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Admission requirements

International students could be admitted into the English programme of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences if they provide the legalized high school or college certificate and transcript (officially translated into English) and pass the entrance test. Basic knowledge in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics is required. Good knowledge of the English language is obligatory.

All applicants must apply online and provide all documents required for admission. 

Holders of foreign qualifications who prefer to study in the Lithuanian language can be accepted to the state-funded study places in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences or claim for scholarships in accordance with the procedures established by the applicable legislation in cases when:

  • They are citizens of the Republic of Lithuania or other member countries of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) ;
  • They are non-EU and non-EEA nationals granted a right of permanent residence in the Republic of Lithuania or they are stateless persons;
  • They are children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the Diaspora and people of Lithuanian origin (further the Diaspora and people of Lithuanian origin).

For more information, please, follow this link.

Foreign nationals and stateless persons who do not meet the required criteria listed above are accepted to study at higher education institutions with their own funds by taking part in the competition.  

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED:

  • Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate approved by the governmental authorities (see below “Legalization of Education Documents”) in English or an authorized translation into English.
  • Transcripts of high school/ senior secondary school verifying successful completion of Biology and Chemistry. For Health Psychology study programme – Mathematics and Biology;
  • Certificate proving the knowledge of English: TOEFL – minimum 65 points (iBT); IELTS – above 5.5 points; the certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language at minimum B2 level (CEFR) or similar.
  • Motivation letter;
  • Passport or ID;
  • One passport-type photograph (3×4 cm);
  • Application fee 150 EUR (non-refundable).
  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (university’s level) approved by the governmental authorities (see below “Legalization of Education Documents”) in English or an authorized translation into English. More detailed description of the required educational documents is provided online: https://apply.lsmuni.lt/;
  • Transcript of Academic Records provided directly from the former university (if it was issued in any other language than English, an authorized translation into English must be provided);
  • Certificate proving the knowledge of English language: TOEFL – minimum 65 points (iBT); IELTS – above 5.5 points; the certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language at minimum B2 level (CEFR) or similar.
  • Motivation letter;
  • Passport or ID;
  • One passport-type photograph (3×4 cm);
  • Application fee 150 EUR (non – refundable).

Note: The Admission Committee may request additional documents.

Legalization of Education Documents
Applicants who received their education in member countries of the Hague 1961 Convention (e.g. Israel, Italy, India, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Venezuela, etc.) should have an attached Apostille to their educational documents. In most countries, the Apostille is issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of Education.

The education documents of applicants who received their education in any other country (Lebanon, Jordan, Philippines, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, etc.) should be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the diplomatic mission or consular post of the country where education was received.

Recognition of Education Documents
Applicants must be eligible to study at the university based on the level of qualification from former education. High school matriculation or university diplomas are verified according to the required level of education and must pass validation of authenticity. The process is performed following the Procedure for Academic Recognition of Foreign Qualifications and Quality Assurance System for Decision-Making.

10 application steps

Applicants are recommended to apply as early as possible. Applications submitted after the deadline could be considered only in case of available study places in a certain degree programme. Applications for all study programmes in English must be submitted online.

For your benefit: 

  • No application fee for the first review of your application and feedback on eligibility;
  • Feedback within 72 hours from submission of your application;
  • Possibility to choose the time for your entrance test;
  • Results of the entrance test are provided on the next day after the test.

Visit https://apply.lsmuni.lt and register as a new applicant. After completion of this step, your personal account will be created and you will receive an applicant’s code which provides you access to the application form.

Log in using your code and start up filling the application form online. You may save the data at any time and continue later. This applies both to the information entered into the text fields and to the uploaded electronic copies of documents (see ‘Documents to be uploaded’). The system will automatically check your application and reveal the incomplete issues. After completion of application form, please do not forget to click on SUBMIT, because only SUBMITTED applications will be considered by the University.

DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED

Application for the integrated and bachelor’s degree study programmes

Application for master’s degree study programmes

1. Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate approved by the governmental authorities (see below “Legalization of Education Documents”) in English or an authorized translation into English.

2. Transcripts of high school/ senior secondary school verifying successful completion of Biology and Chemistry. For Health Psychology study programme – Mathematics and Biology;

1. Bachelor’s Degree Diploma (university’s level) approved by the governmental authorities (see below “Legalization of Education Documents”) in English or an authorized translation into English. More detailed description of the required educational documents is provided online.

2. Transcript of Academic Records provided directly from the former university (if it was issued in any other language than English, an authorized translation into English must be provided);

3. Score Reports on the BMAT, MCAT, IMAT, NEET Subject Tests in Chemistry (for Health Psychology – Mathematics) and Biology, if available;

4. Certificate proving the knowledge of English: TOEFL – minimum 65 points (iBT); IELTS – above 5.5 points; the certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language at minimum B2 level (CEFR) or similar.

5. Motivation letter;

6. Passport or ID;

7. One passport-type photograph (3×4 cm);

NOTE If the documents were issued in any other language than English, an authorized translation into English must be provided

 


The submitted application will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 72 hours after submission of the application. You will receive one of the following:

  • Feedback – additional information is required;
  • Positive feedback – your application has been reviewed; you may continue with application procedure and university will continue with recognition of your educational background according to the enrolment criteria.
  • Not qualified – the provided documents are not acceptable for admission to the university.


Once you have received positive feedback, an invoice for the application fee of 150 EUR (non-refundable) will be issued and should be paid following the deadlines indicated in the invoice. Failure to pay the fee on time will result in stopping your admission procedure.

In case you haven’t received your online invoice, you may use the following bank details:

Beneficiary’s bank: AB SEB Bank, Vilnius, Lithuania
SWIFT: CBVI LT 2X
Beneficiary’s account No.: LT09 7044 0600 0290 5377
Beneficiary: Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Payment code: P6181


The entrance test has two steps: the interview and the test composed of multiple-choice questions (MCQ) in Biology and Chemistry (30 questions each). The applied curriculum is the same as used in a senior secondary (high) school. If needed, the test of English language will be given after Biology and Chemistry test. Results of the entrance test are provided on the next day after the test.

Based on the results of entrance test, your application will be marked with one of the following:

  • OFFER LETTER Issued when the following admission steps are successfully completed:
    • education certificates have been checked and recognized as acceptable for admission at university.
    • the motivation interview and/or the entrance test have been successfully passed.
  • WAITING LIST Your result was not among the best results of the applicants who took the entrance test with you. That means you are competing with other applicants. The higher is your score the bigger is the chance to be enrolled. During last week of each month University reviews the Waiting List and in case of availability may change the status of your application.
  • FAILED End of application process. You have failed the entrance test.  We recommend you to improve your knowledge and try next year.

    Exemptions from the entrance test are provided below.

Once you completed the above-mentioned procedures successfully and received the Offer letter, an invoice for the registration fee of 250 EUR (non-refundable) will be issued and should be paid following the deadlines indicated in the invoice. Failure to pay the fee on time will result in stopping your admission procedure. Your application status will be changed into ACCEPTED after reception of registration fee payment.

In case you haven’t received your online invoice, you may use the following bank details:

Beneficiary’s bank: AB SEB Bank, Vilnius, Lithuania
SWIFT: CBVI LT 2X
Beneficiary’s account No.: LT09 7044 0600 0290 5377
Beneficiary: Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Payment code: P6181

Study Contract is issued to you following the acceptance of University Offer and payment of the registration fee of 250 EUR. Study contract is emailed to you and must be signed electronically following the deadlines. You will also be informed about the emailed Study Contract on your online application with the Dean’s letter about the deadlines for signing the Study Contract and payments. Copy of the signed Study Contract must be uploaded to your online application. Failure to sign the Study Contract on time will result in stopping your admission procedure.

