Admission conditions and requirements


Applicants for undergraduate studies at the ISM University of Management and Economics must have at least secondary or equivalent education certified by documents. There are no entrance examinations. Applicants are ranked according to their competitive score. All successful applicants will sign a Study Contract with ISM.

The main requirements:

  1. Secondary school diploma;
  2. TOEFL (IBT minimum score 60) or IELTS academic (minimum score 5.5) test certificate (Applicants whose native or main study language is English are excused from talking the English language test). If none of these test are taken, you can pass ISM English test. (For more information, please contact the Admissions’ Office);
  3. Composition of the competitive score consists of your final state exams or grades in: 
  • Mathematics;
  • History
  • One of the following subjects: Geography / Biology / Information technology / Second foreign language (In case a History exam was not taken, then two of the listed subjects are required)

4. Annual grade:

  • English language

5. Additional points for national and international competitions (Economics, Management, Politics or Equivalent. Copy of certificate must be added to application).

6. Motivation interview on Skype

7. Filled online form

The following documents must be submitted to enrollment system online (
Please note that applications missing any of the listed documents will not be considered.
  1. Copy of the secondary education diploma and supplement translated to English and notarized (submit copies and show original);
  2. Proved English language skills, which should meet the requirements of Upper Intermediate level or higher. Valid results of TOEFL (at least 60 IBT), IELTS (at least 5,5) tests. If none of these tests has been taken, you can pass ISM English test. ( If you would like to  register for the unscheduled test, please contact the  Admission Office;
  3. A copy of passport pages containing photo and information about identity (submit copies);
  4. (Optional) Documents proving achievements in national and international competitions (Economics, Management, Politics or Equivalent. Copy of certificate must be added to application).
  5. Receipt, certifying the payment of the application fee. The application fee 80 EUR. Payment shall be transferred to the bank account indicated in guide on page 6);
  6. Applicants whose documents, submitted to the Admissions’ Office, were issued under different surnames must submit a notarized copy of the document confirming surname change.


Consular Information

Visa requirements. Not required for EU and EEA citizens. Non-EU citizens need to get a National visa D. Follow for more information:

Residence permit. EU and EEA citizens need to apply for a temporary residence permit if they stay in Lithuanian for more than 3 months. Students can apply for EU Residence Permits either at Lithuania’s embassy/consulate in the home country or at a migration department in Lithuania. Follow for more information:

If you require National Visa D or TRP (Temporary Residence Permit) to enter Lithuania, please be aware of additional required documents:

  • Information on source of incomes during studies (approx. 278 EUR/month);
  • Confirmation of place of residence in Lithuania (for the whole period of visa or TRP validity);
  • Health insurance valid for whole period;
  • otther additional documents.

Before we will start preparing mediation letters for the visa or TRP process, you have to provide the address where are you going to live in Lithuania, Vilnius. We can offer to choose to live in our partners. For more information please contact or fill the form here:

For visa procedure please contact the International Studies Office:

International Studies Coordinator
Arkliu Str. 18
LT – 01305 Vilnius, Lithuania
Working hours: 8 a.m - 5 p.m​​
Ph.: +370 5 249 9099, Fax.: +370 5 212 39 61