Klaipeda State College is the third-largest college in Lithuania with strong academic reputation. The initial target of the College is an ensuring of high quality of academic teaching and research facilities. The College focuses on study programs that lead to a profession. The graduates of the College gain professional Bachelor degree. The studies are practice orientated; students are able to successfully apply their knowledge in a real working environment.
In the 2011-2012 study year 3939 students have been studying there; with the assistance of approx. 300 teachers and lecturers.
A College is ternary – consists of three faculties: Social Sciences, Technologies and Health Sciences. A variety of scientific research as well as different projects and consulting activities are executed here. Also plenty of contracted research on a ground of technologies, biomedicine, physical, social, humanitarian, arts are administrated.
The Faculty of Social Sciences offers study programmes in accounting, finance, administration of institutions, companies and tourism; logistics, trade, sports & entertainment and business management; as well as pedagogy of primary school, pre-school, English language and Social pedagogy. There are 1692 students studying there.
The Faculty of Technologies provides programmes in different technical professions such as construction, mechanical engineering, geodesy, landscape design, informatics, food technology, road transport technologies, electric and automatic equipment and technical maintenance of automobile. There are 1322 students in this Faculty.
In the Faculty of Health Sciences students can choose general practice nursing, beauty therapy, physiotherapy, oral hygiene, odontological care as well as social work for their studies. There are 925 students here.
There are four business practical learning enterprises (BPLE) in a College where an activity of Business Company can be simulated. There are four typical departments: personnel, purchase, sales and marketing, finance and accounting in a BPLE. Everything is "real" in a BPLE (financial documents, agreements, tax tariffs, applying legal acts, currency exchange rates etc.).
The College is equipped with modern laboratories, libraries and other fitment.
College collaborates with number of educational institutions in different countries. It has an Erasmus University Charter (EUC) and is an active participant in the Lifelong Learning Programme (e. g. Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Grundtvig, Comenius etc.).
STUDENTS’ EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES