About us

Vilniaus kolegija/University of Applied Sciences

Vilniaus kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (VIKO) is the largest accredited higher professional education institution in Lithuania. It provides higher professional education in the sectors of Tourism, Business, Information Technologies, Electronics, Pedagogical Education, Economy, Health Care, Agriculture and Arts.

Founded in 2000, now VIKO has more than 7100 students (Oct. 2013), who study here under 42 study programmes in 7 faculties: Electronics and Informatics, Economics, Business Management, Health Care, Pedagogic, Arts and Creative Technologies and Agro-technologies. The duration of full-time studies are 3, 3,5 or 4 years and extramural – 4 or 4,5 years. Apart from basic studies short-time refresher courses are offered. Every year the study programmes are being revised to respond to current social and economic requirements of labour market, the society needs.

In 2006 the reform of the Law of Higher Education resulted in the introduction of Professional Bachelor Degree.

VIKO seeks to equip study process with modern training technologies via participation in international projects and cooperation with organizations and enterprises. Close contacts with social partners, universities and fruitful international cooperation enable VIKO to meet the labour market needs. Vilniaus kolegija/University of Applied Sciences is the member of EURASHE, SPACE, ENPHE, UASNET, CDIO, AEC, COMENIUS, VETNNET international associations.

Students interests are represented by the Students’ council.

We wish to express our gratitude to all young people for choosing our institution as their Alma Mater. We are sure that this is the way for our graduates to success. Vilniaus kolegija/University of Applied Sciences is a good choice!