Category: Universities in Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) ( Lithuanian : Vytautas Magnus University (VMU)) is a public university in Kaunas , Lithuania . The university was founded in 1922 During the interwar period as an alternate National University . [1] Initially it was known as the University of Lithuania, but in 1930 the university was renamed to Vytautas Magnus University, commemorating 500 years of death of Vytautas the Great, the Lithuanian ruler, well…

Vilnius St. Joseph Seminary

The Vilnius St. Joseph Seminary is a Roman Catholic seminary in Vilnius, Lithuania. It traces its history to an institution founded by Cardinal Jurgis Radvila in 1582. After being closed and reopened several times, it was re-established in 1993 by Juozas Bačkis, the archbishop of Vilnius, and moved to a new building in 1997. The seminary prepares candidates for priesthood in the Vilnius Archdiocese and the dioceses of Panevėžys and…

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University ( Vilnius Gediminas Technical University ), Also known as Vilnius Gediminas Technical University , is a public university in Vilnius , Lithuania . Founded on 1 September 1956 the university was first a Vilnius-based evening division of the Kaunas Polytechnic Institute . [3] It currently has 10 Faculties, 14 research institutes, 33 research laboratories, and two research and four training centers. Pagal the QS World University…

Vilnius Academy of Arts

The Vilnius Academy of Arts (Lithuanian: Vilniaus dailės akademija, previously State Art Institute of Lithuania) in Vilnius, Lithuania, grants a variety of degrees in the arts. The Academy traces its roots back to the creation of the Architect Department at the University of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1793. The Department of Painting and Drawing was established in 1797, followed by the Department of Graphics (Engraving), and in 1805…

General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

The General Jonas Zemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania ( General Jonas Lithuanian Military Academy ) is a state-sponsored institution of higher learning based in Vilnius ,Lithuania . It was Founded in 1994 by the Lithuanian Seimas , and is overseen by the Ministry of National Defense. Originally known as the Military Academy of Lithuania, it was renamed in 1998 in honor of General John Žemaitis , a commander of the…

Zielona Bishop Vincent Borisevičius Priest Seminary

Zielona Bishop Vincent Borisevičius Priest Seminary ( Lithuanian : Tent Borisevicius Bishop Vincent Seminary ) is a Roman Catholic seminary in Telsiai , Lithuania . It was founded in 1927 by the first Bishop of diocese of Zielona justinas staugaitis . [1] History After the establishment of Diocese of Telšiai in 1926, Bishop Justinas Staugaitis expressed his worries about the education of Diocese’s priests whereas in Kaunas priest seminary there…

Siauliai University

Šiauliai University, established in 1997, is located in Šiauliai, Lithuania. As of 2008, the University was attended by approximately 11,800 students.[1] History Šiauliai University was founded by a merger of the Šiauliai Pedagogical Institute and the Šiauliai Polytechnical Faculty of the Kaunas University of Technology. The latter had been a branch of the former Kaunas Polytechnical Institute branch since 1959. Structure The University has eight faculties: education, natural sciences, humanities,…

Mykolas Romeris University

Mykolas Romeris University (Lithuanian: Mykolo Romerio universitetas) is one of Lithuania’s largest universities, bearing the name of the Lithuanian legal scholar, judge and father of Lithuania’s Constitutional Law Mykolas Römeris. Established after restoration of independence of the Republic of Lithuania in 1990, it became a state university. Currently MRU enrolls approximately 11,000 students from 38 countries. There are 5 Faculties at the University: Economics and Finance Management, Politics and Management,…

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (Lithuanian: Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas, LSMU) is a medical school in Kaunas, Lithuania. The present-day Lithuanian University of Health Sciences is a consolidation of two institutions of higher education, Kaunas University of Medicine and the Lithuanian Veterinary Academy. It uses the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics and the Kaunas Red Cross Hospital as a teaching hospitals. History It was founded in…

Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences

Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences ( Lithuanian : Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences or LEU ) is a university in Vilnius , Lithuania , Which specialize in preparing school teachers and other educators. As of March 2013 it had Approximately 8,500 students and 528 members of academic staff. [1] Name changes 1935-1939 National Pedagogical Institute 1939-1992 Vilnius Pedagogical Institute 1992-2011 Vilnius Pedagogical University Since 2011 Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences…