Tertiary education


Lithuania - Introduction

country: Lithuania

Higher education embraces: university level (undergraduate (Bachelor’s) and Master’s degree study programmes, specialized professional study programmes, integrated study programmes, doctoral, residency and post-graduate art study programmes), and undergraduate non-university study programmes. According to LEC, higher education (both, university and non-university) belongs to educational level 6 (according to ISCED 97, university higher education belongs to level 5A and nonuniversity higher education belongs to level 5B). Doctoral study programmes lead to advanced research qualification. Art post-graduate study programmes (Meno aspirantūra)are devoted to specialization of artists and residency is designed exclusively for the preparation of medical doctors in very specific areas or fields of medicine.

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Date: 2009

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