Lithuanian studies at Vytautas Magnus University are designed for those who are not only interested in Lithuanian language, history and culture but also seek to make Lithuania a part of their life project – whether short or long term.
It can be studied as a separate program for one whole year or as individual courses. Students can mix and mach courses according to their needs and acquire knowledge and skills that are necessary to complete their personal study programs or pursue their personal vocation.
→ If a deeper understanding of Lithuania‘s true essence is what you are looking for, Lithuanian studies may help you find some answers, discover your roots perhaps and make it possible to even go one step forward in choosing other programs at Vytautas Magnus University.
→ If you have just graduated at your home school and still don’t know what to do next or if you are having a gap year because you are not sure about your future plans, immersing yourself in a study program that focuses on the understanding and cognitive experience of (probably) completely different language, history and culture may clear your head and give you a chance to relax a bit.
Consider this a year of practical experiences dedicated to learning one of the oldest languages in the world, discovering a culture that has its roots in Indo-European civilization and exploring a history that looks like a rollercoaster.
→ If you are of Lithuanian descent, you may find it refreshing not only to be in the land of your ancestors as a tourist but also to see this world through the eyes of the locals. This is how you can make your Lithuanian identity more tangible and grounded.