VMU International Traineeship

Programme funded by the university is dedicated for students’ internships in various enterprises or organizations, based outside European Union. This international opportunity allows students to adjust themselves to the recent needs of constantly changing job market, strengthen up professional skills, to get to know and expand knowledge about the economy, social system as well as culture of the country of decision. Note that this programme does not include a recent graduate traineeship option.

To apply for VMU International Traineeship scholarship for 2020 please fill in the online form until May 17, 2020, which you can find here.

General Information

  1. Internship may last from 1 to 3 months;
  2. Competition for VMU International Traineeship is organized twice a year;
  3. Internship may be organized in any country of the world except countries of EU and EWA.
  4. Traineeship period starts no earlier than 2020-06-01 and ends no later than 2020-08-31.

Selection procedure

Ist stage: online application form has to be filled before the deadline announced;

IInd stage: candidates meeting primary selection requirements are invited to interview with the commission.

Selected students will be informed via e-mails.

Full time students and part time students who are planning to make a traineeship in the current cycle of studies are eligible for competition.

Non-EU citizens have to have temporal or permanent residence permit to be able to leave to the destination country of VMU International Traineeship.

Documents Required

  • Filled in online application form;
  • Confirmation from hosting organization for acceptance into traineeship programme.

Priority is given for:

  • Students, whom traineeship imbedded study programme;
  • Students who participate in the competition for the first time.

Selection Criteria

  • traineeship compatibility with Study programme at VMU;
  • confirmation from hosting organization for acceptance into traineeship programme;
  • motivation;
  • results of studies or research during the last two semesters (for VMU Mobility scholarship GPA should be no less than 8.0);
  • good knowledge of language in which traineeship will be commenced


 VMU Mobilitity scholarship

Group of countries Duration of Traineeship Number of scholarships Scholarship
Countries of regions: South Asia, East Asia and Pacific; Middle East; North America; Latin America & the Caribbean 1 – 3 months 10 650 Eur/month
Countries of regions: Europe and Central Asia; North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa 1 – 3 months 550 Eur/month

More information about traineeship programme:
International Cooperation Department
Tomas Mickevičius
Email: tomas.mickevicius@vdu.lt
Phone.: 8 37 327 987
Address: V. Putvinskio g. 23 room 207, Kaunas, Lithuania