(Updated on July 2, 2021)
Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) cares for your successful arrival and has prepared the guidance steps which are necessary to follow after receiving the acceptance confirmation from VMU admission coordinator.
State of national emergency in Lithuania is in effect from July 1st.
Follow the information provided by VMU Admission Coordinator. After receiving the e-mail we advise you to continuously check information regarding visa issuance policy provided by the Lithuanian Embassy or Consulate at your country of residence.
Accepted international students can choose the most suitable option of the housing:
If you have booked VMU dormitory room for your study period, do not forget to sign VMU dormitory agreement until August 31, 2021. Signing the agreement until August 31, 2021 means that the accommodation fee will be counted from September 1st (or from the arrival day earlier than September 1st).
Fill out VMU online arrival and mentor request forms:
Check the list of affected countries and get to know the self-isolation requirements according to the zone of your residence country:
The self-isolation exemptions apply to those:
Note: the requirements change each week. You can always doublecheck them by sending the email to email@example.com.
Send your travel ticket and visa (visa - only for non-EU citizens) at least one week before the arrival by the e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are required to self-isolate.
Options of self-isolation places:
This transportation service is free of charge, but the students must manage the transportation after the self-isolation period personally.
Notes regarding the self-isolation at VMU dormitory:
Currently all arrivals entering Lithuania are required to take PCR test not more than 72 hours or antigen test not more than 48 hours before the arrival (antibody test is not accepted).
Important! Additional testing is required to those arriving from orange (yellow) zone countries on 3-5 day after the arrival. Check the information "After Arrival".
The testing exemptions apply to those:
Note: The requirements change each week. You can always doublecheck them by sending the email to email@example.com.
Check all coronavirus regulations with the travel carrier(-s).
All travelers are required to complete a registration form prior to arrival in Lithuania and to show the confirmation (QR code) to the carrier when boarding the vehicle.
Note: if you applied for VMU special room of the self-isolation, you will receive the e-mail with the exact address of the self-isolation 1 day before the arrival.
Reach your place of accommodation:
Information is being prepared...
All new international students must register at the university after the arrival/self-isolation.
The programme of VMU Orientation Days will be available soon...
The dates of Orientation Days: August 23 - 30, 2021.
Due to the ongoing pandemic VMU Orientation Days in Autumn 2021 for your convenience is being organized online:
Detailed information will be available soon...
Registration to the courses is mandatory for all VMU students.
The procedure of registration will be explained during the Orientation Days.
All VMU students start the Autumn semester studies on August 30, 2021. You may check the full academic calendar here.
The mode of learning (on-site/hybrid) will be explained before the beginning of the semester. Students will be introduced with the requirements for taking the classes on-site and the possibilities to get the coronavirus vaccination.
If you are late and not able to arrive before the beginning of your studies, please contact VMU Admission Coordinator in advance, and you will be provided with necessary information on how to proceed with your studies.