This is SMK

Your friends. Your career. Your success.
All this awaits for you here – in SMK!

Find your place in SMK. Our main goal is to take care of your progress and career.

SMK is like one big family. Here you will find new friends, will always be heard, and will have an opportunity to implement your ideas.

Our benefit – an exclusive focus on students. Thus we build friendly and sincere relationships between students and lecturers. Every student is wrapped in warmth and attention.

Studies System

There are two types of higher education institutions in Lithuania: universities and higher education colleges. A university (the name of the institution have to contain the word „universitetas” (university), „akademija” (academy) or „seminarija“ (seminary)) carries out university studies, conducts research, experimental development and/or develops high-level professional art. A higher education college (the name of the institution have to contain the word „kolegija” (higher education college) or „aukštoji mokykla” (higher education institution)) provides higher education college studies, develops applied research and/or professional art. Lithuanian higher education institutions are either state or non-state.


Current Students

Library electronic resources

In libraries - reading rooms of SMK University of Applied Social Sciences an integral library system (ALEPH 500 12.1 (ExLibris, Israel) is introduced. College library database is being created: library e-catalog:
Library consists of two divisions: Klaipeda Central Library and Vilnius Faculty Library.
The structure of library: open funds, common reading-rooms and online reading rooms.
The library users have an access to global scientific full-text database with 16550 scientific magazines and 112 891 e-books.

Remote access to e-resources

SMK community members have access to the licensed and tested databases and subscribed and tested e-books not only via SMK computer but also using remote access which is enabled by ExProxy service.
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  • For an ID please enter 0 (zero) and your personal code.
  • For a Password please enter last 4 digits of you personal code.

Subscribed databases

EBSCO Publishing

Subscribed database package: Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, ERIC, Master FILE Premier, Health Source – Consumer Edition, Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, Medline, Newspaper Source, Regional Business News, and Teacher Reference Center.

That is an e-database of full-text publications. EBSCO Publishing is one of the biggest e-database in the world. EBSCO offers more than 375 full-text and secondary research databases in different topics. That is a full-text database of bibliographical and periodical articles in social, humanitarian, medical, technical sciences, as well as business and management topics. Texts in EBSCO Publishing database can be read in different formats: PDF, HTML, XML. E-translators are integrated in the databases that are translating texts into German, French and Spanish languages.
Possibilities: search by the key word, thematic search, search of periodicals and periodical articles, company search (description of the activities, address, reports), image search (people pictures, landscapes, places, historical pictures, maps).
Via college computers: no need for password
Remote access:

Emerald Management e-Journals database

Emerald Management eJournals Collection is an international full-text database in marketing, HR, management, information and communication and other scientific fields. Database offers more than 120 000 articles from more than 214 journals. In the database the information in the following topics can be found: management, management history, HR management, Total Quality Management, quality, strategic management, logistics, marketing and financial management, audit and auditing standards and other topics.
Via college computers: no need for password
Remote access:

Taylor & Francis

The database gives an access to all journal collections of this publisher: in total 1330. It includes journals in various topics (biology, agriculture, food technologies, computer science, business, finances, economics, education, social work, sports, cultural heritage, arts, tourism, medicine, linguistics, literature and other). Archive is open since 1997.
Via college computers: no need for password
Remote access:

Database of subscribed e-books


eBooks on EBSCO

Host academic collection consisting of 10 000 universal thematic e-books. ,
Via college computers: no need for password
Remote access:

Student Card (ISIC)

Every International Student has a possibility to get an International Student Identity Card (ISIC).

Public transport discounts with ISIC for European Union University students available.

As an ISIC holder, you become part of a worldwide community of over 4.5 million students who share a passion for travel, adventure and discovery.

The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only internationally accepted student ID card. With access to a global network of affordable and specialized student services, the ISIC is your passport to more than 32,000 discounts and benefits in 106 countries worldwide.

ISIC Lithuania acredited representatives:

Zigzag Travel   J. Basanavičiaus st. 30 ISIC, ITIC 
Pasaulio lietuvių centras   Pamėnkalnio st. 19-2 ISIC, ITIC 
ZIP travel   Liejyklos st. 4-6  ISIC, ITIC 
UAB „Kelionių laikas“   Kalvarijų st. 14  ISIC, ITIC 
Megaturas   Gedimino pr. 9  ISIC, ITIC 
Alfaturas   J. Basanavičiaus g. 1/13 ISIC
Kiveda travel  Gedimino pr. 1  ISIC

Benefits you get with ISIC -


Academic calendar

Academic year at SMK University of Applied Social Sciences begins on the 1st of September and consists of two semesters: Fall and Spring. Each semester ends by the examination session.

Fall semester

1 Sepember - 23 December

Christmas holiday

24 December - 3 January

Examination session

4 - 31 January

Spring semester

1 February - 22 May

Easter holiday

17 April

Examination session

23 May - 30 June

Summer holiday

1 July -  31 August

National Holidays

New Year - January 1
Independence Day - February 16
Restoration of Independence - March 11
Labor Day - May 1
Day of Statehood - July 6
Feast of Assumption - August 15
All Saints Day - November 1
Christmas - December 24-26

Lectures Time

1. 8.30 - 10.00
2. 10.10 - 11.40
3. 12.15 - 13.45
4. 14.00 - 15.30
5. 15.35 - 17.05
6. 17.10 - 18.40

Orientation Week

SMK University of Applied Social Sciences arranges the Orientation Week for international students at the beginning of each semester (1-7 September for students coming in Fall semester, 1-7 February for students coming in Spring semester).

Student should contact the International Relations Office after their arrival to Vilnius (if they are accepted for studies at  the University). The Tutor will be provided for each student.

Orientation Week aims to introduce students to the University and city. This information is helpful for international students to adapt quickly.

All SMK international students, who want to learn and improve their Lithuanian language skills can join the project “L-Pack: Citizenship Language Pack for Migrants in Europe” which is specifically developed to cover the needs of adult migrants that have only basic knowledge of national language and wish to further develop their language skills, according to level A2 set by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). More information about the project you can find here



Erasmus Student Network – one of the largest interdisciplinary student associations in Europe, established in 1989. The departments of the organization operate in more than 480 higher education institutions in 37 countries of Europe, including Lithuania. The aim of members of the ESN organization – to maintain and develop student exchange, to take care of foreign students during their studies in a foreign country, to help them adapt, after the arrival to new environment, and to raise their integration in a society. The network operates according to a principle “Students help students”. Erasmus Student Network unites about 14,500 active members.

Current Students


Dear Graduates,
There is an SMK Alumni Club in the SMK University of Applied Social Sciences, which was established on June 18th, 2012. The Club unites all SMK graduates. Our group is constantly getting bigger – thus we look forward to Your appearance as well.

SMK Alumni activities:

  • Maintaining and strengthening the relations between the graduates and SMK community; 
  • Organising club-member meetings, thematic events, educational seminars, and camps; 
  • Arranging the lectures on topics of interest and internal seminars; 
  • Assembling informal discussions in the informal environment; 
  • Cooperating with SMK administration, lecturers, and student club; 
  • Sharing life and professional experience with SMK students; 
  • Guarding and mentoring students – organising educational events for students.

Studentų atstovybė

SMK – tai galimybė įgyvendinti visas Tavo idėjas mokslo, sporto, meno ar laisvalaikio organizavimo srityse!