|Beginning||8 January 2024|
|End||19 January 2024|
|Duration||2 weeks, 2–3 classes every working day|
|Volume||50 academic hours, including cultural lectures|
|Registration||Until 25 December 2023
(provided there are spots left)
|Deadline of Payment||25 December 2023|
|Levels||Group 1 - A1
Group 2 - A2
Group 3 - A2+
Group 4 - B1
Group 5 - B2
(Group 6 - 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.|
|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 start at 9.00 am and often finish at 3.00 pm. There can be guided tours or other events afterwards.
An example of a typical day of the winter course
|Cultural Lectures||After language classes are finished, cultural lectures on Vilnius University, Lithuanian history, country's nature, sociolinguistic situation, political realities, callendar festivals, etc., are held in the afternoon.|
|Map of Rooms||Link|
|Guided Tours||On weekdays, guided tours round Vilnius University, the Old Town, Palace of the Grand Dukes, KGB Museum, etc., are organised.
On weekends, guided tours to remarkable sites of Lithuania are organised by bus.
|Teaching Tools||Included in the course price.|
|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.
|Certificate||At the end of the course, a certicate will be issued. It, however, is not a confirmation of one's language proficiency level.
|Student Card||Students cannot obtain the Lithuanian student card.|
|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.
|Refund||In two weeks from the start of the course, having received the student's written request, payment for the course, excluding the amount for the classes attended, can be refunded.|
|Library||Non-members of Vilnius University can obtain library membership for a fee. They will be able to use library services with some restrictions.