LSM University

About The Lithuanian University
MBBS / MD Medicine Degree Program
Odontology (Dentistry) Program
Pharmacy Degree Program
Bsc Nursing Bachelor Degree Programme
Bsc Occupational Therapy
B.sc Physiotherapy
Advanced Nursing Practice (MD)
Health Psychology
Clinical Health Psychology
Life Style Medicine(MD)
Management Of Public Health(MD)
Applied Public Health (MD)
About The Lithuanian University

About The Lithuanian University of Health and Sciences:

The Lithuanian University of Health and Science (LSMU) is one of the oldest and largest institutions of higher education in Lithuania, specialized in bio science and health care education. It’s a government university, top choice for medical education in Lithuania. Every academic year the numbers of students increasing. International students comes to study at LUHS/LSMU university from 70 countries, such as UK, Germany, Italy, Belgium, France, Norway, Finland, Poland, Lebanon, Latvia, Sweden, Israel, India, Kyrgyzstan etc. Around 17% of International students of total population of LSMU.  University will celebrate its 100 years anniversary in 2020.  The programmes offered by the university are taught in English since 1990. University started English taught programmes 30 year ago, globally recognized, accepted by EU, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and many other countries across the globe. 

LSMU/LUHS specialists in Medicine (MD Physician), Odontology  (Dentistry), Nursing/Advanced Nursing Practice, Pharmacy, Life Style Medicine, Public Health and Veterinary Medicine receive their degrees. LSMU was established as a merger between Kaunas University of Medicine and the Lithuanian Veterinary Academy. The university enjoys a long tradition of teaching and research, i.e., the first medical studies started in 1920. Today the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs and provides a wide platform for research and postgraduate programs and provides a wide platform for research and training in the field of biomedical sciences and participates in a number of projects coordinated by the World Health Organization and bilateral international projects.

Studies and scientific research at LSMU take place in 7 faculties (Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine) and 6 research institutes (Neuroscience Institute, Institute of Endocrinology, Institute of Cardiology, Institute of Psychophysiology and Rehabilitation, Institute of Animal Science, Veterinary Institute), as well as at the University’s Hospital ‘Kauno Klinikos’ (Kaunas Clinics) which is largest medical institution in Lithuania and one of the largest medical institution in Lithuania and one of the largest university hospitals in the Baltic states, and at the animal clinics, where strong academics tradition, experience, modern facilities and comfortable study environment are combined.

International Experience and Recognition:

LSMU is a member of the World Health Organization (WHO), where it fulfills the role of a collaboration centre for training and research in epidemiology as well as for prevention of cardiovascular and other chronic non-communicable diseases.

The study programs at LSMU meet university education standards applied in EU and graduates are eligible to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and the PLAB examination of the General Medical Council in the UK.

LSMU is collaborates with European, American and Asian universities for study and research purposes. The university is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI), also member of numerous international organizations such as the European Universities Association (EUA), Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE), Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN), Organization for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPHEUS), European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), World Veterinary Education.

Why Study Medicine in LSMU?

  1. LSMU offer an outstanding study experience for international students.
  2. Students gets exceptional learning environment, special focus on helping students to develop knowledge and skills which will enhance their career potential within.
  3. Academic Excellence, our passionate and enthusiastic lecturers, doctors excelled in teaching methodology with innovative teaching methods.
  4. Out student attach to high value of small groups of classes i.e. up to 10 students, in clinical courses.
  5. Students really enjoy many opportunities to work closely with internationally known faculty in variety of disciplines and research opportunities are offered in several departments.
  6. Clinical skills developed in the largest clinical hospital in the Baltic States
  7. Reputation for excellence of teaching and learning over 100 years, since 1920-2020.
  8. Multicultural Environment and student community: International students from 70 different countries make up nearly 17% the total student population at LSMU.
  9. Problem-based learning curriculum, which allows students to solve clinical cases, conduct research, discuss and present hypothetical theories, solution or recommendations
  10. Degree recognized across the globe, like USA, UK, Europe, Middle East, Ireland and all Asian countries.
  11. Possible to spend a semester or a year abroad with the ERASMUS + exchange prorgamme.
  12. Support system of students’ adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counseling
MBBS / MD Medicine Degree Program

The Duration: 6 years of program

Degree Awarded:  Master’s in Medicine (MD-Physician) taught in English since 1991.

