Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranked among the top 400 universities worldwide (QS 2023).
More than 20,000 students are currently studying in over 70 bachelor’s and 100 master’s degree programs, with PhD studies offered in 29 academic areas. Academics at Vilnius University are making significant contributions to global research in a wide range of fields, from laser physics to linguistics to biochemistry.
Vilnius University offers studies in all three cycles: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate in the fields of humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biomedicine and technologies.
Why choose Vilnius University?
No 1 by the national ranking of Lithuanian Universities
Among 500 top universities in the world based on QS World University Rankings
All levels of studies: bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral
Accredited programmes and worldwide recognised diplomas
Programmes and courses in English and Russian
Highly qualified academic personnel
Mentor support system for international students
Unique advantages of living in the centre of Europe
Friendly, welcoming social climate, rich cultural life
The present-day Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universtetas, LSMU) is is the largest institution of higher education for biomedical sciences in Lithuania, successfully integrating studies, research, and clinical practice. LSMU consists of two main academies: Medical Academy and Veterinary Academy .
Facts and Figures
LSMU is a public university in the Republic of Lithuania. The Senate, which is elected by scientists from all subdivisions of the university, is its governing body.
The university includes 7 faculties (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Odontology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Animal Husbandry Technology), 6 research institutes, and two animal clinics and the Hospital of LSMU.
Today, LSMU is the country’s largest specialized health education institution with 21,000 members and staff, including over 8,000 students, which offers university degrees, training and research in biomedical sciences.
Practical Skills Are Highly Valued
Students of medicine, odontology (dentistry) and nursing hone their practical skills at the Hospital of LSMU, which is the largest medical institution in the Baltic countries. More than 1,200 highly qualified doctors and 2,400 members of the nursing staff care for over 78,000 patients at the University’s Hospital each year. The entire medical staff values innovative and progressive methods of treatment and diagnostics, which meet global standards.
Pharmacy students gain practical skills at the University’s Pharmacy, which is designed not only to serve the public, but also to be the main training facility of the Faculty of Pharmacy, offering students a broad spectrum of practical knowledge and skills, and providing them with first-hand working experience.
Students seeking to become veterinary doctors obtain their practical skills in large and small animal clinics and operating rooms of the Veterinary Academy, which is housed within a walking distance of the Kaunas city centre on a peaceful campus. Strong academic traditions, experience, modern facilities and a comfortable study environment are combined to provide the best possible education in veterinary sciences.
International Experience and Recognition
LSMU collaborates with more than 140 European, American and Asian universities for study and research purposes.
The University is a member of numerous international organizations, such as the European University Association (EUA), The Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER), The Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE), Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN), Organisation for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPHEUS), European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), World Veterinary Association, and more. LSMU is also a member of the World Health Organization, where it fulfils the role of a collaboration centre for research and training in epidemiology, as well as for the prevention of cardiovascular and other chronic non-communicable diseases.
The study programmes at LSMU meet university education standards applied in the EU countries, and graduates are eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and PLAB examination of the General Medicine Council in the UK.
A Choice for International Students
Since 1990, the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences has been the Alma Mater of many international students, and over 1600 full-time foreign students from 88 countries (mainly Israel, Sweden, Germany, India, Lebanon, Spain, Poland, South Korea, Ireland and the United Kingdom) are currently enrolled here.
The number of studying internationally is increasing every year. International Erasmus students choosing to study at LSMU are mostly from Spain, Italy, France, Turkey and the Czech Republic.
The University’s Library and Information Centre contains one of the most modern libraries in the EU, and it is listed in the Book of the Most Modern European Libraries published by the LIBER architecture group. The library has both virtual and RFID technologies and is very popular among foreign countries for its unique architecture and information systems.
Brachytherapy, a modern method of treating oncological diseases such as prostate cancer, is successfully applied at the Hospital of LSMU – the only facility in Lithuania where lung transplantations and very complicated heart and lung surgeries are performed.
LSMU participates in the development of projects that result in new technologies, augmented scientific research and development, and renewed and modernized University infrastructure: a new Faculty of Nursing is presently under construction.
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August 26, 2018
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH)
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH) is a leading higher education institution situated in Vilnius the capital of Lithuania. Established in 1956 VILNIUS TECH is one of the biggest research universities in Lithuania with a focus on technologies and engineering and strong emphasis on university-business cooperation.
