Lithuania

Study in Lithuania

Lithuania is located in the Baltic region of North-Eastern Europe. It is bounded by the Baltic Sea along with the countries of Poland, Belarus, Latvia and Kaliningrad Oblast (Russian enclave). It Attracts more than 2.2 million tourists every year. There is a regular increase of tourists to this country. Agro tourism has also gained popularity in Lithuania. There are 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lithuania and it is a global leader in producing ultra-fast parametric light generators.

Economy

This is a member of the European Union. It is the largest economy among Baltic Countries. It has 5 main sectors of Economy - Services, Manufacturing, Financial, Tourism and Agriculture. Chemical production, Food processing and Furniture manufacturing provide major employments. Lithuania's laser producers export laser technologies and devices to nearly 100 countries. Lithuania has over 50% of the world's market for high-energy picosecond lasers.

Major companies in Lithuania

  • Vilniaus prekyba
  • Maxima
  • Achemos grupė
  • Leo LT
  • Lukoil Baltija
  • Palink, Achema.
Quick Facts
Capital Vilnius
Currency EURO
Language Lithuanian is the official language, but good number of people speak English
Total Area 65,300 Square Kilometres,
It is the largest among the 3 Baltic States.
Major Cities Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Siauliai, Panevezys, Alytus
Population 2.87 million.
Religion Roman Catholic
Density 43/Sq.Km
Climate Average temp in January is -6 °C and 20 °C in July.
Calling Code +370
  • Why Study in Lithuania
  • Education in Lithuania
  • Institutions and courses in Lithuania
  • Entry Requirements
  • Student Visa Checklist

Why study in Lithuania

  • High educational standards.
  • High quality of academic teaching and research facilities.
  • Government approved universities.
  • Many program are offered in English Language.
  • One third of Student population can speak English as a foreign language.
  • IELTS is not an entry requirement if student is good at English.
  • All the universities are either Government or Government approved.
  • Lithuania is a Schengen Country.
  • Wide range of degree programs to choose.
  • Affordable Tuition fees.
  • Lithuania has implemented the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  • International students can make their existing qualifications compatible with the national credit system.
  • Reasonable living expenses. It is around 350-400 Euro per month.
  • Mobility opportunities across Europe.
  • Lithuanian Universities actively participate in Erasmus Mundus program.
  • Lithuania has the fastest broadband in the whole Europe.
  • A safe and modern country.

Education in Lithuania

Higher education in Lithuania is of two types university education and non-university education

Under university education, there are different types of programs

Types of program and duration

  • Bachelors - 4 years
  • Masters 1.5 – 2 years
  • Integrated - 5 – 6 years

Intake

  • September
  • February

Tuition Fee

  • Bachelors : Approx 2500 – 4000 Euros/ Year
  • Masters : Approx 2500 – 4000 Euros/ Year

Application Deadline

  • For Sep session: 15 April
  • For Jan session: 15 Nov

Living Expenses

Approx 350-380 400 Euro per Month including accommodation.

Non-university education

Non-university education is mostly vocational education that is done after secondary studies

The duration may be 3 - 4 years

Institutions and courses in Lithuania

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Universities in Lithuania

  • Vilnius University
  • ISM University of Management and Economics
  • Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU)
  • Vytautas Magnus University (VMU)
  • Siauliai University (SU)
  • Lithuania University of Health Sciences (LSMU)
  • MykoloRomeris University (MRU)
  • Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences

Popular Courses in Lithuania

  • Administration of Institutions and Companies
  • Business and Economics
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science/IT
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dietetics
  • Electrical and Automation Equipment
  • Food Sciences
  • General Practice Nursing
  • Geodesy- Engineering
  • Informatics-Physial Sciences
  • Logistics Management Social Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Odontology (Dentistry)
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Public Health
  • Technology and Engineering Programs (Financial, Software, Industrial, Mechanical etc)
  • Veterinary Medicine

Entry Requirements

Bachelors : Minimum 55% in class 12th

Masters : Min 55% in graduation in related fields

English Language Requirement: IELTS not required provided previous education is in English

Documents Required

  • A set of photocopy of academic documents and also apostle backside.
  • Apostle academic documents by MEA, Govt. of India.
  • If IELTS then original document required
  • Letter of recommendation from School/Principal.
  • Letter of Sponsor
  • Mandatory -VISA/MasterCard
  • Medical Insurance
  • Original Flight ticket.
  • Original Passport
  • Photo 35 X 45 mm
  • Resume.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • 3 months Bank statement/Original passbook only of father-Compulsory 12,000 Euros.
  • PAN No./TAX doc. of parents/Source of Income proof-Optional
  • ATM/Debit card colour copy original of account holder(Father)
  • Declaration from student will not work & return from Lithuania after study-Notarized on Revenue stamp paper.

Student Visa Checklist

  • A duly filled up application for issuing a national visa.
  • A valid Passport issued within past 10 years and period of validity greater than 6 months. It must have at least 2 empty pages.
  • One latest color passport photo 35 x 45 mm.
  • Mediation letter from the higher scholastic institution in Lithuania.
  • Registration certificate of the scholastic institution in Lithuania.
  • Registration certificate of the scholastic institution in Lithuania.
  • Means of subsistence in the Republic of Lithuania
  • A health insurance that is valid during the stay in Lithuania and shall be valid throughout the territory of the Schengen Area
  • A return ticket reservation ( Only reservation 1 week before the course start)

Note:

Students are advised to carry their original documents along with photocopies for verification.