Being the third largest city in Lithuania in terms of population and the second most attractive city to live in, Klaipeda is the home of many skilled professionals.
Klaipėda University started its academic activities with three faculties (those of Marine Engineering, Pedagogy, and Humanities and Natural Sciences) and about 3,000 students. It celebrated its 25th anniversary with 4,500 students in the Faculties of Marine Engineering and Natural Sciences, Humanities and Education Sciences, Social and Health Sciences, as well as in the Arts Academy, the Institute of Continuous Studies, and the Institute of Baltic Region History and Archaeology. Over the 25 years, the academic staff of the University has increased from 300 to nearly 700 teachers and researchers, including 59% PhDs and/or recognised artists.
Currently, the University implements over 100 study programmes in all three cycles, providing research and technological innovations-based contemporary knowledge which ensures advanced university education and high professional skills and develops an intelligent, responsible, and creative personality. Our Alma Mater has over 30,600 graduates whose ranks include PhDs, members of the Seimas and the Government, heads of major enterprises, engineers, teachers, soloists, and theatre professionals.
LCC International University is a nationally and internationally recognized educational institution with classes being taught in English. About 650 students from more than 25 countries worldwide are studying here currently.
Lithuania is one of the most educated countries in Europe. More than 90 % of the population of Lithuania, ages 25-64, has a secondary and upper secondary education, which is one of the highest rates in the European Union.