Lithuanian Sports University

Kaunas , Lithuania
The Lituanian Sports University (LSU) has always been and remains to be an important centre of sports science and a fosterer of physical education and sports values and traditions in Lithuania. Since its foundation the institution has trained over 13 000 teachers of physical education, sports coaches, physiotherapists, tourism and sport managers and other qualified specialists.

About

History

Lithuanian Sports University (LSU), founded in 1934, is a specialised public higher education institution that has developed its unique traditions in sport, leisure and health sciences.

Education

The LSU offers 19 degree study programmes at all three study cycles (8 undergraduate, 9 Master’s and 2 PhD), mainly in sport science, where studies, research and practice are closely interconnected. Among the LSU graduates, there are many distinguished scientists, world-renowned coaches, famous athletes, and prominent public figures.

Research

Lithuanian Sports University is an open European university, constantly creating and providing study programmes for all three cycles as well as continuous education programmes based on the latest research and technologies.Organization and administration of scientific activities, research planning, execution and reporting are determined by the Regulations of Scientific Activities of Lithuanian Sports University.

Areas of research:

  • Brain and skeletal muscles.
  • Management and economics of sports industry.
  • Health enhancing physical activity and education through sport.
  • Exercise physiology and genetics.
  • Methodology of Sports and Exercise Training.

Career

A great number of the LSU students and graduates have become champions and prize-winners of the Olympic Games, world and European championships, among them are the twice European boxing champion Algirdas Šocikas, the winner of the Olympic gold medal and world basketball champion Modestas Paulauskas, the winners of the Olympic gold medals discus thrower Virgilijus Alekna. and basketball players Voldemaras Chomicius and Rimantas Kurtinaitis.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (4)
Medicine & Health (2)
Education & Training (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Lithuanian Sports University!

Student Life

Sports facilities

  • Indoor rowing pool
  • Indoor kayaking and canoeing pool
  • Boxing gym
  • Fencing gym
  • Wrestling gym
  • Strength training gym
  • Sports hall
  • Fitness gym
  • Main sports hall
  • Gymnastics gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Sports aerobics gym
  • Athletics area for athletics
  • Indoor athletics arena

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