You want to live Vilnuis and you are totally commited to study Turkish Studies and History at Vilnuis University abroad.
Vilnius University, Vilnuis, Baltic Country, Lithuania
- Faculty Humanities
- Oriental Studies/Turkology
The Centre of Oriental Studies is the main institution of Asian studies in Lithuania as well as an academic core unit of Vilnius University. The Centre focuses its studies on the regions of Asia and Near East and serves a link among the Lithuanian researchers of the East.
The target of the Centre is to prepare specialists in the field of Asian studies needed for scientific research, the development of business and cultural relations as well as to promote better understanding of the Eastern cultures in Lithuania, and to encourage the collaboration between the East and the West.
The Institute had as its goal teaching of Mongol, Turkish, Armenian, Persian and Arabic.
In 2002, the Oriental Centre set up the Eastern Languages School which since then has invited everybody willing to study Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Sanskrit and Korean languages. As part of its activities, the Oriental Centre also proposes wider public lectures given by famous visiting scholars from Lithuania and abroad.
Since 2008 a new Turkology Studies program is administrated. The Program purposes to prepare qualified specialists with a broad spectrum of academic knowldege in the field of Humanities. Among its educational objectives are analysis and research of cultural evolution in the major geographical regions of Asia, intercultural communication, and prospects of collaboration with Asian countries. The Centre of Oriental Studies’ students enjoy great opportunities to promote collaboration between Lithuania and Asian countries in all spheres of life and to efficiently assess swift changes in the life of Asian regions in view of the global events.
Contact Address: Turcology Studies
Centre of Oriental Studies
5 LT-01513 Vilnius
Tel.:+370 5 2687256