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Exchange studies (ERASMUS+ and bilateral agreement)

Looking for a study period abroad?
Hereby we encourage you to choose VGTU as your study place.
* Lithuanian language courses are free of charge
* Classes in English are organised together with Lithuanian students
* University accommodation is offered
* Orientation week at the beginning of studies is organized
* Socio-cultural programme is offered throughout the academic year
* Mentor programme is offered
* Beautiful nature (Curonian Spit, Kernavė Archaeological Site (UNESCO World Heritage) , Nature parks, Green landscape, the Baltic Sea)
* Vilnius – the capital city of Lithuania (UNESCO World Heritage)
The nomination letter/e-mail from the home institution side is needed to activate the completed application. Documents have to be uploaded while completing the application online.
Students have to make sure they have a Learning Agreement containing the courses they have chosen to study at VGTU, signed by the student and sending university. 
 If you have some questions on your choice of courses, please contact the coordinator of the faculty this course belongs to.
Students also have to upload the Transcript of Records (in English) containing already obtained academic credits and results at home university.
Application deadlines
For students from EU and non-EU countries:                                                                        
Application deadline for Autumn semester/full academic year studies 15 May
Application deadline for Spring semester studies – 30 November
In case the Original Learning Agreement document is needed (requirement of sending institution) the VGTU IRO must receive it signed by the student and the sending institution by post until the deadline. Otherwise only scanned documents are needed to complete the application process. Posting address:
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University International Relations Office Saulėtekio al. 11, 517 LT-10223 Vilnius Lithuania
Tel:. +370 5 237 05 54, Fax:. +370 5 2700112, E-mail:
No tuition fees for the registration and the admission procedures are required from the exchange students.
After the admission procedures exchange students are contacted by their Mentors directly.

Step 1
The student must be enrolled at an institution of higher education in the home country and be selected by the home institution to study at VGTU within an exchange programme.
Step 2
The home institution coordinator must inform the VGTU International Relations Office by email or fax that the student has been selected to study at VGTU within an exchange programme.
Step 3
The student must submit the online application and upload the Learning Agreement, the Transcript of Records, passport/ID copy and a document picture.
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Autumn semester (for academic year 2018/2019)
Lectures: 2018-09-03 – 2018-12-23; Examination Session: 2019-01-02 – 2019-01-27
Orientation week: 2018-08-29 – 2018-09-02
Spring semester (for academic year 2018/2019)
Lectures: 2019-02-04 – 2019-05-26; Examination Session: 2019-05-27 – 2019-06-23
Orientation week: 2019-01-30 – 2019-02-03
The Lithuanian Language Course (LLC) offers international students an opportunity to study one of the oldest languages in the world. Both Lithuanian and Latvian are derived from the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
Students can take basic LLC which will help them with daily life in Lithuania. Students who plan to attend LLC at VGTU must mark the corresponding field on the general VGTU Application Form. The courses are free of charge and will be organized at a convenient time. Successful completion of the course is worth 3 ECTS credits.
Alternatively, students can attend the Erasmus Intensive Lithuanian Language Courseo rganised before autumn and spring terms.  The courses will provide basic language skills as well as an overview of the social, cultural, political and economic situation in Lithuania.
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