On 1st September, 2015 Vilnius University opens traditionally the 437th academic year with an official opening ceremony "Renovatio Studiorum".
3590 undergraduate students and 1,536 master students start their studies at the VU. "The admission process was successful indeed to VU this year again. University remained the absolute leader in the wish list of school graduates and received the highest number of state-funded students"- Dr. Nijole Radavičienė, Pro-Rector for Studies said.
"The Old Vilnius University is anticipating rather distinctive changes in strategic management of the university during the coming years. This is essential if we are to focus on our vision – to level with leading European universities. The first step in this direction has already been made - University is accepted to Coimbra group – the network of old and prestigious universities. This is an important international recognition of the authority of the university, "- said Artūras Žukauskas , VU Rector.
In total, more than 20000 Lithuanian students and more than 900 foreign students study at the VU .