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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 16 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Lithuania.

Academic year: September 1 – June 15

Major school holidays/break: December 24 – January 5

Major exam period:

  • December 15 – February 20
  • June 1 – July 1


Nine years of English language classes are required for all Lithuanian high school students, as well as an additional year for university students. 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years

The language of instruction in universities: Lithuanian and English

Degrees offered: Profesinis Bakalauras (Professional Degree) Bakalauras (Bachelor's) Magistras (Master's) Moksl Daktaras (Ph.D.)