Vilnius University is at 458 position according to QS World University ranking, while it is ranked among the top 300 universities in the subject of Physics and Astronomy. The Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University is the largest centre of Physics studies in Lithuania offering the study programmes of all three cycles: BS (physics, technology and engineering studies, including Light Engineering in English), MS (with four programmes in Lithuanian/English) and PhD studies.
Both fundamental and applied research activities with a wide range of scientific collaborations are concentrated in 6 scientific institutes: Chemical Physics, Laser Research Centre, Photonics and Nanotechnology, Applied Electrodynamics and Telecommunications, Theoretical Physics and Astronomy, and Experimental Nuclear and Particle Physics Centre promoting collaboration with CERN.
Faculty of Physics have achieved excellent assessments for research quality, infrastructure and potential emphasising ultrafast laser technologies, solid state lightning, optical characterisation, condensed matter and wide range of condensed matter activities. More than 600 of undergraduate and graduate students benefit from participation in scientific research in the fields of contemporary physics and technology. Our graduates have established spin-off high-tech companies, have taken leading positions in the companies that remained competitive and acting successfully over years.