VILNIUS TECH is proud of Civil Engineering Research Centre, the most modern centre in the Eastern Europe, as well as the Mobile Applications Laboratory, the biggest one in Lithuania and Creativity and Innovation Centre “LinkMenų fabrikas”. Having more than 500 international higher education institutions as partners, Vilnius Tech offers wide range of international studies and internships. VILNIUS TECH is the leader in Lithuania by the number of students, studying under the Erasmus Exchange Programme abroad.
Facts and figures:
Over 8 400 students (13,5% international – degree seeking or exchange)
10:1 Student/Academic staff ratio
10 faculties: Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, Architecture, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Creative Industries, Electronics, Environmental Engineering, Fundamental Sciences (ICT & Computer Sciences), Mechanics, Transport Engineering
3 research centres 13 research institutes, 22 research laboratories
Study programmes in the fields of Engineering, Information and Technological Sciences make 70% of all Vilnius Tech study programmes
955 academic staff members (67% with PhD degree)
110 undergraduate (BSc), graduate (MSc) and integrated study programmes
Over 50% of study programmes are interdisciplinary
Over 450 partner higher education and research institutions in 66 countries
Over 500 business partners
Over 40 international research and study projects annually
Over 88 000 alumni
VILNIUS TECH publishes 15 research journals (10 of which are listed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science)
VILNIUS TECH is among top 2,1% of universities globally.
VILNIUS TECH is ranked 32nd in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia region according to the “QS World University Rankings 2020”.
VILNIUS TECH is ranked by 4 subjects in QS WUR 2020:
#51-100in Engineering – Civil & Structural
#101-150in Architecture / Built Environment
#101-150in Business & Management Studies
#201-250in Economics & Econometrics
Vilnius Tech is ranked in 2 broad subject areas:
Top #=256Engineering & Technology
Top #=276Social Sciences & Management
August 26, 2018
European Humanities University
An education at EHU does more than immerse students in a range of subjects and disciplines. It promotes a transdisciplinary approach as well as the critical thinking skills that empower them to develop innovative solutions, ideas, and enterprises. Being a liberal arts University, EHU is fully integrated into the vibrant life of the Lithuanian capital — our Campus is located in the very heart of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Vilnius Old Town in the premises of the former late 18th century Augustinian monastery.
Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is a public university established in 1922. Ranked in QS World University Rankings 2018 as a leader in the country by its internationality, VMU is the only public higher education institution in Lithuania and one of the few in the region where a comprehensive liberal arts education is imparted. Students can change and organize their schedule freely, minor in one field and major in another, travel abroad on international exchange, and get ready for those trips by taking some of the available 30 foreign language courses. As a reflection of global academic trends, more and more lectures (separate courses and even whole study programmes) are taught in English by professors from abroad.
VMU works with many universities and scientists around the globe, implementing projects, student and employee exchanges, and improving our study and research system. It is an international and multilingual institution that continuously develops global networks and intercultural dialogues, participates in international scientific, academic, and social projects, encourages lecturer and student mobility, and promotes dialogue and tolerance.
APPLICATION DEADLINES OF 2023 AUTUMN INTAKE
June 1–for applicants from non-EU/EFTA countries that do not have Lithuanian Embassies in their countries
July 1 – for applicants that are not required to obtain a national visa for arrival to Lithuania, as well as for non-EU/EFTA applicants with Lithuanian Embassies in their home countries
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS:
Various scholarships: cover tuition fees, academic achievements, etc.
Guaranteed accommodation in the university’s dormitory for the first study year
Dating back to 1922, Kaunas University of Technology has developed a great potential for studies and research and stays a leader in innovations and technologies in the Baltic States region. With 9.000 students and 1.000 academic staff, KTU strives to bring together highly talented students (supported by University and external scholarships), researchers and academics to perform cutting-edge research, to deliver top quality education and to provide research and development services to a wide range of businesses.
KTU enhances its international visibility by participating in international research collaborations, by establishing international study programmes, by collaborating with international partners in creating joint study programmes, and by encouraging the participation in international exchange among student and academic communities. Currently, international students can choose between 43 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and 19 Doctoral programmes in English in the field of Technological, Natural, Biomedical and Social Sciences, Humanities and Creative Arts & Design.
Infrastructure and technologies
KTU not only founded the first and most successful academic Startup Space but houses the largest science and technology park in the Baltics. The students have access to the most modern research equipment in Lithuania. The largest in the Baltic States modern mobile applications laboratory, the only one in the Baltics Bloomberg Financial markets Lab, Intermedix creative hub as well as the laboratories of sustainable chemistry, mechatronics, future energy and environmental engineering, information and telecommunication technologies are just a fraction of the available technological resources. KTU cooperates with global organisations such as Barclays, BASF, FESTO, Hitachi, NATO, Samsung, Schneider Electric, etc.
KTU invests in its current students by improving their study environment and its quality, by providing opportunities to be active in sports, arts, students’ associations, and by building their confidence, as it is the investment for the future of society in local and global terms. Our students form a large part of the vibrant student community in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania.
An exciting place to live and study
KTU is situated in Kaunas, the 2nd largest city in Lithuania, often called Lithuanian intelligentsia and cultural capital. Safe environment and temperate natural conditions make for pleasant living. Vivid old town, green parks, river bank with leisure areas are within 15 minutes reach from KTU campus. Students are offered to live in KTU dormitories, enjoy sports, arts and other students’ activities within the campus.
Liberal individual study plan for each student.
Interculture & internationalisation.
Personal attention to each student.
Accommodation in KTU dormitories.
Career Advisory centre.
Internships in Lithuanian and European companies.
Possibility to take part in Erasmus and other mobility programmes (~300 Erasmus and 80 other bilateral agreements).
Application of European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
Diploma Supplement Label awarded by European Commission.
Diplomas are recognised in the EU and many other countries (Lisbon Convention).
Scholarships for Ukrainian students at Undergraduate, Master’s and PhD level.
Located just 20 minutes away from the city centre, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) is the largest and leading university in social sciences and interdisciplinary research in Lithuania, currently having about 5,900 students from 65 countries.
Why should you consider to study in Lithuania?
Vilnius was ranked as one of the top 100 best student cities according to students all over the world!
Lithuania is No. 2 in the world for digital skills!
Why should you consider studies at MRU?
MRU offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral study programs in the English language in 10 different study fields: Law, Psychology, Communication, Informatics, Philology, Social Work, Management, Economics, Finance, Public Administration. European diplomas, which are easily recognized all over the world.
MRU is one of the most international universities in Lithuania, currently having about 5,900 students. 11% of them are international students that come from 65 countries.
MRU has been named as one of the world’s top 250 universities according to the QS World University Rankings By Subject (Law) and is in an honorable 137th place according to the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region Ranking (2022).
No. 1 in Law studies among all Lithuanian universities
Scholarships for international students and for mobility (for studies and for internship)
MRU Student House is located only 5 minutes away from the main campus and 20 minutes away from the city centre.
Free introductory week for international students (informational seminars, trips, tours, cultural events)
Student visa allowing to travel all over the Shengen area
King Sejong Institute where students can learn Korean language and culture for free
MRU Student Life:
Multicultural environment, students from all around the world
Green park on campus
Safe and clean environment
Campus located 5 minutes from the university, 25 minutes from downtown
Many tourist attractions in Vilnius
Many services are completely free of charge: a huge parking lot, sports halls and gyms, foreign languages courses, song bands, dance and theater studios, basketball team, one of the fastest wireless internet, cultural and educational activities
Library with long working hours and spaces
Students organizations (Students’ representative body, Erasmus Student Network, ELSA and etc.)
Find out what MRU students think about the University.
LCC International University is a nationally and internationally recognized liberal arts institution in Klaipėda, Lithuania. Established in 1991 by a joint venture of Lithuanian, Canadian and American foundations, LCC has distinguished itself in the region by offering a unique North American, future-oriented style education and an interactive academic environment.
Our educational model places broad-based education within the context of a Christian academic community in order to extend education beyond the classroom. As a part of LCC’s vision to prepare students to participate actively in the life of their home communities, the role of each individual in the building of society is emphasized through active participation in community projects and hands on practicums.
LCC International University offersaccreditedBachelorsandMastersprograms in social sciences and humanities. LCC is a liberal arts university. Therefore, each program includes multidisciplinary core curriculum courses which affirm students’ critical thinking and conflict transformation skills while challenging students within a multicultural perspective and Christian worldview.
Throughout the programs, students grow in their communication and leadership competencies. Our graduates apply their analytical and transferable skills throughout their lives in graduate schools, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, while they also engage in community building and civic involvement.
In addition to taking foundational courses in the discipline, students may choose specialized modules within the discipline. Students may also choose to enroll in courses from other disciplines.
Each year LCC offers more than 450,000 EUR in Financial Aid to our students.
