ISM University of Management and Economics is one of the top-ranked business universities in the Baltics, founded by BI Norwegian Business School. Our name has always been closely associated with quality, international experience, prestige, leadership and constant progress.
ISM is a modern Lithuanian university that quickly reacts to new trends in the market and applies the most novel teaching methodologies. ISM academic faculty has studied in the best ranked universities in the world, such as Oxford, Harvard, NYU and others.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Vilnius, in a historic building of a former Basilian monastery. Our students say that this ambience inspires to learn and achieve more.

The highest ranked business school in Lithuania

(4 Palmes, Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking)

98 %

of ISM graduates are working within their degree field

ISM University Career Center Survey Data, 2019


on average higher salary 1 year after graduation, compared to graduates of other LT universities

Data of Lithuanian Government Strategic analysis center  (2017, graduates of economy, finance or management)

1800 €

average salary after tax 2-3 years after graduation

ISM University Career Center Survey Data, 2019


graduates would recommend studies at ISM to friends or family

ISM University Career Center Survey Data, 2019


graduates are employed in their study field

ISM University Career Center Survey Data, 2019


lecturers from abroad

Every 3rd

owns a business

ISM University Career Center Survey Data, 2019

Our accreditations

ISM is a member of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), globally recognised accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities, with 900+ members across 91 countries.

ISM is on a track to prestigious AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) accreditation which provides international quality assurance for best business schools worldwide.

ISM is the only university in Lithuania granted 4 out of 5 palms by global university ranking “Eduniversal”.

100+ university partners

Brigita Kavaliauskaitė, Portugal

Exchange semester filled my life with joy and happiness. I discovered an accurate description of the perfect moment – conversations while watching a sunset, afternoons with loved ones, the discovery of new places, like-minded people. Even when I return to Porto after the exchange, I feel like I’m home!

Culture boost

“Culture night Vilnius”, “Street music day”, “Vilnius city festival”, “Light festival” – you name it. Vilnius is full of cultural events open for everyone! Museums? We’re not even trying to count.

Like in the forest

40% of Vilnius is green. Do you want more? It takes only 15 minutes to drive to the forest from the city centre – Vilnius is surrounded by them!

The only one from the sky

Vilnius is the only capital city in Europe, which you can enjoy from the sky flying in the hot air balloon.

Short ride to swim

In just 15 minutes from the city center you can reach one of many beautiful Lithuanian lakes. We have more than 2000 of them!

Jewel discovered by Hollywood

Famous TV series like “Chernobyl“ and “Stranger things“ were already filmed in Vilnius. And we’re looking forward to the next one!

Keep your shape

Do you like to “Move it, move it”? There are a least 6 major marathons organized in Vilnius district during the year, 1 cycling marathon, 1 multisport challenge, and many smaller sports events. People here are crazy about a healthy lifestyle! Are you?



capital city in Europe  breathing the cleanest air, according to European Green City Index


city offering the fastest public Wi-Fi in the world


city in the world for attracting Tech Startups, according to Tech Start-up FDI Attraction Index 2019


country in Europe with happiest employees, according to MSPA Europe / Africa’s NHS survey, 2017


for the best work-life balance globally, according to OECD Better life index 2019

Interested? Find out more:  workinlithuania.lt , lietuva.lt


Did you know that a lot of international companies have divisions in Lithuania? They are constantly looking for talents just like you.

Here are a few of great companies that our alumni work for!

Search for job offers http://jobs.workinlithuania.lt

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Information source: Work In Lithuania 

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