No IT experience required
Admission based on online test and interview
Guaranteed internship in Europe
European level IV Diploma, valid in any EU country
Visa for the internship in the EU
Residence permit in the EU upon employmentAPPLY
Enrolls significant number of students and delivers exceptional professionals
Baltic Institute of Technology, a leading IT institution in the Baltics now offers a special European diploma programme in IT development for anyone who is interested in a career in IT. You will not need a university degree or previous experience in IT in order to apply. This programme is created for talented prospects of any background, as long as you pass an IT aptitude test.
Created in one of the main hubs for technology in Europe, Lithuania, this programme focuses on providing talent for one of the fastest growing sectors in Europe – ICT.
The special programme will last 14 months in total. During the first 7 months you will receive 8 hours of lecturing and mentoring a day – from industry leading IT professionals – in a virtual environment. After that, you will have 7 additional months to finish your project and find a workplace that aligns with your goals.
You will also be assisted in setting up your own company in the EU as well as guided through the process of doing business and working as a developer in the EU.
Admission to the programme is strictly regulated and only those who pass the test will be invited for an interview. During the interview you will be given additional control questions, your level of English will be examined and the student aid assistance manager will assess your motivation for the scholarship.
You will only get one attempt to complete the test.
Baltic Institute European diploma study programmes consist of courses which teach leading technologies in the market. You will learn front-end and back end web development, as well as app developments. The knowledge obtained over a relatively short period of time will cover a very broad range of the needs of the job market, therefore you will be able to decide yourself after the programme, which field you want to specialize in.
This programme is an official European level IV diploma studies. It means you will obtain a European professional diploma in IT development, issued by the Ministry of Education in Lithuania.
Moreover, we strongly suggest to apply for an additional international certificate in any of the specific technologies you will master at our associated testing center once you graduate.
HUNDREDS OF SCHOLARSHIPS PROVIDED BY INDUSTRY PARTNERS BASED ON TEST RESULTS AND INTERVIEWAPPLY
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This programme is designed for talented prospects regardless of their background. You do not need a university degree or previous IT experience in order to apply. Our admission tool will predict whether you can be a good fit for the industry. For that reason, we strongly recommend you take the test first. The results of the test will determine whether you will be invited for an interview. We have witnessed many success stories and strongly believe that your success is up to your analytical thinking ability rather than background.
In order to apply, you have to complete an IT aptitude test online. If you pass the test, you will be invited for an interview, which lasts up to 10 minutes. During the interview, you will be given one or two more questions complementing the test as well as questions about you and your motivation. If you are successful, you will receive a detailed letter with all the necessary information.
Due to the current travel restrictions and post pandemic safety recommendations, we have redesigned the programme making it more attractive, more affordable and, most importantly, safer for all of us. It involves 11 months of distance learning via video conferencing platforms before you travel to the EU to complete an internship.
At a country of your choice within the EU. We can offer you one at more than 80 companies we have partnered with.
Yes, you are welcome to apply anywhere.
Yes. Those who pass the exam after the first 7 months of the programme and successfully complete the project will be offered an internship at a partnering IT company. However, it is your responsibility to show up to the interview as well as meet the behavioural and competency requirements. You may reject the interview offer and take another internship at a different company. In such case, you are responsible for finding an internship yourself. In any scenario, our career assistant will help you with the process.
For the first 11 months of the course, you will not need to travel as the programme will be taught online via video conferencing platforms. After that, you will need a 3-month Schengen visa for the internship in the EU. Upon receiving an offer of employment, you will need additional documents in order to apply for a residency permit in the EU. Make sure you carefully read the information shared with you upon acceptance to the program, so you can have the necessary documentation for both applications prior to departure.
In order to get an official invitation to the embassy, you need to pay the full tuition cost, minus the scholarship grant, where applicable.
Scholarship is based on the admission test and interview results. Highest scoring students will be offered the full financial aid to cover the tuition costs. Other high scoring students may be eligible for a partial scholarship.
Baltic Institute of Technology has a clear focus on employability. The current rate of getting employed within 3 months is 85%, which is higher than that of any other IT school in Lithuania. Over 67% of our students receive an offer of employment at the same company where they completed the internship.
If you do not get employed by the completion of the programme, we will thoroughly analyse the reason behind it and assist you in creating a plan to become a better fit for the industry. If there is a need, you might be invited to take certain courses of the curriculum again. Usually it is not the case, when full dedication, energy and focus is applied. However, there is no issue if you want to take things a little bit slower.