International Relations

The Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University is continuously developing international coopera­tion in scientific and academic fields. International relations of the Faculty of Medicine are expanding every year, with the growth of re­search, faculty and student exchanges, coop­eration with various international organizations such as the World Health Organization, the European Commission and UNESCO. The Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University is actively involved in the international ERASMUS exchange program and exchanges students and lecturers with foreign universities­ partners. This cooperation includes the largest educational institutions in the neighbouring countries – Poland (Bialystok, Lodz, Krakow, Poznan, Wroclaw, Warsaw), Germany (Frankfurt am Main, Kiel, Greifswald, Düsseldorf), Russia (Moscow, St. Peters ­ burg), Sweden (Göteborg, Lund, Linköping, Stockholm, Malmö), Austria (Vienna), Ukraine (Donetsk, Kharkov), France (Marseilles), Spain (Deusto), Sardinia (Cagliari), USA (Loyola, Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin, Houston) and other universities, institutes and research institutions. Cooperation agreements have been signed with many of them.

In 2007, the Faculty of Medicine of Vilnius University launched the five­ year Erasmus Mun­dus project financed by the European Commission, aimed at the implementation of the Joint European Master’s Programme “Sustainable Regional Health Systems”. The partners include the project leader and coordinator Vilnius University, University of Deusto (Spain), University of Verona (Italy) and University of Budapest (Hungary).

The Neuroscience Centre was established in collaboration with the Neuroscience Centre scientists from the University of Houston; its participants include also scientists from Medi­cal and Natural Sciences faculties of Vilnius University. The first international summer camp of young neuroscience researchers was organized in 2011.

Representatives of the Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine in:


Dr. Uri Rislik
Mrs. Michal Varmaz
Mr. Gilad Varmaz
59/2, Ha-Hagana, Herzelia
46325, Israel
Phone: +972-50-2411638 (Uri)
           +972-54-4890717 (Michal)
           +972-52-4484489 (Gilad)
Fax: 00972-737018058
E-mail: info [at] isramed4u [dot] co [dot] il


Outreach Education (for Medicine)
PO box 3531, Newcastle, ST55 9GG
Email: enquire [at] outreacheducation [dot] co [dot] uk
Tel: (UK North): +44(0)7535644136
Tel: (UK South): +44(0)7527167657


StudiMed GmbH
Universitätsstraße 5, 50937 Köln
Att: Hendrik Loll
Email:  hendrik [dot] loll [at] studimed [dot] de
Tel: +49 (0) 2 21 997 685 01


MediStart – Medizinstudium ohne NC
Mr. Adrian Kaiser
Neuer Wall 50, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
Email: info [at] medistart [dot] de
Telephone +49 (0)40 41343660