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Higher Education in Lithuania

In general, there are two types of higher education institutions in Lithuania: universities (where university studies prevail) and colleges (where non-university studies prevail).

University studies are organized in three cycles: first cycle (undergraduate, Bachelor) studies, second cycle (graduate, Masters, specialized professional) studies, third cycle (post-graduate, residency, doctoral and post-graduate-art) studies.

There are 48 institutions of higher education in total but these can be broken down as the following: 15 state universities, 9 non-state universities, 16 state colleges and 11 non-state colleges.


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Lithuania has over a thousand IT companies with a steady rise in outputs and GDP share. Now, dozens of companies have contracts concluded with foreign clients and continue developing products for the global market. Some of these are joint foreign-Lithuanian ventures. The largest research potential is in Kaunas University of Technology, Vilnius University, the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. The research carried out also includes new software development methods and hardware design technologies.

According to foreign experts, Lithuania has a number of research groups well operating under international standards and capable of doing business with global research leaders and hi-tech companies.

Master's Degree

1 or 2 years (60 or 120 ECTS credits). Provides specialized content whilst allowing for further development of the scientific research process.

After obtaining a Master's degree, students can choose to pursue research projects leading to a Doctorate degree (PhD). PhD's are only awarded by Universities.

The Bologna System also uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) to measure higher education credits.

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