Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Doctor of Medicine in Lithuania

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Doctor of Medicine

A Doctor of Medicine is a doctorate-level degree that requires at least six years of study, research, and hands-on practice to earn. To obtain an M.D., students must complete medical school followed by an internship and a residency in a general hospital or specialty clinic.

A Doctor of Medicine is a comprehensive academic program that consists of classes and hands-on training for students wanting to become a medical doctor. Along with human science classes, students may study medical ethics and legalities.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

M.D. in Doctor of Medicine in Lithuania

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Medical Doctor - Master of Medicine

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

The studies end in general theoretical test and practical (by the patient's bed) exam and if it is passed the person is awarded the Master of Science in Medicine and qualification of doctor. [+]

The studies of the program of Medicine are integrated, last for 6 years and consist of 54 subjects of general University education, fundamental and special medicine, which volume is 24 credits (or 360 ECTS credits). Starting with the second year all the subjects in the Faculty of Medicine are studied, according to the new problem-based learning model, when the studies are conducted following the theoretical and clinical models.


During the first half of the study program (3 years) the subjects of general University educations, basic humanitarian-social subjects are studied, which provide general University education, as well as subjects of fundamental and pre-clinical medicine (e.g., Anatomy, Human Histology and Embryology, Cytology and Parasitology, Genetics and Movement, Respiration, Blood Circulation and other models), which provide knowledge about body composition and function of healthy and ill person, necessary for further studies.... [-]