Šiauliai University is the biggest university in the Northern Lithuania and belongs both to regional and classical types. The University was founded in 1997 after the merger of Šiauliai Pedagogical Institute and Šiauliai Polytechnic Faculty of Kaunas University of Technology.
Management: National and public
The university has:
A community of around 4000 students and 300 academic staff.
3 faculties and 2 institutes: Faculty of Social Science, Humanities and Arts, Faculty of Technology, Physical and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Education Science and Social Welfare, Research Institute and Continuing Studies Institute.
Studies are divided into three main cycles: first cycle – Bachelor's degree, second cycle – Special Professional studies and Master's degree studies, third cycle – Doctoral studies.
59 Study Programmes (34 Bachelor’s and 25 Master's).
24 International Study Programmes conducted in English or Russian:
Bachelor's: Public Administration, Economics and Sustainable Business (Joint degree study programme with Wroclaw University (Poland)), Ecology and Environmental studies, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Informatics, Mathematics, Music, Environmental Objects Design.
Master's: Social Work (Joint Study Programme with Open University, Ukraine), Signal Processing, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Arts (Design, Graphics, Painting, Textile/Leather), Pedagogy of Music, History and Politics, Literary Criticism, Intercultural Education and Mediation, Career Education, Nature Recreation (Joint study Programme with Daugavpils University, Latvia), Management, Economics (Specialisations: Economics Analysis and Planning; Finances and Banking), Regional Development and Governance (Joint degree study programme with University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
Every faculty of Šiauliai University offers one year programme for incoming ERASMUS+ students and for students from partner institutions http://www.su.lt/en/studies/exchange-programmes2.
The University operates the following research centres: Gender Studies, Biological Research, Educational Researches, Energy and Environmentally Clean Technologies, Modelling of Physical Processes, Natural Science Education, Public Health, Social Research, Special Education, Technological Experiments, Biomedical Engineering, Art. There is European Studies Institute at the University as well.
The researchers and the staff are running and have participated in such international projects as VI and VII Framework, ERASMUS+, EUREKA, EQUAL, INTERREG, LAT-LIT, EU Structural funds and other EC projects.
Šiauliai University has over 140 agreements with foreign higher education institutions from 40 countries all over the World. University successfully participates in various activities of ERASMUS+ programmes: exchange of students and lecturers, ECTS adjustment, intensive programmes and European networks.
Students' Organizations: ESN 'Erasmus Student Network', Students' Club, the Students' Representation, Members of International Association of Students Economists and Managers (AISEC), Mentor programme.
Vilnius st. 88, LT-76285 Šiauliai, Lithuania
Tel. No. +370 41 595 800
Fax. +370 41 595 809