Universities fight for survival as student numbers shrink
Kaunas’ Vytautas Magnus University (VDU), the second largest university in Lithuania, is starting the new academic year with 7% more first-year students than last year.
Enrolment numbers have stabilised in recent years, but there are still several times fewer students than the university would like to have, according to VDU Rector Juozas Augutis. “As student numbers shrink, the number of lecturers naturally shrinks as well, but this tendency is threatening for Lithuania,” he says.
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