Vilnius University

Introduction

Welcome to Vilnius University – the oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institution.

Since its establishment in the 16th century, Vilnius University, as integral part of European science and culture has embodied the concept­ of a classical university and the unity of studies and research.

Vilnius University is an active participant in international scientific and academic activities and boasts many prominent scientists, professors and graduates. Scientific development and the expanding relations with global research centres have contributed to the variety of research and studies at Vilnius University.

With the support of social partners, the university educates globally–minded specialists who successfully integrate in the modern European community.

Why choose Vilnius University

Vilnius University is a classical university with over 430 years of academic traditions and the widest range of study programmes in Lithuania.

The university offers an academic environment focused on excellence in research and teaching.

Vilnius University is 1st in Lithuania according to national ranking. It is the most popular and most acknowledged higher education establishment among Lithuanian secondary school graduates.

Vilnius University is among 550 top universities in the world according to the QS World University Ranking 2012.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

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Master

Master in Computer Modeling

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The Computer Modelling programme ensures to use computer modelling technologies and participate in their development, to imply the generation and analysis of hypotheses and ideas, scientific, empirical and applied [+]

The Computer Modelling programme ensures to use computer modelling technologies and participate in their development, to imply the generation and analysis of hypotheses and ideas, scientific, empirical and applied research, interpretation of results, to develop research and analytical skills, professional ethics code, to generate reports. Constant improvement is determined by the specific character of the study program, as reaction to the fast changes of technological development, which causes improvements of various kind, by adding courses of cloud computing, of images and signal processing, of web services, etc. Students will gain knowledge according to curricula, as well as skills to research work, including HPC (high performance computing), Grid/ Cloud computing, also using supercomputer. The final stage of studies will include research done for master thesis and it’s defence. [-]

Master in Eastern European and Russian Studies

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

How did Gorbachev win a Nobel peace prize? Is 200 km of tarmac all [+]

How did Gorbachev win a Nobel peace prize? Is 200 km of tarmac all that separates Vilnius and Minsk? What do oranges, roses and jeans have in common? What does “prihvatizatsya” mean? Does “Pussy Riot” really belong in jail? The Eastern European and Russian studies programme is devised to help you find the answers to these and many more other questions. And on top of that it will provide you with deep and comprehensive knowledge about the region - its political, economic and cultural particularities, and develop your academic and analytical skills that will enable you to analyse, evaluate and assess key political and social processes within this dynamic and exciting region. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDIES After you find out the difference between glastnost and perestroika, what will you be able to achieve? Our graduates have found a number of different possibilities: some pursue their careers as civil servants in public administration institutions and diplomatic service. Others work as analysts and experts in the international organizations, academic and research institutions, private sector in Lithuania and abroad. And just in case you wish to spread your knowledge and learn even more as a graduate of the Eastern and Central European studies you will have access to the third cycle (doctoral studies). ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - To apply for this programme you need a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Social Science or Humanities. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of all grades recorded in the transcript of your academic report. - To join us you need to be proficient in English, therefore minimum 70 of TOEFL (iBT) or 525 (pBT) or 5.5 of IELTS score is required. Note: if your mother tongue is English and/or if you have a university degree in English you will be exempt from providing an English language test score. [-]

Master in Econometrics

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Students can specialize in the theory - or applications-oriented study mode [+]

Students can specialize in the theory - or applications-oriented study mode. Students can participate in ERASMUS and other international students’ exchange programmes with leading universities in the field of econometrics. Lecturers are actively involved in research at the international level with an extensive experience in applied projects. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (at least 5 credits) Probability Theory and Statistics (at least 5 credits or at least 10 credits of maths subjects) Basics of Econometrics (at least 5 credits). Admission rules The applicants will be admitted to the program according their grades during bachelor degree studies. Also we require for applicants to provide with application the names and contacts (e-mail address, phone) of two persons from their universities who can recommend the applicant for master studies in Econometrics. [-]

Master in Economic Analysis and Planning

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

In recent semesters, students from different countries were brought into the same classroom at Vilnius University, adding to cross-cultural [+]

In recent semesters, students from different countries were brought into the same classroom at Vilnius University, adding to cross-cultural exchange and sharing of different economic practices. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in economics. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. [-]

Master in English Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries [+]

The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries, mainly, the United Kingdom, Canada, USA and Ireland. The three components are interrelated; however, students are provided with an array of optional courses, which helps them narrow down their area of study to one aspect, if they are inclined to do so. The language of instruction is English. The programme is offered for those have completed their first-cycle university studies. The programme is taught in four semesters; it is completed by defending an MA thesis written in a selected field of study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Applicants for this master's programme should have at least a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent in a field related to the desired Master's Degree. Applicants whose first language is not English and whose primary language of instruction of their bachelor‘s programme completed was not English are required to prove their English proficiency by submitting the results: - IELTS score: 6.5 - TOEFL score: 560 (paper based) or 90 (iBT internet –based test) - CAE certificate (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) - CPE certificate (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency) - ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) [-]

