Klaipėdos valstybinė kolegija / Higher Education Institution

Why study at Klaipėdos valstybinė kolegija?

  • It is the third-largest Higher Education Institution in Lithuania that provides professional Bachelor degree studies,
  • The studies are practice oriented – students are able to successfully apply their knowledge in a real working environment,
  • Internationally recognized diplomas,
  • Opportunity to combine studies with work,
  • Affordable living and great value for money,
  • Paid exchange semester abroad,
  • Paid internship abroad,
  • Located in a cozy city Klaipeda with a beautiful seaside,
  • More than 800 companies with international career opportunities are directly involved in the activities of Klaipeda port,
  • Awarded with the 2nd place in terms of international competition of Lithuanian HEI which provides professional Bachelor degrees,
  • Studies last only 3 years (excluding General Practice Nursing 3,5 years),
  • If you have studied at another higher education institution, part of the credits may be recognized,
  • There are sport halls in the faculties, a gym in the dormitory, and a stadium. Lots of discounts are offered for students,
  • Students can be involved in various activities organized by Students Council or Erasmus Student Network mates.

Klaipėdos valstybinė koelgija / Higher Education Institution (KVK) is the third-largest university of applied sciences in Lithuania with strong academic reputation. The initial target of the KVK is an ensuring of high quality of academic teaching and research facilities. KVK focuses on study programs that lead to a profession. The graduates of KVK gain professional Bachelor degree. The studies are practice orientated; students are able to successfully apply their knowledge in a real working environment.

KVK is ternary – consists of three faculties: Business, Technologies and Health Sciences. A variety of scientific research as well as different projects and consulting activities are executed here. Also plenty of contracted research on a ground of technologies, biomedicine, physical, social, humanitarian, arts are administrated.

The Faculty of Business offers study programmes in accounting, finance, administration of institutions, companies and tourism; logistics, business, wellness management; as well as pre-primary and pre-school pedagogy. There are 899 students studying there.

The Faculty of Technologies provides programmes in different technical professions such as construction, mechanical engineering, geodesy, informatics and informatics engineering, food technology and dietetics, transport logistics technologies, electric and automatic equipment and technical maintenance of automobile. There are 1042 students in this Faculty.

In the Faculty of Health Sciences students can choose general practice nursing, beauty therapy, physiotherapy, dental hygiene, dental assistant as well as social work for their studies. There are 1055 students here.

There are four business practical learning enterprises (BPLE) in KVK where an activity of Business Company can be simulated. There are four typical departments: personnel, purchase, sales and marketing, finance and accounting in a BPLE. Everything is  “real” in a BPLE (financial documents, agreements, tax tariffs, applying legal acts, currency exchange rates etc.).

KVK is equipped with modern laboratories, libraries and other fitment.

KVK collaborates with number of educational institutions in different countries. It has an Erasmus University Charter (EUC) and is an active participant in the ERASMUS+.



  • It is a non-profit seeking organization that has a status of a legal body, own management and a bank account;
  • It helps to maintain relationships with other colleges and universities;
  • It is a member of Lithuanian Student Council;
  • It helps to solve students’ problems and questions, participates in community meetings;
  • More information on: www.kvksa.lt



ESN KUK is a part of the biggest student association in Europe called Erasmus Student Network which is present in more than 521 Higher Education Institutions in 41 Countries.

ESN goals are:

  • to create the environment for personal improvement based on the principle “students helping students”;
  • improve the social and cultural integration of international students;
  • promote students’ mobility and its accesibility;
  • help students’ reintegration into community after their studies abroad;
  • promote voluntary activities and active public spirit;
  • More information on: www.esn.org or kuk@esnlithuania.org