Intensive English Preparatory Course

Certificate in Advanced Specialized English Language

  • Study language - English
  • Study place - Vilnius
  • Form of studies - Full Time

Course duration – 1 Semester (5 months)
Number of Credit Hours – 30 ECTS
Number of Intakes – Spring and Fall

For students needing to advance their English language skills SMK offers English Foundation Prep. Course. The duration of the programme is one, or if needed, two semesters and guaranteed to 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 25 lecture hours per week plus various independent and group projects in order to help students prepare better for university type studies. Programme includes English grammar, speaking, listening, essay writing, reading and vocabulary exercises. 

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

Tuition fee for one semester programme is 1400 Euro. Application fee 120 Euro. Incoming non-European students must cover one full year tuition fee before the arrival on campus.

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, sex or country citizenship in determining admission to the college programs. 
The application deadline for foreign students (except Erasmus) for Fall semester intake is the 30th of June, for Spring semester intake 1st of December. However, we strongly advise that those applicants who require visas to enter Lithuania to apply earlier since in some cases obtaining visa might take up to 3 months. 
If you wish to be admitted to SMK undergraduate programmes, you must have successfully completed 12 years (in some cases 11) of formal education (secondary education). Also you should have sufficient knowledge of English (Upper intermediate and higher) and be very motivated to study here.
Considering the fact that applying to university could be very stressful and confusing SMK International Office will be always available to help you, guide you and assist you in submitting the required paperwork. To make it faster and more easier for students, all documents could be submitted via e-mail and if we find necessary we will request originals.
We will be pleased to provide you with all necessary application materials as well as with any course or programme you may require. Please note, that students are coming from all over the world from different educational systems with different educational backgrounds therefore in some cases SMK admissions committee might request some additional documents in order to evaluate applications.

Application for admission to SMK University of Applied Social Sciences must be submitted on-line. 

YOU CAN APPLY HERE

Bellow is the list of documents which you will need to submit together with your application:
An Application Form;
A receipt of the paid application fee (120 Euro);
A Copy of a valid Passport;
A Copy of a School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma; 
Note: If your School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma is in a language other than English, they have to be translated into English.
An official recognition of the School leaving certificate obtained from the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (CQAHE) more information and how to apply here: http://www.skvc.lt/default/en/60/apply/documentation_requirements;
A Copy of the International English Language Test Certificate confirming the applicant’s knowledge of English at Higher Intermediate level or its equivalent (5,5 and higher);
A Motivational Essay (Topic indicated in the application form).
Please have in mind that your application can be processed only when you submit all the required documents. After your application is complete it will take up to a week to receive the decision of the admissions committee. All accepted students will receive acceptance letters with the detailed instructions how to confirm their acceptance and prepare to travel to Lithuania.

If you have any specific questions in regards to application procedure please contact 
International Relations Department: 
Head of International Studies 
Marius Zalieckas 
Kalvariju 137E, Room 102 
LT-08221 Vilnius 
E-mail: marius.zalieckas@smk.lt 
Phone:+370 5 2043255 
Phone: +370 652 00596

Study at SMK

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, sex or country citizenship in determining admission to the college programs.
The application deadline for foreign students (except Erasmus) for Fall semester intake is the 30th of June, for Spring semester intake 1st of December. However, we strongly advise that those applicants who require visas to enter Lithuania to apply earlier since in some cases obtaining visa might take up to 3 months.
If you wish to be admitted to SMK undergraduate programmes, you must have successfully completed 12 years (in some cases 11) of formal education (secondary education). Also you should have sufficient knowledge of English (Upper intermediate and higher) and be very motivated to study here.
Considering the fact that applying to university could be very stressful and confusing SMK International Office will be always available to help you, guide you and assist you in submitting the required paperwork. To make it faster and more easier for students, all documents could be submitted via e-mail and if we find necessary we will request originals.
We will be pleased to provide you with all necessary application materials as well as with any course or programme you may require. Please note, that students are coming from all over the world from different educational systems with different educational backgrounds therefore in some cases SMK admissions committee might request some additional documents in order to evaluate applications.

Application for admission to SMK University of Applied Social Sciences must be submitted on-line.

YOU CAN APPLY HERE

Bellow is the list of documents which you will need to submit together with your application:
An Application Form;
A receipt of the paid application fee (120 Euro);
A Copy of a valid Passport;
A Copy of a School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma;
Note: If your School Leaving Certificate or a College Diploma is in a language other than English, they have to be translated into English.
An official recognition of the School leaving certificate obtained from the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (CQAHE) more information and how to apply here: http://www.skvc.lt/default/en/60/apply/documentation_requirements;
A Copy of the International English Language Test Certificate confirming the applicant’s knowledge of English at Higher Intermediate level or its equivalent (5,5 and higher);
A Motivational Essay (Topic indicated in the application form).
Please have in mind that your application can be processed only when you submit all the required documents. After your application is complete it will take up to a week to receive the decision of the admissions committee. All accepted students will receive acceptance letters with the detailed instructions how to confirm their acceptance and prepare to travel to Lithuania.

If you have any specific questions in regards to application procedure please contact
International Relations Department:
Head of International Studies
Marius Zalieckas
Kalvariju 137E, Room 102
LT-08221 Vilnius
E-mail: marius.zalieckas@smk.lt
Phone:+370 5 2043255
Phone: +370 652 00596