilnius, 1999, P. 159-164.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Hapax Legomena as a Platform for Text Alignment. Proceedings of the Third European Seminar “Translation Equivalence”. Montecatini Terme, Italy, October 16-18, 1997. Ed. by W.Teubert, E.Tognini-Bonelli and N.Volz. Mannheim, 1998, P. 125-137.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Parallel Corpora and Bilingual Lexicography. Germanic and Baltic Linguistic Studies and Translation. Proceedings of the International Conference Vilnius, 22-24 April 1998. Ed. by A.Usoniene. Vilnius, 1998, P.40-48.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Eufemijos grimasos (Grimaces of Euphemia). Kalbos kultura, 1998, Nr. 71, P.75-78.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Seeming Tautologies in Lithuanian. E-Prime Anthology III. Ed. by D. David Bourland, Jr., Paul Dennithorne Johnson. California, Concord, 1997, P. 253-270.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Klausimas dėl klausimo arba ką gali kompiuterinis tekstynas. (Question Concerning klausimas or Possibilities of Corpus) Darbai ir Dienos, 1997, Nr. 5. P.19-37.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tekstynų lingvistika ir lietuvių kalbos tekstynas (Corpus Linguistics and the Lithuanian Language). Lituanistica, 1997, Nr. 1, P. 58-78.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tarp Scilės ir Charibdės (Between Two Evils). Darbai ir Dienos, 1996, Nr. 2, P. 67-79.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kalba informacijos ir integracijos amžiuje (Language in the Age of Information and Intergration). Lietuvos mokslas, 1996, T. IV, kn. 8, P. 57-60.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kolokacija: tyrimo kryptys, metodai, mokyklos (Collocation: the Object of Analysis, Aspects and Methods). Lituanistica, 1995, Nr. P. 40-54.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Karo metafora (War Metaphor). Darbai ir Dienos, 1995, Nr. 1(10), P. 121-124.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Gyvosios kalbos etnografija (Etnography of speech). Sociolingvistika ir kalbos kultūra. 1994. P. 47-54. Vilnius: “Gimtoji kalba”.


Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kompiuterinis anglu kalbos žodynas (Digital Dictionary of the English Language (recenzija). Darbai ir dienos – 2006, Nr. 45. p. 273-275.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Multilingual Corpora in Teaching and Research. Edited by Simon Philip Botley, Anthony McEnery and Andrew Wilson. Amsterdam: Atlanta, GA 2000, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics 2001 Volume 6 (2) (forthcoming).

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Paauglių žodynas (Dictionary for Teenagers). Knygu aidai, 1999, Nr. 01-03, P. 39-42.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, and ¬ Squirrely Semantic. A review of the book: D. David Bourland, Jr., and Elizabeth J. Bourland. A Course in Advaneed Squirrelly Semantics / Et cetera, 1997, No 2, P. 247-250.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. L.Dahlerus’o Lietuvių - švedų kalbu žodyno recenzija (A review of the Lithuanian-Swedish Dictionary). Gimtoji kalba, 1996, Nr. 8. P. 12-15.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. D.Tannen. You Just Don't Understand:Women and Men in Conversation. Gimtoji kalba, 1993, Nr. 9, P. 21-23.


Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kodėl jis apie ratus, o ji apie batus? (Why does he Talk about Wheels and She Talks about Heels?) Tapati, 2006, Nr. 3 (8). P. 20-21.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Komentatoriai prieš lituanistus (Commentators against Lithuanian Linguistis). Akiračiai, 2005. Nr.8, P. 5.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Apie komentatorius ir komentarus (On Comments and Commentatiors). Akiračiai, 2005. Nr. 7, P. 4.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Tas saldus negatyvizmas (The Sweet Negativism). Akiračiai, 2005. Nr.6, P. 4.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kaunas ir kultūra (Kaunas and Culture). Akiračiai. Prieiga per internetą

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Palikti valstybės valiai (Letf to the Will of the State. Akiračiai – Gairės. 2005. Prieiga per internetą

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Ką turi žinoti kryžiažmogis (What a Testperson is Obliged to Know. Akiračiai – Gairės. 2005. Prieiga per internetą.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Treji vartai i Šventąjį Raštą (Three Gates to the Holy Bible). Naujasis Židinys, 1999, Nr. 7/8. P. 367-372.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Mažos tautos ėjimas į Europą: lietuvių kalbos kompiuterizavimo strategija (Intergration of a Small Nation to EU: the Strategy of the Computerization of the Lithuanian Language). Kauno Diena, 1997 01 16, P.12.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kaunas yra Kaunas. Kas yra Kaunas? (Kaunas is Kaunas. What is Kaunas?) Kauno diena, 1997 04 15, Nr. 86 (15113), P.23.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Pokalbio anatomija: apie ūkį ir bites (Anatomy of Conversation: Small Talk). Kauno diena. 1997 08 23, Nr. 197 (15224), P.25.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Pokalbio anatomija: moterys ir vyrai (Anatomy of Conversation: Men and Women). Kauno diena, 1997 08 30, Nr. 203 (15230), P.25.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Pokalbio anatomija: tu ar jus (Anatomy of Conversation: the Forms of Address). Kauno diena, 1997 09 06, Nr. 209 (152360), P.25.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kompiuteriniai vertimai (Machine Translation). Gimtoji kalba, 1996, Nr. 12, p. 12-15.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kompiuteriais kuriame tekstyną (Computer for Corpus Compilation). Darbai ir dienos, 1996, Nr. 3, P. 257-258.

Berkling K., Marcinkeviciene R., Carlos Jorge da Conceicao Teixeira. "He That Tholes, Overcomes". Elsnews (The Newsletter of the European Network in Language and Speech), 1995, No. 4. P. 2-3.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kognityvine metafora ¬ kalbos universalumo ir unikalumo matas (Cognitive Metaphor as a Universal and Unique Phenomenon of a Language). Tautos vaizdas kalboje, 1994, P. 14-16.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Apie įbūtinančią kalbos galią, pyktį ir dar šį tą (On the Power of Language, Anger and Other Issues). Naujasis židinys, 1994, Nr. 6, P. 51-56.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Metafora nemetafora (Metaphor or Non-metaphor). Naujasis židinys, 1994, Nr. 4, p. 76-81.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Lietuviu kalba Švedijos universitetuose (The Lithuanian Language in Swedish Universities). Lituanistica, 1992, Nr. 4, p. 92-97.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Kabutes: būtinybė ar balastas (Inverted commas – necessity or redundance?). Gimtoji kalba, 1991, Nr. 8, P. 18-20.

Marcinkevičienė, Rūta. Transkribuoti, versti ar aiškinti (To transcribe, to translate or to explain). Kalbos kultūra, 1990, Nr. 59, P.21-24.

Books - editor

Proceedings of the The Third Baltic Conference on Human Language Technologies. October 4-5, 2007, Kaunas, Lithuania. Ed. by František Čermak, Rūta Marcinkevičienė, Erika Rimkutė, Jolanta Zabarskaitė. 2007, 363 p.

Proceedings of the Second European Seminar "Language Applications for a Multilingual Europe", Kaunas, Lithuania, April 17-20, 1997. Edited by Rūta Marcinkevičienė and Norbert Volz, . 1997, 215 p.

Grumadienė L. Marcinkevičienė R. Sociolingvistika ir kalbos kultūra (Sociolinguistics and language culture), 1994, 125 p.


Updated March 2009