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Application Procedure

Application to the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) for full-time degree studies

    Student’s Guide

This Guide is designed to assist students and recruiting agencies during the application process. We recommend you to read the Guide before starting your application for admission at LSMU. Applications for all study programmes in English shall be done online.

 

For your benefit:

 

  • No application fee applied for the first review of your application and feedback on eligibility;

  • Feedback to applicant within 72 hours from submission of application;

  • Three options available to sit an entrance examination of LSMU. For exemptions from the entrance test see NOTE 1 below;

  • Possibility to choose the most acceptable location to sit an entrance examination (your home country, neighbouring country or LSMU);

  • Results of the entrance examination are announced and eligible applicants are offered a study place at LSMU on the same day as the entrance examination.

NOTE 1: Applicants who are able to present the following education certificates with adequate grades in Biology and Chemistry could be exempted from the entrance test of LSMU:

 

Qualification

Grade

A levels‘ Certificate

A, A or A, B

International Baccalaureate Diploma

5 – 7

German Upper Secondary School Certificate - „Abitur Zeugnis“

11- 15 (points) or 1-2

Swedish Upper Secondary School Certificate - „Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola“, 2 level for Chemistry and Biology

New system: A, A or A, B Old system:

MVG, MVG or VG, MVG

Spanish Upper Secondary School Certificate – „Bachillerato + Prueba

de Acceso a la Universidad or the ‘Selectividad“

7 – 10

French Upper Secondary School Certificate – „Baccalaureat“

14 - 20

USA High School Diploma + Standardised Assessment Tests –„SAT

Subject Tests“in Biology and Chemistry or adequate.

550 - 800

 

Application Calendar

 

1 November

 

7 November

Beginning of online application period. All applicants shall apply at https://apply.lsmuni.lt and upload the copies of all required documents;

 

Consideration of applications begins;

2 January

Beginning of entrance examination period;

17 June

Application deadline. Online application system will be closed on 17 June 24:00;

1 July

Deadline to sit entrance examination.

 

Applicants are recommended to apply as early as possible. Applications completed after the deadline could be considered in case of academic place availability in a certain degree programme.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Step 1. CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT ON APPLICATION SYSTEM

 

Go to https://apply.lsmuni.lt and start with ‘Become an applicant’ or http://lsmuni.lt/en/ - ‘APPLY NOW!’ 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.

 

Step 2. FILL IN AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION ONLINE

 

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 text fields and to uploaded electronic copies of documents (see ‘Items to be uploaded’). Application system will check automatically 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.

 

Items to be uploaded (in an original language and with an authorized English translation):

 

  1. Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate authenticated by governmental institutions. If you are to graduate after the application deadline, please, provide an official letter including your most recent academic results. The letter shall be signed by school authorities;

     

  2. Transcripts of high school/senior secondary school courses proving successful completion of General Biology and General Chemistry courses;

    NOTE 2:(All education documents shall be provided in original language plus an authorized English translation)

    Education documents shall be legalized in the following way:

    If you acquired your education in the countries-members of the Hague 1961 Convention (e.g. Israel, India, the United States of America, Australia, Venezuela, etc.), you should present your education documents with an affixed Apostille.

    If you acquired your education in any other country (Lebanon, Jordan, Philippines, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, etc.), your education documents should be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the diplomatic mission or consular department of the country where education was acquired.

    Education certificates issued by the accredited institutions of secondary or high education in the countries listed below could be presented to the Admission Office of University without the legalization stamp – Apostille or Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

    • Member states of European Union (including United Kingdom);

    • EFTA countries;

    • Canada;

    • USA.

  3. Score Reports on the SAT Subject Tests in Chemistry and Biology, if available;

     

  4. Certificate proving the knowledge of English language; If you are not able to present any certificate proving the knowledge of English language (TOEFL, IELTS, B2 Level ‘Independent user’ by CEFR or adequate), you could be asked to take an English language test prepared by the University. It depends from your communication skills during the interview session. If applied, the test of English language will be given on the same day as the test in Biology/Chemistry.

     

  5. Brief CV;

     

  6. Motivation letter;

     

  7. Passport;

     

  8. Health certificate based on a complete medical examination;

     

  9. Passport-type photograph (white background).

 

Step 3. WAIT FOR THE UNIVERSITY’S FEEDBACK

 

Your submitted application will be reviewed and you will get a feedback within 72 hours after submission of the application. Feedback will be forwarded to your email or you may log in to your personal application form and check the feedback. Positive feedback means that you are eligible to continue application at LSMU and sit the entrance examination. If you are not eligible to continue application at LSMU, feedback will provide the reasons of ineligibility.

 

Step 4. PAY APPLICATION FEE

Once you have received a positive feedback, you are requested to continue application procedure and pay application fee 150 EUR (300 EUR if you apply to the higher year and validation of previously completed courses is needed). Application system of the University will issue the invoice for application fee payment.

Once the payment received, your application will be proceeded.

In case you didn’t received on-line 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

 

Step 5. CHOOSE THE OPTION FOR ADMISSION AT LSMU

 

Choose ONE from the following three options:

 

Option 1. To sit LSMU’s entrance examination during the application period, i.e., from January 2nd till July 1st. The schedule of entrance examinations outside the University is announced at https://lsmuni.lt/en/activities/degree-studies/admission/examsfairs-abroad/. You may also contact an officer who is in charge for the specific region (see list of contacts at the end of this document) or a local representative for the available dates and locations to sit the entrance examination. Entrance examination can be done at LSMU during the OPEN DAYS and the schedule is provided on the University’s website: https://www.lsmuni.lt/en/study-at-lsmu/degree-studies/lsmu-open-days/.

