Top 3 reasons to study here

  • ISM has the leading position in Lithuania and is ranked among the best business schools in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • The main founders of ISM are BI Norwegian Business School, one of the largest business schools in Europe, and Innovation Norway.
  • ISM has been ranked among the world’s 200 top business schools by EDUNIVERSAL.



Since starting its activities in 1999, ISM University of Management and Economics had one aim from the very beginning – to offer innovative, qualitative studies and training of management and economics for creative, ambitious young persons and already experienced business managers.


  • The objectives of the Undergraduate School are to develop the appropriate professional abilities and educate a mature and well-rounded personality. The ISM Bachelor’s Degree provides both a substantial theoretical background and practical experience and also imparts the desire for continuous improvement.
  • The Graduate School encourages aspiring young specialists to follow the direction of today's business needs and foster ideas and better solutions for tomorrow's global economy.
  • ISM is the first and the only private university in Lithuania offering a Doctoral Studies Programme in Management and Economics.
  • Executive MBA programme
  • In company trainings
  • Short-term studies
  • Summer School


ISM University of Management and Economics aims at new knowledge and ideas development and communication to create future perspectives in economics, politics and business.

The internationally oriented research is committed to excellence, addressing the evolving challenges of society, economy and corporate sector, aiming at wider impact and delivery of public benefit.

Research groups are focused on areas relevant to governments, economies, businesses, locally and regionally, and contribute to the development of research-based education, supporting blended learning opportunities.


Career Centre is the link connecting students and graduates of ISM with business community, state institutions and organizations. Students are encouraged to start planning their career from the first study years at the university in order to be able successfully use their connections with companies and professional world after graduation.

  • Career of ISM graduates is the best indicator of University’s study quality. ISM Alumni have the highest income. 
  • According to a survey of master graduates, in 2016, 22% of graduates owned their business, 7% were top managers, 21% – middle managers, 42% – managers and specialists, 4% were continuing their academic studies.      

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Social Sciences (1)


Housing services

We are pleased to welcome new students at ISM and we are willing to help you to find the accommodation during the study period.

Please be aware that ISM does not have its own dormitories, but for the convenience of students ISM has made contract with “Capital Property” real estate agency which mediates with hostels/flats owners and helps to find the best accommodation solutions for ISM students.

Other Housing Options:

  • Your own apartment
  • Shared apartment
  • Long term stay at Corner hotel

Library services

ISM library makes it easier, more comfortable and fun to learn, search for information, prepare for examinations and create new projects. It comprises different rooms: general reading-room, group work room and quiet room.

In the library funds you will find the newest and time tested collection of scientific and popular management, economics, finance, marketing books and books on other topics.

Medical services

If you are a resident of the European Union, Lichtenstein, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland you are insured through your own national health service.

When you visit Lithuania, please have one of these documents confirming your entitlement to reimbursement of health care services:

  • European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
  • Provisional Replacement Certificate (PRC)
  • Certificate E 106
  • Certificate E 109

Student Life

Campus life

Southern architecture under the northern sky, the Vilnius amphitheatre nestled among hills interspersed with groves and green areas, summer cumuli and autumn haze – all this provides breathtaking views and radiates the spirit of the freedom and individuality of Europe.

Having almost 70,000 students attending seven universities, numerous art galleries, bustling festivals and leisure activities, Vilnius is the cultural center of the Baltic region. Vilnius is a city with a rich history and one of the biggest old towns in Northern Europe.

Because of its uniqueness, the Old Town of Vilnius was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. And ISM is right in the middle of old town!

Student clubs

We aim at helping the students to find their area of interest not only in the academic context, but also outside the university hours. ISM students have an opportunity to join one or several student organisations and realise themselves by becoming an active part of a student society.

  • Debate Club
  • ISM Investors Club
  • ISM Political Club
  • ISM Student consulting club
  • ISM Basketball Club
  • ISM Student Council (ISM SC)
  • ISM University Rowing Club
  • ISM Vocal Ensemble
  • Marketing Group


  • The ISM ranking is the highest in Lithuania and one of the highest in Eastern and Central Europe.
  • International Quality Accreditation by CEEMAN since 2006.
  • Member of AACSB, ABIS ir EFMD
  • European Credit Transfer Label (ECTS label)
  • Accreditation by the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education

Other Degrees

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