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Application and admission requirements for exchange students (Erasmus, Double Degree and Bilateral programs)

 
Students from partner institutions who intend to study at ISM University of Management and Economics should first contact the International Office at their home university. They have to meet all requirements for the participation in the exchange program of their home university. 
 
Nomination deadlines: May 1 / November 1.
 
Once a student has been nominated by his / her university, he / she will be sent an automatic link to ISM Online Application form. Students have to fill in their personal information as well as submit the documents, listed below.

The deadline for submitting Online Application is May 15 for the autumn semester and November 15 for the spring semester. 

 

 

APPLYING FOR THE EXCHANGE AT ISM UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS STEP BY STEP

 

1. MY2.ISM ONLINE APPLICATION FORM  - FILL IN YOUR DATA AND UPLOAD DOCUMENTS BY MAY 15 / NOVEMBER 15

Once a student has been nominated by his / her university, he / she will be sent login information to be filled in an Online Application form.

The info e-mail about the exchange at ISM and the automatic link to the ISM Online Application system will be sent in the first days of May / November.

In the MY2.ISM online application form you will be asked to enter your personal data as well as upload the documents:

  • Learning Agreement (for Erasmus Students)
  • Transcript of Records
  • CV (in English)
  • Motivation letter (in English) - Why would you like to study at ISM?
  • 1  photo
  • Passport / ID card copy
  • Insurance copy (the Insurance policy should cover the whole period of stay in Lithuania. For EU citizens the European Health Insurance Card is also valid. For non-EU students insurance policy should be at least 20000 LT / 6000 EUR)

 

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Online Application is May 15th for the autumn semester and November 15th for the spring semester. 

All documents (scanned copies) have to be uploaded to the ISM Online Application System (you will receive e-mails with the information how to log in to the system)

Please send all the documents at once!

 

2. SUBMIT YOUR LEARNING AGREEMENT TO MY2.ISM ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM BY JUNE 1 / DECEMBER 1

After submitting your personal data and aforementioned documents you will also have to submit your LEARNING AGREEMENT with the courses you are going to study at ISM.

PLEASE NOTE: There have to be the signatures of your home university and yourself on the Learning Agreement, otherwise your courses are not going to be approved.

DEADLINE: The deadline for submitting Learning Agreement is June 1 for the autumn semester and December 1 for the spring semester. However, depending on the academic calendar of the home institution, the deadlines may be set differently for specific cases, previously arranged by the International Offices.

 

3. REGISTRATION TO COURSES:

There is no specific system where to register yourself for courses - you will be registered to courses by ISM international studies coordinators.

All the courses have quotas for international students therefore students are registered on the first come first serve basis - the quicker you send us your Learning Agreement, the better are your chances to get the seat in your preferred course.

You can see the quotas and the list of courses on www.ism.lt/courselist 

If your preferred course will be full, you will receive an e-mail stating the cancellation of your Learning Agreements and you will have to choose different courses and upload your updated Learning Agreement on my2.ism system again.

 

4. COURSES APPROVED VIA MY2.ISM

After you send us your Learning Agreement and it has been approved by the vice-president of ISM, you will find your signed and scanned Learning Agreement on MY2.ISM system and you can download it from there.

 

5. ADMISSION LETTER

After all your uploaded documents and Learning Agreement has been approved, you will be issued the ADMISSION LETTER, which will be your official confirmation that you have been accepted for your exchange at ISM University of Management and Economics. Admission letters are sent in July/December. 

 

6. PLANNING YOUR TRIP

After you have received your admission letter you have to get ready and book your tickets to Vilnius!

You can read the Student Survival Guide, available on this website to get yourself familiarized with Vilnius and ISM.

This website also has sections regarding accommodation, and migration matters, do not forget to read the information there, as well.

 

7. ACCOMMODATION

Please be aware that ISM does not have any halls of residences therefore it is students‘ respunsibility to find a place to stay. However we offer some guidance and help in finding a place to live. Please see the accommodation section on this website or contact accommodation@ism.lt

For more information please contact ISM International studies coordinator martyna.kinduryte@ism.lt  or international@ism.lt

 

8. WELCOME WEEK FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Before the beginning of every semester, ISM International studies office together with ESN ISM organises Welcome Week for new international students.

There is about 100 international students coming to ISM for the Fall semester and about 60 students coming for spring semester, therefore it is a good chance to meet everyone and socialize before the semester begins. During the Welcome week there are many events of all kinds for the new international students - Kick off seminar, trips, parties, Lithuanian language crashcourse, cultural introduction to Lithuania, welcomme dinners, tours, etc.

Participation in Welcome week is MANDATORY. The programme of the Welcome week is announced couple of weeks prior the event.

 

9. MENTROSHIP PROGRAMME

If you are concerned you might feel a little lonely upon your arrival to Vilnius, do not worry - you will not. There is a buddy programe functioning here at ISM where local students (or full time international students) help new exchange students to settle in Vilnius. Once you will be filling in the online application form on MY2.ISM, you will be asked whether you would like to have a buddy - just tick yes and you will have one local friend already! The buddy will be your guardian angel and help you with all the practical matters upon your arrival to Vilnius and ISM.

ESN ISM - Erasmus Student Network administrates the buddy programme, you can read more about it here: www.ism.esnlithuania.org or get in touch with them on Facebook: ISM ESN.