Vilniaus kolegija / Higher Education Institution
Vilniaus kolegija / Higher Education Institution, Lithuania
Vilnius University of Applied Sciences (VIKO) is the largest accredited higher professional education institution in Lithuania, which was founded in 2000 merging 8 schools of higher education. The university is the only higher education institution in Lithuania, which has been awarded the diploma of the Knowledge Economy Forum for Innovations.
VIKO aims at: preparing practice–oriented specialists with a higher education degree in health, natural, humanitarian, social and technological sciences and arts, who meet economic and social needs of Vilnius region and the entire Lithuania; ensuring that study process would be modern and in compliance with European standards; reinforcing effective cooperation with representatives from the business world; developing the students’ general abilities and civil values, necessary for their future work and/or continuing education.