STUDIES | INTERNATIONAL STUDIES | Admission procedure

Use these 8 steps to become an International Student at Lithuanian Maritime Academy:

Step 1. Entry Qualification:

  • High school/ Secondary education (or higher).
  • Grades in Mathematics, English and/or Russian language.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the English language.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: english and/or russian.
  • Language proficiency – the level not lower than B1 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). 

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Step 2. Preliminary Application:

  • Fill-in the Application form#1 HERE>>
  • Contact and communicate LMA via e-mail LMA@LAJM.LT

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Step 3. Apply for recognition of foreign qualifications

  • The Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education is responsible for recognition of foreign qualifications giving access to higher education and higher education qualifications for the purposes of further study and/or employment in Lithuania. Starting from 3 March 2020, applications are submitted online at https://epe.skvc.lt/.
  • General documentation requirements of Lithuanian Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education check CQAHE.

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Step 4. Finish Application

  • Fill-in the Application form#2 HERE>>
  • After submission of the Application form#2 LMA send to applicant offer letter by email. 
  • To finish application it is obligatory to pay admission fee of 50 EUR (non-refundable) and first year tuition fee (refundable) addressed to Lithuanian Maritime Academy.
  • After receiving confirmation on the paid tuition fee, International studies consultants will send the mediation documents necessary for visa application.
  • If visa is refused, 100 percent of the tuition fee will be refunded, except for the bank transfer fee.

 Payment details:

Lithuanian Maritime Academy
Registration code 190968670
address I.Kanto str. 7, LT-92123, Klaipeda, Lithuania
IBAN: LT127300010087958761
BIC: HABALT22
AB Swedbank

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Step 5. Application Deadlines:

  • Application deadline – 31th of September, 2020.
  • Additional admission for the citizens of EU Member States and the countries of the visa-free travel regime for entry into the Republic of Lithuania, as well as citizens of the countries requiring visas for entry into the Republic of Lithuania where there are Embassies of the Republic of Lithuania will be organized from 1th until 31st of of September . 
  • Beginning of studies 2nd of November, 2020.

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Step 6. Visa:

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Step 7. Register to Studies:

  • International students are advised to arrive one week before beginning of studies in order to participate in Introductory Events.
  • Before arrival all international students shall inform by e-mail lma@lajm.lt the International studies consultant about arrival date, time and place.
  • Upon arrival all international students shall present oneself at the Career and Communication Office, Room No. 209, I.Kanto str. 7, Klaipeda.
  • In case of failure to arrive until the above-referred time limit, all the documents issued by the LMA to obtain a permission for temporary residence in the Republic of Lithuania and to get a multiple visa D shall lose their effect.
  • Admitted students shall be responsible and take care of all travel documents on their own: passport, insurance and traveling expenses which are excluded from the Tuition Fee.
  • Students from countries with visa requirements should be aware of the time required to obtain a visa. Information can be obtained from Lithuanian Consular Offices.

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Step 8. Join LMA community!

  • Living conditions: dormitory, price – 70-100 Eur per month (the price is revising every year). Address: Karklu str.2, Klaipeda.
  • The location of dormitory is close to the LMA, in the centre of city.
  • Dormitory building of 12 floors, with elevator. Each of the 12 dormitories floors has 6 blocks (12 rooms,) and kitchen. In one block there are 2 rooms – double and triple, each room equipt with furniture and refrigerator, each block has a separate shower and a WC unit.
  • Please visit VOCAL (Vocationally Orientated Culture and Language) project website to get better prepared for your studies in Lithuania.