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Study In Lithuania - International Students

Study in Lithuania, and find the best universities in Lithuania.

Sat at the crossroads between west and east Europe Lithuania is a unique, historic country with an innovative view towards the future.

As a member of the European Union it is a country that has all the values of modern Europe and is amongst one of the most multi-lingual and educated regions in the region.

One of the southernmost Balkan states Lithuania is becoming known as one of the hidden gems of Europe for its sheer beauty including its stunning coastline.

The capital Vilnius brings a vibrant modern culture to its historic courtyards and cobbled streets. With some of the fastest internet speeds on Europe Lithuania truly is a forward-thinking country steeped in history.

Around 20,000 international students chose to study in Lithuania each year.

Tuition Fees in Lithuania

Explore tuition fees in Lithuania for bachelor's degrees and find the right bachelors degree at the right tuition cost for you.

In line with other countries in Europe degrees in Lithuania are taught in three cycles (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate).

The undergraduate cycle international students can choose to study for a Bachelors degree and/or a professional qualification.

On successfully completingyour degree, with or without a professional qualification you receive a Bachelor’s Diploma. If you only want to study for the professional qualification, then you will receive a Higher Educational Diploma.

Bachelor degrees and professional qualifications are offered at universities; professional qualifications, but not degrees, can be taken at colleges.

Students can opt for full-time or part-time study and the academic year starts in September and ends in mid-June. The academic year is split into two semesters - spring and autumn.

Each study programme is evaluated according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), with each year of study being awarded 60 ECTS credits.

Immigration & Visa in Lithuania

Advice on Immigration & Visa in Lithuania, where you can make sure you get the right documents to make a successful application to your ideal university.

International students from 74 recognised countries do not require a visa to study in Lithuania (you can see the full list HERE).

Students from outside of these nations will need to apply for a study visa at Diplomatic Missions or Lithuanian Consulates.

The types of visas that you will need to obtain are:
• A Schengen visa for visits of less than 90 days in 180 days period;
• A National visa (D) for visits of between three months and a year.

If you are a citizen of a country that requires a visa you must apply for the National visa (D) and temporary residence permit.

You can apply for the temporary residence permit at the Lithuanian embassy along with the National visa (D), or you can do this once you arrive to Lithuania.

Advice on Accommodation & Living Costs in Lithuania

Advice on Accommodation & Living Costs in Lithuania.

The majority of universities in Lithuania offer student accommodation, which is a very popular choice - especially for international students.

University accommodation is likely to consist of a bedroom with a (possibly shared) bathroom, and either a catered dining hall or facilities for cooking.

Some students, however, may prefer to rent privatively rather than living in university accommodation. This is likely to provide more independence and give you greater choice about the people you live with.

The cost of living in Lithuania is more reasonable than many other countries in Europe and considerably cheaper than countries such as the United Kingdom and Germany.

Prices will vary across the country but students should expect to need a budget of€350 and €800 per month to cover the cost of living.

This can include between €70 and €200 for accommodation, €150 and €250 for food and between €100 and €300 for leisure costs.

Advice For Parents

Advice For Parents whose children may be looking to study in Lithuania. You can find complete information on costs, safety, security and tips on keeping in touch during their time away.

How safe is Lithuania?

Lithuania is a safe country, and is becoming a more popular holiday destination for tourists from Western Europe.

If considering moving there to study as an international student, you can contact your chosen university to find out more about crime statistics and safe places to live – in general, choosing to stay in university approved accommodation is a good way of choosing a safer, more student-friendly area to live.

Students should always take care to protect their own personal safety to avoid becoming victims of crime.

They can do this by:

• Avoiding carrying around large amounts of money
• Staying in groups, especially at night, and avoiding walking alone
• Not making valuables obvious
• Always having a route home planned and never getting into unlicensed taxis
• Being wary of strangers
• Being careful of traffic

Staying in touch

Staying in touch when your child is studying on the other side of the world might seem daunting – but there are ways you can talk regularly that don’t have to involve long distance phone calls and a nasty bill at the end of the month. Here are a few tips if your child opts to study an undergraduate degree in Bulgaria:

• Skype – the free video calling service can be downloaded within seconds, and will allow you to talk face to face anywhere you have an internet connection

• Blogging – maybe encourage your child to keep a blog of their adventures overseas, so that other families members (such as grandparents) can keep up to date

• Local sim cards – it is also a good idea for your child to buy a phone with a local pay as you go sim card when they arrive so that they can text and call home without running up a bill.

Apply to Study in Lithuania

Apply to Study in Lithuania and get free online and telephone support with your application. The advice here will help you find the right bachelors at the right university in Lithuania.

Apply to Study in Lithuania and get free online and telephone support with your application. The advice here will help you find the right bachelors at the right university in Lithuania.

If you would like to study overseas but are not certain as to where is the best fit in terms of country, course and funding you can register for free with the International Student Admissions Service (ISAS) where a dedicated admissions team will be able to help you every step of the way.

You can find out about studying in other countries with our country guides.

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