Lithuanian Sports University

Lithuanian Sports University

Introduction
Lithuanian Sports University (LSU), founded in 1934, is a specialised public higher education institution that has developed its unique traditions in sport, leisure and health sciences.

With its mission to contribute to the sustainable development of society through international-level research and academic excellence, LSU is known as a leading academic and research centre in sports science in the Baltic Sea region. Starting with the enrolment of 100 students, the LSU has developed and expanded over the years and decades into an institution with nearly 2000 students.

The LSU offers 19 degree study programmes at all three study cycles, mainly in sport science, where studies, research and practice are closely interconnected. Among the LSU graduates, there are many distinguished scientists, world-renowned coaches, famous athletes, and prominent public figures.

A great number of the LSU students and graduates have become champions and prize-winners of the Olympic Games, world and European championships, among them are the twice European boxing champion Algirdas Šocikas, the winner of the Olympic gold medal and world basketball champion Modestas Paulauskas, the winners of the Olympic gold medals discus thrower Virgilijus Alekna. and basketball players Voldemaras Chomičius and Rimantas Kurtinaitis.

 

 

Programmes
1.Undergraduate
1.1.PHYSIOTHERAPY

Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

240 ECTS

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

4 years

Annual tuition fee:

1725EUR, Non-Europe 2300 EUR

Prerequisites:

Diploma of secondary education

Diploma:

Bachelor of Rehabilitation,Physiotherapist

 

1.2.Sports Coaching

Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

240 ECTS

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

4 years

Annual tuition fee:

3761EUR ; Non-Europe – 3300 EUR

Prerequisites:

Diploma of Secondary Education

Diploma:

Bachelor of Sports

 

1.3.SPORTS AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

Faculty:

Sports Education

Language:

English

Credits:

180 credits (ECTS)

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time (3 years)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fee:

1385 EUR; Non-Europe – 2000 EUR

Prerequisites:

Diploma (certificate) of Secondary Education

Qualification to be conferred:

Bachelor of Business Management

 

1.4.EUROPEAN BACHELOR IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND LIFESTYLE

Faculty:

Sports Education

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

180 ECTS

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fee:

1791 EUR ; Non-Europe – 2300 EUR

Prerequisites:

Secondary education

Qualification to be conferred:

Bachelor of Sports

Additional features:

PAL Consortium Certificate*

 

1.5.SPORT RECREATION AND TOURISM

Faculty:

Sports Education

Language:

English or Lithuanian

Credits:

180 credits (ECTS)

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time (3 years)

Duration:

3 years

Annual tuition fee:

1385 EUR; Non-Europe – 2000 EUR

Prerequisites:

Diploma (certificate) of Secondary Education

Qualification to be conferred:

Bachelor of Business Management

 

2.Joint Graduate (Master’s degree)
2.1.INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL COACHING AND MANAGEMENT

Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 5.50 or an equivalent foreign language test, level B2

Credits:

Post Graduate Certificate (PG Cert.) = passed a minimum of 60 credits at Level 7;
MSc degree (Master’s degree) = passed a minimum of 120 credits at Level 7

Begins:

January, 2019.

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Annual tuition fee:

2000 EUR ; Non-Europe – 3000 EUR

Prerequisites:

Graduates from university program – holding Bachelor’s degree of Sport

Diploma:

Master of Sports

 

2.2.INTERNATIONAL MASTER IN PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF SPORT
Faculty:

Sports Education

Language:

English

Requirements:

TOEFL test – a score of above 550 or IELTS band – 6.0 (B2 level) or above

Credits:

120 ECTS

Begins:

September

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Annual tuition fee:

1137,93 EUR; Non-European 1625 EUR

Prerequisites:

Bachelor’ degree in the fields of biomedicine, physical sciences, and social sciences

Diploma:

Master of Sports

3.Graduate (Master’s degree) studies

3.1.TOURISM AND SPORTS MANAGEMENT
Faculty:

Sports Education

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

90 ECTS

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

1,5 years

Annual tuition fee:

2264,15 EUR ; Non-Europe – 2700 EUR

Prerequisites:

Bachelor’s Degree

Diploma:

Master of Business and Management

3.2.PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

120 ECTS

Begins:

September

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Annual tuition fee:

1137,93 EUR; Non-European 2000 EUR

Prerequisites:

Bachelor’s degree, basics of biomedicine

Diploma:

Master of Public Health

3.3.PHYSIOTHERAPY
Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

120 ECTS

Begins:

September 15th

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Annual tuition fee:

1137,93 EUR; non-Europe – 2000EUR

Prerequisites:

Higher University education, Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation/ Physiotherapy, qualification of a physiotherapist.

Diploma:

Master of Rehabilitation, Physiotherapist

3.4.SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY AND GENETICS
Faculty:

Sports Biomedicine

Language:

English B2 level or IELTS 6.0/TOEFL 5.50

Credits:

120 ECTS

Begins:

September

Study type:

Full-time

Duration:

2 years

Annual tuition fee:

1137,93 EUR; Non-Europe – 1600 EUR

Prerequisites:

Higher University education, Bachelor’s degree in Sports, Rehabilitation/ Physiotherapy, public health, educology.

Diploma:

Master of Life sciences

4.Doctoral studies
4.1.BIOLOGY: PHYSIOLOGY
PhD studies in the area of Biology at LSU started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2014, 65 doctors of science were trained. In 2011, joint doctoral studies in Biological Sciences of Lithuanian Sports University and the University of Tartu (Estonia) were launched. Joint LSU and UT PhD studies in Biology consolidated research in the area of Biology, and they ensure more integrated and substantial investigations of scientific problems in biology.
Research of doctoral students in Biological Sciences involves many branches of biology: Physiology / Biomechanics / Bioinformatics / Histology / Genetics / Animal anatomy and morphology / Animal physiology / Endocrinology / Immunology / General pathology / Gerontology / Biochemistry / Neurology / Anatomy / morphology / Epidemiology / Molecular biophysics.

The duration of doctoral studies is 4 years.

4.2.EDUCATION: PHYSICAL EDUCATION, MOTOR LEARNING, SPORT*
PhD studies in Education (Social Sciences) started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2014, 47 doctors of science were trained. Since 2011, LSU conducts joint doctoral studies in Education with the Lithuanian University of Educational Studies, Kaunas University of Technology and Šiauliai University.

Doctoral students in Education conduct research, covering the following areas: Physical education, motor learning, sport/ Pedagogy and didactics/ Teacher training/ Research methods/ Social welfare and support for disabled people.

The duration of doctoral studies is 4 years.

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