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Record-High VU Position: University Makes it to the Top 400 World Universities
9 Jun 2021

In the latest QS World University Rankings 2022, Vilnius University (VU) took a record high position and for the first time, ranked 400th in this ranking.

Vilnius University Tops the List of Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions
20 May 2021

Vilnius University (VU) was named the best Lithuanian higher education institution for the eighth time in a row. This year, VU scored 74.43 points out of a total of 100 (64.09 last year) in the ranking of education and higher education institutions traditionally compiled by the magazine “Reitingai”. VU is a leader in three of the five areas assessed: academic achievements, added value created by alumni and employer evaluation, and studies and students.

Early Bird Price until 15 May for 2021 Entry
3 May 2021

Join Business School and become a student of #1 University in Lithuania and Top 500 Universities in the World. We offer nationally accredited undergraduate, graduate, MBA Entrepreneurship level study programmes to choose from.

VU Business School together with CERN is changing the traditional study model
19 Apr 2021

Artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, electromobiles or quantum computers are the next generation technology innovations the world is focusing on today. They change not only industry, but also the lives of each of us and future generations.

Become Vilnius University Student for a Day
12 Apr 2021

We are excited to invite you to Become Vilnius University Student for a Day, the event taking place on 19-30 April. This is a great opportunity to step into the shoes of VU students and be part of online lectures or seminars. Lecturers and current students look forward to welcoming you!

Scholarships for LLM in International and European Law
25 Mar 2021

The scholarship covers a full or half cost of the tuition fee based on the academic results, motivation and recommendations.

Tuition Fee Waivers for Full-time Master's Students
19 Mar 2021

Tuition waiver will be awarded to seven most motivated and competent non- EU/EEA students applying for Vilnius University. Master programmes taught in English or Russian language. This scholarship covers full cost of the tuition fee.

Call for Applications for Lithuanian State Scholarships Programme
10 Mar 2021

Apply for a Scholarship for Full-Time Master’s Degree! Funding under the call will be provided to the citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Moldova Ukraine and foreigners of Lithuanian origin from non-EU and EFTA countries.

Live Webinar: Meet Vilnius University Students
4 Mar 2021

We know that deciding which university, city or even a country to get your degree in is not easy. That is why we  asked our current international students and alumna to talk about how they made their choice and share their experience about the studies at Vilnius University.

Citizens of the EU and EFTA Countries Can Apply for a State-Funded Study Place in Lithuania
22 Feb 2021

International students form the member countries of the European Union (EU) or European Free Trade Association (EFTA) can be admitted to state funded places or apply for scholarships via a competitive admission process in accordance with the procedures established by the applicable legislation.

Vilnius University Welcomes Applications for the 2021/22 Academic Year
4 Jan 2021

Online applications for 2021/22 admission are open from 1 January 2021.

VU Improves its Position in the Country’s University Rankings by Subject
10 Dec 2020

For the seventh time Vilnius University (VU) maintains a leading position in the rankings by subject published by the “Rankings” journal. VU is the first in 30 academic fields of bachelor and integrated studies and as many as 35 academic fields of master degree studies. Compared to the previous year, VU has improved its positions in 2 bachelor and 1 master study fields.

Vilnius University Launches a Support Campaign for Belarusian Students and Scholars Who Have Experienced Persecution of the Regime
20 Nov 2020

Vilnius University (VU), together with the Vilnius University Foundation, has started a fundraising campaign to give access to studies for a larger number of Belarusian citizens to study and is ready to accept scientists persecuted by the regime too. The campaign is launched in response to the intensifying Belarusian authorities’ repression against the country’s academic community, with large numbers of students, teachers and researchers being expelled from universities for their civic or political activities.

Vilnius University Maintains High Positions in the “Times Higher Education” Rankings by Subject
28 Oct 2020

In the annual “Times Higher Education’s” (“THE”) rankings by subject, which evaluate 1512 institutions from all over the world according to different academic fields, Vilnius University (VU) is ranked in four new positions this year and maintains a high ranking in the field of Life Sciences.

New Academic Year at Vilnius University- Changes in the Study Process and Innovative Distance Learning Methods
2 Sep 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, that broke out in the world in the spring, adapting to remote working and learning very rapidly was necessary even though there was not enough time to prepare properly for the arising challenges. Therefore, as the new academic year approaches Vilnius University (VU) takes into account the possibility of the recurrence of possible threats: new study methods are adopted, various learning tools are applied and the needs of the community of VU are being considered. VU Vice-Rector for Studies Dr Valdas Jaskūnas says that if the situation worsens, VU is ready to proceed with distance learning.

