REGISTRATION FOR THE SEMESTER COURSE STARTING IN SEPTEMBER IS OPEN
|Autumn Semester||Spring Semester|
|Beginning||4 September 2023||5 February 2024
|End||22 December 2023||31 May 2024|
|Duration||4 months, 11 classes a week||4 months, 11 classes a week|
|Volume||352 academic hours||352 academic hours|
(estimated price from September 2023 - 1760 Eur)
(estimated price from February 2024 - 1760 Eur)
|Registration||Until 21 August 2023
(if there are spots left)
|Until 22 January 2024
(if there are spots left)
|Deadline of Payment||21 August 2023||22 January 2024|
|Holidays||No||1 week of Easter holidays
(25 March – 1 April 2024)
|Credits||30 ECTS||30 ECTS|
|Levels||Group 1 - A2
Group 2 - B1
Group 3 - B2
|Group 1A - A2
Group 1B - B1
Group 2 - B2
Group 3 - C1
|Students study in groups of levels indicated above. If they want to get a confirmation of the language proficiency level they have achieved, they can take a proficiency level examination. It is for a fee and is held several times a year. More information about the level examinations.
|When to start or continue the course?||One can start studying either in the autumn semester or that of spring.
Having completed one semester, students can continue the course in the next semester.
|Who can study?||All individuals 16 years of age and above.
Individuals younger that 16 years of age may be admitted but it is more of an exception.
|Placement||Before the course actually starts, those who know at teast some Lithuanian will do a placement test online. Beginner students will automatically be assigned to group 1.|
|Classes||The duration of a class is 2 academic hours (1.5 hours).
Classes take place at the Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University (Universiteto g. 5, 01513 Vilnius).
Classes mostly take place in the morning.
|Map of Rooms||Link|
|Timetables||Timetables of Groups|
|Teaching Tools||Included in the course price, except for certain textbooks.|
|Language of Instructions||Explanations for beginners are delivered in English. If possible, they can also be delivered in Russian.
In higher groups, Lithuanian is the primary language of communication.
|Assessment||There are mid-semester tests, the aim of which is to check on the students' progress.
There are written & oral examinations at the end of semester.
The oral examination will be recorded.
The cumulative score during the semester can have an impact on the final grade of the subject.
More information on the grading system.
|Certificate||At the end of the course, a certicate will be issued. It is not, however, a confirmation of one's language proficiency level.|
|Student Card||The Lithuanian student card (LSP) can be obtained by scholarship holders only.
Having paid for the course and received a note from the university, all other students can get an ISIC card at an ISIC-issueing institution.
|Scholarships||Scholarships are awarded by the Education Exchanges Support Foundation.
Applications can be submitted by students, professors, and researchers of foreign institutions of higher education as well as by individuals of Lithuanian descent.
|Discounts||20% for students and staff of Vilnius University|
|How to pay for the course?||By bank transfer.
At a local bank provided it carries out cash operations.
In the Post Office and PayPost branches.
There is no possibility to pay for the course in cash or by debit and credit cards at Vilnius University.
There is no possibility to pay for the course through online payment platforms, e.g. PayPal, Google Pay, or Apple Pay.
Upon student's request, an invoice can be issued before making the payment.
|Study Agreement||Students will sign the study agreement.|
|Library||Non-members of Vilnius University can obtain library membership for a fee. They will be able to use library services with some restrictions.