What studies do you want to choose?
- If you want to study in the first-cycle (Bachelor’s) programme at the particular higher education institution in Lithuania you need to have a Secondary Education Diploma, School Leaving Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.
- To be admitted to the second-cycle university programme (Master’s degree) you should hold a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification (usually in the respective field).
- In order to enter the third-cycle university studies (Doctoral, as well as residency, postgraduate Arts studies), you should have either a Master’s or a corresponding degree in the respective study field.
Recognition of your education acquired abroad:
You, as a foreign citizen, must have his/her education documents recognised in the Republic of Lithuania. The evaluation and recognition of foreign school-leaving certificates and higher education qualifications is carried out by the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (CQAHE).
All study programmes for foreign students in Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions are offered in English language. Some form of proof of English proficiency is required by ALL Higher Education Institutions. Most require the IELTS score. Some offer their own English proficiency test as part of the application requirements.
You may need to pass preliminary examinations (if required for selected study programmes). For more detailed information please inquire at the higher education institution of your choice.