Klaipedos Universitetas

country rank  6
world rank  3743

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Klaipedos Universitetas (Klaipeda University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Klaipeda (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo ir mokslo ministerija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania), Klaipedos Universitetas (KU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Klaipedos Universitetas (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Lithuanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Klaipeda University
Acronym KU
Founded 1991
Motto Laisva mintis ir jûros dvasia
Free mind and soul of the Sea
Colours Red and yellow

University Location

Address H. Manto g. 84
Klaipeda (population range: 50,000-249,999)
92294 Klaipeda
T +370 (46) 398900
F +370 (46) 398902

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office H. Manto str. 84
Klaipeda 92294
+370 (46) 398953

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo ir mokslo ministerija


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Euro-Mediterranean University (Emuni)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018