Vilnius University to Offer Free Studies and Scholarships to Belarusian Students
21 Aug 2020

Seeking to express solidarity with the people of Belarus and supporting the democratic aspirations of the citizens of the neighbouring country, Vilnius University (VU) has decided to establish the Grand Duchy of Lithuania scholarships for the most gifted applicants from Belarus. This would enable Belarusian students to study at VU free of charge and be provided with additional financial incentives. VU will also offer the opportunity for Belarusian students who are persecuted for civil and political reasons to transfer their studies to VU.

The Dates for the Start of the New Academic Year Have Been Announced
14 Jul 2020

The dates for the start of the academic year 2020/2021 have been announced.
Master’s studies start on 1 September 2020 and bachelor’s studies on 14 September 2020. You can check the academic calendar here.

Motivation Letter Writing
1 Jul 2020

Are you stuck with writing your motivation letter?

Congratulations to our Graduates
30 Jun 2020

Despite the fact that we have ended this academic year remotely, we have decided to organize a traditional graduation ceremonies at the end of June and the beginning of July.

Remote Lectures Made me Study Harder
30 Jun 2020

Jesumine Anagbo Temienor has just received his Master’s degree in Geology and is determined to follow the academic path.

Vilnius University Is Improving its Position in the Global Rating of the QS World University Rankings
11 Jun 2020

Today, the latest rating of the world’s top universities QS World University Ranking 2021 was published, in which Vilnius University (VU) maintains its leading position. Having jumped up by 35 positions, the VU is rated 423 and has been among 500 world’s top universities for five years in a row.

Five Scholarships for Bachelor Students of International Business Programme
10 Jun 2020

Five one-time scholarships equal of 500 Eur each for the most motivated and competent international students applying to Bachelor programme of International Business are offered by Vilnius University Business School.

The Faculty of Law Announces Three Tracks in the International and European Law Master's Programme
5 Jun 2020

In the academic year 2020/21, the students admitted to the Master’s in International and European Law programme at Vilnius University will have an option to choose from three distinctive tracks: International and Human Rights, Tech Law and Business Law.

VU Business School Shows Solidarity by Adjusting the Tuition Prices of Masters Studies
14 May 2020

In response to a current difficult situation of the economy caused by COVID-19 pandemic, Vilnius University Business School decided to reduce the tuition fees of its Masters study programmes.

Vilnius University Tops the List of Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions
8 May 2020

Vilnius University (VU) is the top university in Lithuania, according to the Lithuanian university rating announced for the seventh year in a row. In the ranking of the country’s higher education institutions, compiled by the magazine Reitingai, this year VU scored 64.09 points out of a total 100. VU is highest rated in the areas of academic achievement and study. VU attracts the largest number of the most gifted school leavers in Lithuania.

2020 Admission FAQ Amid Covid-19
27 Apr 2020

Vilnius University staff is closely monitoring covid-19 situation to ensure the well-being and health of current and prospective students as well as continuation of quality education.

Lithuanian State Grants to study for a Masters Degree
24 Apr 2020

Do not miss an opportunity to apply for the Lithuanian State Grant to study for a Masters degree. You can submit your application before 8 May 2020. Information how the apply can be found here .

Attention Medicine and Odontology Applicants- Changes to SAT Requirement
20 Apr 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 6th of June, 2020 SAT Subject Test in Biology was canceled (please see the official College Board website).

Do Not Miss the Deadline for Tuition Fee Waiver
16 Apr 2020

Tuition waiver will be awarded to the most motivated and competent international non-EU/EEA students applying for Vilnius University Master programmes taught in English or Russian language. This scholarship covers the full cost of the tuition fee of the selected Master’s study programme.

Vilnius University Marks its 441st Birthday
1 Apr 2020

Today, on the 1st of April, Vilnius University (VU) is celebrating its 441st birthday. After commemorating a major anniversary last year, this, one of the oldest universities in Europe, is still playing a key role in developing and applying mankind’s most advanced technologies not only in Lithuania, but worldwide.

Tuition Fee Waiver Offered by the Institute of International Relations and Political Science
23 Mar 2020

Tuition waiver will be awarded to the most motivated and competent international non-EU/EEA student applying for Master’s degree programme of Eastern European and Russian studies. This scholarship only covers the full cost of the tuition fee.

