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truly international

Students from over 40 countries and 60% international faculty members.

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Personal touch

Small classes with 14:1 student to professor ratio means quality and individuality.

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Tight community

370 students on campus sharing co-living experience forges friendships that last a lifetime.

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North American style

The only North American style university in Europe.

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Liberal arts

Broad spectrum higher education to prepare yourself for the real world.

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Full campus

On-site residence halls, cafeteria, gym and other facilities.

“Knowledge and values for success”

“LCC is a unique place where you get equipped not only for a profession but with values for life. Though I began my career as a PR manager in Poland, important life decisions brought me home to Shymkent. Using the knowledge and values instilled in us at LCC, my LCC roommate and I have since opened 8 coffee bars in Shymkent and sold over 15 franchises to other cities in Kazakhstan.”

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Ayat Azimov
Country of Origin: Kazakhstan
Based in Kazakhstan

Graduated from LCC in 2013

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Exchange programs

Study abroad Lithuania

Unique program designed for American students. An adventure packed with international experience, European culture and new friendships.

Erasmus & international exchange

Come study at LCC where you will be in an environment with students from over 40 countries. Erasmus and International Exchange is open to everyone. 

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Language center

English public speaking competitions
Lithuanian language & culture

Planning to study at LCC or apply to an English university abroad? Take a certified TOEFL test at LCC to prove your skills.

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Student life

More than academics

Student life at LCC is more than studying. It's full of events, activities, clubs and practical programs organized by both staff and students.   

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Experience what life as an LCC student is like. Participate in open lectures, meet faculty & staff, tour our campus and learn about the application process.

News & events

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Ksenija Ševcova: New experiences and responsibilities


Ksenija Ševcova came to LCC International University in 2005 as a freshman. It has been 10 years now since she has started teaching at LCC. This year Ksenija has traveled to Germany and Ukraine for professional development, and later, she took on a new role of a Director of LCC Summer Camps.Ksenija, you seem to have had a busy schedule before the beginning of Kids Camp in June. Could you share more about that?In January I submitted my CV to Trier University in Germany with the desire to visit the university, learn from their faculty, and, in return, share my experiences with them. I got accepted and had a great experience at their Environmental campus, an amazing atmosphere with approximately 2,000 students. When I went there I talked about Ukraine, Russia, Lithuania, and Latvia. I shared about our cultures, customs, traditions, and how businesses work in these countries. The students had a small workshop where they had to create their own Facebook business page and they were working from different countries’ perspectives. It was an interesting experience for students, and myself also, as they were extremely creative. I received a lot of positive feedback and positive emotions as well.During the last week of May, you spent a week in Ukraine leading a kids camp. Could you tell us more about the camp and your role there?The camp was called “Maximum,” which is also the name of the organizers of the camp in Ukraine. I was in charge of the camp from LCC’s side. A few of my colleagues from LCC have joined me there for a week as well. The organizers of the camp offer many different programs for children from disabled families, orphans, as well as children from nuclear families. However, the main focus of the camp is on children who come from war affected areas in Ukraine. The aim of the camp was to give them an opportunity to spend at least one week in a safe and peaceful environment where they could talk about God, learn English, and make new friends. My direct responsibility was to lead and to organize the classes, find teachers, and develop a schedule. It was an amazing experience and I loved every second of it.You are also in charge of LCC Summer Camps for Kids and Teens. What are your hopes for the camps this summer?I have been a teacher in the Summer Kids Camp, for three summers in a row. I have worked as a Summer Language Institute (SLI) instructor for about five years. I believe I am an active person and I like working with people and it is definitely easier for me than sitting at my computer all day. I believe that Robin Gingerich, the Chair of the English Department here at LCC saw my potential and offered me the position. Having accepted the responsibility, my hope is to learn and grow as a professional because this is my first experience of being in charge of both camps. I am a bit nervous, but I am excited to take on new challenges and gain new important skills. I also hope to learn a bit more Lithuanian, so that I can communicate with the parents better.From your own perspective, as a teacher and now a leader of the kids camps, could you talk about the benefit of children and teenagers attending these camps at LCC?Nowadays, many kids spend too much time at their computers or on their phones, but here we take their phones away, and get them busy with other activities. Kids quickly forget about the need to use their phones, as they get busy with other activities. They learn to be part of a group, they learn to communicate with other kids, learn about other cultures. In the camps, we discuss different countries, nationalities, customs, and, of course, all of the conversations are in English. When they leave the camp, they can speak more English than when they began.