Deposit of 1000 EUR (non-refundable) is a part of the tuition fee. First-year tuition fee must be paid following the terms and conditions of the signed Study Contract. Failure to pay the payments on time will result in stopping your admission procedure.


Depending on your citizenship, the entrance visa could be required. Please, check the list of the countries here of  the citizens who need  visas to enter Lithuania. In case you do not need any visa, simply skip this Step and move to the next Step.

National visa (D) is granted through the mediation of the University at student’s expenses. Mediation letters for visa application will be issued by the University (online procedure) in case all the above-mentioned Steps are successfully completed. Application for a national visa (D) must be submitted to the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Republic of Lithuania. Visa D will enable you to enter Lithuania and start studies.

Studies begin on the 1st of September. Student Registration Week takes place a week before.

Students must come to university and present the originals of all available education documents, health insurance and passport-type photograph.

During the Registration Week university’s representatives will provide you with all the necessary information.

Application calendar
Date
1 NovemberOpening the online application period. All applicants must apply at apply.lsmuni.lt and upload copies of all required documents
8 NovemberReview of the applications begins
2 JanuaryThe period of Entrance tests starts
5 JulyApplication deadline. The online application system will be closed on 5 July 00:00
15 JulyDeadline to sit entrance test
Entrance test

The test could be held in Kaunas during Open Days, or any other city worldwide (subject to number of applicants). The qualified applicants will be invited to the entrance test by an admission officer (LSMU) or an official University’s representative outside Lithuania. In some cases the entrance test can be organized online. Applicants will be informed individually about the possibility to sit the online test.

 The entrance test has two steps: the interview and the test composed of multiple-choice questions (MCQ) in Biology and Chemistry (30 questions each). The total time to complete the test is 90 minutes.

If applicants are not able to present a certificate proving the knowledge of English language (TOEFL, IELTS, B2 Level ‘Independent user’ by CEFR or adequate), they must sit the English language test, prepared by the University.

DateLocationMore information
January 26Gothenburg SwedenAddress: TBA
January 26Online entrance test 
January 28Valencia, SpainAddress: TBA
January 30Stockholm, SwedenAddress: TBA
February 23Online entrance test 
March 10Oslo, NorwayAddress: TBA
March 10Stockholm, SwedenAddress: TBA
March 12Gothenburg, SwedenAddress: TBA
March 25Valencia, SpainAddress: TBA
March 30Online entrance test 
April 13Stockholm, SwedenAddress: TBA
April 27Online entrance test 
May 15Oslo, NorwayAddress: TBA
May 16Gothenburg, SwedenAddress: TBA
June 20Stockholm, SwedenAddress: TBA
June 22Gothenburg, SwedenAddress: TBA
Exemptions from entrance test

The following applicants are exempted from LSMU entrance test:

1. Applicants who apply for the following programmes:

  • First Cycle (Bachelor’s) degrees: Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Health Psychology, Physiotherapy, Medical and Veterinary Genetics, Dental Hygiene; 
    Note: The admission of the above-listed applicants will be based on their prior education grades in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics (Health Psychology only) and interview results. It is mandatory to sit entrance test for the applicants with no grades in the listed subjects.
  • Second Cycle (Master’s) degrees: Applied Public Health, Management of Public Health, Advanced Nursing Practice, Lifestyle Medicine, Food Science, Animal Science, Clinical Health Psychology, Animal and Human Interaction, Laboratory Medicine Biology.

2. Applicants whose education is based on formally acknowledged educational systems listed below with evaluation scores in Biology and Chemistry (Mathematics for Health Psychology study programme):

A level certificate “A Levels”B and B
IB Diploma “International Baccalaureate”5 (H level)
BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test)
BMAT could be taken at home country or any other country here the tests are offered. Please, click here for further information.
Sections 1 and 2 – score 5, 
Section 3 – score 3B 
MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)
MCAT could be taken at home country or any other country where test is offered. Please, click here for further information.

