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Students from 50+ countries and 60% international faculty members.

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Small classes with an average 11:1 student to professor ratio means quality and individuality.

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

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The only North American style university in Europe.

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

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“Everyone truly wants you to succeed”

"The most valuable lesson I learned at LCC is that people are the most valuable asset in every organization. Having talked to many alumni, they always said that people are what creates the real LCC experience, and now looking back, I couldn’t agree more. It is our amazing staff and faculty who share common values and help us grow not only as professionals but also individuals, and it is the students who later become your second family. It has taught me to care about each person I work or interact with. I believe that LCC is the place where you can create the experience you want. You can always find the right people to help you implement even the craziest idea or project and also find the resources to get it done. Appreciate that at LCC everyone truly wants you to succeed."

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Yuliia Rusianovska
Currently pursuing a masters degree in Media Management at Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University (USA)
Graduated from LCC in 2020

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2,143 alumni

93%

Alumni are satisfied with their LCC education

84%

Alumni are successfully employed

34%

Leaders of departments or companies

34

Countries alumni come from

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84%

Alumni are succesfully employed

2,143

Total alumni since 1991

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An adventure packed with international experience, European culture and new friendships. Come study at LCC where you will be in an environment with students from over 50 countries. Our exchange programs are open to everyone.

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Emma McDonald: “I want to make a difference. I want to facilitate change and help people be the best they can be!”

2020-10-20

Would you consider going to an entirely different side of the ocean, to a country you never heard about and commit to spend 4 years there? LCC student, Emma McDonald did! As an active representative of the international community, Emma wants to help other students.Inspired to make and facilitate change within the student body, Emma ran for President of Student Council this year!Your home country is New Zealand. Why did you decide to go so far from your home to study at LCC? How did you learn about LCC International University?The short version of the story is I knew nothing about Lithuania! I didn't even know it was a country. I didn't know it existed. I knew nothing before I came to this part of the world.My friend and I went traveling and we ended up in Germany. While I was in Germany, I found I wasn't able to travel anymore for various reasons. The lady I had been staying with suggested, “Maybe you should start settling down.” I was 20 at the time, so I didn't think I needed to settle down, but I did. She mentioned she had friends in Lithuania and that maybe they could help me out. First of all, I had to look up where Lithuania was and even after I found it, I still couldn't believe the fact that it was a country. I started to look for some universities in Lithuania, and I saw LCC and it looked interesting to me. Then I thought, why not? Let's do this! It is an international community, maybe I'll find some other people like me there, and so I came to Lithuania. And it's just been brilliant since I got here!You are an active junior year student. Which activities have you been involved with? What are some of your ongoing projects?Last year I was part of the Student Council as the Event Coordinator. We had many events - Talent Night, Spirit Week, and Valentine’s Day. We also had LCC Talks, an event which was like our own LCC version of TED Talks. We did LCC Talks last fall, with the topic, “On the Brink,” and it was quite successful, which is awesome! This past summer I worked with the LCC summer camps. I was the coordinator for the kids camps and teens camps and I also did some work for the Summer Language Institute.Currently, we have many small things going on in StuCo. We've had a candlelight vigil which was in collaboration with LCC Spiritual Life. Also, we're getting ready for Talent Night again this year. There's a lot of other little projects that my team is working on. We're just trying to see how the Student Council can function and do things in the current situations, where we literally don't know what could happen tomorrow.Let’s talk more about the Student Council. A few weeks ago we had elections and debates, after which the student body chose their representatives in StuCo. You were one of the participants, could you tell more about the selection process? Who can apply for Student Council members and who can vote?Becoming a StuCo member is pretty easy, once a year before elections, interested students fill out the application form and answer questions. What do you want to bring to the student council? What would your position be like? What would you do in your position? /what things do you want to focus on? The elections committee, which is generally the previous StuCo President or the Vice President and three staff members, review all the applications to see who meets the criteria. The next step is to make posters and do campaigning. Within a week or so, we have debates and then voting. Students from all majors and years are eligible to vote.What is the purpose of the Student Council? Why do we need StuCo representatives at LCC?The Student Council is essentially here to help the voices of the students be heard by the staff, faculty, and the administration and vice versa. We are the bridge in the middle between the two sides. Now we are working on improving communication and making better connections between staff, faculty, and students, and also externally with other organizations and other universities, even potentially in other countries. The most important thing is we are here to make everyone feel heard, supported, and acknowledged!As a new StuCo team, you have been working together only for a couple of weeks. As President, how do you build the workflow?We meet once a week on Tuesday to go over certain things, look over a few projects, get opinions, and share ideas. The majority of the team are freshmen, so they often look at me and ask what I think, what's my idea, what's the plan, and how would I like to do things. I share my opinions with them and ask what they think also. The good thing about our team is that we acknowledge each other's input and as a team we are stepping up to the challenges. There are a lot of ideas. There's a lot of passion, and a lot of good energy! We all are getting along really well.What are the main StuCo goals for the 2020-2021 academic year?This year the goal for StuCo is to work on communication, making it better, and making connections within the community. We make sure that everybody knows what's going on and if official policy is made or changed, we can help get the word out to students. We've been updating the website and we're trying to make it more easily accessible for students. We're also hoping to continue our Coffee with StuCo events where students can bring questions to the table. Also, we have office hours two hours every day, if students want to come in and ask any questions, or just need help, we will help them to figure things out.What is your motivation for being a StuCo President?I want to make a difference. I want to facilitate change. If someone has a need, or needs a little bit of extra help, I want to be that help for students. If students want to do something, if they want to hold an event or even if they just want to talk to someone from a different country. I am here for them. I want to help people be the best they can be. I am so glad that I can do all these things by being in the Student Council and I'm so grateful for the encouragement and all the support that I've gotten everyone!

