FAQ

  • What types of courses can I study in Lithuania?

    You can study all kinds of programmes both in terms of subject and degree. All of them are listed in the "Study Programmes" section.

  • What language are study programmes in?

    All study programmes are taught in English.

  • Will my new diploma be recognised worldwide?

    The diploma you will obtain in Lithuanian university or school of applied science will be recognised everywhere in European Union.

  • What are the requirements for admission?

    For a Bachelor's degree, you have to have a diploma of secondary education (school leaving certificate or corresponding document from your country certified by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education). For Master‘s degree, you must have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study, and if you want to do a PhD, you have to have gained Master‘s degree first. For more information, please refer to "Admission Requirements" section.

  • How do I apply?

    What you must do first is figure out which university you want to study at and which study programme you wish to choose. Once you locate the programme you are interested in – you should directly contact the university that offers it and apply there. For more details, please refer to "How to Apply" section.

  • How much does it cost?

    Tuition fees at Higher Education Institutions in Lithuania vary depending on each institution, specific study programme and the academic stage the student is at. For more information, please refer to "Tuition Fees" section.

  • Can I apply for a scholarship?

    Students of all fields, lecturers and researchers of foreign countries are eligible to apply for Lithuanian state scholarships. In most cases scholarships cover both – tuition fee and living expenses. Financial provisions depend on the home country of an applicant. Also most Lithuanian universities offer scholarships from their own funds to students who satisfy the specified requirements. Interested students should apply to the specific Higher Education institution of their choice to find out if funding is available for their studies.

  • How do I apply for a visa?

    As a general rule of thumb, if you are a citizen of a European Union country - you shouldn't need one. However, just to be safe, check the list published on the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania to find out for sure. If you are not a citizen of European Union  – you must apply for a visa. In order to study in Lithuania you need a National Visa (D) and a Temporary Residence Permit You must apply for BOTH before you come to Lithuania. You can apply at an embassy, diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Lithuania. For more information, please refer to "Visas and Permits" section.

  • Do I need a health insurance?

    If you are a citizen of one of the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland and have a European Health Insurance Card, you are guaranteed state health care services in the case of an accident. You need to be aware that the card does not cover the expenses of health care services provided by the private sector. If you are a citizen of a country outside the European Union, you must contact one of the insurance companies on Lithuanian Insurers Association (LDA) list. In order to study in Lithuania you must have a valid health insurance, covering the duration of stay, and its copy. The amount of medical insurance coverage is EUR 5792,40.

  • Am I allowed to work as a student?

    International students have the right to work while studying in Lithuania as long as they are enrolled in a Higher Education Institution. Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week in accordance with the legislation of Lithuania. For more information, please refer to "Looking for a Job" section.

  • Can I bring my husband/wife/other family members?

    Students are granted individual visas ONLY. Your spouse and other family members may always apply for a tourist visa and visit you during your studies.