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About Vilnius University

Country Lithuania
City Vilnius
Number of courses 60
Year founded 1579
Number of students 22000

Welcome to Vilnius University – the oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institution.

Since its establishment in the 16th century, Vilnius University, as integral part of European science and culture has embodied the concept­ of a classical university and the unity of studies and research.

Vilnius University is an active participant in international scientific and academic activities and boasts many prominent scientists, professors and graduates. Scientific development and the expanding relations with global research centres have contributed to the variety of research and studies at Vilnius University.

With the support of social partners, the university educates globally–minded specialists who successfully integrate in the modern European community.

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Courses at Vilnius University

There are 60 courses listed from Vilnius University. These are displayed below in alphabetical order:

Student reviews of Vilnius University

Find out what students say about Vilnius University


Ashwinipriyadarshini from India

"I always wanted exposure to the international study environment, which came true while studying at Vilnius University. My experience as a science student has been quite informative and academic. The life sciences centre is the hub for all the biology-related science students open for opportunities to work in the laboratory with their desired interest in master thesis topic."


Lynda from Nigeria

"Being a student at Vilnius University allows me to study with students from different countries. I’m also impressed with the career and counselling office because, in my personal experience, they really understand the importance of student well-being."


Damian from Germany

My dream of studying medicine in an international environment came true in Vilnius. I consider VU to be a place of almost endless possibilities. The personal and close contact with my teachers and professors has ensured it is a memorable experience.

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Facts about Vilnius University

  • Year institution founded: 1579
  • Total enrolled: 22000
  • Number of academic staff: 3000