Lithuania

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RECOMMENDATION:

Expect an average of 8 on the 1-10 scale, or 4 on the 1-5 scale.

GRADING SYSTEM:

10

Excellent

9

Very Good

8

Good

7

Highly Satisfactory

6

Satisfactory

5

Sufficient

1-4

Insufficient - Fail

 

5

Excellent/Very Good

4

Good/Highly Satisfactory

3

Satisfactory/Sufficient

1-2

Insufficient – Fail

A Diploma Supplement is available to students after they receive a degree. The Diploma Supplement will usually show ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) grades, and grades in the particular country’s grading scale.

ECTS grades:

A top 10% of the cohort

B next 25%

C next 30%

D next 25%

E next 10%

ECTS credits. US schools cut ECTS credits back by half.

DEGREES:

Bakalauras/Bachelor, 4/5 years -  comparable to US bachelor’s.

Higher Education Diploma, 4 years – comparable to US bachelor’s.

Magistras/Master’s  1 ½ - 2 years – comparable to US master’s.

Higher Education Diploma in Medicine, Dentistry, Vet Med, 5/6 years - comparable respectively, to MD, DDS, or DVM in the US.

Doktorantura – comparable to PhD in the US.