ISM Philosophy

ISM University – a place where those who strive for more meet

Welcome to ISM University, where dreams come alive and ambitions soar! It’s not just another ordinary university – it’s a place where the extraordinary meet. Those who yearn for more, those who refuse to settle for mediocrity. We’re talking about individuals who know that to reach the stars, they need to roll up their sleeves and put in the hard work.

What makes us different from other universities?

At ISM, we embrace the audacious dreamers who envision launching their own world-changing businesses or crafting a career that breaks all boundaries. We don’t believe in following a predetermined path; instead, we empower our students to define their own destinies. We view education as a crucial investment in your future, a gateway to infinite possibilities. But wait, there’s more! What sets us apart from the rest? We don’t just offer an education; we take full responsibility for your triumphant future and a fulfilling career. We’re not afraid to shout it from the rooftops: ISM’s ultimate goal is your unstoppable success, and we’re here to be the fuel that propels you forward.

You’re not just another face in the crowd; you’re a vibrant, one-of-a-kind individual with grand dreams and a fresh perspective on the world. That’s why we treat each student at ISM University as the unique gem they are. We tailor our approach to fit your specific needs, providing you with the tools and support necessary to achieve greatness.

With us, you’ll receive an education of the highest caliber, designed to nurture your talents and skills. We’ll be there every step of the way, caring for your career like a personal coach, giving it that exhilarating boost it needs. Brace yourself, because at ISM, you’re about to accomplish far more than you ever imagined possible. So, are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey? Come join us at ISM University, where dreams take flight, limits are shattered, and your future knows no bounds. Get ready to soar higher than you ever thought you could!

How do we understand a fulfilled career?

Imagine a career that leaves you exhilarated, where growth knows no limits, and you become the master of your own success story. That’s the epitome of a fulfilled career, my friend. It’s when you constantly push the boundaries and surpass your own expectations. It’s about creating your unique definition of success and basking in the knowledge that you’re right where you’re meant to be, shining bright and living up to your full potential. And let’s not forget, you’re not just calling yourself a leader, you’re the real deal!

But hey, at ISM, we don’t just care about what you’ll do during your studies – we’re all about your triumphant journey after the cap and gown. We want you to shine like a dazzling diamond in the eyes of employers. We want them to see your brilliance and recognize your one-of-a-kind essence. And oh, your salary? We’ve got that covered too! We’re here to make sure it skyrockets like a superstar on the rise.

We firmly believe that a successful career doesn’t happen by chance; it’s a meticulously crafted plan. That’s why we offer you a study model that’s like a treasure map to self-discovery. From day one, you’ll be immersed in a world where practitioners-turned-lecturers and experts from the most progressive organizations join forces to share their priceless wisdom. Buckle up, because you’re about to embark on a journey of knowledge like no other.

What do the studies at ISM look like?


Unleash your global potential at ISM University in Vilnius’ historic Old Town. Engage in captivating English lectures led by world-class professors with extensive international experience. Join a vibrant community of diverse coursemates, where boundaries disappear, and exhilarating discussions and mind-expanding ideas take center stage. Discover a world of limitless possibilities at ISM University.

How do we understand internationality?

It is global thinking and actions that have no borders.

How do we achieve this?

With over half of our exceptional lecturers boasting international experience and education, prepare to be inspired as you discuss your boldest ideas with them. Plus, your coursemates will be an extraordinary blend of students from all corners of the globe, fueling exhilarating discussions and sparking mind-expanding connections.

But that’s just the beginning of your remarkable journey at ISM. We offer an unparalleled opportunity to gain global experience by spending up to half of your studies abroad. With a network of 100+ exchange partners across five continents, the world becomes your classroom. And the best part? You’ll receive not one, but two prestigious diplomas: one from ISM and another from a leading foreign university. This recognition from esteemed institutions reflects the highest accolade for your international studies and opens doors to exciting job prospects worldwide.

The universities we offer have all three prestigious accreditations, known as the “Triple Crown.” They rank among the TOP 3% of business schools in the world.


Unleash your potential in a revolutionary education experience. No more passive listening. Solve real business problems, collaborate, present, simulate, and experiment. Break boundaries, embrace excitement, and discover boundless possibilities. Step into a world where education comes alive. Join us on this captivating journey!

Learning should be fun!

Whether it’s Consumer Behavior or Applied Mathematics, we solve real-world problems in all areas, and we collaborate with guests from various organizations.
Whether it’s Consumer Behavior or Applied Mathematics, we solve real-world problems in all areas, and we collaborate with guests from various organizations.

How do we understand the quality of studies?

“Quality 360” is the ISM quality assurance system, which helps us look at quality from all sides: teacher, student, employer and foreign partners:

  • We value student feedback and act swiftly to address their comments through regular surveys and semesterly meetings with program directors.
  • By carefully selecting lecturers with a blend of academic expertise and practical experience, we guarantee the relevance of the knowledge imparted to our students.
  • To stay ahead of the curve, we conduct an annual survey of employers, enabling us to gauge industry trends, receive invaluable feedback, and ensure the continued relevance of our programs.
  • Moreover, our relentless coordination with international partners ensures that our studies meet the highest global standards. We constantly update our study materials to address both present-day challenges and those of tomorrow.


In the business world from day one – that is our promise to students

Experience education beyond textbooks at our university, where close ties with the business sector offer exclusive opportunities. Inspiring lecturers, real business cases, and immersive visits to international and Lithuanian organizations empower you to solve actual problems. Step into a world of hands-on learning and limitless possibilities. Join us on this extraordinary journey today!


An investment in education must pay off, so we constantly monitor how much our graduates earn

Unique career development program.

Embark on an educational revolution like no other, where ISM University leads the way in the Baltic countries. Prepare for an extraordinary program born out of collaboration with renowned Lithuanian and international organizations. Brace yourself as we create a bespoke career package for every student, including a career planning course, an exclusive employer-connecting app, invaluable mentoring sessions, and not one, but two internships during your studies. From day one, immerse yourself in a world of diverse industries, exploring endless opportunities. With over 300 internships offered at the ISM Career Center, your path to success knows no bounds. Join us on this remarkable journey that will reshape your future. Let’s make your dreams a reality!

  • According to the data of the Government Strategic Analysis Center, just one year after graduation, ISM graduates earn 25% more than alumni who graduated from other Lithuanian universities.
  • International investors rate ISM studies the best (Investors forum, 2019)

The environment is one of the main components of your success

Surround yourself with motivated individuals who make the difference. At ISM University, our demanding students inspire both lecturers and employers. Together, we seize every opportunity and elevate success to new heights. Let’s redefine achievement together!

ISM University is chosen by the highest number of high-school students, who obtained a maximum score (100 points) in the state exams in Lithuania. However, not only academic achievements are important to us, but also motivation, which is why we evaluate the motivation of applicants – it constitutes half of the Early Admission entry score.

We believe that being among the best will make you the best. ISM brings together a network of successful people, a community that challenges, nurtures and encourages continuous growth.

At ISM, we say that the difference between “I could” and “I can” is only two letters.
If after studying at ISM you feel that you are ready to open any door, we will have achieved our goal.