International students who come to Vytautas Magnus University are provided with accommodation at VMU dormitory Nr. 2 named “Baltija”. The dormitory building was the most modern and biggest hotel in Kaunas at the time it was built (1967) during the Soviet era, after renovation it became a VMU dormitory – one of the most modern student dormitories in Lithuania. “Baltija” is located at the city center, so it is convenient to reach most of the University’s buildings, the central bus and train stations by foot.
Disability is not an obstacle to become a member of VMU community. Honesty, dialogue, attention to everyone and tolerance are fostered values by VMU. Since the University was established, it has been constantly aiming at satisfying individual needs and securing equal conditions for all students. VMU is well-known as a disability-friendly university, implementing the policy of socially responsible university towards students with disabilities for twenty years now.
Scholarships and Financial Support
Students of Vytautas Magnus University can receive scholarships and financial aid from the University funds as well as from the funds of Lithuanian state offices, organizations, and private persons. Scholarships and other financial support are used as an incentive for students to fuel their motivation to study, pursue scientific success, act as an important and integral part of the University’s community, and to represent the University to the world through their activities in the spheres of science, arts, sports, and (or) social activities.
The financial support system created by the University provides relief to students in difficult social situations and ensures adequate study conditions for students with disabilities enabling them to fulfill their study goals. This aim of creating a study-friendly environment by providing students with a system of incentives, support, and concessions is an expression of the University’s mission of social responsibility, which Vytautas Magnus University has been consistently implementing since its restoration in 1989.