VMU Bilateral Exchange Studies

Since 2009 Autumn semester Vytautas Magnus University established mobility scholarship for VMU students, seeking to ensure students’ mobility, to foster partnerships and retain close relations with partner universities outside the EU.

At the moment Vytautas Magnus University has over 172 bilateral collaboration agreements with universities from 52 countries of the world. During each selection for exchange period a separate list of partner universities, accepting for the semester abroad, is announced, which is published with the announcement about the contest for VMU Bilateral Exchange Studies abroad. Students who apply for this scholarship can travel to study at a university abroad for a semester or a year. The competition is announced twice a year: during the Spring and Autumn semesters.

Competition for exchange in 2017 Autumn semester is finally announced:

Only applications submitted before March 5, 2017 will be considered.

VMU Mobility Scholarship

The scholarship size depends on the length and destinational country of student’s stay abroad.

Group of countries Size of the scholarship Countries included
I 500 EUR/month  Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, Canada, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, PRC, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Venezuela
II 400 EUR/month Ireland, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom
III 350 EUR/month Cyprus, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malta, Pakistan, Russia, Spain
IV 250 EUR/month Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Georgia, Hungary, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine

More information about student selection and scholarship requirements can be found in The Description of Mobility Scholarship Award Order at Vytautas Magnus University.

Selection Requirements

Twice a year, in Spring and Autumn semesters, the contest to be awarded with VMU Mobility Scholarship is organized. Students with great academical performance, without academic debts and not on the academic hold of I-IVth year of Bachelor or I-IInd year of Master degree are able to apply. Eligibility of candidates is decided on the following requirements:

  • Compatibility of  VMU study programme with study / research plan at accepting higher education institution abroad
  • Results of two previous semesters with result not lower than average of 8. All students of Ist year of studies are evaluated by the academic performance of their first semester of studies. In case if it does not yet exist – results in previous education institution are evaluated
  • Great level of foreign language lectures at foreign institution will be held in
  • Motivation
  • Additional academic, professional or social activities in Lithuania or abroad
  • Ability to solve problems independenly

More Information is available at International Cooperation Department

Vaidas Dačiola
Programme coordinator for Asia, Africa, Oceania & Australia
V. Putvinskio g. 23, room 212
Phone: +370 37 327 978
E-mail: Vaidas.Daciola@vdu.ltmobility@vdu.lt
Vaidas Dačiola
Programme coordinator for North & South Americas, Southern Mediterranean and European area
V. Putvinskio g. 23, room 212
Phone: +370 37 327 978
E-mail:  Vaidas.Daciola@vdu.lt, mobility@vdu.lt