Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

LMTA Welcomes Foreign Students


For the last eighty years Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy (LMTA) has been the main specialized university school for music, theatre and film, currently training about 900 students in 40 art disciplines. As the oldest music academy in Lithuania, LMTA is committed to provide the highest teaching standards.

The Academy curriculum has been crafted by the internationally acclaimed Lithuanian professors of music, theatre, dance and film industry; all study programmes have been assessed the board of international experts from the six EU countries and accredited on the national level.

Qualifications obtained at the Academy as well as the European Diploma Supplement which accompanies a higher education diploma received at graduation refers to de jure recognition in all European Union member countries and of the European Economic Area, and do not require additional examination.

All international students of the Academy receive a living permit in Lithuania during the course of their studies and can participate in the short term international study exchange programmes such as ERASMUS exchange programme offered by 120 Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy partner schools in the European countries, NORDPLUS or other exchange programmes.

The individual tutoring and collaborative artistic training is provided students of music at the Academy, including the broad possibilities to perform solo concerts and at its symphony orchestra, opera studio, choirs, and about 90 chamber music ensembles.

Academy students give over 400 concerts per year all over the country, with free entrance for a wider audience. Theatre, dance, film, sound directing and arts management students are engaged in theatrical and film productions, national and international workshops, and participate in the numerous festivals in Lithuania and abroad.

In addition to the Academy curriculum, its students free of charge attend over 70 courses per year given by the visiting professors mainly from Europe as well as from the America and Asia.

Academy encourages talented youth to join us in the school year for the bachelor or master studies in Music Performance, majoring in Accordion, Choral Conducting, Harpsichord, Jazz (Instrumental and Vocal), Organ, Percussion, Piano, Symphony Orchestra Conducting, String Instruments, Vocal Performance, Wind Instruments and Composition. From academic year 2016-2017, the Academy starts the new specialization at masters lavel, Contemporary Performance, which includes Contemporary Ensemble and Contemporary Improvisation, and Art Management study programme, master studies.  

Study programmes will be taught in English or Russian if not less than 3 students will apply.  

The Academy cooperates with the China Service Centre for Friendship and Cooperation with Foreign Countries in Beijin. Applicatnts from China are recommended to contact LMTA Representative in China for more information about entrance exams, which are normally organised in Beijin every summer.

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