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Lithuanian Studies

Vilnius University
Lithuania, Vilnius
Faculty of Philology Lithuania, Universiteto str. 5, 01513 Vilnius
Tuition fee €3,836 per year

Tuition fee is subject to change in accordance with national legislation.

Application fee €100 per year

The application fee is non-refundable.

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Lithuanian Studies programme allows you to learn the Lithuanian language, to get acquainted with the linguistic situation, literature, culture, history, social and political life of Lithuania.

The programme is designed for:

• Lithuanian diaspora youth (born and raised abroad, graduated from general education schools outside Lithuania);

• Non-Lithuanian citizens living in Lithuania;

• Citizens of foreign countries who are interested in Lithuania, its culture, literature and language.

You will be able to:
• learn to analyse and evaluate linguistic, cultural and literary phenomena in a wider context;
• learn about the development of Lithuanian society in a regional context;
• master contemporary methods of research on linguistic, literary and sociocultural phenomena.
It is a flexible and open to the student’s interests study programme: you will be able to choose 25% of the subjects according to your interests in various fields. You can study language, literature and socio-cultural phenomena, choose subjects from other disciplines (politics, history, management, pedagogy, etc.), or study one of more than 20 languages.

Students will be able to learn Lithuanian either upon enrolment or in an advanced group.

Career opportunities

• Graduates will be able to pursue a wide range of activities. This will depend on your goals and preferences, as you can combine a background in Lithuanian studies with management, communication, pedagogy or other studies to create the career profile you want.

• According to your plans you would be able to work in Lithuanian language schools, cultural centres, or you will be able to become a journalist writing about Lithuania, or you will be able to pursue activities related to tourism and cultural projects. Wherever a broad understanding of Lithuanian studies and intercultural competence is needed, you will be able to find career opportunities

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application period has ended
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024