Vilniaus Universitetas

Vilniaus Universitetas Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 687

University Overview

Vilniaus Universitetas (Vilnius University) ranking was founded in 1579 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the urban environment of Vilnius (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). In addition, this university maintains a branch campus in Kaunas. Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Lithuanian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Lietuvos Respublikos vietimo ir mokslo ministerija (Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania). Vilniaus Universitetas (VU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Lithuanian higher-education school, which has been around for 441 years, maintains a rigorous admission criteria based on students’ previous academic records and grades. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at Vilniaus Universitetas (Vilnius University) ranking have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Vilniaus Universitetas Ranking

University Identity

Name Vilniaus Universitetas
Acronym VU
Founded 1579
Motto Hinc itur ad astra From here the way leads to the stars
Colours Maroon

University Location

Address Universiteto Street 3 Vilnius 01513 Vilnius Lithuania
Tel +370 (5) 268 7183
Fax +370 (5) 268 7069
Other locations Kaunas

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universiteto Street 3 Vilnius 01513 (5) 268 7183

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Utrecht Network Coimbra Group ISEP network

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