After arrival

Arrival days

Students are supposed to arrive 1 or 2 days before the beginning of studies.
If you come earlier please check availability of the Student Dormitory with the accommodation officer by e-mail .

Ask for mentor

If you're coming in few days or you're already in Vilnius and the mentor still had no contact with you, please contact .

Late arrival

If for some reasons you can't arrive in Vilnius during the above mentioned days, you have to inform by e-mail  Admissions Office and your programme coordinator/administrator.

The address of the Admissions Office  (Address: Saulėtekio str. 9, III building, room 713A).

Registration at VU

The registration starts just before the Opening of the Orientation Week (please check the OW programme 2018 Autumn for degree students).

If you arrive later and/or are not able to register before Opening of the Orientation Week, you should do this at Admissions Office as soon as possible. In case of your late arrival please also inform your programme coordinator.


Orientation Week and Survival Lithuanian Language Course

OW programme 2018 Autumn for degree students


Survival Lithuanian Language Course (SLLC) and Orientation Week (OW) are offered at the beginning of studies for all international students for free. There is no preregistration required. During the Orientation Week you can expect guided tour in Vilnius and VU Library, Welcome Party and many other interesting activities which will help you to get acquainted with many Lithuanian and international students.

OW days
SLLC days
Autumn semester 2018
30 August – 6 September
4 – 5 September

Note 1.Orientation week for students who will study in Kaunas Faculty will be organized separately in Kaunas.

Note 2. Survival Lithuanian language course will be offered to all degree international students except Medicine and Odontology students, because  they will have compulsory language course during regular semester which will not be offered to other degree students.

 All other events will be offered for all international degree students.

Student Card

All international students are supposed to have a Lithuanian Student Card (LSP). You have to apply for it upon arrival. Your main contact person in all LSP matters is your mentor.

Educational Documents

The students must bring the original educational documents and certified copies of the documents (in the original language and its translations in English, Russian or Lithuanian) upon arrival if it wasn‘t submitted by mail before. The documents have to be submitted to Admissions Office by 14th of September. (Address: Saulėtekio str. 9, I building, room 101).
Note. 1. Students from agencies Medistart and Studimed are exempt from submiting educational documents.

Visa D/Temporary Residence Permit

All international degree students from non EU/EEA countries coming for studies to Lithuania are required to get visa D. The decision on the issue of visa D is usually made within 10 days after the receipt of application. Visa D allows students to travel via Schengen area countries 3 months in each period of 6 months.

Students will apply for temporary residence permit to live in Lithuania after first semester spent at Vilnius University. For more detailed information, please visit the Migration Department website or contact International Programmes and Relations Office by e-mail: .

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