List of universities and colleges in Lithuania

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List of universities and colleges in Lithuania is a listing of higher education (third level education) institutions in Lithuania.

Universities[edit]

There are 18 universities in Lithuania:

# English name Lithuanian name Type Est. Primary location Students
2023–24[1]
National
Enrolment
2023–24[2]
National
Enrolment
2022–23[3]
Total
Enrolment
2022–23
Academic
staff
2023–24[4]
National
financing
(2024)[5]
1 European Humanities University Europos Humanitarinis Universitetas (EHU) Private not-for-profit institution 2006 Vilnius Rise 1,516 Fall(0.2%) (0.4%) 96
2 Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Bialystok Balstogės universiteto filialas "Ekonomikos-informatikos fakultetas" Branch 2007 Vilnius Rise 282 Fall(0%) 11 12
3 ISM University of Management and Economics ISM Vadybos ir ekonomikos universitetas For-profit 1999 Vilnius Rise 2,202 Rise 301 (13.7%) 131 (7.1%) 85
4 Kaunas University of Technology Kauno technologijos universitetas (KTU) Public institution 1922 Kaunas Rise 7,403 Rise 1,365 (18.4%) 1,228 (11.7%) 948 €62.90 mln
5 Kazimieras Simonavičius University Kazimiero Simonavičiaus universitetas For-profit 2004 Vilnius Fall 467 Rise 13 (2.8%) (1.4%) 40
6 Klaipėda University Klaipėdos universitetas (KU) Public institution 1991 Klaipėda Rise 2,289 Rise 286 (12.5%) 271 (5.6%) 740 €15.47 mln
7 LCC International University LCC tarptautinis universitetas Private not-for-profit institution 1991 Klaipėda Fall 649 Rise(0.3%) 0 159 (32.1%)[6] 67
8 Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Lietuvos muzikos ir teatro akademija Public institution 1919 Vilnius Fall 1,053 Fall 186 (17.7%) 203 (23.4%) 480 €15.73 mln
9 Lithuanian Sports University Lietuvos sporto universitetas (LSU) Public institution 1934 Kaunas Fall 1,370 Rise 248 (18.1%) 202 (10.1%) 120 €7.43 mln
10 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas Public institution 1922 Kaunas Rise 7,860 Rise 918 (11.7%) 886 (11.6%) 1,847 €56.29 mln
11 Mykolas Romeris University Mykolo Romerio universitetas Public institution 1990 Vilnius Fall 5,594 Fall 537 (9.6%) 566 (4.3%) 536 €12.60 mln
12 Telšiai Bishop Vincentas Borisevičius Priest Seminary Telšių Vyskupo Vincento Borisevičiaus kunigų seminarija Religious institution 1926 Telšiai [7] 5 €0.04 mln
13 General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania Lietuvos karo akademija (LKA) Government institution 1992 Vilnius Fall 416 Rise 78 (18.8%) 76 (21.8%) 62
14 Vilnius Academy of Arts Vilniaus dailės akademija (VDA) Public institution 1940 Vilnius Rise 1,734 Rise 351 (20.2%) 341 (19.6%) 356 €16.02 mln
15 Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas (VGTU) Public institution 1956 Vilnius Fall 7,836 Rise 1,305 (16.7%) 1,204 (11.7%) 1,294 €47.79 mln
16 Vilnius St. Joseph Seminary Vilniaus šv. Juozapo kunigų seminarija Religious institution 1582 Vilnius Fall 31 (0%) 37 €0.12 mln
17 Vilnius University Vilniaus universitetas (VU) Public institution 1579 Vilnius Rise 23,606 Rise 4,226 (17.9%) 4,126 (21.6%) 4,458 €157.33 mln
18 Vytautas Magnus University Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas (VDU) Public institution 1922 Kaunas Rise 8,365 Rise 1,366 (16.3%) 1,282 (15.8%) 1,656 €47.77 mln

Colleges[edit]

There are 19 colleges in Lithuania, all but one of them are nonprofit public institutions:

# English name Lithuanian name Type Est. Primary location Students
2023–24[1]
Enrolment
2022–23[3]
1 Alytus College[a] Alytaus kolegija Public institution 2000 Alytus Rise 795 215 (26.2%)
2 International School of Law and Business Tarptautinė teisės ir verslo aukštoji mokykla For-profit 2001 Vilnius Fall 134 (0%)[b]
3 Kaunas College Kauno kolegija Public institution 2000 Kaunas Fall 4,569 1,412 (19.9%)
4 Kaunas College of Forestry and Environmental Engineering[c] Kauno miškų ir aplinkos inžinerijos kolegija Public institution 2002 Girionys (Kaunas District) Fall 733 223 (19.7%)
5 Kaunas University of Applied Engineering Sciences Kauno technikos kolegija Public institution 2002 Kaunas Fall 939 259 (17.7%)
6 Klaipėda State College Klaipėdos valstybinė kolegija Public institution 2002 Klaipėda Rise 2,520 786 (21.2%)
7 Kolping College Kolpingo kolegija Private not-for-profit institution 2001 Kaunas Rise 356 77 (20.5%)
8 Lithuania Business University of Applied Sciences Lietuvos verslo kolegija Private not-for-profit institution 2001 Klaipėda Fall 983 171 (32%)
9 Lithuanian Maritime Academy[d] Lietuvos aukštoji jūreivystės mokykla Public institution 2001 Klaipėda Fall 622 127 (8.2%)
10 Marijampolė College[e] Marijampolės kolegija Public institution 2001 Marijampolė Rise 729 258 (26.2%)
11 Panevėžys College Panevėžio kolegija Public institution 2002 Panevėžys Rise 1,273 251 (15.3%)
12 SMK University of Applied Sciences SMK Aukštoji mokykla Private not-for-profit institution 2001 Klaipėda Rise 4,332 1,181 (47%)
13 St. Ignatius of Loyola College Šv. Ignaco Lojolos kolegija Private not-for-profit institution 2011 Kaunas Fall 469 158 (52.7%)
14 Šiauliai State College Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija Public institution 2002 Šiauliai Rise 1,630 464 (18.4%)
15 Utena College Utenos kolegija Public institution 2000 Utena Rise 1,708 373 (19.7%)
16 Vilnius Business College Vilniaus verslo kolegija Private not-for-profit institution 2001 Vilnius Rise 1,167 304 (68.3%)
17 Vilnius College Vilniaus kolegija Public institution 2000 Vilnius Fall 5,340 1,688 (24.4%)
18 Vilnius College of Design Vilniaus dizaino kolegija Private not-for-profit institution 2005 Vilnius Fall 342 87 (13.3%)
19 Vilnius College of Technologies and Design[f] Vilniaus technologijų ir dizaino kolegija Public institution 2002 Vilnius Fall 1,524 588 (17.7%)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ To be unified with the #3 Kaunas College, starting in 2024–25[8]
  2. ^ Closing down in July 2024[9]
  3. ^ To be unified with the #5 Kaunas University of Applied Engineering Sciences, starting in 2024–25[8]
  4. ^ To be reorganized, integrating its programs into the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, starting in 2024–25[8]
  5. ^ To become a faculty of the Mykolas Romeris University, starting in 2024–25[8]
  6. ^ To be unified with the #17 Vilnius College, starting in 2024–25[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Studentų skaičius" (in Lithuanian). Švietimo valdymo informacinė sistema. Retrieved 1 December 2023.
  2. ^ "Stojantieji į aukštąsias mokyklas šiemet sudarė 20,6 tūkst. studijų sutarčių" (in Lithuanian). LAMA BPO. 31 August 2023. Retrieved 4 September 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Studentų, priimtų per bendrąjį priėmimą į pirmosios pakopos ir vientisųjų studijų pirmą kursą, skaičius ir finansavimo pobūdis 2022-2023 m. m. (duomenys preliminarūs)" (PDF) (in Lithuanian). Ministry of Education, Science and Sport. 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2023.
  4. ^ "AUKŠTŲJŲ MOKYKLŲ PEDAGOGAI SPALIO 1 D." rsvis3.emokykla.lt. a. 1 October 2023. Retrieved 6 December 2023.
  5. ^ "XIV-2297 Lietuvos Respublikos 2024 metų valstybės biudžeto ir savivaldybių biudžetų finansinių rodiklių patvirtinimo įstatymas". e-seimas.lrs.lt (in Lithuanian). 5 December 2023. Retrieved 6 January 2024.
  6. ^ "LCC universitetas pasitiko naujus studentus". Atvira Klaipėda (in Lithuanian). 26 August 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2023.
  7. ^ "Telšių kunigų seminarija – be aukštosios mokyklos statuso". Telšių žinios (in Lithuanian). 1 December 2023. Retrieved 6 December 2023.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Nuo 2024–2025 mokslo metų – sustiprėjusios koleginės studijos" (in Lithuanian). Ministry of Education, Science and Sport. 12 July 2023. Retrieved 1 August 2023.
  9. ^ "DĖL STUDIJŲ VYKDYMO TARPTAUTINĖJE TEISĖS IR VERSLO AUKŠTOJOJE MOKYKLOJE" (in Lithuanian). TTVAM. 18 October 2022. Retrieved 30 July 2023.
  • Date of establishment is given according to the university's official website.