Study Abroad in Lithuania
Lithuanian education system goes back as far as the sixteenth century with the establishment of Vilnius University, the oldest University in Eastern Europe. International students seeking a European study abroad destination is now increasingly opting to Study in Lithuania. The academic year starts in September and ends in mid-June and is divided into two semesters – spring and autumn. Tertiary study programs in Lithuania are evaluated according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), with each year of study being awarded 60 ECTS credits.
International students intending to Study Abroad in Lithuania are advised to start application procedure as early as possible, because documentations and applications procedures may take up to one month and sometimes longer.
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Lithuania is at a crossroad between west and east Europe, and throughout its complicated history has developed a unique culture, which encompasses both deep respect for traditions and robust wish to learn and innovate. We are members of EU and NATO and are among the most bilingual and educated nations in Europe, however, costs of living here are lower than in western countries, which makes Lithuania great for tourism, education or business. Lithuanian people are simple, calm and can be somewhat shy with foreigners, but friendly and good-intended when you get to know them. We are keen to share our experience and the way of life with the rest of the world. If you plan to visit, you are certain to leave with dozens of new friends.
The academic year starts in September and ends in mid-June and is divided into two semesters – spring and autumn. Students can opt to study full-time or part-time. Each study program is evaluated according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), with each year of study being awarded 60 ECTS credits. University degrees are offered in three cycles: the first cycle is the undergraduate (Bachelor), the second cycle is a graduate (Master, and/or specialized professional studies), and the third one is postgraduate (Doctoral; residency; postgraduate in the Arts). Bachelor degrees and professional qualifications are offered at universities; professional qualifications, but not degrees, can be taken at colleges. At Higher Education institutions in Lithuania, tuition fees differ from institution to institution, depending on the chosen program and the cycle. Educational institutions announce their tuition fees annually.
On average, the cost of programs at Higher Education institutions is approximately between 3000€ – 5500€ per year. At the top end of the price scale in colleges is a Bachelor of Arts; the tuition fees for musical studies could be around 4300€ per year. At the other end of the price, scale is Humanities and Social Science studies, which cost around 3000€ per year. At universities, the highest tuition fees, coming in at 8500€ per year, are for the training of aircraft pilots. The lowest fees are once again for Humanities and Social Science studies at 3000€ per year. Tuition fees for the second and third stages are different.
Tuition fees differ from university to university/institution, depending on which study program has been chosen and which stage the student is applying to(Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D./Doctorate). On average, the cost of courses/programs at Universities in Lithuania is approximately between 3–12 thousand litas per year [between #200,000naira – #800,000naira].
- International Passport / Passport Authentication
- Passport Photographs (6)
- Sponsorship Letter (Notarized)
- Bank Statement (Minimum of Four Million Naira)
- Bank Reference Letter
- WAEC / NECO or any qualified high school certificate
- Birth Certificate
- Academic References (2)
- High School Testimonial
- Medical Certificate
- Police Clearance
- University Certificate (Masters only)
- University Transcripts (Masters only)