SMK University of Applied Social Sciences
SMK is an educational institution, where significance is put on a human – one’s individual talent, potential, and intelligence that must be disclosed, developed and valued. Therefore we welcome every individual from all world to come, study and develop themselves here, in SMK together with us.
We aim to be the leading academic institution, where education and career building, as well as research, flourish together with the third academic mission – the creation of economic and social value for the region and the country.
We strive to do everything that is worth to students, community and society. We act with a creative ambition and youthful spirit. We wish to create, educate and spread ideas. We want to change the world in a better way. With your help and engagement.
Nothing more gives a sense to our presence as the capacity to renew and welcome each day realising the principles of the world’s development, improving daily and putting efforts to exceed our potential. To learn from the past, to discover from our experience, to invent and develop – these are the routes to walk our Way and make a Change.
While implementing this mission we keep moving day-to-day responsibly and persistently, creating an advanced, open and progressively developing higher education institution – valued by students, recognised by businesses and acknowledged by society.
On behalf of SMK Community – President Gabija Skučaitė
Unique, Modern and Creative higher school inspiring for new ideas, meaningful discoveries and constant improvement.
to open and provide lifelong learning opportunities to people, to foster their intellectual and creative powers, to promote self-education, to prepare for a successful professional career and responsible, honest and social way of life. This mission requires us to serve the society by providing it with smart human capital that is able to generate new knowledge and innovations, understands responsible obligation to contribute to the creation of advanced, sustainable and safe future of Europe.
Facts and figures
SMK – Sense. Meaning. Knowledge
Three nouns that decrypt an acronym SMK, reflect as well the nature of our institution – the ability to stand out with own identity, the tendency to create and transform, and constantly evolve. SMK – an exceptional community, where everyone’s individuality and scope are respected, mutual values are cherished, as well as democratic and creative work culture is shaped.
- Most popular non-state higher education institution according to number of applications in Lithuania
- The biggest non-state higher education institution in Lithuania
- SMK University accredited by the international experts for the maximum period of activity
- SMK building in Vilnius - the most advanced study environment in Lithuania
- First non-state higher education institution, granted an ECTS Diploma Supplement
- SMK Quality Management System certified according to LST EN ISO 9001:2008 standard
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