Information for citizens of the Republic of Ukraine wishing to study or transfer


Applicants from Ukraine

Those who want to continue their studies at Vilnius University are invited to write an email ask@vu.lt, together with all available relevant information about their studies, i. y. degree, program, year of study, etc. Also, if possible, please attach University transcripts with study subjects and grades.

Each case is individual, so each person will be evaluated individually by the study program commission. To clarify and consult by phone at +370 5 219 3277 or email at ask@vu.lt

Citizens of the Republic of Ukraine who change the study program during this semester and transfer from higher education institutions of the Republic of Ukraine:

  • other types of financial support (e.g. one-off social grants) will be available;
  • will be exempted from tuition fees;
  • if necessary, free accommodation in dormitories of Vilnius University;
  • if required, free English language courses will be available according to the level of English required for each study.

More information in English and Ukrainian languages can be found here.


Citizens of the Republic of Ukraine who change the study program during this semester and transfer from higher education institutions of the Republic of Ukraine will receive a nominal scholarship from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania of EUR 300 per month. The scholarship will be paid at least until August 31, later, if necessary, the University will look for opportunities to extend the payment of the scholarship.

More information in English can be found here.

A monthly scholarship and a grant covering the standard study cost is offered to full-time Master’s degree students. Please note that the application for a grant is a separate procedure: we highly recommend you to apply for full-time Master’s degree, afterwards – for the Lithuanian State scholarship.

Read about deadlines, conditions, eligibility requirements and application procedure here. For more information, please contact by e-mail:  masterscholarships@smpf.lt or by phone +370 5 261 0592. 

Application deadlines for the autumn semester

Those who want to enter Vilnius University and start their studies in the autumn semester of the academic year 2022/2023 (from September 1) are invited to get acquainted with the information on admission to studies from the 2022/2023 academic year here.

During the admission of foreign citizens to Vilnius University, the best-admitted citizens of Ukraine will also be paid the Grand Duchy of Lithuania scholarship of EUR 300. It will be paid for the first ten months from the beginning of their studies. Also, the best students may be exempted from paying tuition for the entire study period. By exception, Ukrainian citizens may apply for study until August 31st. Contact us for more information by email at ask@vu.lt.

Vilnius University

Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranking in the top 20 of universities in the region (Emerging Europe & Central Asia QS University Rankings 2020). More than 21,000 students are currently studying on over 70 bachelors and 100 master’s degree programs, with PhD studies offered in 29 academic areas. Academics at Vilnius University are making important contributions to global research in a wide range of fields, from laser physics to linguistics to biochemistry. Vilnius University offers studies in all three cycles: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate in the fields of humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biomedicine and technologies. Based at the center of Europe, Lithuania’s capital Vilnius entails world-class ICT infrastructure, rapidly growing businesses, multilingual community and very rich cultural life.

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