Vilnius University Maintains Its Position in the Global QS Rankings by Subject
19 Mar 2020

The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 published the results of Vilnius University (VU) study fields. VU is evaluated in three out of five subject areas and in 32 out of 48 subjects – two more than last year. 22 of them improved this year. Natural Sciences remain the strongest field at VU, and new fields of study are included in the ranking.

Application Deadline for International Students Extended to 1 August 2020
18 Mar 2020

Recognising that due to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak world-wide, prospective applicants might experience delay in taking necessary exams and receiving high school or undergraduate diplomas, Vilnius University will accept applications until 1 August 2020.

Tuition Fee Waiver for Full-time Master Degree Studies
16 Mar 2020

Tuition waiver will be awarded to the most motivated and competent international non-EU/EEA students applying for Vilnius University Master programmes taught in English or Russian language. This scholarship covers the full cost of the tuition fee of the selected Master’s study programme.

Vilnius University Diversity and Equal Opportunities Strategy 2020-2025 Was Praised by the Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson
12 Mar 2020

Vilnius University Diversity and Equal Opportunities Strategy 2020-2025 received 3 Equal Opportunities Wings, which is the highest evaluation.

Lithuanian Universities Signed Agreement on Climate Change- More Investments in Scientific Research and Awareness Raising
6 Mar 2020

Reacting to the challenges of global climate change, Lithuanian universities signed an agreement committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to evaluate university campuses’ resistance to climate change and develop climate change scientific research. In addition, the universities tasked themselves to include climate change questions in their study programmes, actively raise public awareness and strengthen the role of scientists in the policy decision making.

Vilnius University Exceeded My Expectations
3 Mar 2020

Ketevani Tatikiani, Master’s student in Eastern European and Russian Studies, tells the programme fully met her interests and she was thinking about research and academic career for the future.

Receiving the Scholarship Was Crucial
17 Feb 2020

“This scholarship played a crucial role for my decision to continue my studies at Vilnius University.” Javokhir Kholmatov received tuition fee waiver to pursue LLM in International and European Union Law.

Special Scholarship Offered by The Faculty of Law
12 Feb 2020

Scholarships for Ukrainian, Moldovian, Belarusian, Georgian and Kazakh students applying to Master’s programme of International and European Union Law.

Study at Vilnius University Webinar
23 Jan 2020

We asked our current international students to share their experience so you can hear first-hand about studies at Vilnius University and ask questions.

I Want to Inspire Others to Learn Languages
6 Jan 2020

Gustavo Rassati de Oliveira is a bachelor student at the Faculty of Philology pursuing English and Another Foreign Language (Russian) degree. He is Italian by ancestry and grew up in Brazil.

New Masters in Molecular Biotechnologies Programme Swaps Traditional Lectures for Project-Based Learning
3 Jan 2020

A project-based learning, motivation and freedom of choice in education are the key components in a modern education system. You can find these and more unique features in the new Master’s in Molecular Biotechnology programme at Vilnius University Life Sciences Centre (VU LSC).

While Being the Oldest Faculty for Law Studies in Lithuania, It Offers Modern Teaching Approach
3 Jan 2020

“While being the oldest faculty for law studies in Lithuania, the teaching approach is modern and the environment is very international which I enjoy the most.”

New Technologies Law Programme Launches Next Year
30 Dec 2019

Law and technology always go hand in hand – technologies shape the future of the legal profession and any discussion on technology must involve acknowledgement and consideration of the legal framework in which it operates. The clear-cut division between law and technology has clearly faded away. This is where Vilnius University (VU) Faculty of Law takes action – the new master’s programme Technologies Law (TechLaw) is launching next year.

I Liked Vilnius University for the Quality of Education
30 Dec 2019

“IT world is constantly growing, I’m learning new things and I’ve improved my programming skills greatly studying here”.

Lithuania and Vilnius is Like Home Far Away From Home
15 Nov 2019

“Lithuania and Vilnius is like home far away from home”. Kunal Banerjee from India is a Master’s student on a Finance and Banking programme.

Culture and Communication Is My Passion
28 Oct 2019

“I really appreciate the unique and modern teaching approach, openness to our creative ideas, huge diversity of culture and communication with my groupmates and professors from all over the world”.

Vilnius University Holds a Stable Position among the Region's Top 20
25 Oct 2019

In the QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) released this week, Vilnius University (VU) holds a stable position among the top 20 universities and is a leader among the ranked universities in Lithuania.

I See Vilnius University as One Family
23 Oct 2019

“I see Vilnius University as one family”. Clara Chiemeka Dimudu is a fourth year student of Management bachelor programme at the faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

QS Graduate Employability Rankings
19 Sep 2019

QS Graduate Employability Rankings are released today.

Hey new students! Are you ready for the orientation week?
13 Aug 2019

Vilnius University is looking forward to offering you an exciting week!

First Class of MBA Entrepreneurship Graduates Received Their Diplomas
25 Jul 2019

The MBA Entrepreneurship Program at the Vilnius University Business School is a unique program: it is the only MBA program at Vilnius University aimed at developing entrepreneurial rather than general managerial competences. This July the VU Business School awarded diplomas to the very first class of its MBA Entrepreneurship graduates.

There is still time to apply until 15th of July 2019!
12 Jul 2019

Hurry up! There is still time to apply for your bachelor‘s or master‘s studies at Vilnius University – the leading knowledge centre in Lithuania.

Vilnius University makes a leap forward in the newest World University Rankings
25 Jun 2019

Vilnius University (VU) strengthened its ranking in QS World University Rankings 2020 by 30 positions and now holds 458th place worldwide. VU is also ranked the highest among other Lithuanian higher education institutions and is the only one to improve its stance in this year’s evaluation results.

A unique programme for a modern specialist
12 Apr 2019

From September 2018 Vilnius University (VU) has offered a unique international Systems Biology Master’s programme in English. It is a joint programme of three VU faculties – the Life Science Center, the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics and the Faculty of Medicine. The coordinator of the Programme, a professor of the Faculty of Medicine, dr. Audronė Jakaitienė says that “this study program is so unique, that it is not offered in any other higher education institution in Lithuania or other Baltic states”.

Online application is now open!
1 Nov 2018

Vilnius University online application system for full-time undergraduate and graduate studies is open from November 1, 2018.

Please note that application period for Integrated studies in Medicine and Dentistry starts from December 1, 2018.

Life in Lithuania - small country with a big heart
12 Jun 2018

“Choosing an university is like a marriage: you agree to stay with it in times of sorrow and happiness”, says Lydia, Vilnius University student from Belarus.

Vilnius University launches Lithuania's first MBA in Entrepreneurship
4 Jun 2018

Vilnius University Business School presents a new accredited Master’s study programme MBA Entrepreneurship. This Master of Business Administration study programme is unique in Lithuania, being aimed at developing entrepreneurship competences.

State Funded Places For EU Master Degree Students
30 May 2018

Apply for State Funded places.

Lithuania's finance elite to be nurtured by Vilnius University
14 May 2018

The Center for Excellence in Finance and Economic Research (CEFER) jointly with Vilnius University has developed a brand-new Bachelor program Quantitative Economics.

Webinar Admissions to Vilnius University and financial support
11 Apr 2018

Thinking of studies at Vilnius University or have already started the application process? Re-watch our webinar and get insider tips on how to make your application stand out.

Vilnius University Succeeds in International Rankings
5 Mar 2018

Today “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018“ were published and Vilnius University (VU) was evaluated in 27 subjects out of 48. VU improved its positions in 22 subjects, compared to last year.

State Scholarships For Full-time Master Degree Studies and Integrated Studies
14 Feb 2018

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania opens a Call for applications for 70 Lithuanian state grants for full-time Master degree or Integrated studies at Lithuanian higher education institutions for the academic year 2018/2019.

Extended deadline !
1 Jun 2017

The deadline for self-funded study places is extended till the 15th July, 2017 –for EU/EEA as well as for non EU/EEA applicants with Lithuanian Embassies residing in their home countries.
Note: online system is open for all programmes except Medicine and Dentistry .

No1 by National University Rankings
10 May 2017

Vilnius University – the leader among Lithuanian universities! Journal “Reitingai” announced Vilnius University as the best university for 4 years in a row.

Vilnius University offers Tuition Fee Wavers for gifted students
27 Mar 2017

Tuition waver will be awarded to the most motivated and competent international non-EU/EEA students applying for Vilnius University Master programmes taught in English or Russian language. This scholarship covers full cost of the tuition fee.

VU – Among the the TOP 500 Universities in the World!
27 Jan 2017

For the first time in the history of Lithuanian Higher Education Vilnius University has been ranked among the top 500 universities in the world.

State funding
1 Feb 2016

If you are an EU or Lithuanian citizen and expect to receive the state funded place then you have to apply after the first of June through Lama BPO for the Bachelor studies or follow this guide for Master studies.

Vilnius University implemented the most student friendly online application system in Europe!
1 Jan 2015

We expect that DreamApply will be a great assistance for our potential students who are coming from all across the world.