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Vilnius University

Vilnius University

Top reasons to study here

  • Vilnius University is a classical university with over 430 years of academic traditions and the widest range of study programmes in Lithuania.
  • With the support of social partners, the university educates globally–minded specialists who successfully integrate in the modern European community.
  • The university offers an academic environment focused on excellence in research and teaching.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (4)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



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.


  • Vilnius University is a comprehensive university.
  • Vilnius University offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies in humanities, social sciences, physical and biomedical sciences and technologies.
  • The extent of studies are calculated in credits. One credit is equal to 40 hours of workload (lectures, seminars, individual study and etc).


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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

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.

Housing services

There are many accommodation options for international students in Kaunas:

  • Kaunas Forestry and Environmental Engineering University of Applied Sciences (KMAIK) dormitories in Girionys, Kaunas District
  • Vytautas Magnus University, Academy of Agriculture dormitories in Akademija, Kaunas District
  • SOLO SOCIETY student house in the city centre

  • 1 Home agency – affordable shared accommodation for students

Library services

  • The Library was established in 1570 and is inseparable from the history of Vilnius University, Lithuania and Europe.
  • The Library provides information services at several locations: the main ones are the Central Library (Universiteto Str. 3) and the Scholarly Communication and Information Centre (Saulėtekio al. 5).

ICT services

Each reading room provides study spaces with computers and Internet access (including wireless access).

All those with user card are welcome to use computers.

Medical services

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. 

Student Life

Campus life

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

Sports facilities

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.

Student clubs

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.

  • acts for the good of students
  • improves the process of studies
  • takes care of social welfare
  • organizes meaningful leisure activities
  • spreads information

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. 

Student Reviews

A review about VU
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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.

Student life at Vilnius university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

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.

Glad to be here.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall I love my studies, they are interesting, the professors are competent and professional.

Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

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