About Us

Welcome!Welcome to Vilnius University – the oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institution.

Since its establishment in the 16th century, Vilnius University, as integral part of European science and culture has embodied the concept­ of a classical university and the unity of studies and research.

Vilnius University is an active participant in international scientific and academic activities and boasts many prominent scientists, professors and graduates. Scientific development and the expanding relations with global research centres have contributed to the variety of research and studies at Vilnius University.

With the support of social partners, the university educates globally–minded specialists who successfully integrate in the modern European community.

­Why choose Vilnius University

Vilnius University is a classical university with over 430 years of academic traditions and the widest range of study programmes in Lithuania.

The university offers an academic environment focused on excellence in research and teaching.

Vilnius University is 1st in Lithuania according to national ranking. It is the most popular and most acknowledged higher education establishment among Lithuani­an secondary school graduates.

Vilnius University is among 550 top universities in the world according to the QS World University Ranking 2012.

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We invite you for a walk around the University.