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 medium-sized city of Vilnius (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kaunas. Officially accredited and/or 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 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 440 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
01513 Vilnius
Lithuania
T +370 (5) 268 7183
F +370 (5) 268 7069
Other locations Kaunas

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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
+370 (5) 268 7183

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
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 Go to Vilniaus Universitetas's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo ir mokslo ministerija

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019