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Vytautas Magnus University

4.1 out of 5 (59 ratings / 51 reviews) Kaunas, Lithuania
Discover a place of life-shaping experiences in a unique liberal atmosphere, a vibrant creative working environment and a diverse community of inspiring students and scholars. What distinguishes Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is our visionary approach towards organising studies, scientific research and academic community life.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

Scholars from Lithuania and abroad who participated in the reestablishment of VMU in 1989 have also defined our principles, which we have been following ever since: a commitment to foster a liberal and democratic learning environment, emphasising the importance of aesthetics, honesty, tolerance and independent thought. 

Education

VMU has a reputation as a university with a globally oriented, free-spirited, liberal mindset. The time spent at VMU is a formative step in the lives of our students, facilitating not only career opportunities but also personal growth, strength of character and a sense of self-fulfilment.

Research

The main strength of research at VMU is our ability to respond to an increasingly globalised and competitive landscape prompting the dynamic formation of new research priorities and facilitating ongoing improvements in research performance both at a national and an international level. 

VMU is currently conducting about 100 projects in the fields of biotechnology, biophysics, technology law, education, sociology, philosophy, computational linguistics, language acquisition and bilingualism, creative industries, and others.

Career

A matter of great relevance to anyone applying for studies at a university is the question of future career prospects provided by the diploma of higher education. University students improve their thinking process, participate in the academic life, take part in creative activities and acquire vital skills by taking internship. 

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
801
2020
801
2019
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

Services for Students

  • career counselling;
  • assistance in preparation of Curriculum vitae (CV), covering letter;
  • assistance get ready for a job, internship and volunteering interviews;
  • various events on career counselling: practical seminars, lectures, meetings with employers, “Career days”, etc.;
  • information about job, internship or volunteering offers;

Housing services

During the academic year all foreign students are accommodated only in VMU dormitory No. 2 named BALTIJA, which is located in the city center (Vytauto pr. 71, Kaunas) close to the university.

Library services

Vytautas Magnus University Library (5828 m2) mission − to provide the University studies, research with information resources and information services, to develop the information literacy of the members of University academic community, to implement and develop advanced library services and technologies.

Medical services

Health Insurance is one of the obligatory requirements for all international students at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) that shall be organized before students’ arrival. There are two types of Health Insurance recognized in Lithuanian health care institutions:

  • European Health Insurance Card
  • Private health insurance

Student Life

Campus life

Located at the heart of the city, VMU is deeply ingrained in the culture of Kaunas, as the city enjoys the university’s Jazz Connections Festival, performances by the VMU Music Academy’s lecturers, students and Alumni, the first professional university theatre in Lithuania, etc.

Sports facilities

VMU Sports Centre provides space for the lovers of basketball, football, track and field athletics, table tennis, outdoor tennis, chess, power triathlon, kyokushin karate, orienteering, badminton, swimming and sport aerobics. Training hall is available for those who are not interested in professional sports, but pursuing sports as a meaningful way to spend spare time.

Student clubs

VMU Sports Centre provides space for the lovers of basketball, football, track and field athletics, table tennis, outdoor tennis, chess, power triathlon, kyokushin karate, orienteering, badminton, swimming and sport aerobics. Training hall is available for those who are not interested in professional sports, but pursuing sports as a meaningful way to spend spare time.

Accreditation

The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) recently decided to award EPAS accreditation for the maximum 5-year period to BMI’s International Executive MBA programme.

Student Reviews

Look, I am young and motivation-driven
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good university, cool subject, some professors lack English skills, that's why 4 stars

I want to start studying new sphere for me - marketing and get some knowledge about building business. I would appreciate help to sponcor me for my Master degree.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had a possibility to meet international professors and students, that helped me to extend my horizonts and opened more possibilities. I'd like to have my Master's here as well, but I need some funds. I am active and hard-working student. I need some help.

Never give up
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It's very good university

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