Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Kaunas, Lithuania
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, develop a healthy and educated society and, through this activity, stimulate economic and cultural prosperity of the country, competitiveness of economic activity and social unity, despite gender, race, political and religious beliefs, nationality and citizenship of the employees, students and auditors.

About

History

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.

Research

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.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (2)

Services

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

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.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Other Degrees