Social studies (JACS L000)
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||MA (Master of Social Sciences)|
|Tuition fee||€2,600.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Vytautas Magnus University bank details:
Application fee is not refundable.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Education Documents (University Certificate and Transcript of Records) will need to be assessed by the accredited institution during the first semester of studies.
Master’s degree program in East Asia Region Studies is an interdisciplinary program, which focuses on political science as the core study field in combination with different co-generic fields, closely related to the development of academic and professional competencies in East Asian regional studies. The adequate preparedness for the work as specialist of East Asian region requires multidisciplinary knowledge of the field, which includes such competencies as East Asian language skills, knowledge of cultural specifics, mentality, history, economics, as well as ability to understand and apply practically the interconnectedness of these fields in regard to political science. The program aims to prepare qualified professionals, who are ready to deal with specific problems of the particular region by using different approaches and high communicative skills, acquired through learning of language, culture, history, etc.
Master’s degree program in East Asia Region Studies is aimed at preparing qualified specialists to work in diplomatic structures, governmental and non-governmental institutions, business organizations, academic institutions, as well as European and East Asian diplomatic institutions that have demand for East Asian region experts. Graduates of the program possess adequate knowledge of East Asian region’s political, economic, cultural processes in the context of globalization, are able to recognize specific characteristics of the region, to analyse global events and apply this experience to Lithuania, as well as have knowledge of communicational characteristics of the region.
Graduates of East Asia Region Studies program have a possibility to continue their studies at PhD
level in the field of political science, as well as in other PhD programs within the area of social
science in national and international institutions.