Master in Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

This programme is among the most popular Master programmes for the study candidates. The programme received positive evaluations [+]

This programme is among the most popular Master programmes for the study candidates. The programme received positive evaluations from the international accreditation expert team. This is the basis that allows opening the opportunities to join the programme for English-speaking students. The programme Finance welcomes students, proficient in English and willing to acquire finance management skills from Lithuania and other countries. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in management and business administration. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. [-]

Master in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The team of professors of the programme led by the member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences V. Paulauskas include both [+]

The team of professors of the programme led by the member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences V. Paulauskas include both highly qualified scholars and practicioners of insurance (the associated professor G. Bakštys is chielf actuary of ERGO Life Insurance SE). Masters in financial and actuarial mathematics can work as actuaries, financial specialists and consultants, risk managers in insurance companies, banks, investment or pension funds, consult bureaux, etc. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA The applicant must have either the bachelor's degree in financial and actuarial mathematics, or the bachelor's degree in other disciplines, provided that he/she has sufficient prerequisites. Prerequisite courses Microeconomics and macroeconomics (at least 4 ECTS credits). Probability theory (including random process theory) and mathematical statistics (at least 8 ECTS credits). Other disciplines of mathematics (at least 20 ECTS credits). Basics of financial and actuarial mathematics (at least 10 ECTS credits). Admission rules The applicants will be admitted to the program according their grades during bachelor degree studies. Also we require for applicants to provide with application the names and contacts (e-mail address, phone) of two persons from their universities who can recommend the applicant for master studies in actuarial and financial mathematics. [-]

Master in International Business Economics and Management

Campus Full time 3 - 4  September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

A world-class education offered in international business economics and management, now offering dual degrees in Poland and Italy. [+]

The Master in International Business Economics and Management at Vilnius University offers a possibility for the best students who select International Business Economics to obtain a second degree with University of Parma by extending their studies for the fourth semester. New in 2016 - Second degree partnership with Wroclaw Economic University, Poland now available. The programme has a great success, and we are attracting an increasing number of diverse students. The programme proposes two distinct concentrations. One is geared towards International Business Economics, and the other towards International Management. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in management and business administration. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. For those who have no background in business administration or economics we offer Pre-master courses. They are designed for students who feel they need extra background in the basics of economics and business before proceeding to more advanced courses. [-]

Master in International Communication

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

International Communication studies prepare students for active involvement and diverse careers in marketing, communication, public relations at international organizations from established corporations to agile [+]

International Communication studies prepare students for active involvement and diverse careers in marketing, communication, public relations at international organizations from established corporations to agile start-ups, as well as freelance employment as communication consultants. The programme aims for involve the area of public diplomacy as well. The study programme enhances knowledge in corporate communication, provides experience with international and intercultural environments, improves communication skills and creates a solid professional foundation for the communication expert of the 21st century in private and public sectors. The purpose of the International Communication studies is to deepen knowledge in corporate communication in international and intercultural environment, improve skills for communication competence and create an understanding of possibilities for professional activities in a wide variety of institutions. The students who graduated the programme become actively involved in the labour market, taking jobs of various levels and carrying out activities in marketing, communication, and public relations departments of international organisations as well as freelance communication specialists. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor degree or its equivalent in Social Science or Humanities. The selection criteria are based on the weighted average of all grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic report. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in communication. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. [-]

Master in Marketing Analysis

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in management and business administration. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. Facts Qualification awarded: Master's degree in Marketing Level: Master Study field: Marketing Scope of programme (ECTS): 120 ECTS Language of instruction: English Length of programme (years): 2 years Tuition fee per year: 2600 EUR (EU citizens)/ 3400 EUR (non-EU citizens) [-]

Master in Marketing and Integrated Communication

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA Each applicant is required to have a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent and has to demonstrate that he or she has collected no less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences. The selection criterion is based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the transcript of the student’s academic record. Priority will be given to students with more courses and/or higher grades in management and business administration. All applicants have to prove their English proficiency. PRE-MASTER COURSES For those who have no sufficient background in management, business administration or economics, we offer Pre-master courses. They are designed for students who feel they need extra background in the basics of economics and business before proceeding to more advanced courses. [-]

Master in Russian Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language level C1. Candidates who do not have a mark for a BA thesis and/or Russian language level C1 take an entrance examination. Facts Qualification awarded: RUSISTICS Level: Master Study field: Philology Scope of programme (ECTS): 120 Language of instruction: Russian Length of programme (years): 2 years Tuition fee per year: 2000 EUR [-]

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