To create the future of art, design, and architecture in Lithuania, and to educate those that create and research.
VAA has an extensive network of international partners under the Erasmus+ programme (more than 160 partners), NordPLUS network as well as other bilateral agreements.
VAA is the only higher education institution of art and design in Lithuania.
Delivering BA, MA and PhD programmes in the areas of fine arts, design and architecture.
faculties and departments
Vilnius faculty campus (Vilnius), Kaunas faculty campus (Kaunas), Klaipėda faculty campus (Klaipėda) and Telšiai faculty campus (Telšiai).
bachelor level programs
4 years BA in Animation, BA in Art History, BA in Ceramics, BA in Applied Ceramics, BA in Clothing and Fashion Design, BA in Knitting and Clothing Design, BA in Design, BA in Product Design, BA in Metal Plastics, BA in Furniture Design, BA in Glass, BA in Graphic Art, BA in Applied Graphic Art, BA in Graphic Design, BA in Interior Design, BA in Fresco-mosaic, BA in Scenography, BA in Stained-glass, BA in Painting, BA in Photography and Media Art, BA in Sculpture, BA in Applied Sculpture, BA in Textile, BA in Applied Textile.
master level programs
2 years MA in Art History, MA in Art Theory, MA in Ceramics, MA in Applied Ceramics, MA in Clothing and Fashion Design, MA in Culture Management and Culture Policy, MA in Design, MA in Glass, MA in Graphic Art, MA in Applied Graphic Art, MA in Graphic Design, MA in Interior Design, MA in Landscape Architecture, MA in Fresco-mosaic, MA in Scenography, MA in Stained-glass, MA in Painting, MA in Photography and Media Art, MA in Sculpture, MA in Applied Sculpture, MA in Textile, MA in Applied Textile.
research activity and main areas
The Art Research Institute
Main research areas: history and theory of art, architecture and design.
doctorate level programs
4 years PhD in Art Criticism, History and Theory, PhD in Design, PhD in Arts.
subject areas for exchange students
All available programmes.
May 15th for for the Autumn semester / whole academic year.
November 15th for the Spring semester.
Fall semester: September – December;
Spring semester: January- June.
cost of living per month (studying and living)
Living expenses around 600-800 Euros per month.