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 12,500 Euros Per year

Structure of Programme:

 

First Year: Basic Sciences, Anatomy, Histology, Genetics, Physics, Chemistry

 

Second Year & Third Year: Integrated PBL modules, Reproduction and Inheritance, professional competence, Basics of Neurosciences, Immune Response and Infection, Respiration and Circulation, Metabolism and Homeostasis, Basics of Pre-Clinical Studies and Locomotion.

 

Fourth, Fifth and sixth years: Clinical Studies and Practice, Clinical Modules, Clinical Medicine Practice.

 

Career and Employability: We teach you the knowledge and skills that employers look for and provide you the extra support to help you on your career path. Provide health care services under the supervision of the physician specialists; apply for a licence to practice medicine. Provide emergency medical aid.

 

 

University Hospital: 

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital “Kauno Kilinikos” is the largest health care institution in Baltic States established in 1940. A unique environment to train highly qualified health science professionals was created as a result of the integration of clinical practices at Kauno Klinikos and Kaunas Clinical Hospital into the processes of study and research, The University’s academic and research staff are involved in clinical activities at these hospitals and also private health care services to general public.

Being the biggest multi-profile healthcare institution in Lithunia, Kauno Klinikos plays an important role within the national healthcare system. Kauno Klinikos serves as the major LSMU residency campus (accommodation over 1500 residency students) and as a provider of professional development training for healthcare specialists.

Most serious illnesses are diagnosed and treated, as well as complex examinations and surgeries are performed to help patients coming from all over Lithuania and neighboring countries.

 

University Hospital Facts and Figures:  The biggest healthcare institution in Baltic States, founded in 1940, providing high quality accessible medical services for patients Lithuania, EU and other countries. 1,30,000 out patients consultations every year, 94,000 / per year Hospital admissions, 65000 / per year surgical operations , 200 / per year continuing clinical and biomedical research studies, 90 / per year transplantations, 39 clinical departments, 4 affiliated hospitals, 9 intensive care and anesthesiology units, 14 diagnostic and interventional units. 2250 beds hospital and 22 rare disease management coordination centers. 14 00 Physicians, 2400 Nurses, 5800 students and more than 1000 residents and 7500 employees.

Odontology (Dentistry) Program

Duration: 5 years

Degree Awarded: Masters in Ontology

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 13500 Euros Per year

 

The Degree program of Odontology aims to education dentists capable of treating and diagnosing dental conditions, cooperating with other health care specialists in ensuring individual and public health.

 

Structure of the program :

First year and Second Year Study: Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Embryology, Biochemistry, Lithuanian language etc.

 

Third year to Fifth Year : Clinical Cardiology, Clinical Endodontics, Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery , Orthodontics, PRoclinical practice, Disease Clinical Practice , Clinical Practice of Odontology and Oral Mucosa, Practice, Paediatric Dentistry, Prosthetic Dentistry and Clinical.

 

 

Career Opportunities: Practice in Dentistry, Work in Public or Private Institutions conducting research in dentistry or other dentistry-related areas of health promotion; continue your education in PhD or Residency programmes.

Pharmacy Degree Program

 Duration:   5 years

Degree Awarded: Masters in Pharmacy

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 7,000 Euros Per year

 

 

The degree programme pharmacy trains highly qualifies pharmacy professionals by organising and providing modern university-level studies in Pharmacy, conducting relevant scientific research and providing efficient practical training.

 

Structure of the programme:

 

Years 1-2: Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Anatomy, Physiology and Patophysiology, Internal Diseases, the Lithuanian Language.

 

Years 3-5 : Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Botany and Pharmacognosy, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical care and Social Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacology, , Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Bio-pharmaceutics, Practical Training at Public and Private Pharmacies.

