IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO STUDY MEDICINE IN LITHUANIA AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, THIS GUIDE IS FOR YOU.

IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO STUDY MEDICINE IN LUTHIANIA AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, THIS GUIDE IS FOR YOU.

This article focuses on Lithuania and what it is like when applying to study medicine at a Lithuanian University. We aim to inform you about entry requirements, entrance exams, tuition fees, and more. 

OVERVIEW 

Vilnius University offers a six-year-long English-taught course in medicine. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  • If you are not a native English speaker, you will need to prove your English language proficiency by taking either the IELTS or the TOEFL iBT.  
  • You will need to score at least 5.5 on the IELTS or 65 TOEFL iBT.  
  • You can also take the Cambridge English B2 First test, in which you will have to score at least 160 points. 
  • It is compulsory to have completed and passed a biology course at A-level (or equivalent). 
  • It is also advantageous to have completed physics, chemistry, or maths at A-level. 
  • You are expected to have a GPA of at least 2.5. 
  • Or a minimum of 27 points on your IB Diploma. 

ENTRANCE EXAM  

The entrance exam is given by the university and takes place in April and in June. 

  • You might be exempt from having to sit the entrance exam if you have taken the SAT Subject Test in Biology and scored at least 600, or the MCAT with a score of at least 500.  
  • These results cannot be older than two years. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

The application procedure is different depending on whether you are a non-EU applicant or an EU applicant. 

NON-EU APPLICANTS

  • You can apply directly to the university. 
  • You will undergo an online interview. 
  • You will need to provide them with evidence of your education. 
  • You will need to provide a certified copy of your password or your ID. 
  • You will also need to provide proof that you have paid the application fee of £83. 
  • You will also need to write a motivation letter (this should be between 200 to 400 words) 
  • The university might ask you for additional documents when you apply. 
  • You will need to get the documents professionally translated if they aren’t in English or Lithuanian 

EU APPLICANTS

  • You can apply through the Association of Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions LAMA BPO website or directly to the university. 
  • The application fee is a bit lower for EU students if you are applying from a country within the European Union you will need to pay around £37. 
  • You will need to provide them with evidence of your education. 
  • You will also need to provide proof that you are a citizen of a European country. 
  • Like with non-European students, it is likely you will be asked to provide other documentation, that they will ask you for while you’re applying. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE 

  • For applicants from outside of the European Union, the application deadline is in June. 
  • If you are an EU national, you have until mid-July to submit your application. 

FEES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 

On average you should expect to pay a tuition fee of around £9,000 a year.   

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 

Vilnius University offers a number of scholarships for students studying at the university. This includes discounts, grants, tuition fee waivers, and more.  

This brings us to the end of the article. We hope you found this information useful. If you would like to read up about other countries as well please do check out our other articles on this topic. 


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