About the faculty

Nemo intrat in caelum nisi per philosophiam

Founded in 1579 and aimed at further pursuing the European cultural and scientific traditions, the oldest faculty of Vilnius University at the same time remains open and modern. It is a wide-spectrum institution of science and education that offers study programmes in philosophy, education, criminology, psychology, social work, social policy, sociology and teacher training as well as organizes scientific research in those areas.

By their research, creative effort and educational activity, the lecturers and researchers of the Faculty strive to provide a wide-spectrum tertiary humanitarian and social academic education, to build professional competence as well as to develop creative, daring, responsible and free people.

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