An English-speaking Facebook group where members can ask questions about the city, share tips and insights, and engage in discussions about topics related to life in Vilnius.
The IWAV is a non-governmental and non-profit women’s association that serves as a forum for socialising, networking, and charitable giving.
The online Expats community in Vilnius lets members connect and share experiences with fellow internationals residing in Lithuania’s capital.
Girl Gone International is on a mission to connect, represent and empower the 112 million women living outside the country of their birth.
The Baltic Turkish Culture Academy promotes various cultural events in Lithuania celebrating the different cultures of local minorities.
A Vilnius-based centre that organises cultural events, offers Lithuanian language courses, provides legal advice and facilitates the integration of foreigners into Lithuanian society.
A pancake restaurant with a culinary and social mission, Pirmas Blynas employs and empowers people with disabilities and also serves as a cultural hub for regular language exchange events, board game evenings, science meetups and sign language lessons.
A centre that aims to create a hospitable environment for refugees, migrants and third-country nationals residing in Vilnius. House of Cultures offer all kinds of help and supports integration into local communities. It also organises educational activities for children and adults, and provides social, legal and psychological counselling.
A Facebook group where Belarusian nationals living in Vilnius can ask questions and get advice about navigating the bureaucracy in Lithuania and day-to-day life in Vilnius.
One of the many groups and channels where Ukrainians in Vilnius helping each others and making new connections.
Lithuania’s Government website has a news section with information on foreign policy and Lithuania’s position in the context of global affairs.
Platform for migration information and cooperation (MIPAS) provides systematically organised and constantly updated information on migration, asylum, integration, and return of non-EU nationals in Lithuania.
The koronastop website provides important updates pertaining to the on going pandemic situation, including advice on testing, quarantine and travel, and various state support service. The Ministry of Health also provides pandemic-related updates and other healthcare updates.
Where to learn Lithuanian?
Knowledge of the Lithuanian language will greatly facilitate the integration process. Lithuanian is not the easiest language, but there are many resources to help you get started and keep improving. Even if you speak with errors, the locals will appreciate your efforts.
Meet people and learn Lithuanian in Vilnius. Join foreigners from all over the world and start speaking Lithuanian in no time! Classes are held at the International House Vilnius
Lithuanian language schools:
Center for Social and Educational Initiatives PLUS (free Lithuanian language courses for citizens of countries outside the European Union).