Ranked among the TOP 800 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings, evaluated with 8 out of 10 points by the U-Multirank and counting/following 92 years of academic tradition, Vytautas Magnus University is a one-of-a-kind institution of higher education in Lithuania because its liberal organization of studies is based on that of Harvard University and has no equivalent in the region.
  • 16 Masters
  • 9000 Students
  • Public Institution Type

About

Established in 1922 (re-established in 1989) and ranked as the 800 in the world by QS World University Rankings and evaluated with 8 out of 10 points by the U-Multirank, Vytautas Magnus University is one of the most liberal and modern academic institutions in Lithuania and boasting an exciting history, nurturing and continuing deep-rooted traditions, playing a leading role in not just Lithuanian, but also the entire Baltic and European intellectual and cultural sphere.

VMU is located in Kaunas, Lithuania, the cityís hub of academic and cultural activities. As for the most academic local city, nothing beats Kaunas, the provisional capital, which is always swarming with students and exuding warm and cozy academic atmosphere. Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania, and its history stretches as far back as 1361, when it was first mentioned in an old manuscript. The cozy Old Town may be small but is a marvel to behold, especially for the lovers of important architectural monuments. The city is just 10 minutes away from forests and rivers.

Artes liberales principle fostered by the university allows students to organize their study schedule, choose major and minor studies, travel abroad on international exchange and get ready for the challenges of exchange by taking some of the available 30 foreign language courses which never interfere with the specialty subjects.

VMU offers 21 Master degree along with 8 Bachelor degree programmes, which are entirely taught in English. Every academic year university welcomes international community which unites representatives from nearly 50 countries around the world: students, professors and staff here are of 50 nationalities from different corner of the world.

Vytautas Magnus University scientists have accumulated solid experience in international scientific research and project management. They hold memberships of national and international professional associations of diverse scientific areas and fields. Publications in the scientific press of Lithuania and foreign countries are frequently announced.For their participation in scientific research, experimental development, achievements and merits, several dozens of VMU scientists have receivedn noteworthy awards and prizes, including National Science Award and the Lithuanian National Prize.

Research

Vytautas Magnus University scientists have accumulated solid experience in international scientific research and project management. They hold memberships of national and international professional associations of diverse scientific areas and fields. Publications in the scientific press of Lithuania and foreign countries are frequently announced.For their participation in scientific research, experimental development, achievements and merits, several dozens of VMU scientists have receivedn noteworthy awards and prizes, including National Science Award and the Lithuanian National Prize.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (8)
Business & Management (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

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

Services

For international students VMU offers center located and well equipped dormitory, easy reachable reading rooms with rich databases and books, as well as modern and student-friendly faculties all over the city. VMU Mentorsí programme is here to help you to get to know it all as easy as it gets and ESN VMU (interdisciplinary student organization) will take care of your free time while offering valuable experiences. VMU International Office operating five days a week will make your study period at the university smooth and enjoyable.

Student Life

Enrich your life at VMU with many activities starting from various excursions ending up with socially responsible projects offered by more than 20 clubs and organizations operating at the university. Enjoy opportunities provided by university while attending public lectures of well-known professors or meeting your colleagues in non-official environment after the lectures. Kaunas as one of the biggest studentsí cities in Lithuania offers numerous events for colorful afternoons each day and many cozy places to visit in the evenings, so that is definitely an option worth considering!

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees

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