Department of Hydrology and Climatology, Vilnius University


Established: 1930
Number of staff: 13
Students: 110
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Arunas Bukantis

The Department of Hydrology and Climatology of Vilnius University offers undergraduate studies (four-year programme meteorology and  hydrology ) and graduate studies for both M.Sc. (two-year programme of hydrometeorology) and Ph.D. degrees. Each year 25 new undergraduate students are admitted, 10 graduate students (M.Sc.) , and 1-2 as phD students.
Staff composition: 3 at professor level, 2 at associate professor level, 5 lecturers and 3 technicians.

Major areas of research include:

  • Applied meteorology and climate change
  • Surface hydrology and limnology
  • Oceanography

Since 1930, more than 700 students have graduated in meteorology and hydrology.

Contact information:

Prof. Dr. Arunas Bukantis
Head of Department of Hydrology and Climatology
Vilnius University
M.K. Ciurlionio str. 21/27- 315, LT-03101 Vilnius, Lithuania
Mobile: +370 69917131
Phone: +370 5 2398293
Fax: +370 5 2398204