Disability Benefits

Disability benefits are provided to students with a lower than 45 % working capacity and no academic debt. They must be enrolled to the study cycle for the first time (undergraduate, graduate, full-time).

The following types of benefits are provided:

  • for special needs – 56 EUR monthly;
  • tuition fees may be paid to students with a financial contribution of 3.2 BSI (124.8 EUR) to cover a part of their tuition costs.

Anyone wishing to receive financial help must submit the following documents to the Study Administration Department:

  • an application in the set form;
  • a copy of the identity document;
  • a copy of the disability certificate.

Applications for this type of benefit must be submitted to the Department of Studies Administration of Vilnius University (Saulėtekio al. 9, I Building, Room 714). If it is difficult for the student to bring the documents to the Department of Study Administration, he or she may bring them to the Students’ Representation who will deliver them for him.

Ensuring access to studies

The project "Ensuring Access to Studies for Students with Special Needs" aims to encourage special needs students to pursue higher education. Disabled students are given financial aid to increase access to education. Targeted benefits can only be used for study purposes, i. e. items, services and other expenses necessary to increase access to education.

A special allowance of 152 EUR per month shall be granted to students who are citizens of the Republic of Lithuania or of other States, or other without any citizenship, who have declared their permanent residence in the Republic of Lithuania and who meet all the following conditions:

  • have a working capacity level of 45 % or less or a severe or moderate degree of disability as defined by law;
  • they study for the first time in higher education institution (except for the disabled, those who have dropped out of school and who have resumed to their studies):
    • they study in the first cycle (undergraduate) study program or under the integrated study program;
    • they study in the second cycle (master's) study program;
    • they study in a non-degree study program;
    • they study in the third cycle (PhD);
  • has no academic debts in the study program and / or penalties imposed by the higher education institution.

Students who meet the following criteria must submit the following documents to the Department of Study Administration of Vilnius University (Saulėtekio al. 9, I Building, Room 714):

  • an application in the set form;
  • a copy of the identity document;
  • a copy of the disability certificate.