WHY STUDY GEOLOGY AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?
The programme in Geology is built on the base of geological complexity which is characteristic of the region. It is designed to prepare the highly qualified universal Geologists professionals, whose intellectual and practical skills match to the requirements of modern Geosciences and knowledge-based technologies. The graduates will be able: to demonstrate and apply a comprehensive geological knowledge and understanding and effectively apply it in scientific investigations and practical activities; to analyse critically and systematically evaluate information and data; to develop and implement the research innovations in areas related to the Geosciences in complex environmental research and various economic development areas; independently solve the geological problems in the context of modern science achievements; compete in the national and international labour market.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use VU’s Bilateral cooperation agreements which give an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner Universities or do internship abroad.
The graduate from the Programme is equipped with knowledge of essential principles of interactions between different geological processes and geological study objects, is able to evaluate the consequences of geological processes in the changing geo-environment. The Graduate of the Programme is able to pursue a career at enterprises, research, and state institutions dealing with scientific and practical geological activities and investigations, exploration of natural resources, environmental research, regulation, exploitation and protection of underground resources, territorial planning; to continue studies of higher (Doctoral) level in Geology and the other natural sciences in Lithuania and abroad. The acquired knowledge, cognitive, practical and transitional skills provide sufficient background for further studies for of scientific specialization, in the sphere of business, management and other.