Vilnius University
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: Lithuania
Found Year: 1579
Address: 3 Universiteto St.
Introduction

The largest and oldest Lithuanian scientific institution, Vilnius University has tremendous intellectual potential and is engaged in promoting and developing ties with major centres of research both in Europe and in the rest of the world. A broad spectrum of research in different areas of science, highly acclaimed research work, and close cooperation with research centres throughout the world have deservedly earned the University the status of a leader in science and research. The studies that are offered by the University are based on international-level research. European university traditions, academic freedom and diversity of opinions, the ability to deal with new challenges in the constantly changing world, and social responsibility are the fundamental values of the University. The University comprises twelve faculties, seven institutes, two university hospitals, four interfaculty centres of study and research, the oldest library in Lithuania (founded in 1570) with a modern Science Communication and Information Center, the Astronomical Observatory, the Botanical Garden, and the Church of St. Johns. Vilnius University attracts the best and most talented secondary school graduates of the country. A foundation for the development of new directions and branches in academics is provided by research schools that have formed at Vilnius University in such areas of research as Baltic languages, laser physics, semiconductors, the physics of ferroelectrics and disordered solids, transformation of biomolecules, probabilistic number theory and probability theory, heart and vascular surgery, and the synthesis and analysis of functional chemical components. Vilnius University is much more than just a modern institution of science and studies. It takes pride in its rich historic and cultural heritage, its library with historical collections, its museums, and its preserved or newly restored traditions. The University embodies Lithuanian science and culture in which a remarkable academic spirit that encourages research and discovery and that fosters tolerance and creativity prevails.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
701-800
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
601-700
2018
601-700
2019
701-800
2020
701-800
2021
701-800
2022
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Human Biological Sciences
301-400
Physics
401-500
Biological Sciences
401-500
Clinical Medicine
401-500
Key Statistics
16216
Total Enrollment
9.0%
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