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Transport Engineering International For international students
More information for international students you can find here.
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Consulting hours of Faculty International Coordinator Prof. Gintautas Bureika.
Faculty of Transport Engineering (Mechanical Building, MR-I  I-209 room, J. Basanavičiaus g. 28):
  • Tuesday               10-12 a.m.;
  • Thursday              2-4 p.m.
NOTE: Coordinator will be out of office on 18-22 September 2017 and on 23-27 October 2017.
Studies
Looking for a study period abroad? Hereby we would like to encourage you to choose VGTU as your study place.
  • VGTU credits are comparable with ECTS
  • Lithuanian language courses are free of charge
  • Classes in English are together with Lithuanian students
  • University accommodation is offered
  • Orientation week at the beginning of studies is organized
  • Socio-cultural programme is offered throughout the academic year
  • Mentor programme is offered
  • Beautiful nature ( Curonian Spit, Kernavė Archaeological Site ( UNESCO World Heritage) , Nature parks, Green landscape, Baltic Sea )
  • Vilnius – the capital city of Lithuania (UNESCO World Heritage)
 
ADMISSION
Applying for exchange studies at VGTU 
Please fill in the VGTU Application form for exchange students. Make sure your university sends us your nomination by email/post so we would activate your application.
The documents to be sent by regular post after completing the application online:
1.  Learning Agreement containing the subjects you have chosen to study at VGTU (3 copies).
For more information on courses please take a look at course description.
2. Transcript of records - containing already obtained academic credits and results at your home university (in English)
3. Passport/ID copy
4. Bachelor/Master diploma copy (for Master/PhD students only)
Application deadlines
For students from EU countries                                                                        
Autumn semester studies –May 15    Spring semester studies – December 10
For students from Non-EU countries           
Autumn semester studies –May 15  Spring semester studies – November 30
 
The International Relations Office of VGTU must receive the Original Learning Agreement (3 copies) signed by the student and Sending Institution by post until the deadline. Posting address:
 
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University International Relations Office Saulėtekio al. 11, 517 LT-10223 Vilnius Lithuania  
Tel:. +370 5 237 05 54, Fax:. +370 5 2700112, E-mail: studexchange@vgtu.lt;
No tuition fees for the registration and admission procedures are required from the exchange students.
After the admission procedures exchange students are contacted by their Mentors directly.
 
 
Academic Calendar
Autumn semester 
Lectures: 2014-09-01 – 2014-12-23; Examination Session: 2015-01-02 – 2015-01-23
Orientation Days for Incoming Students: 2014-08-27 – 2014-08-30

Spring semester 
Lectures: 2015-02-02 – 2015-05-22; Examination Session: 2015-05-25 – 2015-06-19
 
Lithuanian Language Course
The Lithuanian Language Course (LLC) offers international students the opportunity to study one of the oldest languages in the world. Both Lithuanian and Latvian are derived from the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
Students can take basic LLC which will help with daily life in Lithuania. Students who plan to attend LLC at VGTU must mark the corresponding field on the general VGTU Application Form. The courses are free of charge and will be organized at a convenient time. Successful completion of the course is worth 3 ECTS credits.
Alternatively, students can attend the Erasmus Intensive Lithuanian Language Course organized before autumn term and spring term. The courses will provide basic language skills as well as an overview of the social, cultural, political and economic situation of Lithuania.
For more information, please visit www.smpf.lt/index.php?id=1562
Other information related to studies in Lithuania.
 
Admission Requirements
Step 1
The student must be enrolled at an institution of higher education in the home country and be selected by the home institution to study at VGTU within exhange programme.
Step 2
The home institution coordinator must inform the VGTU International Relations Office by email or fax that the student has been selected to study at VGTU within exchange programme.
Step 3
The student must complete the online Application Form, and send the Learning Agreement and Transcript of Records by fax or email AND by post to the VGTU International Relations Office.
Step 4
The VGTU International Relations Office must send a signed Learning Agreement and official invitation letter to the International Relations Office of the home institution.
 
For accommodation and other useful information please visit.


Interviews from our incoming exchange students:
Fábio Cristiano Martins
Dear Students,
We invite you to participate in the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) placement programme where many opportunities await you.
We look forward to assisting you as you pursue a placement with a Lithuanian company or with one of the following University faculties!
If you would like to get a list of proposals for Spring 2014, please contact Justina Pluktaitė justina.pluktaite@vgtu.lt .
 ***Each applicant can apply for one position only***
 Application Package before selection procedure:
  1. Application Form;
  2. Curriculum Vitae - Europass.
  3. Transcript of Records (in English) Certified By Your Home Institution (completed academic credits and English language scores)(http://senas.vgtu.lt/upload/urd/akademinis_israsas_incoming.doc) ;
  4. Copy of your passport or ID (must be valid for at least 3 months after the conclusion of your placement in Lithuania)
And other documents, if the company/organization requires.
 All documents must be completed electronically, signed and stamped, as required. The application package (pdf format) must be sent to the VGTU International Relations Office by email. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted.
Please note: we require a minimum of 1 month to process your application package and to explore possible placement for you.
The VGTU International Relations Office or a Lithuanian company will contact you by email with the final decision in the form of either an invitation letter or a refusal letter.
Application documents after selection procedure, ONLY if the candidature will be confirmed by the host company:
- Confirmation of Placement Nomination From Your Home Institution (including information about period of placement and scholarship).
- training agreement (VGTU form).