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Alisiia Mokhunova: “The feeling of being a part of the LCC community is what I miss the most.”

2020-10-15

Alisiia Mokhunova is an LCC International University alumni from Ukraine. She graduated from LCC in 2018, majoring in Contemporary Communication. After graduation, Alisiia went on a journey of self-discovery as an Altrenativi International volunteer in Bulgaria. During her time there, she found her passion for teaching and shortly after went to Georgia to master her teaching skills and receive a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA). Now, she is trying to pursue her dream of being a professional teacher and create her own English courses to make a difference in people’s lives.Alisiia is an extremely ambitious person who takes on any task with enthusiasm and devotion. In addition to her passion for teaching, she is very fond of reading, experimental cooking, and volunteering. Alisiia has nothing but good memories of her time at LCC. She misses her "second home" and hopes to come back and visit one day.How do you keep yourself busy these days?I have recently started a new chapter of my life that constantly keeps me occupied. I have been teaching English for quite some time now, as well as working on my personal educational projects.Did you know you wanted to be a teacher while studying at LCC?During my time at LCC, I had few students that I was tutoring, but I wasn’t thinking of teaching as a possible career choice. Since I was majoring in Contemporary Communication I was more interested and passionate about organizational communication and design. I realized that I wanted to be a teacher sometime after my graduation and I am very glad that it turned out this way. I want to be the kind of teacher that makes a difference and helps students to become the individuals they aspire to be. I have to admit that after my experience at LCC with all the amazing and inspiring teaching staff there, the bar for being a good teacher is very high and hard to follow. I hope that my teaching proficiency, the effort and all the hard work I put into it, will later bring me my desired results.What did you do after graduation?Unlike some of my friends, I did not have a clear idea of what I wanted to immediately do with my life. I think I was not ready to accept the fact that my student years were behind me and that it was time to close that chapter of my life and move forward. During the summer after graduation, I found an internship as a Communication Manager in the marketing performance reporting platform called Whatagraph. It was a great experience that allowed me to improve my organizational communication skills and gave me the foundation to continue working in communications. After my internship, I moved back to Ukraine and started working for a startup company, which did not turn out as I had hoped it would. At that moment, I realized that I was pushing myself to do something I was not ready for mentally and emotionally. As a result, I applied for the volunteering program called Alternativi International and spent the following year in Bulgaria.Can you tell us more about your volunteering experience?To begin with, the Alternativi International program is aimed at youth development, and most of the time I was working with children, teaching them English and Russian languages. Together with other volunteers, we would organize different projects and activities. We were mostly working with middle school students but often tried to engage university students and encourage them to apply for the Erasmus cultural exchange program. During my time in Bulgaria, I was also working with local churches providing food for the homeless and helping out in any other way needed. At that time, serving people and being in that intercultural environment once again was like a breath of fresh air for me. It has benefited me in so many different ways that giving felt more like receiving.What were your main takeaways from this volunteering experience?I think the biggest takeaway from this experience was my sudden desire to become a teacher. I realized that becoming a teacher and educating people is what I want to do for a living. My time in Bulgaria gave me the time to think and understand myself better. I started thinking about what kind of person I wanted to be and what I needed to do to achieve that. It was refreshing to meet new people and get a different perspective on my life.How have you changed after this volunteering experience?This volunteering experience helped me to be on good terms with myself. I feel good and proud of myself for achieving what I have achieved so far and becoming the person I am today. After graduation, I felt a little down because I did not go right away for my Master’s degree and because I did not have a clear career path planned like some of my friends. This was always nagging me like I was doing something wrong and should have done better. My time in Bulgaria made me realize something I should have from the very beginning. It's important to live your