If you want your visit to Kaunas to be more worthwhile, then you should not limit your sightseeing trips to the more obvious attractions in the city. You should also include visiting its universities, which will give you an idea on what the city is like when it comes to prioritizing education. One of these universities is the Vytautas Magnus University, which can be likened in significance to other universities in Lithuania, like the Vilnius University, the Lithuanian University of Agriculture, the European Humanities University and the Mykolas Romeris University. Check with your kaunas hotel for a tour to these universities.
Initially established in the year 1922, the Vytatus Magnus University is labeled as one of the most modern as well as among the most liberal universities in the country. Ideally located to be accessible from the major hotels in Kaunas, the university is touted as an open university where there is a great mixture of innovations and traditions. In the past year 2007, there were already six faculties here as well as four institutes. Seventy study programmes have been enforced in the university as well, to the advancement of the more than 9,000 students enrolled here. For directions, check with your Kaunas hotel.