Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in the Baltic region of Europe. It is one of three Baltic states and lies on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea.
Study in Lithuania
The higher education institutions are of two types: universities and colleges (non-university higher education institutions. Some private institutions of higher education also offer university level education. However, many private academies often only offer undergraduate studies and are more practice-oriented.
In total there are 23 colleges (including 11 private) and 24 universities (including 8 private).
In conformity with the Bologna Process of the European Higher Education Area, university studies in Lithuania consist of three cycles: Colleges are awarding a professional Bachelor (Bakalauras), usually after three years. Usually Bachelor programmes at universities are four years, Post-graduate studies leading to a Masters degree (Magistras) last one and a half to two years or a degree qualifying.
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