All documents must be completed electronically, signed and stamped, as required. The application package must be sent to the VGTU International Relations Office both by post.
We hope to hear from you soon and look forward to working with you!
Justina Pluktaitė
Manager of LLP/Erasmus placements
Sauletekio av. 11, room - 517, LT-10223 Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone00 370 5 237 0692, Fax 00 370 5 270 0112,   E-mail: justina.pluktaite@vgtu.lt


Student's impression after Erasmus placement in Lithuania:

2011 -  Sergei from Virumaa College of Tallinn University of Technology (in Russian)
BACKIS @ VGTU
BACKIS is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project funded by the European Commission with the goal to facilitate mobility between universities from Caucasia Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and Ukraine to European Universities of the Project consortium including the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU).
The academic and administrative staff of VGTU is looking forward to working with the participants of the BACKIS Project!
For more information on the Project please visit the Project website
Please note that the application procedure must be carried out through the Project website until the 2nd of March 2014. The application form can be accessed on the Project website.
In the frames of the Project VGTU welcomes:
-          Bachelor and Master degree students in various fields of engineering, social sciences and arts. For a complete list of study programmes taught in ENGLISH please follow the link.
-          Doctoral students and Post-doctoral scholars who would like to carry out research in one of the research fields of VGTU. For more information on research possibilities at VGTU please visit the Project offer page or following website: http://mokslas.vgtu.lt/en/doctoral-studies/. You can also contact Justina Pluktaite (jusitna.pluktaite@vgtu.lt) for more details.
-          Academic and/or Administrative staff members who would like to carry out a staff training in various academic and administrative fields.
Please note that the language of instruction and communication is English. Applicants should present the English language certificate confirming their knowledge of the English language. A confirmation form the home institution stating the amount of English language training and received grades is sufficient. All applicants must possess English language skills corresponding to the B2 level.
If you have questions regarding your application please contact Justina Pluktaite justina.pluktaite@vgtu.lt (International Relations Office of VGTU).
 
Doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and academic/administrative staff members who need invitation letter from VGTU are invited to submit a CV and work proposal/research area of interest in English to the International Relations Office at VGTU. The documents are to be sent via e-mail to Justina Pluktaite at justina.pluktaite@vgtu.lt (International Relations Office of VGTU).
Once your documents are received we shall look into the possibility of matching your set objectives with the capacities available at VGTU and provide you the answer via e-mail. You will then be able to proceed with your application documents according to the BACKIS project requirements. Please note: the consideration of your documents may take up to 10 days.
Bachelor and Master degree students should follow the procedures outlined on the project website.
For more information on your exchange period and facilities at VGTU please you can find in useful information.  
We look forward to welcoming you in Vilnius and VGTU, 
Staff of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
The PANACEA Project
 PANACEA is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project funded by the European Commission with the goal to create European and Asian Network for Sharing Cooperation on Environment and Health and facilitate knowledge exchange through mobility.  The Project supports mobility from consortium universities and countries (Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Mongolia, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, North Korea) to Project partner universities in the EU, including the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
 The academic and administrative staff of VGTU is looking forward to working with the participants of the PANACEA Project!
For more information on the Project please visit the Project website
 Please note that the application procedure must be carried out through the Project website until the 15th of February 2013. The application form can be accessed on the Project website.
 In the frames of the Project VGTU welcomes:
-          Master degree students in the area of Environmental technology and Ecology and other fields as well as bachelor degree students in various fields of engineering, social sciences and arts. For a complete list of study programmes taught in ENGLISH please follow the link.
-          Doctoral students and Post-doctoral scholars who would like to carry out research in one of the research fields of VGTU. For more information on research possibilities at VGTU please visit the following website: http://mokslas.vgtu.lt/en/doctoral-studies/. Please note that priority shall be given to fields related to Environmental protection, environmental technologies, Clean Production.     
-          Academic and/or Administrative staff members who would like to carry out a staff training visit in various academic and administrative fields.
 Please note that the language of instruction and communication is English. Applicants should present the English language certificate confirming their knowledge of the English language. A confirmation form the home institution stating the amount of English language training and received grades is sufficient. All applicants must possess English language skills corresponding to the B2 level.
 If you have questions regarding your application please contact Renata Vėbrienė renata.vebriene@vgtu.lt (International Relations Office of VGTU).
 Doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and academic/administrative staff members who need invitation letter from VGTU are invited to submit a CV and work proposal/research area of interest in English to the International Relations Office at VGTU. The documents are to be sent via e-mail to Renata Vėbrienė at renata.vebriene@vgtu.lt (International Relations Office of VGTU).
 Once your documents are received we shall look into the possibility of matching your set objectives with the capacities available at VGTU and provide you the answer via e-mail. You will then be able to proceed with your application documents according to the BACKIS project requirements. Please note: the consideration of your documents may take up to 10 days.
 Bachelor and Master degree students should follow the procedures outlined on the project website.
 For more information on your exchange period and facilities at VGTU please you can find in useful information.  
We look forward to welcoming you in Vilnius and VGTU, 
Staff of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
VGTU scholarship for studies at non-EU universities
All VGTU students have opportunity to apply for university's scholarship for studies at one of non-EU universities based on bilateral agreement.

Required documents:
  • Application form
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Transcript of records
  • Recommendation letter (not necessary)

Application deadline: end of february. 
All documents should be provided to International Relations Office - Sauletekis al. 11, Central building, room 517.

Contact person:
Justina Pluktaite
International Programmes Manager
justina.pluktaite@vgtu.lt
+370 5274 4958
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