Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy

Aleksandras Stulginskis University (ASU) is a public university established in 1924. ASU includes 5 faculties (Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Economics and Management, Forestry and Ecology, Water and Land Management) and other units. Other important units are the Career Centre and Study Quality and Innovations Centre.

ASU is awarding the BSc, MSc and PhD, level diplomas and degrees in the fields of agriculture, forestry, ecology, water and land resources management, biotechnology, mechanical and energy engineering, food sciences, socio-economic and financial management, public administration. The expertise of ASU teachers and researchers in those fields guarantee the high quality education and research. At present ASU has about 4700 students and 400 teachers and researchers. Internationalization of studies in ASU becoming important part of University Strategy and it is realised by the participation in EU study networks and accepting of international students for full degree studies.

ASU mission is to create and disseminate the scientific knowledge, striving for safe and healthy food and full-fledged living environment for society. ASU offers more than 45 undergraduate and postgraduate study programs. More than 100 international students are studying in 5 different international study programs in English. The students during the study period experience academic exchange programmes at more than 100 academic partner universities in 38 different European and partner countries through Erasmus, BOVA (Baltic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network), NORDPLUS (Nord plus Framework Programme) and bilateral exchange agreements. The ECTS credits are adopted for study evaluation at ASU and international exchanges. ASU was and is a coordinator and partner of many Erasmus IP, Erasmus TN, Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Framework and other EU projects.

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