Extra curricular activities

A. Stankevičius

SPORT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Vilnius University Health and Sport Centre offers a variety of sport activities, events and projects that promote healthy lifestyle within the academic community.

 

If you want to improve your health and/or sport skills, to pursue professional sport career while studying or to engage in academic sports, you're more than welcome:

  • to choose a sport subject as a part of your studies at Vilnius University and get 3ECTS credits;
  • to attend the academic sport trainings unofficially, just for fun;
  • to take part in Rector's Prize interfaculty competitions and be an active member of the university community while standing for your faculty;
  • to attend additional group trainings for 2 Euros;
  • to book halls, stadiums or table tennis tables for a small fee;
  • to join the university teams of professional sport and take part in national and international competitions.

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STUDENT CLUBS

 

If you prefer an active student life after the lectures, Vilnius University has plenty of offers to you.
 

Theatre troupe “MINIMUM”

Can you believe that MINIMUM theatre troupe exists more than 440 years! Here the traditions are joined with modern interpretation of classic literary works which are basis for all of the troupe’s performances.

 

VU Kinetic Theatre Troupe

If you like experimental and non-traditional theatre this might be an interesting choice for you. The troupe is faithful to the traditions of physical/visual/non-verbal theatre, and thus confusing consciousness of audience with absurd experiments on the scene.

 

Wind Orchestra “Oktava”

The orchestra performs various styles of music: from productions brass bands to jazz, popular music, and Mars. In order to join the team you need to have musical preparation to play any wind-instrument.

 

Folklore Ensemble “Ratilio”

This club is suitable for you if you enjoy folklore dances and songs. The main idea of this club is to take over and develop the traditional cultural heritage.

 

Vilnius University Songs and Dances Ensemble

If you like dance, sing or play any instrument you are welcome to join the oldest student songs and dances ensemble of Lithuania. The student ensemble offers the program of authentic folk songs, dances and musical pieces, decorated with professionalism and youthful mood. 

 

Folk Music Group “Jaunimėlis”

Collective‘s repertoire contains music and dances of different regions and historic periods. The artists don't only play instruments – they also sing, dance, and often draw their audience into the whirlwind of their performances.

 

Academic Mixed Choir “Gaudeamus”

 “Gaudeamus” is a mixed academic choir situated in Vilnius University. It is one of the oldest and most notable student choirs from Lithuania and the choir was established in 1940. “Gaudeamus” choir frequently participates in Lithuanian and international festivals and contests, solemn events of Vilnius University.

 

Girl Choir “Virgo”

VIRGO repertoire is composed of a mix of music pieces from various periods – from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary music composed by Lithuanian composers. VIRGO is one of the most acknowledged women’s choirs in Lithuania – it is a laureate of International Stasys Šimkus competition and a winner of the “Golden Bird” in the “International star” category. In 2013 VIRGO was recognised as the best women’s choir in Lithuania.

 
Hikers club
 
The club is also open to everybody crazy about travelling and those who love spending their time in nature and fun company.