A small European country, Lithuania is home to nearly 50 higher education institutions. The literacy rate of the Lithuanian population is 100%, and school attendance is higher than the European Union average. Lithuania has one of the fastest-growing economies of the Baltic countries over the last two decades. Despite its rapid modernization and economic growth, Lithuania provides Arab students an opportunity to study in one of the best-preserved Medieval countries. There are over 2000 buildings representing the characteristics of early Eastern Europe. With both a comfortable climate and a perfect balance between cities and rolling landscapes, Lithuania is a treasure among Eastern European countries.
Why Study in Lithuania?
As part of the European Union, universities in Lithuania follow the Bologna system. Study programmes are evaluated using the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), which is common in European countries. There are three levels of study at Lithuanian universities, bachelor’s degree and a masters degree. There are also integrated programmes available, which combine bachelor’s and master’s level to create one degree.
There are 4 of Lithuania’s universities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and we are partners with them. The highest-ranked is Vilnius University, which is placed at 458th. The next highest ranked is Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, which is placed in the 591-600th group. Also featured in the rankings is Kaunas University of Technology, and Vytautas Magnus University.
Cost of Studying and Living in Lithuania
Lithuania uses the Euro (€) as its currency.
The tuition fee to pay is between €2,500 and €5,500 per year for a bachelor’s degree. For a masters degree, between €3,000 and €6,500.
Costs of living will depend on where you choose to live. Bigger cities will be more expensive than smaller cities and towns. On average, you should budget for between €400 and €600 per month. This accounts for your accommodation, groceries, travel, and any other necessities.
The official language of Lithuania is Lithuanian. Degrees at Lithuanian institutions are offered in English. If you do not meet the required standard, we will offer language courses to help you improve.