Founded in 1579, the Vilniaus Universitetas (Vilnius University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Vilnius (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Kaunas. Officially recognized by the Lietuvos Respublikos vietimo ir mokslo ministerija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania), Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Lithuanian higher education institution. Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 444-year-old Lithuanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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The following Vilniaus Universitetas's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Vilniaus Universitetas's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Vilniaus Universitetas's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Vilniaus Universitetas a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Vilniaus Universitetas's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.Vilnius University has more than 1500 international students.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Vilniaus Universitetas.
Vilniaus Universitetas has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
Vilniaus Universitetas is a public higher education institution.
Vilniaus Universitetas is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Vilniaus Universitetas does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Vilniaus Universitetas's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
uniRank provides below an overview of Vilniaus Universitetas's main services:
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Vilniaus Universitetas is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Lietuvos Respublikos vietimo ir mokslo ministerija
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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