Courses

Creative Media Lab invites you to get hands-on experience and become acquainted with various contemporary media forms. In small teams, students will use professional filmmaking equipment to create a documentary short film. The groups will be constantly guided by experienced professionals.

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In the times of strong competition in the labour market, it is necessary to understand and learn how to create and manage a solid personal image in both real and digital world. Your real life and digital style, ethics, rules and tactics of private and public communication, and the ability to create networks will allow you to design a unique and outstanding brand which will not stay unnoticed.

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Today social media networks are becoming one of the main communication channels for most businesses. Thus it is important to learn and understand what is social media marketing and how you can use marketing principles in this medium to form a strategy, reach your target audience and communicate your message.

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The programme will consist of activities that introduce the social, economic, political, cultural and historical aspects of the Baltic Region, include various field trips and hands-on tasks as well as the final project from your selected field of interest. You will also learn some survival Lithuanian phrases, enjoy the treasures of Lithuanian and some unexpected disciplines to learn about the Region (remember the Singing Revolution? We are going to sing!).

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This course is a comprehensive overview of the key techniques in molecular biology mostly related to DNA analysis. The course covers the techniques of DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, PCR and restriction digestion. Upon completion of this course, the trainee will be able to extract genomic DNA from animal cells, perform agarose gel electrophoresis to analyse the DNA profile; amplify specific fragments of DNA using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique; perform restriction digestion experiments and visualise data obtained. School consists of lectures, practical exercises in laboratories and case studies seminars.

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The course introduces participants to field methods and data analysis and includes theoretical and practical lessons in both the field and lab. Participants will learn the latest techniques in field methodologies and will use the most recent analytical and instrumental tools. The course is especially suited to those interested in wetland ecology, and plant, avian and invertebrate biodiversity. During the entire course participants will stay at the territory of one of the national parks in Lithuania.

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The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate in English in everyday situations and to provide them with the relevant level of the English grammar. The course develops learners’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The form of studies includes lectures, self-study tasks and work in computer assisted language learning lab and virtual environment (video and audio input, interactive tests and exercises). Participants are also introduced to Lithuanian culture and contemporary lifestyle along with developing intercultural communication skills.

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The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate in English in everyday situations and to provide them with the relevant level of the English grammar. The course develops learners’ reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, improves their use of grammar and phonetics as well as enriches their lexical repertoire. The form of studies includes lectures, self-study tasks and work in in computer assisted language learning lab and virtual environment (video and audio input, discussions, interactive tests and exercises). Participants are also introduced to Lithuanian culture and contemporary lifestyle along with developing intercultural communication skills.

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The course provides students with the pre-intermediate (A2.1) level of four basic competences of English (writing, reading, speaking and listening) placing a special focus on communication and cross-cultural communicative skills. The form of studies is blended learning, including class interaction, self-study tasks, work in computer assisted language learning lab and in virtual learning environment. The course is designed to empower learners to use English in real-life situations by increasing their fluency, accuracy and effectiveness of language use at the relevant level along with boosting their self-confidence.

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The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate in German in simple everyday situations and to provide them with the basic knowledge of the German grammar corresponding to level A1.1. Students learn to read simple texts with the aid of dictionary and to produce their own written texts using simple language to communicate and practise pronunciation by completing exercises of phonetics. The form of studies includes lectures, self-study tasks, work in computer assisted language learning lab and in virtual learning environment (audio and video input, interactive tests and exercises). Participants are also introduced to Lithuanian culture and contemporary lifestyle along with developing intercultural communication skills.

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The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate in German in simple everyday situations and to provide them with the basic knowledge of the German grammar corresponding to level A1.2. Students learn to read simple texts and to produce their own written texts using simple language. They practise pronunciation and develop their fluency through phonetic exercises. The form of studies includes lectures, self-study tasks, work in computer assisted language learning lab and in virtual learning environment (audio and video input, discussions, interactive tests and exercises). Participants are also introduced to Lithuanian and German culture and develop intercultural communication skill

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The aim of this course is to enable students to communicate in German in everyday situations and to provide them with the relevant level of the German grammar. Students learn to read various texts and to produce their own written texts using relevant level of language. The form of studies includes lectures, self-study tasks, work in computer assisted language learning lab and in virtual learning environment (audio and video input, discussions, interactive tests and exercises). Participants are also introduced to Lithuanian and German culture and develop intercultural communication skills.

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Each summer, Vytautas Magnus University offers an intensive (4 weeks) Lithuanian Language and Culture Summer Course for people of all ages who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in Lithuanian. During the summer course students are offered a comprehensive programme consisting of Lithuanian language classes, lectures, workshops, discussions, movie evenings, sightseeing tours and excursions to learn the language and deepen the knowledge about the Lithuanian lifestyle and culture.

There are courses for all levels, from beginners to advanced learners. Qualified teachers and professors head the programme. Students who are not complete beginners will take a placement test on the first day of the course to determine their level of Lithuanian.

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It is a five-week internship programme which offers students with a possibility to do an internship at workplaces or institutions which are social partners of VMU, including Kaunas city municipality, medical institutions, museums and NGOs.

Internship placements for the students are provided based on their chosen fields including finance and economics, politics and international relations, medicine and social work, communication and public relations, marketing, advertising, IT, etc.

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A wide variety of practical lessons for young and advanced musicians, beginners will involve various disciplines including classical singing, jazz, accordion, piano, and strings.

Lessons will be tailored to each individual or group of individuals to cover auditions, development of instrumental or vocal techniques to reach certain musical expression.

The collaborative and constructive learning environment will be created to learn from music educators who will provide extensive and inspirational coaching with the feedback.

All the aspects of the participants’ performance will be improved in a friendly, creative and supportive environment.

The participants will learn to assess music performance as masterclass will provide an opportunity to understand and develop relevant criteria which the student in the audience can apply when assessing their own performances as well as when working with fellow musicians.

The masterclass will give the students an understanding of what the standards of the music profession are.  The masterclass leaders will demonstrate these standards through the demands and expectations they  communicate when assessing, coaching and providing feedback for the students. 2 Concerts in public space will be arranged. The final concert of all participants is the last activity of the masterclass.

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