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Application Procedure

Application 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 for the first review of your application and feedback on eligibility;
  • Feedback 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 -
   “Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (AbiturZeugnis)”

13- 15 (points) or 1-2

   
   Swedish Upper Secondary School Certificate – “Examensbevis
   (Högskoleförberedande examen)”,
 level 1 and 2 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“

16 - 20

   USA High School Diploma + Standardised Assessment Tests –
   „SAT Subject Tests“ in Biology and Chemistry.

550 - 800

 

APPLICATION CALENDAR

   1 November

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

   7 November

   Consideration of applications begins

   2 January

   Period of Entrance examination starts

   15 June

   Application deadline. Online application system will be closed on 15 June 00:00

   1 July

   Deadline to sit entrance examination

Applicants are recommended to apply as early as possible. Applications submitted 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 THE 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 UP AND SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM 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 the 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
:

  1. Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate authenticated by the 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 the school authoritie
  2. Transcripts of high school/senior secondary school courses proving successful completion of General Biology and General Chemistry courses


    NOTE 2:
     All education certificates shall be provided in original language plus the authorized English translation, if necessary;
    Education documents shall be legalized in the following way:

    • If you acquired your education in the country-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
  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 will have to take an English language test prepared by the University. 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 or ID
  8. Health certificate based on a complete medical examination
  9. Passport-type photograph (white background) 

Step 3. WAIT FOR THE UNIVERSITY’S FEEDBACK

The 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. Application system of the University will automatically 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 HOW TO PROCEED WITH 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. Check for the schedule of entrance examinations outside the University at https://lsmuni.lt/en/activities/degree-studies/admission/examsfairs-abroad/. You may also contact the admission officer or a local representative for the available dates and locations to sit the entrance examination. Entrance examination could be done at LSMU during the OPEN DAYS (schedule is provided on the University’s website: https://www.lsmuni.lt/en/study-at-lsmu/degree-studies/lsmu-open-days/).

Go to Step 7.

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 THE LSMU’s ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Entrance examination shall be completed until July 1st.

Entrance examination is composed of a 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. 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 7OFFER 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, 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. Copy of the signed Study Contract shall be uploaded to the personal file of online application. Deposit of 1000 EUR (non-refundable) shall be paid till the stated deadline. First-year tuition fee shall be paid following the terms and conditions of the Study Contract.

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, student shall provide a legalized Police Clearance (Criminal Record) issued by the related authorities of the 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): one copy to student, another – to the Embassy of Lithuania
  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 students 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 freshmen inside the University’s campus.


If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact the admission officer at LSMU:

Ms. RŪTA ANTANAITIENĖ (Admission Officer)

E-mail: ruta.antanaitiene@lsmuni.lt

Phone: +37037327259, +37065290747

Address: A. Mickevičiaus str. 9, Kaunas LT-44307, Lithuania 

Website: https://lsmuni.lt/en/https://apply.lsmuni.lt