 

Career Opportunities: Be employed at pharmacies, pharmaceutical wholesale companies, companies of the pharmaceutical industry, agencies of international pharmaceutical companies, or laboratories engaged in pharmaceutical research; Engage in pharmaceutical activities and carry out scientific research; continue your education by entering in PhD programmes.

Bsc Nursing Bachelor Degree Programme

Duration: 4 years

 

Degree: Bachelor in Health Science

 

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 4,300 Euros Per year

 

Qualification: General Practice Nursing

Why Study Nursing: General practice nurses provides the quality care for the persons in need – healthy or sick, encounting patients’ experience and protecting patients’ carrying our nursing procedures, performing tests, managing health care documentation and ensuring patients’ bio psychosocial needs. Nurses are time – honoured and one of the most demanded professionals all over the world. 

 

Study Programme Summary: The study programme is implemented by the principle of modular training; theoretical subjects are combined with clinical practice. You will study humanitarian, social and biomedical sciences, health care fundamentals, human anatomy, and physiology and genetics, Pharmacology, nursing techniques, nursing models, nursing of the patience in all age groups and different diseases, leadership etc. Clinical nursing practice is performed annually and consists of more than 2300 bedsides ours.

 

Careers and Employability: After completion of this course you will be able to work as a general practice nurse in public and private health care institutions of all health care levels: hospitals, health care clinics, institutions for children, nursing homes and home care.

Bsc Occupational Therapy

Duration: 4 years

 

Degree:  Bachelor in Health Science

 

Qualification: Occupational Therapy:

 

Why study occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy is an art of science enabling engagement in everyday living through occupation; as well as enable people to take steps that improve health and well being so that all people may participate to their full potential in daily life despite their illness or injuries.

 

Further Studies: After completion of occupational therapy study programme, there is possibility to continue studies in the biomedical sciences Master’s and PhD studies.

 

 

Occupational therapists work with patients who have experienced trauma, are suffering from acquired or congenital diseases, and help them to recover or develop skills needed for the activities of daily life including self care, leisure, independent living and work.

 

The study programme is unique since education process is based on Practical Based Learning (PBL) method, PBL together with lectures; literature analysis helps student gain a deeper inside into the subjects they are learning, it is an opportunity to put theoretical knowledge into practice. Students work in groups with tutors and try to solve real life problems and situations.

 

Study Programme Summary: In the first year of study the future occupational therapists study general educational subjects: Philosophy, ethics, Psychology, Sociology and fundamental of studies: first aid, anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and biomechanics. Later on they start focusing on special professional subjects, the theory and models of occupational therapy, occupational therapy in case of physical disability Psychiatry and paediatric etc. Students spend 1000 hours in practice during their studies.

 

Career Opportunities: Occupational therapy graduates can pursue a career in various private and public health care institutions: Hospitals, outpatient clinics, Physical rehabilitation centers, Vocational rehabilitation centers, schools and retirement homes.

B.sc Physiotherapy

Degree: Bachelor in Health Sciences

 

Duration: 4 years

 

Qualification: Physiotherapy

 

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 4,500 Euros Per year

 

 

Why Study Physiotherapy?  Physiotherapy is an evidence based autonomous profession that strives to develop maintain and restore People’s maximum and functional ability. Physiotherapy can help people at any stage of life, when movement and functions are threaten by ageing, injury, diseases, disorder’s conditions or environmental factors. Physiotherapists are the experts of human movements who help people to sustain and improve wellbeing within the various spheres that includes health promotion injury and impairment prevention, treatment, rehabilitation.

 

The work of Physiotherapist require qualities such as love people, willingness help them, ability to listen, patience, leadership qualities, constant pursuit of new professional knowledge and ability to work in a team with other medical professionals. If you have these qualities or are determined to develop them, it is worth choosing these studies.

 

This study programme is member of European Network of Physiotherapy in Higher Education (ENPHE) since 2012.

 

Study Programme Summary:

 

Year 1&2: Anatomy, Physiology, Cytology, Genetics, First Aid, Psychology, Biochemistry, Professional Language, Biomechanics, Pharmacology, Pathology, Kinesiology, the basics of Ergonomics etc.

