Vilnius University, one of the oldest and most famous higher education institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, was founded in 1579. For a long time, being the only higher educational institution in Lithuania, the university exerted a great influence not only on the cultural life of Lithuania, but also on neighboring countries, educating more than one generation of scientists, poets, and cultural figures. For more than 400 years, Vilnius University has experienced a rise, fall, revival, and closure. The history of the university is rich and contradictory, inseparable from the history of the Lithuanian state, reflecting all its dramatic stages.
About 20 thousand students study at Vilnius University. According to the QS World University Ranking, the university is included in the ranking of the best universities in the world, teaches the most talented, best students in the country and abroad.
Summer courses are designed to meet different needs and offer educational programs in Lithuanian, legal, Asian languages. Some courses, such as Yiddish, Lithuanian literature, 10-day course on the key features of Lithuanian domestic / foreign policy may be interesting for students with different levels of education.
The duration of the courses varies from 1 to 4 weeks: they are intended for both students and those who have left the university long ago, but still want to study.
Most of the courses are held on the old campus of Vilnius University, allowing students to enjoy medieval courtyards and get an idea of the life of Vilnius Old Town in between lectures and seminars.
Full list of courses:
Quick overview: Vilnius University encourages critical thinking while studying.
Directions of study:
Quick overview of Master's degree:
Brief information: The University conducts independent scientific research, experimental development, and solves scientific problems.
Doctoral studies at Vilnius University are organized in the following scientific areas:
Brief information: The target group of this preparatory module is applicants who plan to enroll in a bachelor's or master's degree in English at Vilnius University who wish to improve their language proficiency. The program is aimed at improving the oral, written communication skills of international students necessary for successful study + students a brief introduction to the Lithuanian culture.
Students who successfully complete the course will be able to start their studies on Master's, Bachelor's programs according to the chosen program.
Living in a hostel is an invaluable experience, therefore the university invites all applicants to stay in one of the hostels of Vilnius University.
Students pay an advance payment for accommodation.
List of accommodation options:
Kaunas Faculty of Vilnius University provides an opportunity for students to live in the hostels of Vytautas the Great University.
The big advantage of the VU Šiauliai Academy hostel is that it is located close to educational buildings and the central part of the city.
VU Šiauliai Academy placement options:
The university calendar marks the holidays that have become a tradition of Vilnius University:
Student organizations of Vilnius University:
Registration fee for educational programs in English and Russian (non-refundable) is paid additionally to tuition fee.
If the document is presented in English or Russian, it must be translated by a certified translator.
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.