Study in Lithuania
A small country home to 3 million citizens, Lithuania has one of the fastest growing economies of the Baltic countries over the last two decades. Despite its rapid modernisation and economic growth, Lithuania provides students an opportunity to live and study in one of the best preserved Medieval countries, with over 2000 various buildings representing the characteristics of early Eastern Europe. With both a comfortable climate and a perfect balance between towns and cities and rolling landscapes, Lithuania is a treasure among Eastern European countries.
Higher education in Lithuania is available at Universities or Colleges. The higher education institutions follow the guidelines of the Bologna declaration. The Bologna process was initiated in 1999 when the Ministers of Education from 29 European countries signed the Bologna declaration in the Italian city of Bologna. The purpose of the process is to create educational standards for academic degrees and quality assurance, in order to make it easier for students to move from one European country to another and to improve the overall quality of European higher education. The system also incorporates aspects of the American higher education system and thus simplifies comparison. The Bologna System uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) to measure the amount of higher education credits.
The Bologna system, and thus the higher education system of Belgium, follows the Bachelor/Master system: