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Why choose Vilniaus Universitetas?

  1. Vilniaus is one of the oldest and most famous establishments of higher education in Eastern and Central Europe
  2. For a large portion of time Vilniaus University functioned as the only higher education establishment in Lithuania and became recognised for its preservation and promotion of cultural and scientific traditions.
  3. It was home to Czeslaw Milosz, the 1980 Nobel Prize winner for literature


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Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

City Population: 538,737

University Population: 21,596

Climate: The climate of Vilnius is humid continental, with hot summers and cold winters.

Nearest Airport: Vilnius Airport

Website: http://www.vu.lt/en/


Vilnius University is the oldest university in the Baltic States and today has 12 faculties and counts 21,000 students. The university is split between 16 buildings and 13 courtyards all boasting architechtural styles very present in Lithuania; Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Classicism. Courses are taught in English for international students.