|Location||Lithuania, P.Višinskio str. 38, 76352 Šiauliai|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Master of Life Sciences)|
|Tuition fee||€3,300.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable and is paid to:
Account holder: Vilnius University
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
University Bachelor degree in the fields of Life Sciences and Physical Sciences.
In case Bachelor degree is in different fields from the mentioned above, students are asked to take bridge courses and pass the following exams: Molecular Biology of Cell, Physiology of Plants and Animals, Biological Resources, Meteorology and Climatology, Hydrology.
Important: additional country-specific requirements are set only for the following countries which you can find HERE (STEP 4)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian / Lithuanian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Translation is considered to be official when it is bound together with the certified true copy of the original document and is confirmed by the translator’s signature. Documents issued in English, Lithuanian or Russian must be certified true copies and do not require translation.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Office of International Admissions
IELTS 5.5+; iBT TOEFL 65+
If your first language is English and/or if you have a university degree in English, you will be exempt from providing an English language test score.
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The aim of the Programme is deepening and expanding knowledge and capabilities of highly qualified specialists of ecology, which will enable them to make thorough evaluation measures for management of natural and anthropogenic ecosystems, to analyse integrity of modelling and implementation systems designed for conservation of nature and environment, to select ethically and socially liable methods for evaluation of quality and state of natural systems and to perform in scientific and practical fields of ecology and related sciences.
Graduates are able to work successfully in institutions and companies related to natural systems and environmental quality management, to develop strategies, regulations and supervise their implementation; they are competent to perform activities, requiring responsibility for the development of flora and fauna as well as in industrial ecology, combining production development and environmental protection; their knowledge can be useful in local authorities and regional environmental protection departments.
Possessor of Master degree in Ecology will be able to continue studies according to life science doctoral study programmes and perform fundamental and applied research in scientific institutions of Lithuania and abroad employing contemporary methods and modern technologies of ecological investigations. Students, seeking for professional qualification of teacher can study educology according to programme which does not deliver professional degree.