Higher Education

Lithuania has a long-standing tradition of higher education and offers a warm environment for foreigners. A wide variety of Lithuanian universities and schools of applied science offer more than 350 study programmes, taught in English, that foreign students could choose from.

Higher education degrees are offered in three cycles:

  • Undergraduate (Bachelor);
  • Graduate (Master) and/ or specialised professional studies;
  • Postgraduate (Doctoral; residency; postgraduate in Arts).

All three degrees are offered at universities, while undergraduate degree and professional qualifications can also be obtained at schools of applied sciences.

The academic year:

  • starts in September,
  • ends in mid-June,
  • is divided into spring and autumn semesters.

Students can choose to study full-time or part-time.