Option 2. To provide the Score Reports of SAT Subject Tests in Chemistry and Biology. If your score is 550 or above, you could be exempted from the entrance examination of LSMU. The University’s registration code at the College Board is 7210.

Go to Step 7.

 

Option 3.1. If you have successfully pursued studies in biomedical field at any other accredited university and were awarded a Bachelor Degree, you may skip the LSMU’s entrance examination. Courses completed during the previous studies, could be validated after the precise checking of curriculum.

Option 3.2. Other exemptions from the entrance test are provided in NOTE 1. Go to Step 7.

 

Step 6. IF YOU CHOOSE OPTION 1 – TO SIT LSMU’s ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

 

Entrance examination shall be completed until July 1st.

Entrance examination is composed of multiple-choice questions (MCQ) in Biology and Chemistry, 30 questions each. The applied curriculum is the same as used in senior secondary (high) schools. The structure of the test is similar to the SAT Subject Tests. If needed, the test of English language will be given after Biology and Chemistry test. The results of the entrance examination are announced on the same day. Based on the results of entrance examination, applicants are assigned to the following groups:

 

OFFER LETTER

Go to Step 7

CONDITIONAL OFFER LETTER

Follow the directions given by the admission officer and wait for status ‘OFFER LETTER’

WAITING LIST

No decision will be taken before 1 July. You are competing with other applicants according to the results of your entrance examination. As higher is your score as more chances you have to be enrolled. For more details please consult with admission officer.

NOT ELIGIBLE - FAILED

End of application process. Your knowledge is not sufficient to enter LSMU. We recommend you to improve your knowledge and try next year or search

for another university.

 

Step 7. OFFER LETTER (Options 1, 2, 3.1, 3.2)

If you completed the above-mentioned procedures successfully and received the Offer Letter to study at LSMU, please, CONSIDER THE TERMS PROVIDED HEREIN and inform the University if you accept the offer or not. In case of a positive answer, registration fee of 250 EUR shall be paid to the University’s account (see Offer Letter for the bank details). Status of the applicant will be changed into ACCEPTED after reception of registration fee payment.

Step 8. SIGN A STUDY CONTRACT AND PAY A DEPOSIT AND A FIRST-YEAR TUITION FEE

Study Contracts will be issued to all applicants who accepted University’s offer and paid registration fee 250 EUR. Applicant shall upload the copy of signed Study Contract to the personal file of online application system. Terms of the Contract require to pay a deposit of 1000 EUR (non-refundable) and first year tuition fee until the stated dates. If those fees are not paid until the deadline, applicant will be moved to the Waiting list.

Step 9. APPLY FOR A LITHUANIAN NATIONAL VISA (D) (IF APPLICABLE)

 

Depending on the citizenship you possess, the entrance visa could be required. Please, check the list of countries at http://keliauk.urm.lt/en/entry-to-lithuania the citizens of which need a visa 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 in case all the above-mentioned Steps are successfully completed. Application for a national visa (D) shall 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 at University legally.

Students will apply for the Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) during the first year of studies at University. In order to apply for the TRP, a student shall provide a legalized Police Clearance (Criminal Record) issued by the related authorities of residence country.

 

The following documents should be submitted for application of national visa D:

 

  1. Application Form;

  2. Valid passport;

  3. Mediation documents → University will issue these documents within 2 weeks after reception of first year tuition fee (Step 8);

  4. Documents certifying Student’s financial status;

  5. Health insurance policy;

  6. Visa application fee;

  7. Two passport-type photographs.

 

Step 10. WELCOME AT LSMU!

 

REGISTER FOR STUDIES during the August and come to the REGISTRATION WEEK AT LSMU.

Student shall choose online the date and time of final registration at University.

During the REGISTRATION WEEK, a student shall appear at University and present the originals of all available education documents, health certificate, two hard copies of signed Study Contract, passport-type photograph (white background).

During the REGISTRATION WEEK University’s representatives will provide you all necessary information about studies and timetables, and will describe the first steps of a fresher inside the University’s campus.image

 

If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact the country's representative or admission officer at LSMU:

 

Ms. Irina Semeško

E-mail: irina.semesko@lsmuni.lt Phone: +37037327300

Israel

Ms. Simona Černiauskienė

E-mail: simona.cerniauskiene@lsmuni.lt Phone: +370 37395801

Sweden, Norway

Ms. Jurgita Belickė

E-mail: jurgita.belicke@lsmuni.lt Phone: +37037361981

Germany

Ms. Agnė Jašauskaitė

E-mail: agne.jasauskaite@lsmuni.lt Phone: +37037395819

UK, Ireland

Ms Milda Mankelevičienė

E-mail: milda.mankeleviciene@lsmuni.lt Phone: +37037395811

India

Ms. Rūta Antanaitienė

Admission Officer

Spain and all other countries except the listed above

E-mail:

Phone:

fstudent@lsmuni.lt

+37037327259

 

Address: A. Mickevičiaus str. 9, Kaunas LT-44307, Lithuania Website: https://lsmuni.lt/en/ ; https://apply.lsmuni.lt