Vilniaus Universitetas

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University Overview

Founded in 1579, 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 švietimo ir mokslo ministerija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania), Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Lithuanian higher education institution. Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) 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 441 years old Lithuanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record 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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University Identity

Name
Name Vilnius University
Acronym VU
Founded 1579
Motto Hinc itur ad astra
From here the way leads to the stars
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address Universiteto Street 3
Vilnius
01513 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel +370 (5) 268 7183
Fax +370 (5) 268 7069
Other locations Kaunas

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universiteto Street 3
Vilnius 01513
(5) 268 7183

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Vilniaus Universitetas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network
  • Coimbra Group
  • ISEP network

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020