Admission to Degree Studies


Study in Lithuania, Europe

Due to limited admission places, applications for citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan are closed for autumn intake, academic year 2024-2025.

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

May 1, 2024

  • For applicants from non EU/EFTA countries, except the countries listed below

July 1, 2024

  • For applicants from EU/EFTA countries
  • For applicants and citizens of visa free countries: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Sakartvelo, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Moldova, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Venezuela.

Note: Please check if you need a visa to enter Lithuania here.

APPLICATION AND ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Rules of Admission 2024

1. Copy of High School / Bachelor / Master’s degree diploma and its supplement: minimum 60 % CGPA. (Transcript of Records / Mark sheet). Documents must be provided in the original language and translated into English, certified by a Notary, and approved by an Apostille (for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention).

Note! If the applicant is currently studying in the final year of high school / secondary school or University and their institution cannot issue a final graduation diploma before the application deadline, they should submit the recent transcript of academic records and the certificate indicating the date (year and month) of receiving a final secondary school certificate or final diploma.

Note! Please check specific requirements for the following countries.

Important! Requirements for documents:

  • All scans must be made from original documents (i.e., NOT copies), be in full colour, and be clear and legible. Any scans that do not meet such requirements will be disregarded;
  • Saved as JPEG or PDF formats, document photos are not acceptable;
  • If there are multiple pages of a document, please save them together in one electronic file;
  • Organize your documents in chronological order;
  • If you have attended multiple institutions, attach documents separately;
  • If you have multiple degrees, attach them separately.

2. Proof of English proficiency: the applicant has to present a document proving B2 level if the applicant is not a native speaker and / or had not received education in English. If applicant‘s previous education was in English, it is required to provide official document from high school / university proving that language of instruction was English.

The following certificates and scores are acceptable:

  • TOEFL 87-109 iBT/ 534–633 PBT
  • IELTS 5,5–6,5
  • Cambridge English First (FCE) 161–180
  • BEC Vantage 161–180
  • Michigan ECCE (min. 650)
  • PTE General Level 3
  • TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310
  • Duolingo 100–125
  • EnglishScore 400–499 (CoreSkills)

Note: Applicant, applying to Bachelor‘s degree study programme Accounting and Finance, has to present document proving at least A2 level English proficiency.

3. Motivational Letter (1200–3000 characters).

4. Curriculum Vitae (Resume).

5. Copy of passport or other documents of identification. Note! The document should be valid at least 2 years from the date of document submission for studies.

6. 1 recent photo (3×4 cm).

Application to Vytautas Magnus University is completely online (we do not evaluate documents received by e-mail). To proceed with your online application you have to:

  • Create an account in the online application system DreamApply;
  • Pay Application fee (100 Eur, non-refundable). Payment information will be provided in the invoice issued in your online application system account. Usually it takes few days to collect the payment by university;
  • Upload all required application documents indicated in Step 2;
  • Submit your application. You will be able to submit your application only after the application fee (100 Eur, non-refundable) is collected.

Note! An online application will be processed only under the status “Submitted” when all the required documents are attached, the application fee is paid and collected before the corresponding deadline.

After you have successfully uploaded all required application documents and application submission via our online application system, the initial assessment of the application will be carried out. If submitted application complies with the requirements, your educational documents will be processed for academic assessment and recognition. More information here.

If, after assessment, qualifications are considered to be equivalent to the education provided in the Republic of Lithuania, the application is considered and final decision of admission is taken by the faculty Admission Commission of the respective study program.

All accepted candidates receive a Letter of Acceptance which contains further instructions on how to finalize the admission. Applicants are requested to sign the Agreement of Studies and to pay the tuition fee for the first study year. More information regarding tuition fee payment here.

Things to consider:

  • If you are a non-EU applicant, you shall apply for a Temporary Residence Permit. More information here.
  • Decide if accommodation in VMU dormitories is needed. You may apply online when the accommodation application opens. You will be able to book accommodation on the same portal after your Agreement of Studies is signed with the same email and Username / Password. More information here.
  • Details regarding your arrival, registration for studies, and mentors. More information here.