Since its establishment in the 16th century, Vilnius University, as integral part of European science and culture has embodied the concept of a classical university and the unity of studies and research.
Researchers' excellence network (RENET) was iniciated in the end of 2015. This international network was created and now it is coordinated by Šiauliai University, Lithuania. This network connected researchers from almost 50 different institutions from the 24 countries of the world (United States of America, Taiwan, The Republic of Korea, Indonesia, India, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, the Republic of Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Rumunia, Serbia, the Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Poland, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine and Lithuania).
VU Student Affairs and Career Office helps students choose their career path and ensures graduates' career tracking after studies. In this section you can find out what proportion of graduates worked under an employment contract and / or were self-employed, either continuing their studies or not.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!
Orientation Week is designed to assist you - a new student - to settle into University life at Vilnius University. Orientation week takes place in the first week of the beginning of each semester for all international students free of charge. Participation in the Orientation Week is strongly recommended.
There are many accommodation options for international students in Kaunas:
SOLO SOCIETY student house in the city centre
Each reading room provides study spaces with computers and Internet access (including wireless access).
All those with user card are welcome to use computers.
All international students are supposed to have medical insurance valid in Lithuania for the study period (it can be obtained each year).
Even though you shall get medical help in all cases, there are some health institutions in Vilnius that provide easier access to health care services for international students because of the language barrier.
The complex of University buildings extends over a whole block of the Old Town. Its original architecture attracts the visitor’s attention. The construction of the University buildings was carried on over the centuries under the changing influences of the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical styles. The campus began to take shape in about 1570 in a city quarter belonging to the Bishop of Vilnius. By that time, the area had already been built up with brick houses
Vilnius University Health and Sport Centre is responsible for sports and healthy lifestyle at the University.
The Centre offers various health and sports events as well as fitness and sports halls for the University community. In addition, high-profile sports teams are training here and competitions, as well as various tournaments between faculty students and staff, are organised.
Vilnius University Students Representation (VU SA)
VU SA is an independent, non-profit orientated, non-political organization which represents the interests of all students of Vilnius University.
Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
ESN is the key volunteer student organization in international higher education in Europe. They provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students.
My university has a lot of theorical information and a lot of internships. Students and teachers are very helpful to each other. I learned a lot of stuff in my program.
My experience at Vilnius university has been extremely fascinating, with well-trained professors and equipped laboratory. There is a complete blending of theoretical works with practice. the university is full of students from diverse cultural backgrounds. it's the best university for international students.
Overall I love my studies, they are interesting, the professors are competent and professional.
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