About Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is a public university established in 1922. Ranked in QS World University Rankings 2018 as a leader in the country by its internationality, VMU is the only public higher education institution in Lithuania and one of the few in the region where a comprehensive liberal arts education is imparted. Students can change and organize their schedule freely, minor in one field and major in another, travel abroad on international exchange, and get ready for those trips by taking some of the available 30 foreign language courses. As a reflection of global academic trends, more and more lectures (separate courses and even whole study programmes) are taught in English by professors from abroad.

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Why choose Vytautas Magnus University?

Why choose Vytautas Magnus University?

VMU works with many universities and scientists around the globe, implementing projects, student and employee exchanges, and improving our study and research system. It is an international and multilingual institution that continuously develops global networks and intercultural dialogues, participates in international scientific, academic, and social projects, encourages lecturer and student mobility, and promotes dialogue and tolerance.


  • Various scholarships: cover tuition fees, academic achievements, etc.
  • Guaranteed accommodation in the university’s dormitory for the first study year
  • Monthly expenses (living, transportation, food, etc.) ~ 450 EUR
  • Mentor support system, variety of students’ clubs & organizations
  • Baltic Summer University (BSU) – a variety of summer schools to choose from


QS World University Rankings – #801-1000

QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia 2022“ (QS EECA) – #61

QS Graduate Employability Ranking – #301-500