|Study location||Lithuania, Akademija, Kaunas distr.|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (Master of Public Administration)|
|Tuition fee||€2,900.00 per year|
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Vytautas Magnus University
Application fee is not refundable.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Lithuanian.
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 the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
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.
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.
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.