Academic Programs Abroad

Lithuania-̶̶̶ ISEP

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Location

The Republic of Lithuania lies on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea and is the southernmost and the largest country of the three Baltic States. Vilnius has always been a lively city with people from all the different nationalities and cultures who have lived here and created a colorful city mosaic.

Vilnius

·        Vilnius University

 

Host Program Website

For general information:   ISEP-Lithuania

Country specific information: Handbook

PROGRAM DETAILS

Academic Calendar

Approximate dates are as follow:

Academic Year: Late August to late June

Fall Semester: Early September to late January

Spring Semester: Early February to late June

For specific date information please visit the ISEP website or come into the ISU Academic Programs Abroad Office.


Accommodations

·        Vilnius University

Students are housed in double rooms in one of the international students' dormitories. Accommodation at Vilnius University international dormitories is available only for Vilnius University students so married student housing is not available, exception can be made only for doctoral students but extra payment that will have to be covered by the student himself/herself should also be foreseen. A refundable housing deposit is required. Depending on the geographical location of the faculty as well as traffic cause the trip from the dormitory to the faculties may take from 20 to 40 minutes by public transport. Dormitories are equipped with kitchen. ISEP students will receive a stipend for their meals.


ADMISSION & PREPARATION

Eligibility Requirements

These programs are open to undergraduate students in good standing with a minimum GPA of 2.75.


Deadlines

For priority consideration, applications for Fall should be received before February 1, Spring before September 1, and Summer before May 1. Rolling admissions are considered for ISEP-Direct.


Financial Information

All students’ financial aid can be used for study abroad.  Direct costs (tuition, room and board), airfare, local transportation, and personal spending money are all included to calculate you aid package.  Once your need is determined you may become eligible for additional federal grants or loans to help cover study abroad costs.

There are also scholarships available for studying abroad. For more information regarding the application materials please visit the links below.

ISU Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship

Scholarship Application

Application Deadlines:   Spring - October 28; Summer or Fall - March 30


Application Process

Early application is advised. Selection for the program is based on a review of the student's written application, transcripts, recommendations and completion of the ISU consultation process.

Complete the ISEP online application, which includes the following:

  • · Official University Transcript
  • · Academic References: Two for semester and one for summer
  • · Academic References Personal Statement (Essay 300-500 words)

Click here to get started:

How to Apply

ISEP – Exchange and Direct

To apply for an ISEP Exchange Program a fee of $360 is required at the time of application. This fee is non-refundable unless ISEP is unable to place the applicant, in which case $50 of this fee is retained.

To apply for an ISEP Direct Program (semester and/or summer) a non-refundable application fee of $60 is due at the time of application.  In addition to the fee, a $500 program deposit is also due at the time of application.


Visa Information

Students need a passport which will be valid for at least six months beyond the last day of studies.

All students should apply for or renew (if necessary) their U.S. (or other) passports as soon as possible. Passport Information

It is the responsibility of the student to obtain the most up-to-date information regarding Visa requirements. Click Here to find out what is required for study abroad!


Orientations

All study abroad participants must fulfill the required study abroad orientation process.

The orientations will cover administrative logistics, travel, health, safety, conduct, housing and cultural adjustment and whenever possible involve discussions with past participants. More information regarding the orientation process will be emailed to students.

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