Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania is a government institution. The main goals and objectives of the Ministry are to implement the national system of formal and non-formal education which secures social attitudes in favor of education and creates conditions for lifelong learning in a changing democratic society as well as to implement the state policy of science and studies, as well as sports. 

Lithuanian Centre of Non-formal Youth Education

The Centre is a place of a successful combining both – traditions and innovations. It propose a wide spectrum of training and education services aimed to help every child in his aspirations as well as to support teachers and education institutions in general.  The Centre organises more than 400 local and international events, such as technical sports contests, exhibitions, festivals, seminars, Olympiads and other competitions, various projects annually.

Vilnius University

Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranked 458th in the world, according to QS World University Rankings 2019. 

More than 20,000 students are currently studying over 70 bachelor and 100 master’s degree programs, with PhD studies offered in 29 academic areas. Academics at Vilnius University are making important contributions to global research in a wide range of fields, from laser physics to linguistics and biochemistry. 

Vilnius University offers studies in all three cycles: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate in the fields of humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, biomedicine and technologies.

Based at the centre of Europe Lithuania’s capital Vilnius entails world-class ICT infrastructure, rapidly growing businesses, multilingual community and very rich cultural life.

Faculty of Physics

Vilnius University Faculty of Physics is a leading centre of Physics studies and research in Lithuania offering study programmes in all three cycles: undergraduate (Physics, Technology and Engineering, including Light Engineering courses in English), graduate (4 study programs in Lithuanian or English) and PhD studies. 

Fundamental and applied research activities with a wide range of scientific collaborations are concentrated in 6 scientific institutes: Chemical Physics, Laser Research Centre, Photonics and Nanotechnology, Applied Electrodynamics and Telecommunications, Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, and Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics Centre promoting collaboration with CERN. Faculty of Physics has excellent assessments for research quality, infrastructure and potential with an emphasis on ultrafast laser technologies, solid state lighting, optical characterisation and wide range of condensed matter activities. 

More than 600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from participation in scientific research in the fields of contemporary physics and technology. Our graduates have established high-tech spin-off companies and have taken leading positions in businesses that remain competitive and successful over many years.