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Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University


Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is a public university that was established in 1922. Ranked in QS World University Rankings in top 800+ VMU is the only public higher education institution in Lithuania and one of the few in the region where a wide liberal arts education is imparted. This means that 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.


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 international networks and intercultural dialogues, participates in international scientific, academic and social projects, encourages lecturer and student mobility, and promotes dialogue and tolerance.

Useful Information for Students

  • Various scholarships: covering tuition fee, for academic achievements, etc.
  • Guaranteed accommodation in University’s dormitory for the first year of studies
  • Monthly expenses (living, transportation, food, etc.) ~ 350 EUR
  • Mentor support system, a variety of students’ clubs & organizations
  • Baltic Summer University (BSU) – a variety of summer schools to choose from


    Campus Features

    Vytautas Magnus university is a modern environment of studies and research and an intellectual space.

    University offers for students not only to study at the new classrooms, modern laboratories or rich libraries located in the heart of Kaunas, but also in University campus which just 20 min away from city center.

    Also students can spend their free time at VMU Sport center, which was opened in 2021. To explore beatiful nature in VMU Botanical garden or to take a look at various exhibitions at VMU Arts Center.


      Visa Requirements

      All international students accepted for degree or exchange studies, research visit or internship at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) should check what migration document (visa, certificate, residence permit or none of them) is required to have for the legal entry and residence in Lithuania.

      Scholarships and Funding

      Vytautas Magnus University is seeking ambitious, intelligent, and talented students and offers them various scholarship opportunities for full-time Bachelor´s and Master´s degree studies.


      QS World University Rankings – #801-1000

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

      QS Graduate Employability Ranking – #301-500#301-500

      Lithuanian National university Ranking - #3


      • Kaunas

        Vytautas Magnus University V. Putvinskio g. 23, LT-44212, Kaunas

      • Vilnius

        Vilnius, Lithuania

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