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.
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.
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.
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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.
The LSU library with over 121 thousand publications offers a lounge area for visitors, reading rooms for group work and individual study with nearly 90 workplaces, and favourable conditions for students’ self-study in general. Students have remote access to the Library databases from the dormitory and other LSU premises.
LSU Student Union(SU) has the strongest student voice at the University where all members of the young academic community are welcomed. The SU enriches student life in every aspect through different academic and social events and projects and evey student can take part in it.
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