FAQ about the application process

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Thank you for your interest in SMK College of Applied Sciences. We invite you to start your journey to an exciting career together with other international students at SMK! It is a space for future creators.

Please go through the FAQ to find answers to your inquiry, or you are welcome to register for a free online consultation now.


What documents do I need to apply?

1. Entry qualification documents (e.g. High school diploma);
2 Translation of the documents to the English/Lithuanian languages. Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translation(s);
3. A copy of a valid passport (must not expire for at least 6 months).
4. Proof of English language certificate.
Please, check the country-specific document requirements here.

If you need any help with the application process, please contact us at admission@smk.lt.

What is the application fee?

150 euros.

How do I pay the application fee?

Once you apply, you will receive an automatically issued invoice for your application. You can use the bank details mentioned there to make the payment. You can make a bank transfer or use online payment methods, such as Revolut, Wise, or Western Union.

If I do not get a visa or temporary residence permit, is my fee refundable?

Yes, you can always ask for a refund of the tuition fee if you have not started studies at SMK.

Do you offer any scholarships?

Yes, we offer 20% Scholarship for Eastern Partnership Countries, 20% for the Business Management studies field and 40% for Talent scholarship. You may apply for a scholarship when you are uploading the rest of your documents here.
You can find more detailed information about scholarships here

Should I take an English language test (FCE, IELTS 5+, TOEFL 59+ or LanguageCert IESOL B1+) if my previous studies were held in the English language?

A document from your previous school proving your study language is enough in this case.

Can I work during my studies?

Yes, 40 hours of work per week is permitted for international students in Lithuania.

Are there any country limitations?

No, SMK is open to accepting students from all around the world! We do not take into consideration an applicant’s race, religion, national origin, sex, or country of citizenship in determining admission to the college programs. Please, keep in mind that some countries might have different admission requirements according to the SKVC Study Quality Evaluation Center.

Does SMK assist in receiving a TRP?

Yes, we provide assistance through the whole process.

What is TRP?

You should check the requirements of the documents and then find the closest Lithuanian VFS center to you, and then just book an appointment. We will assist you through the process. More information

When is it recommended to start the application process?

As soon as possible! It is best if you start the application 3-4 months in advance, as TRP and document verification procedures can take a long time.

What are the prices for the study programmes at SMK?

All prices vary and start at 2200euro / per year for EU citizens, or at 3400 Euro for non-EU citizens. You can check all the prices under the specific study programmes at smk.lt/en.

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16 Jan 2024