For the autumn semester or full academic year:
1 April – 1 June
For the spring semester:
1 September – 1 November
The application is available through this link: http://lsmu-exchange.dreamapply.com/
2. Learning agreement:
Erasmus+ exchange students coming to LSMU FOR STUDIES must use the Online Learning Agreement (OLA). You fill out your OLA and sign it online. Prepare your OLA after you have completed your online application and you have received feedback from the LSMU Erasmus+ coordinator about your study course selection.
Your home university will automatically receive a notification by e-mail to sign your OLA once you have signed it.
LSMU will automatically receive a notification by e-mail to sign your OLA once your home university has signed it.
Once LSMU has signed it, your OLA is complete.
(Academic calendar, contact persons at IO, Academic Coordinators at the Faculties, application deadlines, accommodation, visas and immigration procedures, health insurance, welcome day, student mentors, etc.)
3. Transcript of Records of your previous study results
4. English language certificate (LSMU does not require to provide the evidence of internationally recognised English language certificates (TOEFL, IELTS etc.). A certificate stating the sufficient English language skills equal to the B1 CEFR-level, issued by the language department of the sending institution, may be submitted as an acceptable proof of language proficiency.
Make sure that all your forms are signed by you and the responsible persons of your university.
When your online application is completed and conditionally accepted, we will ask departmental coordinators at the faculties to check and sign the documents.
If the faculty agrees with and signs your forms, we will send a scanned version of the Learning Agreement and Letter of Acceptance by e-mail. It may take up to 5 weeks.
Health Insurance is obligatory for international students at LSMU. There are two types of health insurance recognized in Lithuanian health care institutions:
- European Health Insurance Card
- Private health insurance
The insurance shall be valid throughout the entire period of the study period and cover any expenses that might arise in connection with repatriation for medical reasons, urgent medical attention, emergency hospital treatment or death during the stay.
Your national Student Card is unrecognizable in Lithuania. In order to get students’ discounts, you should get an ISIC (International Student Identity Card).
If you are leaving to study or perform your practice abroad soon, please ensure there is enough time to deliver your card before you leave. Ordering your card online takes 3-4 weeks for delivery depending on the postal system in your country.
Alternatively, if you have limited time, you can order your card in Kaunas. You need to bring a certificate which proves your studies at LSMU with you. Please ask your coordinator at the international office to issue this document.
The card costs 9 EUR.
Learn more: http://www.isic.lt/en/
The ESNcard is the membership card of ESN which means that you can access to all the services offered by the ESN and its partners.
With the ESNcard, you will enjoy thousands of discounts (housing, sports, food, bars, etc.) all over Europe. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to participate in thousands of events (trips, cultural events, sports activities and parties) all year long.
The aim of the ESNcard is to support and give opportunities to international students during and after their exchange.
The card costs 7 EUR.
Learn more: http://esn.org/esncard
Visa and Temporary Residence Permit
- For EU citizens
If your stay in Lithuania is planned for 3 months or more in a half of the year, you must apply for the residence permit confirming your right to reside in the Republic of Lithuania.
Documents to be submitted:
Passport or identity card
Document confirming that you have been enrolled as a student at LSMU (will be issued by our institution)
For more information, please visit this link: http://www.migracija.lt/index.php?-183073642
- Non-EU citizens
Students coming from any other country than the EU Member State shall apply for the visa. 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.
Please consult the following link for more information: http://www.migracija.lt/index.php?-237863922