Vilniaus kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (VIKO) is a leading and the largest accredited public higher professional education institution in Lithuania with more than 6500 students and 500 qualified educators. High enrolment rates and top places on the rankings reflect the prestige of the institution. VIKO graduates are highly sought after by employers.
VIKO provides 39 Professional Bachelor study programmes in 7 Faculties in the sectors of Tourism, Business, Information Technologies, Electronics, Education, Economics and Finance, Health Care, Agriculture and Arts. 9 study programmes are offered both in Lithuanian and English. Studies at VIKO are orientated to practical application of knowledge. Therefore, compared to university studies, more attention is paid to practical training, closer contacts with the real work.
VIKO maintains good contacts with the social partners and universities. Vilniaus kolegija is a member of a number of national and international professional associations and networks.
Internationalisation is one of VIKO’s priority areas that is why all the faculties are actively involved in various projects. We aim at promoting all possible mobilities providing students with the best opportunities to study at foreign education institutions and finding placements in companies abroad, as well as opening prospects for teachers to enhance their competence through staff trainings and international research projects, to exchange knowledge and experience with colleagues from different countries. Every year more than 200 students spend their international semesters studying or having placements abroad.
VIKO is spread in several campuses all over the city, offering its students good facilities for studies, free time and accommodation. International students are invited to stay at a renovated, well-equipped hostel.
You are welcome to come and study at VIKO, located in the capital city of Lithuania with the Old Town being UNESCO World Heritage Centre!