Born in the whirlwind of historical events, LCC International University is an open place where transformation happens. It changes students, instructors, and those who choose to share the journey.
LCC International University is a nationally and internationally recognized liberal arts institution in Klaipėda, Lithuania. Established in 1991 by a joint venture of Lithuanian, Canadian and American foundations, LCC has distinguished itself in the region by offering a unique, future-oriented style of education and an interactive academic environment.
Our educational model places broad-based education within the context of a Christian academic community in order to extend education beyond the classroom. As a part of LCC’s vision to prepare students to participate actively in the life of their home communities, the role of each individual in the building of society is emphasized through active participation in community projects and hands on practicums.
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LCC International University offers accredited Bachelors and Masters programs in social sciences and humanities. LCC is a liberal arts university. Therefore, each program includes multidisciplinary core curriculum courses which affirm students’ critical thinking and conflict transformation skills while challenging students within a multicultural perspective and Christian worldview.
Throughout the programs, students grow in their communication and leadership competencies. Our graduates apply their analytical and transferable skills throughout their lives in graduate schools, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities, while they also engage in community building and civic involvement.
In addition to taking foundational courses in the discipline, students may choose specialized modules within the discipline. Students may also choose to enroll in courses from other disciplines.
Double degree options are available for students in Business, Theology, and English programs.
LCC International University Masters programs are designed for working professionals to earn their degree through a blended learning model, which includes on-campus sessions and on-line sessions.
All study programs are externally evaluated and validated by an independent public agency, the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC). For study program accreditation status and external evaluation reports please see here.
Current student enrollment is around 550 (33% from Lithuania, 67% International), who come from more than 38 countries of the world. Each semester more than 30 Study Abroad students come to LCC from North American universities. One-third of LCC faculty are Lithuanian while two-thirds are from Western Europe, Canada, and the United States.