|Type||Medical Doctor, full-time|
|Nominal duration||5 years (300 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Dental doctor in odontology)|
|Tuition fee||€12,960.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The programme of Dentistry is aimed at educating dentists, which is a state-regulated profession. It’s
design is in accordance with the general requirements for the integrated studies which are set out in the valid legal documents of the Republic of Lithuania and are also fully consistent with the requirements laid down in the European Directive 2005/36/EC. The programme in Dentistry encompasses compulsory subjects of theoretical and practical teaching. Each discipline tries to maintain a balance between the theoretical and the practical approach in order to maintain the level of university education.
The goal of the Dentistry study programme is in accordance with the mission of VU and aims to prepare dentists of high-qualification who on graduation should: have a broad academic dental education and be able to work in all areas of clinical dentistry; be trained in biomedical science; be able to work together with other dental and health care professionals in the health care system; have good communicative skills; be prepared to undertake continuing professional development supporting the concept of life-long learning; be able to practice evidence-based dentistry based through a problem solving approach, using basic theoretical and practical skills.
A graduate can be employed in commercial structures dealing with medical equipment or pharmaceutical companies, however, for independent medical practice further studies are needed.
Access to the postgraduate (residency) studies is in accordance with the legal acts of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania and the other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.