We are sincerely congratulate dr. Rūta Petkutė for the best dissertation of a Lithuanian citizen, defended in a foreign institution of science and studies, in the field of humanitarian and social sciences and arts. Dissertation topic “The Instrumentalization of Academic Lifeworlds, Knowledge, and Education: Lithuanian Academics’ Responses to the European Higher Education Policy of Curriculum Restructuring” politics“, Education, Tallinn University, Estonia. The supervisors of the research work are Ivor Goodon, Professor Tero Henrik Autio (University of Tampere) and Senior Researcher Rain Mikser (University of Tallinn).