life at your own pace. I became more confident and motivated in any task I took on and did it with pleasure. In addition, my volunteering experience helped me to discover a new side of myself and added a piece to my life puzzle.Do you have any plans for the near future?After I seriously decided to take up teaching, I went to Tbilisi, Georgia, to receive a proper teaching training. To be more specific, I completed my CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) training qualification. Now I feel more confident in my professional skills and plan to develop my own English language courses for adults. I am very passionate about this idea and spend most of my free time working on the methodology I would like to implement in my courses. I want to master what I am currently doing and establish a specific teaching strategy of my own. Later, I would like to expand my audience and develop a learning strategy for children, as well as adults. I try not to look too far ahead, but getting my Master’s degree is definitely something I would like to accomplish. I have no idea where I would like to study. I will take my time to explore my interests and possibilities and make the right decision, just like I did when initially choosing LCC.What do you miss the most about LCC?LCC was a very special place for me. I left home as a child, to learn but also to grow up and mature in the setting of this amazing international community. Even though I was far away from home, I never felt alone and always had people supporting and guiding me throughout the four years of my life at LCC. I met people, grew very close and shared happy memories but also faced all kinds of struggles together, bringing us closer. LCC was the place where I felt safe and knew that I was surrounded by kind and loving people, who were there for each other. That feeling of being a part of the LCC community is what I miss the most. The students, faculty, and staff are what make LCC the significant place it is. How can I not miss being a part of it?Have your hobbies and interests changed over these few years since your graduation?I think that just like any other person, every day I learn something new and discover more of myself from a different perspective. I think my interests have greatly changed over this time, just like my perception of myself. When I was a student I loved trying out new things, especially in cooking. I have to admit that part of being a part of an international community has its perks. Learning how to cook dishes from other cultures was one of my favorite hobbies, as well as experimenting with my own recipes. Sunday breakfasts with my friends and floor-mates were definitely a highlight of my time at LCC.Another perk of living in an international community is the ability to learn about foreign countries and their cultures. My friends were always very welcoming and eager for me to visit and experience their homelands. Traveling has now become a big part of my life and has greatly influenced my growth as a person. Both cooking and traveling remain my highest interests in life. I think the only thing that changed in me, was my fascination with teaching and reading.Can you give some advice to the current students of LCC?LCC is an incredible place filled with smart and creative minds. Studying in such an encouraging environment surrounded by people who are eager to learn and grow can also put pressure on students to be on the same level with others. My advice to current students would be to measure their progress by reflecting on their accomplishments and growth, rather than comparing themselves to someone else. Also, do not stress out or feel pressured because you do not have your life figured out and planned, even if some of your friends or classmates might already have done so. You need to move forward and grow at your own pace, take time to think, and make rational decisions based on what you actually want. Remember that it is okay to feel lost and scared of what the future holds. Don’t keep it to yourself, share your worries with your friends and even faculty. Those people are always there for you and that is what makes the LCC community so special.

University Basketball Team

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

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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.

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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 2020/2021 academic year all BA Programs cost 3,180 EUR per academic year. Price does not include housing & trips.

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

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60% Lower tuition fees

Than the European average*

Affordable living

Living in Klaipėda is cheaper than in European capitals**

421,000 EUR

Given by LCC as financial aid annually

62%

Students receive financial aid

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

**Living expenses are estimated based on data from numbeo.com

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