Year of foundation: 1999
Approx. number of students: 1,800
MCI partner since:2012
Kaunas is the second-largest city in Lithuania with approx. 310,000 inhabitants. It is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris, and near the Kaunas Reservoir, the largest body of water entirely in Lithuania.
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and with approx. 555,000 inhabitants also its largest city. It is especially known for its Old Town of beautiful architecture. Its Jewish influence until the 20th century has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lita".
ISM University of Management and Economics is an institution of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate education in business, management and economics. The University serves as an advanced centre of market analysis, executive training and leading academic thought.
ISM University of Management and Economics was established in Kaunas in 1999 as the first privately owned institution of management education in Lithuania. The main founders of ISM are BI Norwegian Business School and The Norwegian Industrial and Regional Development fund. The predecessor of ISM was the Business Training Centre, well-known executive training institution in Lithuania. Since the 1995, when the Business Training Centre took the beginning, the main motive power was to contribute to the development of Lithuanian business community in providing up to date management knowledge. By offering a variety of executive courses, management training programs, market research, personnel evaluation, BMC was recognized as a leading institution of management training and consulting in Lithuania. Now BMC is the training and consulting department at ISM.