 

Year-3: Physiotherapy in specific fields (International Medicine and surgical conditions; Orthopaedic and traumatic patients; Aquatic; Musculoskeletal; The elderly obstetric and Gynaecological Paediatric etc.), Orthopaedic Motor Control, Fundamentals of Radiology, Massage, Rehabilitation and Neurological etc.

 

Year-4: Informatics and basics of Scientific work, Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy in Specific fields (Elderly, Obstetrics and Gynaecological, Paediatric), Clinical practice (> 1000 Hours), final work of Bachelor Degree, Thesis, Final Qualification Exam.

 

Career Opportunities: After completion of studies, graduates are well prepared for self employment immediately after graduation. With the license graduates can pursue a Physiotherapists career in Private and Public health care institution; hospitals, out patients clinic, rehabilitation, social rehabilitation facilities, wellness centres’  Private Clinics, Supportive and nursing institutions, sports clubs license to provide health care etc.

 

Further Studies: after completion of Physiotherapy programme, you can continue higher education in the biomedical science Master’s and PhD studies.

Advanced Nursing Practice (MD)

Master Degree

Duration: 2 years

 

Qualification: Advanced Practice Nurse

 

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 4,500 Euros Per year

 

 

Why Study Advanced Nursing Practice?

 

Advanced Nursing Practice is one of the most promising nursing education programmes that will help you to reach the highest level of nursing skills. The first students of this programs are often called “smart nurses”, because they are not only the medical assistants in the fields of emergency medical practice, anaesthesia and intensive care, but also independent professionals who can substitute doctors for specific duties, work with complex specialised medical equipments, perform complex research and issue some prescription to patients.

 

Study Programme Summary:  

 

You will study such discipline like health care management system, Clinical Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, Health Status Assessment, Emergency and chronic condition management, Special Anaesthesiology  and clinical practice etc.

 

Career Opportunities: Once you become an advance nursing practitioner, you will be able to work according to chosen model of activity: independently or skill mix principle and taking over the part of doctors’ functions. You will be able to provide health care at home, primary or stationery health care institutions; nursing and supportive care hospitals palliative care centres etc.

 

Further Studies: Upon completion of Advanced Nursing Practice programme, possibility to continue study in PhD.

Health Psychology

Bachelor Degree: 4 years Duration

Degree: Bachelor’s in Social Science

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 3,500Euros per year

Why Health Psychology?

This study programme provides an opportunity to gain a solid foundation in psychology and related social and natural sciences, and get ready for practical work with people. Health psychology analyses how biology, psychology, behaviour and a wide variety of environmental factors influence health and related outcomes. You will learn to understand how people react to illness, cope with them and recover with them. Health psychology is uniquely positioned to help people change the behaviours contributing to health and well-being also avoid risky or unhealthy behaviour and maintain a positive outlook that can combat stress, depression and anxiety.

 

Study Programme Summary:

 

Within few years you will be acquainted with the main discipline of psychology: health, cognitive, clinical, organizational, developmental, family psychology, positive psychology and many others. What kind of psychologist would one be without a firm knowledge of philosophy logic, anthropology, sociology and other adjacent social and human sciences? Particular attention paid to understanding the fundamental of neurophysiology and anatomy. The studies will take place in a modern, friendly study environment, equipped with latest technologies. You will have a chance to practice largest clinical base in Lithuania.

 

What kind of work do health psychologists do?

 

Health psychologists often conduct behavioural assessments, clinical interviews and personality tests. Other talks involve educating and teaching people how to avoid unhealthy behaviour as well as providing psychological counselling to patients with somatic diseases. Rehabilitation, assistance to patients and medical personnel, preparation of public health promotion programmes, participation in health policy and improvement of health care system are also important tasks that a health psychologist can carry out. A health psychologist can work in primary health care sector, in specialized clinics, in mental health, crisis or in rehabilitation centres’ in social care and welfare institutions, and many other private or public institutions.

Career Opportunities:

 

A bachelor of health psychologist can work as professional assistant psychologist or research assistant.

Bachelor’s degree in psychology can also be used in professional career in the field of human resource.

