Vilnius Business College is an accredited higher education institution that provides bachelor’s degree in the fields of social sciences, physical sciences and humanities.
The College has professional teachers from Lithuania and abroad, many of which are practitioners. All of the teachers have a master’s degree; while some of them have doctor’s degree in their study area and are Assoc. Professors.
Modern and famous for its unique design, Vilnius Business College offers seven study programmes taught in a foreign language (3-year full-time, 4-year part-time studies):
- Business Management and Marketing (taught in English and Russian/English)
- Hospitality and Event Management (taught in English and Russian/English)
- Transport Business Management (taught in Russian)
- Applied English Language (taught in Russian/English)
- Media and Computer Games (taught in English)
- Mobile Technologies and Security (taught in English)
- Programming and Internet Technologies (taught in English)
Vilnius Business College is No. 1 in the 2014 Lithuanian non-state college rankings, receiving highest points in one of the most important criteria of the rankings "added value of alumni and assessment of employers". This once again confirms that VBC students are in a very high demand in the labor market. Some of the graduates create and develop their own business and the others continue their studies in local and foreign universities or colleges.
Our motto – individual attention to everyone. Groups are small, so individual communication with lecturer is guaranteed. The College has computer classes, library, modern e-learning environment, simulation games and wireless internet. Alongside English and Russian languages, we also offer to study German, Spanish, French, Swedish or even Chinese language at our College!
Communication and International Office of Vilnius Business College has developed a wide network of foreign partners, which helps to promote College‘s name in international education market. The college is actively involved in international projects, exchange programs, international science and research activities.
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Political system: Republic
Capital city: Vilnius
Total area: 65 000 km²
Population: 3.3 million
Official EU language: Lithuanian
Lithuania is the southernmost of the three Baltic states – and the largest and most populous of them. Lithuania was the first occupied Soviet republic to break free from the Soviet Union and restore its sovereignty via the declaration of independence on 11 March 1990.
The Lithuanian landscape is predominantly flat, with a few low hills in the western uplands and eastern highlands. The highest point is Aukštasis at 294 metres. Lithuania has 758 rivers, more than 2 800 lakes and 99 km of the Baltic Sea coastline, which are mostly devoted to recreation and nature preservation. Forests cover just over 30% of the country.
Some 84% of the population are ethnic Lithuanians. The two largest minorities are Poles, who account for just over 6% of the population, and Russians, who make up just over 5%. The Lithuanian language belongs to the family of Indo-European languages.
The capital, Vilnius, is a picturesque city on the banks of the rivers Neris and Vilnia, and the architecture within the old part of the city is some of Eastern Europe’s finest. Vilnius university, founded in 1579, is a renaissance style complex with countless inner courtyards, forming a city within the city.
The Lithuanian president is elected directly for a five-year term and is active principally in foreign and security policy. The unicameralLithuanian Parliament, the Seimas , has 141 members.
Lithuania’s most famous culinary export is perhaps cold beet soup. Potatoes also make a regular appearance on menus, popular dishes being potato pancakes and Cepelinai – potato dumplings stuffed with meat, curd cheese or mushrooms.
Professional qualifications acquired in Lithuania are recognized abroad. Besides, our country has signed agreements on academic exchanges with 16 countries around the world. Each year over 1,000 students and teachers leave for studies or internships abroad.
Public schools of higher education use Lithuanian as a language of instruction, but other languages are also possible if a curriculum is linked to another language or if classes are held by foreign teachers, or if studies are carried out under study programs for foreigners or in case of academic exchanges.
Lithuania benefits from its position in Northern Europe as a trading hub. Since its adhesion to the Europe, the market place is growing up quickly and offer great opportunities in the Capital, Vilnius. Technology and engineering are some of the most fruitful career choices in the country.
Lithuania has many historic sites and is full of culture. If you want further information on accommodation visit http://www.metroroommates.com/state_rentals/lithuania_rentals.asp. Alternatively view the accommodation provided by the university you choose to study.
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