University offers one intake – Autumn. The Autumn intake starts in September.
Yes, it is possible to transfer to LSMU from any another university from EU/EEA.
The entrance examination is compulsory for everyone applying for the following courses: Medicine, Veterinary, Odontology and Pharmacy. More information: www.lsmu.lt - Study at lsmu - Degree studies - Admission - Online Entrance Exam
The exam has two steps: the interview and the test in Biology and Chemistry. You will have an interview several days prior to the entrance test during the same week. More information: www.lsmu.lt - Study at lsmu - Degree studies - Admission - Online Entrance Exam
You should sign the study Contract and pay the deposit/tuition fee indicated in the Contract. In case you need a visa to enter Lithuania, you will receive the visa invitation (mediation) document from the University upon paying the amount of the tuition fee indicated in the study Contract; then you can start arrangements for your visa. Do not forget to take care of your flight and accommodation.
The national visa D is issued for a maximum of one year.
For the issue of a national visa, you must apply to the Lithuanian Visa Service in a foreign country or to an external service provider's visa application centre.
Visa fee – 120 euro.
The decision to issue a national visa is made within 15 calendar days from the date of the request. This period may be extended by up to 45 calendar days.
More information here:
Study@lsmu / Degree Studies / Admission / Student Visa
The University can provide a visa D documents only for students. Family members should apply for Schengen visa independently.
LSMU provides a dormitory placement for every first-year student. If you decide to live in the dormitory, you need to book the living place in advance. More information here: www.lsmu.lt - Study at LSMU - Degree studies - Admission - Accommodation
Senior-year students are required to find accommodation in the city themselves. Apartments for rent are available throughout the city. Useful links of the real estate agencies providing apartment rental are here: www.lsmu.lt - Study at LSMU - Degree studies - Admission - Accommodation
Living in Lithuania requires a fairly stable financial situation. The climate and the standard of living in Lithuania are similar to that in Mid Europe, and we advise all foreign students to prepare in advance in order to make sure they get the best out of their time in Kaunas. The cost of living varies of course, depending on personal needs. Below you can see an estimate of what the adequate cost of living per month may be for an international student in Lithuania:
The first school-related duty for you is to be present at the registration week. There, you will receive all the necessary information and documents regarding the University, including your schedule, information about the Immigration Office and the residence permit, how to get a student card, how to open your bank account, etc.
Regrettably, the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences does not offer scholarships or financial aid to international students. All studies taught in English are self-funded.
Yes, there are: Application and registration fees.
After you receive positive feedback, you should continue with the application procedure and pay the application fee of 150 EUR (non-refundable).
If you received an Offer to study at LSMU, you need to pay the Registration fee of 250 EUR (non-refundable) and continue the admission procedure.
In case you do not get your visa, tuition fee is refundable according to the study contract.
Refund requests can only be made in relation to the tuition fee. The registration, application fees and the price of the books are non-refundable.
The student undertakes to have a personal health insurance upon the arrival to the University:
The university highly recommends to have an issurance issued at your home country but can recommend the following companies for a Private Health Insurance:
You may find more information about health insurance requirements and possibilities to get medical services under the following link:www.renkuosilietuva.lt/en/healthcare.
The International Relations and Studies Centre of LSMU may assist you in getting the required insurance policy.
During the entire study period student has the obligation to be registered with a family doctor at any local clinic or hospital. University will recommend the medical institution which will accept students and provide all necessary and urgent healthcare services. Communication will be available in English.
In case of sudden/critical health problem, student shall use the emergency call 112.
Student shall have the valid health insurance policy as going to the doctor. Students coming from the EU countries or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Norway shall have the valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
If you need someone to talk to, don’t wait! Psychological counselling is offered to all international students studying at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, who want to talk and find solutions. More information on how to take care of your psychological health: LSMU - Study at LSMU - Degree Studies - Student Support.