Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University is a public enterprise engaged in providing education at the university level, conducting research, and developing applied research and arts activities. Established in 1922 (re-established in 1989), Vytautas Magnus University, with about 8000 Bachelor and 2000 Master degree students, is one of the most liberal and modern academic institutions in Lithuania, playing a leading role in not just Lithuanian, but also the entire Baltic and European intellectual and cultural sphere. The academic community of VMU is united by the idea of artes liberales, i.e. the classical university of liberal arts.

The university comprises 10 faculties, the Innovative Studies Institute, the Institute of Foreign Languages, the VMU Kaunas Botanical Garden, 6 University Centres, 12 offices and 6 other units, 2 self-governing organisations, the VMU Student Representative Council, the Trade Union, and 8 public enterprises founded by VMU.

Aside from 26 BA and MA full-time degree programmes in English, together VMU offers over 100 degree programmes, as well as integrated studies of law and postgraduate and doctoral programmes. The university offers doctoral studies in 18 diverse fields of Humanities, Social, Physical and Biomedical Sciences.

VMU is cooperating with 370 universities around the world and is a member of the European University Association, the European Association for International Education, the Baltic Sea Region University Network and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies. VMU has over 120 bilateral collaborative agreements with universities in 40 countries in Europe, Asia, South and North America.

Vytautas Magnus University participates in various international projects and popular programs (about 80 EU projects, including Structural Funds) such as Erasmus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Key Activity, Grundtvig, Comenius FP7, and other. Currently 39 research clusters are active at VMU.

Vytautas Magnus University website: www.vdu.lt

Contact person

Natalija Mažeikienė
Head of the Department of Educational Science

E-mail: natalija.mazeikiene@vdu.lt