Lithuanian Language and Culture Courses for foreigners of Lithuanian origin

The candidate must meet one of the two criteria below:

  • be an active member of the Lithuanian community abroad
  • be a student, lecturer or researcher of a higher education and research institution of the particular country

All candidates must:

  • Be of Lithuanian language proficiency no higher than C1.
  • Candidates can only take advantage of the scholarship for the maximum of 3 times in total. Those who apply to participate for the fourth time will not be considered.

Documents to be uploaded with your application.

  • One recommendation letter from Lithuanian community abroad, institution of Lithuanian education or foreign HEI added to the application form as an attachment using this template form. Applications with other formats of recommendation submitted shall be automatically rejected.
  • Confirmation about formal or informal studies of Lithuanian language, history or culture in case the candidate indicates he or she attends such studies (extra points for priority will be given only for those who provide a document proving that the said requirement is met).


    Will you be in Lithuania at the time of the courses?
    YesNoNot sure yet

    If you are going to be in Lithuania at the time of the courses, would you be interested to have some contact activities at the university?

    Choose study location:

    If the quota of students in the particular study location (Vilnius or Kaunas) is filled, I agree to take an available spot in another VMU location (Vilnius or Kaunas):

    I agree that if due to the external circumstances contact courses are not available, I will participate in online courses (with some contact meetings taking place if they are possible):

    FemaleMalePrefer not to say

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    If "Yes": please, specify:

    Files must have different names.

    1. All information in the application forms that will be submitted by you is true;
    2. By submitting the application you are expressing written consent that your personal data therein will be managed by Vytautas Magnus University and Švietimo mainų paramos fondas (Education Exchanges Support Foundation) for evaluation and administration purposes in accordance with the Law of Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Lithuania and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) of 27th of April, 2016, and not exceeding 10 years after the submission of the application. The duration may alter upon change of the law;
    3. By submitting the application you are expressing written consent that in case of acceptance your personal data will be processed by Vytautas Magnus University.
    4. You have reached an oral agreement with the contact persons whose contacts you add to your applications to use their information for administration of this application.


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