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Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

The main mission of the University is to create, accumulate, systematise and spread scientific knowledge and the newest achievements of studies and science, teach and develop a creative, honest, initiative-showing, educated, independent and enterprising personality, foster democracy and welfare.

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)



On 30 June 2010, the Seimas (Parliament) of the Republic of Lithuania passed a resolution to merge Kaunas University of Medicine (KMU) and the Lithuanian Veterinary Academy (LVA). Now LSMU is the biggest institution of higher education for biomedical sciences in Lithuania, continuing the best traditions of KMU and LVA.


Neuroscience Institute - Main areas of research:

  • Molecular, cellular and clinical studies of the brain and peripheral nervous system to determine how they function in health and disease;
  • Biochemical, biophysical, physiological, genetic and other aspects of neuronal functions
Institute of Endocrinology - Main areas of research:
  • Studies of the hormonal regulatory system in endocrinological disorders;
  • Registration of individuals with diabetes; the study of the influence of the immune system, genetics and the environment on the etiology, prevention and course of treatment of the disease;
  • Studies of endocrinological causes of infertility.

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Library services

The Library and Information Centre of the University is one of the most modern libraries in the EU, which is a member of the Association of European Research Libraries, LIBER, the main network for research libraries in Europe. LSMU Library:

  • The fund of documents of Library and Information Centre: physical units – 619 194, the titles – 200 264
  • Topic of Medicine and Biology – 80%


Accreditation of higher education study programmes was started in 2001. The order of accreditation is set by Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania. Study programmes are certificated by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The lecturers are young and supportive, they are looking forward to see motivated and enthusiastic students. Being iniciative and motivated gives You a lot. University gives a freedom to develop your personality, interests and everything best of You. The scientific projects involving students, should be improved. The expierence was great!

Cold weather
Emma Gonzales mourier rated 3 out of 5 stars

Good but hard to live there

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

They should be prepared to go to every clases because the professors take assisrant everyday even if they speak lithuanian Sometimes the schedule is not followed

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