|Academic field||Social studies (JACS L000)
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Awards||MA (Master of Political Science)|
|Tuition fee||€2,600.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Vytautas Magnus University
Application fee is not refundable.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, the Humanities or other Social Science field is required. Applicants who have not studied in a Political Science undergraduate programme, should have 24 credits in Political Science.
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.
Proof of English Language: TOEFL 87 iBT / 484 PBT, IELTS 6.0, level B2; or an official document from an official institution showing applicant had courses in English or studied English language.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Education Documents (University Certificate and Transcript of Records) might be asked to be approved by ‘Apostille’ or legalized by Center of Quality Assessment in Higher Education in Lithuania www.skvc.lt in special cases.
Totally new and innovative degree programme Diplomacy and International Relations was launched in September 2001. It was prepared and organized with the support of the Seton Hall University (USA), School of International Relations and Diplomacy, as well as the presence of the support of Stasys Lozoraitis Fund. Currently this programme is one of the most popular graduate study programmes at Vytautas Magnus University. Since 2012 – 2013 academic year programme is taught entirely in English.
Graduates of the programme obtain the following skills:To conduct theoretical analyses of significant problems in the field of international relations and diplomacy To be prepared to perform practical work in the field of international relations and diplomacy using gained theoretical background The ability to independently identify and analyse the main challenges in the practical sphere of international relations and diplomacy. To be able to evaluate fast-changing social practices and to flexibly apply it in the Lithuanian and international labour market. The ability to learn independently, and apply this ability in following and evaluating relavent international events. To obtain familiarity with the high culture of professional thinking.
Graduates will be prepared to work in as analysts, political advisors, or project managers in:Various state, non-governmental and private institutions; Lithuanian government institutions (e.g. Ministry of Foreign Affairs); Diplomatic missions (embassies, business, tourism); EU institutions and educational institutions, (e.g. Institutions of higher education, Institutes of Scientific Research).