Residency

Residency is a stage of graduate medical training:

  • residency in medicine (further residency) is the study in medicine, designed for the physicians seeking to acquire or to change the specialization of the professional qualification in medical practice. After the completion of studies, the graduates receive a certificate stating the professional qualification of either clinical specialist or general practitioner.
  • residency in odontology (further residency) is the study in dentistry, which leads the graduates to the certificate of professional qualification of an odontology specialist.

You can start residency studies at Vilnius University only if your Lithuanian is at B1 level according to the Common European Framework of Refence for Languages. Studies begin on September 1st every year. 

 

Main features of residency studies:

  • full-time;
  • duration 3-6 years, depending on the programme (a year is equal to 60 ECTS);
  • includes theoretical courses and traineeships/practical placements;
  • is arranged at the university, university hospital or institution chosen and accredited by the university.

 

Vilnius University runs 63 residency programmes.

Residency in Medicine

  1. Abdominal Surgery (5 years)
  2. Alergology and Clinical Immunology (4 years)
  3. Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology (4 years)
  4. Cardiac Surgery (5 years)
  5. Cardiology (4 years)
  6. Clinical Toxicology (3 years)
  7. Dermatovenerology (4years)
  8. Dietology (3 years)
  9. Emergency Medicine (5 years)
  10. Endocrinology (4 years)
  11. Family Medicine (3 years)
  12. Forencis Medicine (4 years)
  13. Gastroenterology (4years)
  14. Genetics (4 years)
  15. Geriatrics (4 years)
  16. Hematology (4 years)
  17. Infectious Diseases (4 years)
  18. Internal Diseases (5 years)
  19. Laboratory Medicine (4 years)
  20. Maxillofacial Surgery (5 years)
  21. Nephrology (4 years)
  22. Neurology (4 years)
  23. Neurosurgery (5 years)
  24. Obstetrics and Gynaecology (4 years)
  25. Occupational Medicine (4 years)
  26. Oncology-Chemotherapy (5 years)
  27. Oncology-Radiotherapy (4 years)
  28. Ophthalmology (3 years)
  29. Orthopaedics and Traumatology (5 years)
  30. Otorhinolaryngology (3 years)
  31. Pathology (4 years)
  32. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (3 years)
  33. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (5 years)
  34. Prosthodontics (3 years)
  35. Psychiatry (4 years)
  36. Pulmonology (4 years)
  37. Radiology (4 years)
  38. Rheumathology (4 years)
  39. Sport Medicine (3 years)
  40. Surgery (5 years)
  41. Thoracic Surgery (5 years)
  42. Urology (5 years)
  43. Vascular Surgery (5 years)
  44. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (4 years)
  45. Paediatrics and Neonatology (5 years)
  46. Paediatrics and Paediatric Alergology (5 years)
  47. Paediatrics and Paediatric Cardiology (6 years)
  48. Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology (5 years)
  49. Paediatrics and Paediatric Gastroenterology (5 years)
  50. Paediatrics and Paediatric Hematology (5 years)
  51. Paediatrics and Paediatric Infectious Diseases (5 years)
  52. Paediatrics and Paediatric Intensive Care (6 years)
  53. Paediatrics and Paediatric Nephrology (5 years)
  54. Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology (6 years)
  55. Paediatrics and Paediatric Pulmonology (5years)
  56. Paediatrics and Paediatric Rheumathology (5 years)
  57. Paediatrics Surgery (5 years)

 

Residency in Odontology

  1. Endodontology (3 years)
  2. Oral Surgery (3 years)
  3. Orthodontics (3 years)
  4. Paediatrics Odontology (3 years)
  5. Periodontology (3 years)
  6. Prosthodontics (3 years)

 

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