August 26, 2018
Klaipeda University (KU) is now in its fourth decade of existence – our university slogan is ‘HERE YOU ARE VISIBLE!’
It is an internationally accredited state university, with a wide variety of study programmes in social sciences, humanities, engineering, and health sciences, and a Baltic Region leader in marine sciences and studies.
In addition to Erasmus mobility programme, KU is a member of the European University ‘EU-CONEXUS’ where together with partner institutions play a beneficial role in creating smart urban coastal sustainability at a European level. Enrolling at KU provides students with mobility possibilities and the opportunity to study minor programmes on coastal studies at six universities in six EU countries. Studies, travels and a wide range of cultural experience guaranteed!
The University owns over 60 scientific research laboratories, a research vessel- laboratory Mintis, a research and training sailboat Brabander, and a yacht Odyssey as integral part of the KU marine research infrastructure play an important role in the University research activities; the KU community have access to under half a million copies of documents in the library funds; the University has its own publishing house and a botanical garden. The infrastructure is sufficient for the successful development of international level cultural activities, fundamental and applied research, and research and development projects in the fields of the humanities, physical, biomedical, technological, and social sciences.
International students at Klaipeda University come from 24 different countries around the world. There is a possibility to choose from 16 Bachelor degree study programmes, 10 Master’s degree, and PhD. Applications available for Spring and Fall intakes: Studies | Klaipeda University (ku.lt)
The study programmes presently implemented at Klaipeda University provide advanced university education and high professional qualification. Klaipeda University seeks to educate future specialists and personalities, to develop humanist and cultural values, and to promote a maritime mentality in the city and the nation.
August 26, 2018
ISM University of Management and Economics
Quality and Internationality
Since starting its activities in 1999, ISM University of Management and Economics had one aim from the very beginning – to offer innovative, qualitative studies and training of management and economics for creative, ambitious young persons and already experienced business managers. Customer Recognition (students, businesses and alumni), International Recognition and Sustainability. Quality and internationality have become the most important priorities of the University’s activities. This aim has been evaluated by International Quality Accreditation (IQA) awarded to ISM in 2006 by the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN), thus certifying that ISM belongs to universities that offer the most advanced business studies in the region.
Sharing Knowledge and Experiences for Modern Business
ISM study programmes successfully combine theoretical and practical knowledge. Many of the scientists working here are acknowledged practicians, thus they are well aware of the problems that modern business faces and of the knowledge required to solve them. University teachers are also pursuing active academic activities through researching the phenomena of management in the states of the Baltic Region – ISM is one of the initiators of the Baltic Journal of Management. The University actively participates in the activities of international science organisations, where it exchanges up-to-date knowledge and experience with partners.
International business prospects for students are ensured by the experience of the ISM founder, the Norwegian School of Management BI, and lecturers invited from all over the world.
ISM seeks to educate successful and responsible business leaders. The University was the first in Lithuania to respond to the global call for business schools and academic associations to advance corporate social responsibility worldwide. ISM has committed to adhere to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), which were unveiled by a group of scholars and leading academic organization at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in July 2007. PRME provide a framework for academic institutions to advance the broader cause of corporate social responsibility and incorporate universal values into curricula and research.
ISM is also one of the first universities in Lithuania joining the UN Global Compact and thus becoming a part of the National Network of Responsible Business Organisations. The members of this network and the Global Compact comitted committ to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.
The University has achieved a lot in enhancing responsible and ethical leadership. The course of Business Ethics is offered to the students of all university cycles. This topic is dealt with in the final theses of bachelor, master and doctoral students. ISM shares knowledge and experience with others.
Start of ISM
The predecessor of ISM was the Business Training Centre, a well-known executive training institution in Lithuania. It was founded in 1995 by the BI Norwegian Business School and Kaunas University of Technology.
ISM University of Management and Economics was established in Kaunas in 1999 as the first privately owned institution of management education in Lithuania. The main founders of ISM are the BI Norwegian Business School, the largest business school in Europe, and the Innovation Norway (former Norwegian Industrial and Regional Development Fund).
All levels of studies: Bachelor, Master and Doctoral studies
ISM Executive School – master of management studies and trainings
Research: knowledge and business development
37% of our faculty is international
Double degree possibilities in highly ranked European and U.S. business schools
More than 100 partner universities for Exchange studies
More than 2000 students
Over 4000 Alumni
98% of ISM graduates are working within their degree field
1 out of 5 starts their own business
Innovative and interactive teaching methods: case studies, group assignments, simulations, teamwork
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