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MScAdministration of Rural Development

Tuition fee €2,900.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time

Vytautas Magnus University
bank details:
Bank Address: Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bank Account: LT04 7044 0600 0284 8625
Bank Code: 70440

Application fee is not refundable.


Upon the completion of the study programme, graduates will be able to:
• apply knowledge in the field of agricultural and rural development policy, concepts and measures of effective public governance;
• understand links between the strategies, frameworks and implementation plans of public policy;
• use comprehensive knowledge of methodology for assessment of agricultural and rural development frameworks and projects, selection the appropriate instruments and models for monitoring rural development policy implementation, preparation and implementation frameworks and projects on development of rural areas.

Programme structure

Main study subjects:
Theories of Public Administration, Development of Regional Competitiveness, Agricultural and Rural Development Policy Analysis, Management of Institutional Changes, Strategic Management of Rural Development, Business Strategic Management, Human Resources Management, Welfare Economics, Management of Public Finance, Administration Information Systems, Management of Public Services, Place Marketing, Theories and Methods of Consulting, Administrative Law, Environmental Policy and Law.

Career opportunities

Graduates may work as specialists in the country’s and the European Union consulting institutions of rural development administration, agricultural and rural development, municipality administrations and their institutions, in public and budgetary institutions that administers rural development policy, in non-government organizations that implement rural development programmes and projects.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States