Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) is one of the best and largest institutions of higher education for biomedical sciences in Lithuania with 100 years of academic experience and great potential for development. LSMU is the largest institution of higher education and research of health specialist education in Lithuania. There are 7 faculties and 5 research institutes at the University, and 168 structural subdivisions operate to ensure the unity, social, cultural, and other needs of science, studies, and clinical and veterinary practice. Medical teaching and research are mainly based on cooperation with the largest health care institution in the Baltic States – the Hospital of LSMU “Kauno klinikos”. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is the only establishment in Lithuania to train veterinarians. A number of other health-related programmes (Pharmacy, Food Sciences, Public Health, Nursing, etc.) are offered to students here, within the modern and innovative environment. The University community consists of nearly 3,000 employees. The teaching staff of LSMU consists of 203 professors, 227 associate professors, 358 lecturers, and 440 assistant professors. At present, the University offers 125 study programmes and has more than 8,000 students, residents, and doctoral students.
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