International Exchange Students
The maximum number of courses a student can take is – 5 (30 ECTS). Course descriptions for Bachelor students can be downloaded here: Bs Course Syllabuses, for Master students – Msc Course Syllabuses.
There are quotas of how many exchange students can take a particular course. The admission is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Undergraduate students can choose courses from undergraduate programs only, graduate students are allowed to choose subjects from undergraduate courses as well.
We accept Learning Agreement forms of your home university. However, you can also use ISM University templates. Download the Learning Agreement form: Template for Erasmus and Double Degree students and for Bilateral exchange students.
The academic calendar for 2021/2022 can be found here.
Information for graduate students
Graduate Students have classes in the evenings starting from 18:00 and/or on Saturdays. All master courses are organized on a module basis when the exam is held right after each course. Therefore, there is no regular exam session.
Timetables are announced 2 weeks before the start of the semester. Exchange students will receive an e-mail with the timetable.
After the course selection period, students can find timetables:
On ISM E-learning system (logins to the system are handed out during the Orientation Week).
ISM uses 10-point grading system.
Cumulative Grade Formula – in most cases the final grade is formed from the midterm and final exam grades, as well as the assignment grades. Negative points are not calculated into the final grade. Please note that 4,99 point is still counted as negative.
Detailed grading criteria can be found here.
Changes to learning agreement
Download During Mobility – Changes to the Learning Agreement form:
2. Changes to Learning Agreement (E+ ir Double Degree students)
4. Changes to Learning Agreement (Bilateral agreements)
Lithuanian language for beginners
The Introduction Lithuanian language course will be held during the Orientation Week.
Students can also study Lithuanian language throughout the semester. The course is orgenized if 10 or more students register to the course.
Before the beginning of every semester, ISM International studies office together with ESN ISM (Erasmus Student Network) organizes Welcome Week for new international students.
There are more than 100 international students coming to ISM for the Fall semester and about 60 students coming for the spring semester, therefore it is a good chance to meet everyone and make friends before the semester begins.
During the Welcome week you will have all kinds of activities planned for you – Kick-off seminar, picnics, city tours, visiting museums, trips, parties, Lithuanian language crash course, cultural introduction to Lithuania, welcome dinners, and much more.
Participation in Welcome week is MANDATORY. The program of the Welcome week is announced a couple of weeks prior to the event.
ESN ISM BuddyPrograme
ESN Erasmus Student Network is the biggest student organization in the European Union. ISM ESN section is a local students‘ representation that is here to help all of you with any kind of issues you have! They will help you integrate into the local society better, organize trips, parties, and social events for you. And most importantly, they will help you find your buddy – a local student who will be your friend and your mentor, too!
Students with disabilities
Students with disabilities are advised to contact their coordinator at the International Office of their home university to discuss their need for support as soon as possible. If you are coming under the Erasmus exchange program you are encouraged to seek extra scholarships at your home university to cover any costs related to your special needs.
It may be helpful to let us know, too. You may contact the International Studies Office via e-mail at *protected email*, to make sure that your needs are met.