Klaipeda University is a multidisciplinary educational institution, a national and Baltic Region leader in the field of marine sciences and studies integrated into international academic networks, fosterer of cultural heritage, and a centre for lifelong learning. Established on 1 January 1991, Klaipeda University started with three faculties; currently, its academic provision is delivered by three faculties and two research and study institutes. The University has about 3,000 students. Over 34,633 students have graduated from that Alma Mater.
Over 60 scientific research laboratories, a research vessel- laboratory Mintis, a research and training sailboat Brabander, and a yacht Odyssey as integral part of the KU marine research infra- structure play an important role in the University research activities; the KU community have access to under half a million copies of documents in the library funds; the University has its own publishing house and a botanical garden. The infrastructure is sufficient for the successful development of international level cultural activities, fundamental and applied research, and research and development projects in the fields of the humanities, physical, biomedical, technological, and social sciences.
Every year, the University implements over 60 international and national scientific projects, cooperates with academic and research partners in the countries of Europe and the world, and participates in the activities of international funds, programmes, and networks.
Scholarships & funding
The University has established 11 scholarships for students from the Eastern partnership countries and Kazakhstan. The entrants and students showing best performance shall be granted a tuition fee reduction of 100% throughout the entire period of studies. For more information about scholarships, please visit the website.
Why study at Klaipeda University
- Diploma recognized worldwide
- Unique study programs, such as archeology and marine study programs
- Small and cozy
- At the sea
Awards & Accreditations
112th place among Eastern
takes place among the top 200 Universities
In the field of Oceanography worldwide
Student services & facilities
- Sports Club @Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
- Cafeteria @University Campus
- Botanical Garden @North part of the city
Тhe University Campus looks charming while combined of new contemporary science buildings and old expressive red bricks building ensemble, which left here a strong feeling of authenticity.
A very central point for international students – the Ideas Factory and International student office – your home at KU.
Klaipeda, a city located on the Baltic Sea coast. A capital for sea and nature lovers, with its undiscovered beaches, beautiful cycling tracks, cozy streets, swinging boats and talking sculptures. You’ll find the city easily reachable in walking distance, charming in all seasons and crazy in summer sea related activities!
Two dormitories for students. The newest dormitory is super modern and only 3 minutes away from the main University campus. For more information about accommodations, please visit the website.
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