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GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

Vilnius University 

Vilnius, Lithuania 

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020

2

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Mr. Julius Pukelis

Universiteto str. 3, LT-01513

Vilnius, Lithuania

Tel. no.: +370 5 268 7156

Fax: +370 5 268 7069

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Mr. Julius Pukelis

Universiteto str. 3, LT-01513

Vilnius, Lithuania

Tel. no.: +370 5 268 7156

Fax: +370 5 268 7069

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

No difference

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

http://www.vu.lt/en/studies/exchange-students/courses-taught-in-foreign-languages 

all courses in the list written “bachelor studies”

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

http://www.vu.lt/en/studies/exchange-students/courses-taught-in-foreign-languages 

all courses in the list written “bachelor studies” language of instruction English

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

http://www.vu.lt/en/studies/exchange-students/courses-taught-in-foreign-languages 

all courses in the list written “master studies”

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes, Depends on the description and conditions of selected course

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

Depends on the prerequisites of selected course

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

a limited number of students can be accepted to some courses and medicine studies, if the student is late to register, he/she might not be accepted, otherwise, there are no other restrictions

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

None

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

Min 15 ECTS per semester max 35 ECTS per semester (70 ECTS per year)

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

Upon arrival.

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

the students have to register for the courses during 10 calendar days from the start of each semester

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English B1

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

No

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

Only "Survival Lithuanian"during the orientation week, free of charge.

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Student will always get the needed help from the Faculty Coordinator or International Relations Office

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 1 June
Semester 2/Spring: 15 November

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

EXAMINATION PERIOD

Semester 1/Fall: 2-26 January
Semester 2/Spring: 1-30 June

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

Yes, work directly with professors

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Autumn semester: 31 August starting

Spring semester: Beginning of February

(free of charge, participation highly recommended)

ADDITIONAL NOTES

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

EUR 460. Click here.

HOUSING

EUR 100

MEALS

EUR 175

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

EUR 20

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

EUR 6

HEALTH INSURANCE

Depends

OTHER

EUR 150

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes. Students apply for housing on the online application, we do our best to accommodate all international exchange students at VU dormitory

HOUSING OPTIONS

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

with online application (deadline is the same)

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

None

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Place for internship is searched by the student him/herself by contacting relevant Faculty, IRO does not interfere into those processes.

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

No

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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