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Vytautas Magnus University Bachelor in World Politics and Economy
Vytautas Magnus University

Bachelor in World Politics and Economy

Kaunas, Lithuania

4 Years

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Full time

01 May 2024

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EUR 1,700 / per year *

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* for Non-EU citizens. 1127,20 EUR for EU citizens.

Introduction

Unique Features

Study Programme: World Politics and Economy incorporates two main disciplines: political science and economy. Graduates of the programme achieve double diploma –Political Science and Economic Science.

Competencies Acquired

Graduates will be able to:

  • To explain the political and economic processes in various countries, regions and globally;
  • To assess the links between political actors and economic structures in the political systems of various countries;
  • To conduct a comparative analysis of political and economic processes, conduct phenomena analysis and predict the future trend of these processes;
  • To do a research of political and economic entities‘ singularities and the relationship between them;
  • To identify and assess the main political and economic trends in the world;
  • To select and identify the optimal direction of economic and political practice;
  • To assess newly acquired skills, constantly collect information and critically assess it, and be guided by continual learning provisions

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the World Politics and Economy Studies program will be able to pursue their studies in more specialized Master’s programmes in political science, economics and other social sciences and humanities at VMU and other Lithuanian or foreign universities , or to engage in practical activities : work as political advisors, reviewers, managers and economists in Lithuanian and foreign public institutions, national embassies, consular offices, non-governmental organizations, the EU and other international organizations, institutions and offices, the private sector, the media and other public information media. Specialists will be able to compare various countries political and economic processes and to initiate , develop and implement a variety of political, social, economic information’ development projects. Graduates will have the knowledge, abilities and skills to develop and implement international projects, actively participate in the EU Neighbourhood region (the Eastern Partnership and the Black Sea Synergy, the Mediterranean Partnership) NGO forums to deal with Eastern Europe and the rest of the world political and economic problems, anticipate potential actions scenarios for the future and at the same time represent Lithuania and other countries.

Access Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent degree and proven capability to fluently speak, read and write in English.

Application Procedure

Required Documents:

  • Application form;
  • Original High School degree diploma and translation into English, and: a) Approved by “Appostille” - for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention; b) Legalized by the Centre of Quality Assessment in Higher Education (www.skvc.lt) in Lithuania - for other countries citizens;
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTC, etc.);
  • Copy of passport or other document of identification;
  • 1 recent passport size photos (3 x 4 cm);
  • Copy of document showing paid application fee 50 EUR;
  • Letter of motivation (300 – 500 words);
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Accommodation form.

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