A graduate with bachelor’s degree in psychology can continue his/her studies in Master programme of psychology or other social sciences.

Clinical Health Psychology

Master Degree: Duration 2 years

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 4,500 Euros Per year

 

 

Msc in Social Sciences

 

Clinical health psychology is a specialized programme which combines clinical and health psychology teaching with research method training and practice. Students learn psychological training and evaluation in various health disorders learn to work in the team with other health care specialists. They have opportunities’ to specialize in psycho-oncology, neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology or family and child psychology.

 

Admission Requirements: University Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, (Psychology)

 

Study Programme Summary:

 

Semester -1: Behaviour, stress and health, Psychological counselling in healthcare, Clinical Psychological Evaluation, Research in Clinical Health  Psychological, Specialization in psychology, final thesis.

Semester -2: Psychotherapy and Psycho-pharmacotherapy, Clinical Psychological Evaluation, research in Clinical Health Psychology, Specialization in Health Psychology, Planning and management of mental health projects, final thesis.

Semester -3: Internship of Practical Training 400 Hours

Semester -4: Final Thesis

 

What kind of work do Clinical Health Psychologists do?

 

Clinical Health Psychology focuses on health promotion, rehabilitation and helping people with disorders through psychological methods and procedures. Students learns clinical psychology skills necessary for work in healthcare sector Students also have an exclusive opportunity to specialize in one of the five health psychology fields. The programme prepares for PhD studies in health or clinical psychology. Advanced research training in quantitative and qualitative clinical health psychology research methods is given. In the third semester students have possibility to practice abroad or in their native country, as well as possibilities to spend a semester abroad with the ERUSMAS + exchange program. Degree is recognized in EU. The program is prepared according to EuroPsy requirements.

 

Career Opportunities:

 

After completion of this programme the graduates are eligible to work as psychologists or continue their studies in supervised practice and apply for licence according to the national requirements.

Graduates can take next steps in their clinical psychology career by entering in post graduate training in supervised practice or doctorate. They can also choose a research career and continue studies in PhD.

Life Style Medicine(MD)

Master Degree

 

Duration: 1.5 years

 

Degree: Master in Health Sciences

 

Official Application Fee: 150 Euros.

Mode of Entrance Test: Paper Based or Online.

Official Entrance Exam: Biology & Chemistry conducts by university

Official Registration Fees: 250 Euros, needs to after entrance exam

Tuition Fees: 7,000 Euros Per year

 

 

Admission Requirements: University Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences. Holders of Bachelor’s in Applied Sciences shall complete supplementary 30 credit studies of selected subjects from university BSc programme.

 

Study Programme Summary:

 

Lifestyle Medicine study programme covers a modern approach to lifestyle changes in diet, exercise, risky behaviours and psycho-emotional resilience for reversing and treating lifestyle  related diseases. It has been developed in tight collaboration with Harvard, Cornell and other USA universities. Study programme provides evidence-based competencies for non-communicable diseases prevention, reversion and treatment. Students are trained by the most prominent international lifestyle medicine practitioners in professional counselling of healthy nutrition, moderate physical activity and health, control of harmful behaviours, stress prevention and management. They pass extensive practice organised in University Hospital units, as well as possible abroad internships at Lifestyle Medicine clinics. In the scope of studies, students are trained to evaluate the risk of harmful habits and addictions; identify and assess environmental, lifestyle, psychological and biological health risk factors for best possible intervention

plan or algorythm.

 

BLENDED LEARNING

Blended learning curricula combines three short onsite periods of traditional place-based classroom methods and the rest of learning utilise online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with course instructors. Online studies are organized via “Moodle” platform. During on-line study sessions, students will be provided with all study materials – on-line lectures, broadcasts, and other forms. Thus, during on-site visits, students will fulfil the gaps between theory and practice.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Competencies in Lifestyle Medicine open employment opportunities in healthcare sector as the team member of a family doctor unit or other personal health care specialist, or of a local public health team. Also, variety of possibilities in private health care sector. Graduates can practice individual Lifestyle Medicine counselling.

