Frequently Asked Questions

The minimum age to study at a vocational training institution is at least 14 years old on admission.

Students can choose between programmes at EQF Levels II, III, and IV.

The competitive score is the arithmetic mean of the grades in all subjects recorded in the document certifying learning achievements, which are converted into the Lithuanian grading scale.

The competition list for admissions to state-funded studies in vocational education and training is drawn up in a descending order of the students’ competitive scores.

Log in to LAMA BPO online application system and complete the application form. For more information see: instructions for applying via the Centralised Admissions Portal

If you have a temporary/permanent residence permit in Lithuania or another EU country, you need to upload it in the system under IDENTIFICATION.

You can apply for vocational training even if you do not have a residence permit in Lithuania. Within 6 months of signing the contract, you will have to present your residence permit to the vocational training institution.

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  • If you have acquired secondary school education outside Lithuania and/or completed the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, please contact the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as the SKVC) for recognition of international education and/or assessment of subject equivalence and grade conversion. See: http://www.skvc.lt/default/lt/uzsienio-kvalifikaciju-pripazinimas/kreiptis/dokumentai.
  • create an application in LAMA BPO online application;
  • take a test (if required by your chosen training programme);
  • upload copies of documents to the Centralised Admissions Portal by the deadline;
  • check the status of your application under REQUESTS / SUMMARY.

  • create an application in LAMA BPO Centralised Admissions Portal;
  • along with your education documents, submit a completed and signed application through the LAMA BPO system under DATA ON GENERAL EDUCATION and your application and documents will be sent by LAMA BPO staff to the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education.
  • take a test (if required by your chosen training programme);
  • check the status of your application under REQUESTS / SUMMARY.

  • certificate of recognition of qualifications issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education;
  • copies of proofs of your secondary education. No translation is required for documents issued in English or Russian. Documents issued in other languages should be accompanied by an official translation into Lithuanian or English.

You must provide a document proving the change of name.

Once you have registered in the vocational training subsystem of the Centralised Admissions Portal and filled in your details, you can see the status of your application under REQUESTS / SUMMARY.

 

If you have lost or otherwise misplaced the documents of your learning achievements, you must provide a duplicate.

 

 

Main Admissions: you can list up to three preferences.

Additional Admissions: you can list up to two preferences.

 

 

 

You have to choose the place and time of the admission test in the Centralised Admissions Portal and to appear for the test on the appointed day without any separate invitation.

You can choose to take the test at any of the vocational training institutions offering the respective programme. You should choose the place and time of the admission test in the Centralised Admissions Portal.

When your eligibility for a programme is determined based on the results of the test, the eligibility is recognised by all the vocational training institutions running the respective programme. The results of your eligibility are published on the Centralised Admissions Portal.

When a vocational training institution makes an offer, you'll receive a notification email to the address you have provided in the Centralised Admissions Portal and you can log in to Portal and view the offer. Once you receive an offer to study, you conclude a contract no later than the date set in the Centralised Admissions Deadlines.

In each admissions round you can receive only one offer to study.

After you receive an offer to study, you can sign the contract during the specified period, for dates see: https://lamabpo.lt/en/vocational-education-and-training/key-dates-and-deadlines/

 

  • - Identity document (passport or identity card);
  • - Medical certificate(s);
  • - proof of education;
  • - in the event of a change of your name, provide a proof of the change of your first/last name.

If you are under 18, you must provide a Child's Health Certificate (Form 027-1/a) and a Medical Certificate for Minors Applying for Education and Employment (Form 086/a).

If there is a requirement in the information system, you must provide a medical certificate stating that you are in good health for the chosen programme.

A Medical Certificate for Minors Applying for Education and Employment (Form 086/a).

If there is a requirement in the information system, you must provide a medical certificate stating that your health is fit for the chosen programme

A contract with the vocational training institution can be concluded by a person authorised by you. The authorisation has to be certified by a notary.

Instructions on how to conclude a contract with a vocational training institution electronically.

Consult LAMA BPO website to see how many entrance examinations you have to sit to be eligible for state funded places on art or educational sciences programmes.

Yes, a contract with a higher education institution can only be signed by a person holding a notarized Letter of Authorisation. Please note that some higher education institutions offer the possibility of concluding the study contract electronically.

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In Main round application, you have the option to list from one to nine course preferences.

In each admissions round you can receive only one offer to study.

To apply to Lithuanian universities/colleges you have to:

1. contact the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as the SKVC) for recognition of international education qualifications and assessment of subject equivalence (contact details: A. Goštauto g. 12, Vilnius, tel. (+370 5) 210 4772, email skvc@skvc.lt);

2. take a Lithuanian language test if the language of instruction of your preferred course is Lithuanian (unless you have a proof of Lithuanian language proficiency issued by a competent institution);

3. submit your application in our online system;

4. take the entrance examination (if required for your preferred study programmes);

5. attach copies of required documents to your application by the indicated deadline.

International students from outside Lithuania can be admitted to state funded places in Lithuanian universities/colleges or apply for scholarships via a competitive admission process in the manner laid down in the law and provided that they are:

1. citizens / family members of the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania or other countries in the European Union and the European Economic Area;

2. non-EU/EEA nationals or stateless persons holding a permanent Lithuanian residence permit;

3. Lithuanians living abroad.

If the above criteria are not satisfied, foreign nationals and stateless persons are accepted to universities/colleges via a competitive admission process to study at their own expense.

 

One supplementary point is awarded to Lithuanians living abroad if they have lived or studied abroad for at least three years. To get one supplementary point you have to submit a letter/certificate issued by a competent institution (embassy, community of Lithuanians, etc.) or any other document certifying your Lithuanian origin and a document issued by a competent institution (school, municipality, embassy, etc.) certifying that you have lived abroad for at least three years. The above documents must be written in Lithuanian, English or Russian. However, if these documents are in another language, please upload certified full translations of the documents into Lithuanian, English or Russian.

First, on LAMA BPO website click International Baccalaureate Diploma holder. Use the Certificate of Graduation and Supporting Documents section to upload your diploma recognition decision issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC) and a copy of your IB diploma and transcript.

In Centralised Admissions Information System click International Language Test and upload a copy of the certificate.