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English Foundation Programme

SMK University of Applied Social Sciences
Program overview
1-2 semesters
Full time
Foundation / Pathway program
Scholarships available
Start dates
Fall 2022

Spring 2022
English Foundation Programme

Program description

English Foundation Programme

For students needing to advance their English language skills SMK offers English Foundation Programme. The duration of the programme is one or, if needed, two semesters. After completing the programme you will bring your language level to the upper intermediate level which is required to study at SMK. The programme is available every semester starting Fall and Spring and is delivered full time.

The programme consists of 12 academic hours hours per week plus various independent and group projects in order to help students better prepare for university studies. 

Programme encompasses these subjects:

  • English Reading and Analysis;
  • Basics of English Grammar;
  • English Listening and Understanding;
  • Public Speaking;
  • Computer Literacy;
  • Lithuanian Culture and Society (1st semester);
  • Personal Development (2nd semester).

Besides English language, students are also able to attend various classes offered at SMK which could help to decide what to study at the university level. SMK also organizes various cultural activities for students to know Vilnius and Lithuania better. Obtained certificate will be accepted when seeking admission at other universities across Europe.

Scholarships & funding

For information about scholarship options, please visit the school's website.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees: €1400 per semester

Incoming non-European students must cover one full year tuition fee before the arrival on campus.


After finishing this programme, you will receive the Certificate in Advanced Specialized English Language, which will allow you to continue your studies at SMK University of Applied Social Sciences and gain a chosen Professional Bachelor's Degree. No registration fee will be required. 

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About this institute

SMK University of Applied Social Sciences

Established in 1994, SMK is Lithuania’s largest private educational institution and is proud to have risen to the very top in Lithuanian private college rankings. Our philosophy begins with recognizing the unique, special and unlimited potential of every student. At...

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Why study at SMK University of Applied Social Sciences

SMK is introducing an alternative experiential learning method where ideal balance of theoretical and practical knowledge correlates with personal evolution and strives for success.

  • The SMK degree is recognized worldwide;
  • 92% employability rate after graduation;
  • More than 100 international students from over 25 different countries;
  • 120 international cooperation agreements from 45 countries;
  • Over 4500 students at 3 different campuses;
  • 8 international study programs in English;
  • SMK offers special experiential learning: the case study method and a pragmatic approach are two of our most effective tools.

We welcome applications from students from all around the world and from a wide variety of educational systems. We do not take into consideration an applicant’s race, religion, national origin, gender, or country citizenship in determining admission to the college programs.

Contact info

SMK University of Applied Social Sciences

Kalvariju 137E
08211 Vilnius

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