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Trauma Competent Caregiver Training


LCC International University in partnership with international non-profit organization “Back2Back ministries” welcomes professionals (social workers, psychologists, therapists, children rights specialists, healthcare professionals, teachers, juvenile justice system specialists), potential and present foster/adoptive families and volunteer caregivers to three-day Trauma Competent Caregiver (TCC) training. AIM OF THE TRAININGThe aim of the training is to equip people, who work and care for children with the background of adverse childhood experiences such as abuse, neglect, natural and man made disasters, systemic effects and etc. Building Trauma Competent Caregivers is a nine module (24 academic hours) of interactive training series, which brings theory and practice in one. TCC curriculum has been translated into 7 languages and has reached over 58 countries. Since 2018 Latvian national government has approved TCC as one of the main training curriculums for foster and adoptive families.Upon completion of the training, participants will understand the goals of child welfare, essential skills of trauma competent care and potential lifetime impact of trauma on development. They will also be able to recognize how childhood traumatic stress is exacerbated by ongoing stressors in a child’s life, identify coping responses, strengths and protective factors that promote positive adjustment among traumatized children. Participants will be able to identify new strategies, techniques and skills to respond to challenging behaviors of children with a traumatic history and learn to promote their own self-care. SPEAKERSDr. David Schooler - author and trainer of Trauma Competent Caregiver curriculum, individual counselor for adults, who have experienced a lifetime impact of early childhood trauma. He has a background in counseling and theology, his doctorate was written in Biblical Counseling. Since 2008 David is recognized as affiliate Faculty Member in International University of Central Asia, Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan. Jayne E. Schooler - author and trainer of Trauma Competent caregiver curriculum, educator of Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®), author and co-author of eight books in field of child welfare including Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Parents and Parenting in Transracial Adoption. Since 2008 Jayne is recognized as affiliate Faculty Member in International University of Central Asia, Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan. Julie Cooper - director of Child Development at Back2Back ministries and TCC trainer nationally and internationally. Her training passion focuses on understanding the impact of trauma on youth and strategies to care for them well whether in biological families, foster care homes, institutional care or schools. She is currently doing her Doctorate in Counseling and Psychological Studies at Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.Other professionals and experts in the field from Baltics and USA will join to support the launch of the program. DATES: September 12-14, 2019TIME: 9:00- 18:00ADDRESS: LCC International University, Neumann Hall, Kretingos g. 36, Klaipėda, Lithuania.LANGUAGE: English. During the training simultaneous translation into Lithuanian language will be provided.PRICE: 150EUR. The price includes: participant handouts, lunch, coffee/tea and snack breaks through out the day. Scholarships are available for foster and adoptive parents.CERTIFICATION: Certificates of completion of 24 academic hours training will be issued at the end of the event.REGISTRATION: REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT DEADLINE: August 25, 2019For more info, please contact: or

University Basketball Team

You guessed it, as a North American style university based in Lithuania we have our own basketball team and we are great at it.

Active worldwide

In the true spirit of LCC, we are an international team led by a professional coach. As a team we represent LCC university in both national and international leagues.

Home of the great

Many LCC Moose players started their careers here and went on to become professional athletes. Maybe you are next?

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Tuition fees

In the 2018/2019 academic year all BA Programs cost 2.982 EUR per academic year. Price does not include housing, trips & text books.

Our MA Programs are priced individually with discount opportunities for LCC alumni.

Financial aid

We want everyone to have an opportunity to experience LCC's high-quality education.

Check our financial aid programs to help cover your tuition fees and find sources of extra income for living and housing expenses.

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60% Lower tuition fees

Than the European average*

Affordable living

Living in Klaipėda is cheaper than in European capitals**

371,161 EUR

Given by LCC as financial aid annually


Students receive financial aid

*Average tuition fees for BA programs in Europe for students outside EU/EEA is 8600 EUR/year based on 

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