The Educational Exchanges Section of the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy works with the Vilnius Educational Advising Center to provide information to interested students about university undergraduate and post graduate academic study programs in the United States. This section also manages a range of academic and professional exchanges and scholarship programs in the U.S., including the Fulbright scholarship program, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program, the International Visitors program (IVLP) or International Writing Program (IWP)
In addition to academic and professional exchanges, the Educational and Cultural Sections work with Lithuanian universities, teacher training institutions, and other academic, cultural, governmental and nongovernmental organizations to support English Language Teaching programs, development of civic education curricula. In keeping with our objectives to increase understanding about U.S. society and policies, and to broaden dialogue between Americans and U.S. institutions and their Lithuanian counterparts, Embassy invites American speakers and specialists, distributes publications in both English and Lithuanian and sponsors programs related to such issues as U.S. foreign policy, U.S.-Lithuanian relations, support for the development of democratic institutions and a democratic society, rule of law, and American culture, history, society, and values.
For more information about educational exchanges and cultural programs, please contact Educational Programs Specialist Rasa Baukuvienė – BaukuvieneR@state.gov.