Postgraduate Studies

Information regarding the admission to the internship and residency studies of the Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University.

All postgraduate studies are in Lithuanian language.

Internship for Foreign Graduates

Application deadline: from 18 Jan until 22 January 2016.
Internship timeline: from 4 Feb until 18 May 2016.
Internship structure: gynaecology and obstetrics, child diseases, internal diseases and surgery. All four cycles are equivalent time duration (about 4x3,5 week).

Documents needed for application: medical school diploma recognized by Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, certificate of the Lithuanian knowledge (B1 level).

A high medical school diploma of applicant must be recognized by Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC).

According to the Lithuanian legislations all foreign applicants have to submit the proofs of their previous qualifications being recognized in Lithuania. The qualification documents have to be recognized by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education in Lithuania.

For more information, please contact: Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC). Address: A. Goštauto str. 12, LT-01108 Vilnius, Lithuania. Phone: +370 5 210 4772. E-mail: enicnaric [at] skvc [dot] lt. Information on Assessment of Qualifications in Lithuania: http://www.skvc.lt/en/content.asp?id=190. Please note the recognition of the qualification does not guarantee admission at Vilnius University. There are quotas for International applicants.

The knowledge of Lithuanian upon entrance should be equal to B1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

On 5 December 2015, 10.00 am, the Department of Lithuanian Studies of Vilnius University holds the examinations of Lithuanian language proficiency levels A1, A2, B1, B2, and C1. The speaking part of the level examination will be recorded. Sign up by filling out the on-line application form until 4 December 2015.

The dates for other examinations: 26 January 2016, 10 am, 19 March 2016, 10 am 28 May 2016, 1 October 2016

The level examination is priced at 43,44 EUR (150 litas). Payment is due upon arrival to the examination. 


Phone:  +370 5 2687214 +370 5 2687215 
Fax:  +370 5 2687214 

E-mail: lina [dot] vaskeviciene [at] flf [dot] vu [dot] lt; lit [dot] stud [at] flf [dot] vu [dot] lt

http://www.lsk.flf.vu.lt/en/department/testing/level-examinations/general-information/

Foreign graduates coming to Vilnius University under the internship are expected to cover tuition costs (about 1500 eur), which vary from internship studies duration.

Contact for admission:

Responsible for document admission –
Ms. Jūratė Jankevičienė, ph.: +370 5 239 8703, jurate [dot] jankeviciene [at] mf [dot] vu [dot] lt.
Address: 117 room, M. K. Čiurlionio g. 21/27, 03101, Vilnius

Responsible for internship places –
Ms. Jolanta Kalinauskienė, ph.: +370 5 2365318, rezidentura [at] santa [dot] lt.
Address: P121 room, Santariškių str. 2, 08661, Vilnius

Vice-Dean for postgraduate studies -
Mr. Vytautas Kasiulevičius, Ph.d. prof., ph.: +370 5 2365192, vytautas [dot] kasiulevicius [at] mf [dot] vu [dot] lt.
Address: P114 room, Santariškių str. 2, 08661, Vilnius

Residency studies for Foreign Graduates

Application time: from 1 June until 23 June.

Documents needed for application: medical school diploma recognized by Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, certificate of the Lithuanian knowledge (B2 level), doctor of medicine license issued State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health, certificate of the internship graduated in Vilnius University, The Lithuanian University of Health Sciences University or other certificate of the internship recognized by Ministry of Health of Lithuania.

A high medical school diploma of applicant must be recognized by Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC).

According to the Lithuanian legislations all foreign applicants have to submit the proofs of their previous qualifications being recognized in Lithuania. The qualification documents have to be recognized by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education in Lithuania.

For more information, please contact: Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC). Address: A. Goštauto str. 12, LT-01108 Vilnius, Lithuania. Phone: +370 5 210 4772. E-mail: enicnaric [at] skvc [dot] lt. Information on Assessment of Qualifications in Lithuania: http://www.skvc.lt/en/content.asp?id=190. Please note the recognition of the qualification does not guarantee admission at Vilnius University. There are quotas for International applicants.

The knowledge of Lithuanian upon entrance should be equal to B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

On 5 December 2015, 10.00 am, the Department of Lithuanian Studies of Vilnius University holds the examinations of Lithuanian language proficiency levels A1, A2, B1, B2, and C1. The speaking part of the level examination will be recorded. Sign up by filling out the on-line application form until 4 December 2015.

 

The dates for other examinations: 26 January 2016, 10 am, 19 March 2016, 10 am 28 May 2016, 1 October 2016

 The level examination is priced at 43,44 EUR (150 litas). Payment is due upon arrival to the examination. 


Phone:  +370 5 2687214 +370 5 2687215 
Fax:  +370 5 2687214 

E-mail: lina [dot] vaskeviciene [at] flf [dot] vu [dot] lt; lit [dot] stud [at] flf [dot] vu [dot] lt

http://www.lsk.flf.vu.lt/en/department/testing/level-examinations/general-information/

State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health is giving licenses for doctors for their medical practice according to The Law on Medical Practice of the Republic of Lithuania (No I-1555 of 25 September 1996), The order No V-396 of 27 May 2004 of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania „On the approval of the rules on licensing of medical practice“, The order No V-469 of 28 June 2004 of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania „On the approval of the list on types of professional qualifications of medical practice“ and other legislation. For more information, please contact: State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania (VASPVT). Address: Jeruzales str. 21; LT-08420 Vilnius Lithuania; Tel: +370 5 261 51 77; Internet: http://www.vaspvt.gov.lt; Email: vaspvt [at] vaspvt [dot] gov [dot] lt.

Foreign graduates coming to Vilnius University under the residency studies are expected to cover tuition costs (about 6000 eur per year).

Residency structure

Residency in medicine (further: residency) is a third cycle university studies in medicine, designed for the physicians seeking to acquire or to change the specialization of the professional qualification in medical practice. After the completion of studies the residents receive the residency certificates stating the professional qualification of either clinical specialist or general practitioner.

Residency in odontology is a third cycle university studies in dentistry, which lead the graduates to the certificates of professional qualification of an odontology specialist.

Residency in both medicine and odontology is full-time training, composed of theoretical courses and traineeships/practical placements. All rights and duties foreseen by the residency programme and regulations are applied. This training is arranged at the university, university hospital or institution chosen and accredited by the university.

The duration of residency study programmes is 3-6 years depending on the programme. A year of residency is equal to 40 national credits.

Residency studies are in Lithuanian language.

Vilnius University residency programmes:

  1. Internal diseases (5 years);

  2. Family medicine (3 years);

  3. Dietology (3 years);

  4. Physical medicine and rehabilitation (3 years);

  5. Obstetrics-gynaecology (4 years);

  6. Children diseases (4 years);

  7. Pediatric surgery (5 years);

  8. General surgery (5 years);

  9. Orthopaedics and traumatology (5 years);

  10. Anaesthesiology, reanimation and intensive care (4 years);

  11. Radiology (4 years);

  12. Otorhinolaryngology (3 years);

  13. Ophthalmology (3 years);

  14. Psychiatry (4 years);

  15. Laboratory medicine (4 years);

  16. Legal medicine (4 years);

  17. Pathology (4 years);

  18. Oral surgery (3 years);

  19. Orthodontics (3 years);

  20. Periodontology (3 years);

  21. Endodontology (3 years);

  22. Pediatric odontology (3 years);

  23. Prosthodontics (3 years);

  24. Alergology and clinical immunology (4 years);

  25. Dermatovenerology (4years);

  26. Endocrinology (4 years);

  27. Gastroenterology (4years);

  28. Hematology (4 years);

  29. Infectious diseases (4 years);

  30. Cardiology (4 years);

  31. Nephrology (4 years);

  32. Neurology (4 years);

  33. Pulmonology (4 years);

  34. Rheumathology (4 years);

  35. Clinical toxicology (3 years);

  36. Abdominal surgery (5 years);

  37. Vascular surgery (5 years);

  38. Maxillofacial surgery (4 years);

  39. Cardiac surgery (5 years);

  40. Urology (5 years);

  41. Neurosurgery (5 years);

  42. Plastic surgery (5 years);

  43. Thoracic surgery (5 years);

  44. Neonatology (5year);

  45. Pediatric reanimation and intensive care (6 years);

  46. Child cardiology (6 years);

  47. Child pulmonology (5years);

  48. Child hematology (5 years);

  49. Child endocrinology (5 years);

  50. Child nephrology (5 years);

  51. Child gastroenterology (5 years);

  52. Child neurology (6 years);

  53. Child and adolescent psychiatry (4 years);

  54. Genetics (4 years);

  55. Geriatrics (4 years);

  56. Oncology - chemotherapy (4 years);

  57. Oncology - radiotherapy (4 years);

  58. Sport medicine (3 years).

Further information may be obtained from the Department of Doctoral and Residency Studies, Vilnius University, 3 Universiteto St., LT-2734 Vilnius, Lithuania. Tel.: (3705) 2687093, 2687094.

Contact for admission:

Responsible for document admission –
Ms. Asta Gutauskienė, Ph.: +370 5 2687094, asta [dot] gutauskiene [at] cr [dot] vu [dot] lt.
Address: 352 room, Universiteto str. 3, LT-01513 Vilnius

Responsible for residency program –
Ms. Jolanta Kalinauskienė, Ph.: +370 5 2365318, rezidentura [at] santa [dot] lt.
Address: P121 Room, Santariškių str. 2, 08661, Vilnius

Vice-Dean for postgraduate studies -
Mr. Vytautas Kasiulevičius, Ph.d. prof. Ph.: +370 5 2365192, vytautas [dot] kasiulevicius [at] mf [dot] vu [dot] lt.
Address: P114 Room, Santariškių str. 2, 08661, Vilnius