 

SCIENTIFIC CAREER

 

Graduates are eligible to apply for doctoral student positions and continue as research students in the area of Health Sciences.

Management Of Public Health(MD)

MASTER DEGREE

Duration – 2 years

Degree – Master in Health Sciences

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

University Bachelor Degree or higher. The programme is intended for those seeking to broaden their understanding and competences in the field of health care management.

 

STUDY PROGRAMME SUMMARY

 

This programme educates professionals in health care management including general competencies in performing research, providing training. It gives the skills to understand the concept of health management, to look across regions and to learn from practices elsewhere. Moreover, this programme helps to acquire public health and health care leadership competencies required in policymaking and management at organizational, regional, national or international levels. Diploma is well recognised and accepted in Europe and North America region. This master’s degree is one of the key prerequisites to continue doctoral studies in health research area.

 

DOUBLE DEGREE TRACK

 

This programme has an international track for a double degree following joint master programme between Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Masters of Management of Public Health continue their careers in:  managing positions in health care sector and public health institution at local, national or international levels.

 Health-related NGOs, public health projects, as well as WHO and various European health policies making institutions; pharmaceutical industry and insurance business; leading positions in the health care system.

 

SCIENTIFIC CAREER

 

Graduates are eligible to apply for doctoral student positions and continue as research students in the field of health care management.

Applied Public Health (MD)

MASTER DEGREE

Duration – 2 years

Degree – Master in Health Sciences

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

University Bachelor Degree or higher.

 

STUDY PROGRAMME SUMMARY

 

This programme educates professionals working towards improvement of health of the population and primarily is intended for those planning careers in various areas of public health and health care sector. It provides good skills in planning and organizing community health promotion activities, assessing population health status and its determinants. The key areas of activity of professionals in applied public health is development and implementation of health promotion measures, disease prevention programmes, and implementation of health policies in the society. Graduates get a broad view of environmental factors and can carry out health impact assessments. Programme provides competencies in occupational health and ergonomics including

occupational risk assessment at workplaces. Diploma is well recognised and accepted in Europe and North America region. This master’s degree is one of the key prerequisites to continue doctoral studies in health research area.

 

DOUBLE DEGREE TRACK

 

This programme has an international track for a double degree following joint master programme between Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Masters of Applied Public Health can continue their careers in: Different levels of health care system (municipality health services, public institutions, ministries) including personal health care centres and hospitals, public health care and social welfare institutions, governmental bodies responsible for occupational safety and food safety, in the international organizations.

FURTHER STUDIES

Graduates are eligible to apply for doctoral student positions and continue as research students in the field of public health.

 

 

DOUBLE MSC DEGREE TRACK

Students at programmes ‘Applied Public Health’ and ‘Management of Public Health’ may choose an international double degree track provided by joint master programme between Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) and Maastricht University in

the Netherlands. It offers a unique opportunity to acquire TWOMASTER DIPLOMAS during 2 years of studies in TWO COUNTRIES.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

The programme is offered for students already enrolled in the Applied Public Health or in Management of Public Health programmes in Kaunas in LSMU. Students for this joint venture are selected by joint Selection Board during the first semester (September-October) studies in LSMU.

 

EXTENDED COMPETENCIES FOR FURTHER CAREER

 

Double degree programme provides extended competencies in leadership and governance of health care and public health provider institutions at local, national or international levels and different European health policy institutions, WHO Europe,

health-related NGO‘s, pharmaceutical and insurance industries.

 

 

INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Collaborating Centre for the Prevention & Control Non-communicable Diseases; WHO Operations Research Regional Training Centre in Reproductive Health.

 

 

SELF DEVELOPMENT AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES:

 

Public Health Faculty students can participate in various activities, Students’ Scientific Society, students’ scientific clubs. There are opportunities to participate in the ERASMUS+ Academic Student Exchange Program, to acquire study, linguistic and cultural experiences during part-studies at universities in different European countries. LSMU has almost all facilities for sports: from basketball, tennis, volleyball, athletics, swimming to badminton and chess. There is also a University Student Council, student corporations, choir, and folk dance groups.