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Gain a Professional Bachelor’s degree in 3 years while studying in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania! 
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At SMK College of Applied Sciences in Vilnius you will enjoy a vibrant city full of opportunities, a modern campus and its facilities, a strong international student community, and an ideal balance of theoretical and practical teachings by SMK lecturers-practitioners in order to prepare you for a successful career. This is a place for you to feel inspired and become the best version of yourself.


Admission process 2024

Fall semester 2024 admission starts on December 2.

Application deadlines:

  • July 1 - For Applicants from non-EU/EFTA Countries
  • August 10 - For Applicants from EU Countries

Application process:

  • Choose a study programme on our website www.smk.lt/en;
  • Submit your application to the online application system www.apply.smk.lt and pay the application fee;
  • You will be invited to participate in a motivational interview by SMK admission team;
  • The decision of the admission committee will be announced in 5 working days after the interview;
  • Upon acceptance, cover first-year tuition fee and you will receive the documents necessary to support your temporary residence permit application.

Study programmes 2024

We offer 14 international Bachelor’s programmes in Business and Public Management, Health Sciences, Arts, Computer Sciences and Social Sciences fields. Bachelor's Study Programmes in English available for 2024 Fall:


Marketing and Advertising
International Business
Tourism and Recreation
Finances and Investment Management
International Trade and Customs Logistics
Business Building and Management
Future Business and Artificial Intelligence
Sustainable Business and Green Technologies


General Practice Nursing
Aesthetic Cosmetology


Video Production and Media


Programming and Multimedia
Computer Games and Animation


Digital Communication

Certificate preparatory course:

English Foundation

Why SMK College of Applied Sciences?


Established in 1994, SMK is Lithuania’s largest private institution and is proud to have risen to the very top in Lithuanian private college rankings.

Our philosophy begins with recognizing the unique, special, and UNLIMITED POTENTIAL of every student. At SMK we will educate, encourage and empower our next generation.

SMK has created an ALTERNATIVE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING METHOD combining an ideal balance of theoretical and practical knowledge. Therefore, after graduation, every student is confident to start a successful career journey relying on their solid practical experience.

SMK facts:

30 Years of Experience

14 international study programmes in English

4500 Students

250 International Students

12 000 Alumni

120 International Partners from 35 Countries

92% Employability Rate after Graduation

65% of Teaching Staff are Practitioners Working in Outstanding Business Companies

Accredited by CQAHE under the Ministry of Education and Science

The SMK degree is recognized worldwide

Granted the ERASMUS Charter for Higher Education (ECHE)

⅕ students get employed in companies, where they did a traineeship

Why Vilnius, Lithuania?

Since 2004, Lithuania has been a part of the European Union, and we can boast that we have one of the fastest-growing economies and the highest number of educated people in the EU. Here you will find MODERN cities, beautiful nature, friendly people, and a SAFE and inspiring environment to be a student. Lithuania provides numerous opportunities to start your own business, work in small or medium-sized ventures, or join world-renowned international companies situated here. As an international student, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week in Lithuania.

Lithuanian and Vilnius facts:

  • Lithuania is the geographical center of Europe

  • One of the cheapest countries to live in the European Union

  • Lithuania is TOP 5 country in Europe with the happiest employees, according to MSPA Europe / Africa’s NHS survey, 2017

  • Since September, 2022,  all the students are allowed to work 40 hours per week, meaning, you can have a full time job when studying at SMK

  • Vilnius is TOP 6 city for the best work-life balance globally, according to OECD Better life index 2019

  • The most educated country in the EU - 94% of our population has a secondary or higher education degree

  • Ranked #1 among CEE regions in Green City Index

  • Ranked fastest public Wi-fi in the world (wired) in 2018

  • The language spoken in Lithuania is the oldest in the world

  • Fun fact: Vilnius is the only capital in the world that you can fly a hot air balloon over. Lithuania is #1 for the highest number of hot air balloons per person! 

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Vilnius is a booming economic hub with advanced technological companies, thus providing students with numerous educational and internship opportunities. Because of fast-growing modern buildings and having a UNESCO-protected old town, Vilnius exemplifies the perfect combination of the old and the new.

If you already know which study programme to apply to and which career path you would like to follow, apply NOW:




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