About Klaipėda University

Klaipeda University (KU) is now in its fourth decade of existence – our university slogan is ‘HERE YOU ARE VISIBLE!’It is an internationally accredited state university, with a wide variety of study programmes in social sciences, humanities, engineering, and health sciences, and a Baltic Region leader in marine sciences and studies.

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Why choose Klaipeda University?

Why choose Klaipeda University?

In addition to Erasmus mobility programme, KU is a member of the European University ‘EU-CONEXUS’ where together with partner institutions play a beneficial role in creating smart urban coastal sustainability at a European level. Enrolling at KU provides students with mobility possibilities and the opportunity to study minor programmes on coastal studies at six universities in six EU countries. Studies, travels and a wide range of cultural experience guaranteed!

The University owns 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 infrastructure 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.

International students at Klaipeda University come from 24 different countries around the world. There is a possibility to choose from 16 Bachelor degree study programmes, 10 Master’s degree, and PhD. Applications available for Spring and Fall intakes: Studies | Klaipeda University (

The study programmes presently implemented at Klaipeda University provide advanced university education and high professional qualification. Klaipeda University seeks to educate future specialists and personalities, to develop humanist and cultural values, and to promote a maritime mentality in the city and the nation.