Basic Information

Any person who has sufficient education to be enrolled in a certain programme (for undergraduate programme – twelve years secondary or equivalent education in any other country than Lithuania) and is applying for degree studies at KAUNO KOLEGIJA /  University of Applied Sciences (KK) is considered to be an international applicant.

The Ministerial decree makes a division between the applicants on the basis of their citizenship. Therefore, the application procedure as well as financial conditions of studies is different for those two groups of applicants.

1st group. Applicants from the EU and EEA countries as well as the persons having permanent residence permit in Lithuania may apply for studies under the same conditions as Lithuanian applicants.

The application for undergraduate studies is through joint admission network, which unites all higher education institutions in Lithuania www.lamabpo.lt.

For undergraduate studies there are no entrance exams. Selected students do not pay for the studies; the rest may choose to pay the tuition fee.

2nd group. International applicants from any other country as well as the EU citizens who apply directly to KK are accepted via the Unit of International Studies incoming@go.kauko.lt.

1.1  Application Procedure

If you are going to apply for studies at KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences, please, take the following steps:

  1. Evaluate your educational background, desired career perspectives with the prerequisites and outcomes of the offered study programmes;

  2. Consider the language of instruction, the fees, and living costs:

    • Application fee: 180 EUR.

    • Tuition fee: 2000 – 5200 EUR/per year.

    • Living expenses: min. 500 LTL/month (~ 144.9 EUR/month).

  3. Collect the documents for submission of application:

    • All documents must be in English; if translation is needed, it must be verified by Notary.

    • Do not forget to legalise your educational (the copies) and other documents.
      More information about legalisation/Apostille. Click here

    • The bank statement and the Affidavit must be original and submitted to the embassy. Copy of the bank statement and the Affidavit must be sent to KAUNO KOLEGIJA/ University of Applied Sciences.

    • You may consult the Incoming Students‘ and Teachers‘ Coordinator if you have any questions: incoming@go.kauko.lt

  4. Send the filled in Application Form together with the supporting documents to the Incoming Students‘ and Teachers‘ Coordinator at KAUNO KOELGIJA / University of Applied Sciences.

The deadline is:

Autumn semester: 1st of June;

  1. If your documents are correct and your application is successful, within 1-2 months you will receive the Letter of Acceptance.

  2. Pay 1 year Tuition Fee in advance and send the copy of money transfer to the Incoming Students‘ and Teachers‘ Coordinator (in the case of the visa refusal, KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences is responsible to return paid Tuition Fee 100% back to the student during two months).

  3. After receiving the confirmation of the paid Tuition Fee The Incoming Students‘ and Teachers‘ Coordinator will send you the mediation documents necessary for visa application.

  4. Find the closest Lithuanian Embassy, and take your documents to apply for Visa (Dtype ) and Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) which allows you to study in Lithuania.
    • Consider the time you need to approach the Embassy if it is not located in your country.
    • National visa D may be issued in 10 days which substitutes TRP for the next 6 month (about visa and residence permit).
    • The EU and EEA citizens do not need any visas.
  5. After you get visa, plan your trip to Lithuania:
    • Consider to inform the Incoming Students‘ and Teachers‘ Coordinator about your arrival dates.

If you require a room in the dormitory or you need other practical information click here. (http://www.kaunokolegija.lt/en/english-studies/english-students-support-and-services/)

1.2  Documents

The Applicant has to fill in the Application form and together with the supporting documents send it to:

KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences
Unit of International Studies
Pramones pr. 20
LT-50468 Kaunas
Lithuania

Application form

Supporting Documents:

  • Official legalised Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate including the grades (Academic Transcript);
  • Notarized copy of passport (for non EU citizens) or ID card (only for EU and EEA citizens);
  • Motivation Letter;
  • 2 passport-type photographs 3×4 cm (recent).
  • A copy of check showing paid Application fee 180 EUR (where the name of the applicant and the date of payment are indicated);

  • English language profficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL or any equivalent) showing at least intermediate knowledge of English if the previous study were not in English language.

  • Health Certificate based on complete medical examination and International  Vaccination Pass (only when applying to the study programmes of health care). In your Vaccination Documentation there should be information, when you have had: Tetanus, (not older than 10 years ) Diphteria, (not older than 10 years ) MMR (mumps, measles, rubella), taken two doses and 2nd dose at least 3 weeks before arrival to Lithuania. Hepatitis (A – B) (if you have had it/them and how many doses).

All the documents have to be either in English or Lithuanian language. Subscription of the Notary for English and Lithuanian translations of all written documents is required. The educational and financial documents must be legalised (http://keliauk.urm.lt/index.php/index-home-page/second/legalisation).

  • Send the filled in Application Form together with Supporting Documents* to the Unit of International Studies of KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences.
    The deadline is:
    Autumn semester: 1st of June;
    Spring semester: 1st of December.

* Please do not send any original certificates or authentications, the received documents are not returned.
The Application without supporting documents will not be considered. The applicant might be asked to submit additional documents.

1.3  Fees

The Tuition Fee per year is 2000 – 5200 EUR* (depends on the chosen study programme, e.g. for Tourism and Hotel Management study programme – 2000 EUR/per year, General Practice Nursing, Computer Network Administration, Automatic Engineering, Infotronics, Multimedia Technology – 3000 EUR/per year).

The Application Fee is 180 EUR (not refundable).

* The fees may change due to new education system reform. Free movers pay the tuition fee for the number of credits taken, not per semester.
The tuition fee is given approximately when 1 EUR=3.4528 Lt

Every applicant must pay an Application Fee (180 EUR) at the time of sending the application documents to KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences.

If the application is successful and the student is admitted as a student of KAUNO KOLEGIJA / University of Applied Sciences, he/she must pay one year Tuition Fee before applying for visa (otherwise you will not get the intermediation documents and the embassy will not consider the application for visa).

Living cost – Every student is required to prove his/her ability to cover living expenses during the studies. Usually a student needs ~500 LTL/month (~ 144.9 EUR/month) (6000 LTL/ year + 500 LTL/month ( for extra expenses ) = 1882,5 EUR/year).

The Bank Statement should show student‘s ability to cover his/her living expenses as well as the cost of return ticket to his/her motherland.
Students are allowed to have a part time job starting from the second year of studies.

Application Fee and Tuition Fee should be paid to:

Bank`s name and address: SWEDBANK AB
Maironio 26b, LT-44249 Kaunas, Lithuania
SWIFT Code: HABALT22
Corresponding bank: Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt
Corresponding bank`s SWIFT Code: DEUTDEFF
Beneficiary‘s Account: LT28 7300 0100 0222 9776
Name and Address of Beneficiary: Kauno kolegija
Pramones pr. 20
Kaunas, LT-50468, Lithuania

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