500
IMAT (International Medical Admissions Test)
IMAT could be taken at home country or any other country where test is offered. Please, click here for further information.

40
NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
NEET is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. Please, click here for further information.

400
German certificate – “Abitur”12 (points) or 1-2
Swedish certificate – “Examensbevis”B and B (level 2)
Spanish certificate – “Titulo de Bachiller” accompanied by “Selectividad”7
French certificate – “Baccalaureat”15
Student visa

Students must obtain a temporary residence permit (TRP), which enables them to live in the Republic of Lithuania for a more extended period, i.e., the whole study period. Students coming from the Member States of the European Union also nationals of Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein shall be issued a residence permit for a national of the European Community Member State – EC residence permit.

Students from any other country than the EU Member State shall apply for the national visa D. The application for the issue of a national visa D shall be submitted to the diplomatic mission or consular office of the Republic of Lithuania abroad. The visa D will enable a student to enter Lithuania and stay for one calendar year legally. Since the application for the issue of a temporary residence permit could be examined within four (4) months, first-year students shall submit an application for the issue of TRP to the local Migration Office four (4) months before the expiry of the visa D. Usually TRP is valid for one calendar year. A student of the EU Member State shall submit an application for the EC residence permit in Lithuania to the Migration Office, too. The application will be examined not later than within one month from the date of receipt of the application.

Students staying legally in the Republic of Lithuania shall submit an application for the replacement of their residence permit (TRP) to the local Migration Office two months before the expiry of the actual TRP.

The visa D and the TRP are obtained through the mediation of the University at the student’s expense. The following documents should be submitted when applying for the visa D or the TRP:
1. Application Form;
2. Valid passport or ID;
3. University’s mediation documents;
4. Documents certifying the financial status of the applicant;
5. Health insurance policy;
6. Application fee;
7. Two passport-type photos.

IMPORTANT! A student who applies for the temporary residence permit (TRP) first time shall submit a Statement (Criminal Record) of a competent authority of a foreign country, where the student lived before arriving in the Republic of Lithuania or where s/he currently lives, certifying the fact that s/he has (not) been convicted of a crime in that state.

Refer to the Migration Department for detailed information about the issue of visa D and the TRP.

Study fairs and events

We are looking forward to meeting you at the study fairs in your city!

DateFair/WebinarCountryMore information
27-28/10/2022

XXV International Education Fair

Tashkent, Uzbekistan




24-26/11/2022 Thursday 10:00-17:00, Friday 10:00-16:00, Saturday 10:00-15:00

Kunskap&Framid



Gothenburg, Sweden


Visit us in stands B05:40 and B03:27


07/12/2022, 9:00 – 16:00SACO  

Malmo, SwedenVisit us in stands:  Eduplanet C08, Studin B07 Address: Malmömässan, Mässgatan 6, 215 32 Malmö,
Address: Mässgatan 6, 2015 32 Malmö, Google maps from the centrally Malmö 
01-02/12/2022 9:00 – 16:00SACOStockholm, SwedenVisit us in stand: Eduplanet J08 Address: Kistamässan AB, Arne Beurlings Torg 5, 164 40 Kista  
05/01/2023Annual Academic ConferenceTel Aviv, Israel 
28/01/2023Annual Eduplanet fairStockholm, Sweden 
04/02/2023Annual Blueberry fairStockholm, Sweden 
09-10/02/2023
9th & 10th of February 2023 in DIFC, Griffith College, Dublin 8, Ireland  
Dublin, Ireland 
04/02/2023Annual Blueberry fairStockholm, Sweden 
15-17/12/2023SACOOslo, Norway 
09/03/2023Annual Eduplanet fairOslo, Norway 
09/03/2023Annual Studin fairStockholm, Sweden 
11/03/2023Annual Studin fairGotheburg, Sweden 
04/05/2023Annual Academic ConferenceTel Aviv, Israel