English Philology


Scope of studies and length
240 ECTS credits, 4 years


Qualification awarded
Bachelor in Humanities


Application period
1 January - 1 June/15 July*




Tuition fee per year*
3 426€


Start of studies
1 September


The programme offers the students solid written and spoken communication skills for workplace success in English (C1–C2), fundamentals in English linguistics, literature, and culture of the English-speaking countries. The curriculum includes a diverse range of course units designed to help students to develop their language skills, advanced writing, speaking and research skills needed to become successful. The students also acquire a range of soft skills by cultivating their analytical and critical thinking, problem-solving and rhetorical skills, gaining knowledge of culture and history, which will allow them to understand the complex modern world today.

Why this programme?

  • The distinctive feature of the English Philology programme is its flexibility as it offers the opportunity for students to individualize their studies in a way that suits their interests and abilities best.
  • The programme allows students 1) to specialise in different aspects of English linguistics, literature and culture; 2) to choose a minor study programme of a different field/ subject offered at Vilnius University; or 3) to combine different courses of their main field and general university courses offered at Vilnius University.

What's after?

A degree in English Philology can lead to successful careers in a wide variety of fields:

  • Graduates work in translation, public relations, journalism, teaching, research, literary and film criticism, content editing, marketing, law, economics, working for foreign embassies, government and European Union institutions etc. 
  • English major can also work as a private tutor or a secondary school teacher, provided he/she holds a teacher’s professional qualification acquired after completing a Minor or a post-diploma study programme in subject pedagogy (ESL).

* Application deadline:

1 June | for applicants from non-EU/EFTA countries
15 July | for applicants who do not need a Lithuanian visa and non-EU/EFTA applicants, if there is a Lithuanian embassy in their home country

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