Vilnius University is a classical university with over 430 years of academic traditions and the widest range of study programmes in Lithuania. The university offers an academic environment focused on excellence in research and teaching.
Vilnius University is 1st in Lithuania according to national ranking. It is the most popular and most acknowledged higher education establishment among Lithuanian secondary school graduates. Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranked among the top 500 universities worldwide (QS).
The University comprises twelve faculties, seven institutes, two university hospitals, four interfaculty centers of study and research, the oldest library in Lithuania (founded in 1570) with a modern Science Communication and Information Center, the Astronomical Observatory, the Botanical Garden, and the Church of St. Johns.
Vilnius University has a well developed infrastructure for research and study: there are modern laboratories and the biggest scientific library in the Baltic States. The University applies innovative technologies that enable high quality studies and research to be pursued. The University teaching staff includes highly qualified lecturers who have extensive research and academic expertise and who are renowned specialists in their academic areas both in Lithuania and abroad. It
is namely the competence of lecturers that is considered one of the University’s major strengths by those who are interested in studying there.