Vytautas Magnus University

Introduction

Ranked among the TOP 700 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings) and following in the tradition of its 95-year-old progenitor University of Lithuania, Vytautas Magnus University is the only higher education institution in the country and one of the few in the region where a wide liberal arts education is imparted. Artes liberales principle fostered by the university allows students to freely change and organize their schedule, minor in one field and major in another, travel abroad on international exchange and get ready for those trips by taking some of the available 30 foreign language courses which never interfere with the specialty subjects. VMU offers 21 Master degree along with 12 Bachelor degree programs, which are entirely taught in English. Every semester university gathers colorful international community, which unites representatives from nearly 50 countries around the world.

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Application for the Spring semester 2019 at the moment is open. Application deadline is the 15th of December.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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BA

Bachelor in Music Production

Campus Full time 42 months September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

The study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania). [+]

Unique features

The study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania).

This aim of this international program is to equip contemporary music producers with everything they need in their successful professional career. Everything you learn is designed to help you to start your own successful career. You will create real-life projects according to the on-going possibilities at the university (performing at live events, media compositions, music concerts). The course is mainly based on practice, thus you will study a broad range of topics – including composition structure, creating harmonies and melodies, enhancing recording skills in studio/ concert environment, mixing and mastering techniques, marketing skills – with the ultimate aim to create a successful music portfolio of your own innovative, professional compositions.... [-]


Bachelor

Bachelor in Arts - Music Production

Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

Study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor [+]

Unique features

Study programme is carried out by two cooperating universities and the graduates are presented two diplomas: Bachelor (Hons) in Music Production diploma issued by University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Music technologies and industry diploma issued by Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania).

Study programme encompasses creative, commercial and technological aspects of music production. The courses will be delivered by practitioners and theorists coming from various creative fields. All the lecturers have solid professional experience and innovative thinking, which will make your studies interesting and valuable.

Access Requirements

Applicant for the Music Production programme should have obtained secondary education certificate or equivalent degree and proven capability to speak, read and write in English. Applicant should submit an e-portfolio, CD or DVD of his / her recent work and to participate in an interview, which can take place on-line, if the applicant cannot be present.... [-]


Bachelor in Biology and Genetics

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

Applicants for Biology and Genetics programme must have a high school diploma (Biology and Chemistry should be studied) [+]

Access Requirements

Applicants for Biology programme must have a high school diploma (Biology and Chemistry should be studied) or equivalent degree and proven capability to fluently speak, read and write in English.

Competencies Acquired

After completion of this study programme students will be able:

To understand principles of immune, nervous and other systems, their structures, integration with other vital systems of biological objects; To work with living cells, organisms, populations. To evaluate processes taking place inside of the cell, work with cell cultures under laboratory conditions, to apply obtained results for modeling of biological systems, to evaluate intercellular interconnections, relations between single individuals and populations; To apply modern investigation methods, to work according to principles of good laboratory practice, rules of bioethics, to collect, process, preserve and prepare research material under laboratory and field conditions; To apply acquired knowledge to solve emerging problems, to recognize, analyze biological problems, to plan strategies to solve these problems, to plan and carry out various measurements, process and interpret biological data, to classify and present these data; To analyze diversity, morphological structure, composition, nourishment, reproduction, life cycles, classification of biological objects, to characterize biological object systems, their functioning and interaction. Career Opportunities ... [-]

Bachelor in Biotechnology

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

The program applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms in order to produce products and services of value to society. The program of an innovative combination of theory and application will provide graduates with a knowledge base and a set of skills that will make them very competitive in biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and environment protection employment fields also for laboratory jobs in the academic or industrial sectors. [+]

The program applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms in order to produce products and services of value to society. The program of an innovative combination of theory and application will provide graduates with a knowledge base and a set of skills that will make them very competitive in biotechnology, biopharmaceutics and environment protection employment fields also for laboratory jobs in the academic or industrial sectors. The program is specifically designed to integrate the laboratory and lecture components through the use of an experimental approach to learning in biotechnological, genetics and molecular biology laboratories. Hands-on research experience is deepened through extended independent research projects.... [-]


Bachelor in Informatics Systems

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

The aim of the Informatics Program is to prepare IT professionals capable to perform analysis of real-world problems, design and implement IT solutions for solving the identified problems, understand the reciprocal interactions between IT, society, and business. [+]

Program Objectives

The aim of the Informatics Program is to prepare IT professionals capable to perform analysis of real-world problems, design and implement IT solutions for solving the identified problems, understand the reciprocal interactions between IT, society, and business. Through its three specializations – Applied Informatics, Business Informatics, and Software Systems – the Program aims to prepare broad-minded specialists having fundamental and state-of-the-art knowledge of modern information technologies (IT).

The Applied Informatics Specialization of the Program aims at preparing specialists, having strong knowledge foundation and adequate skills to (formally) analyze, model, simulate and implement systems and processes, using mathematical, artificial intelligence, machine learning, multimedia and other instruments.... [-]


Bachelor in Political Science: International Politics and Development Studies

Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Lithuania Kaunas

With the global demand for development specialists, the International Politics and Development Studies program, being one of the rare BA level programs of its kind in Europe (and practically sole in Eastern Europe) is unique in that it, in addition to providing classical Political Science education, lays fundamentals of development theories and practice, all this with a focus on one of the developing regions. Currently, the Program covers the Middle East and the former Soviet Union but is foreseen to expand to include Latin America. [+]

With the global demand for development specialists, the International Politics and Development Studies program, being one of the rare BA level programs of its kind in Europe (and practically sole in Eastern Europe) is unique in that it, in addition to providing classical Political Science education, lays fundamentals of development theories and practice, all this with a focus on one of the developing regions. Currently, the Program covers the Middle East and the former Soviet Union but is foreseen to expand to include Latin America. In connection with this, students are given the opportunity to study one of the area languages (such as Arabic, Turkish and Russian) for four semesters. During their studies, students are required to do an internship at relevant institutions, something that enhances their practical skills and ability to put theory into practice.... [-]


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Contact

Vytautas Magnus University

Address Vytautas Magnus University K. Donelaicio g. 58
LT-44248 Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuania
Website http://www.vdu.lt/en/
Phone +370 37 327 978