Current state regarding COVID-19 at Vilnius Academy of Arts (VAA)

From 13 March until further notice, the study and administrative process at VAA is temporarily organised remotely.    

Please note the Academy work is not stopped but will be organised remotely by various alternative e-means (emails, video conferences, etc.). Please contact your lecturers for instructions. 

All project reviews, meetings and other events are cancelled.

All VAA buildings will be closed as of 16 March 8 pm. In case you would like to take any personal belongings from the Academy, please do it until 8 pm on 16 March at the latest.   

Students are allowed to stay at VAA dormitories.

Current state regarding COVID-19 in Lithuania

(updated) On 25 March, the quarantine has been extended until at least 13 April, 24:00 throughout the whole territory of the Republic of Lithuania.

People are instructed not to visit parks and other outdoor public spaces in groups of more than two, except for members of the same family, to follow social distancing and hygiene guidelines, to avoid physical contact, and to send only one person to shop for a family.

People are also recommended to wear protective face masks or respirators, or otherwise cover their noses and mouths in public.

All restrictions remain in force. 

Coronavirus Hotline - 1808. If your query cannot be answered in English, please call 112.

We advise to regularly check the below website for updates regarding the exact numbers of confirmed Coronovirus cases in Lithuania: worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Feeling unwell?

If you feel unwell and show any symptoms (fever and dry cough) or if you have been in contact with infected individuals, you must report this to international@vda.lt as well as the dormitory administrator (for dormitory residents) immediately, so that measures can be taken in order to prevent further spread of the infection, and notify potentially infected students.

If you feel tense or anxious, or if you have further questions in relation to the COVID-19 and would like to talk to someone from the International Office, please email international@vda.lt and we will arrange a telephone call or a Skype video chat ASAP.

Should you need any additional information, support or clarification, please contact us at international@vda.lt or call/text +370 615 79695 (in urgent cases).

 

Stay Tuned. We will send more updates as we have them and continue to update this web page to keep VAA community informed.