Regional Development and Governance

Qualification awarded Master of Public Administration
Field of study Public Administration
Study area Business and Public Administration
Length of the programme (years) 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 120 ECTS 
Language of instruction English 
Location 

Šiauliai, Lithuania

Pardubice, Czech Republic (one semester)

Starting date 1st of September  
Tuition fee for EU and
Non-EU students
3300 EUR/year
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WHY REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE STUDY PROGRAMME AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?

The aim of the study programme is to prepare highly qualified public administration specialists-experts and analysts, who are able to integrate fundamental knowledge of public governance, regional development and the abilities of research and expert activities in the preparation and implementation of regional development programmes. It is obligatory for Joint Master's study programme the physical students’ mobility for one semester to Pardubice University in Czech Republic– for students admitted at VU mobility allocated in third semester.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The graduates can work in state and local (municipal) government and public administration institutions, national and international organizations, businesses, regional development and consulting agencies, non-governmental organizations, research centres, where competencies for regional development and management expertise are necessary.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

  • University Bachelor degree in the fields of Social Sciences (Economics) or Business and Management Sciences (Business, Public Administration).
  • In case the applicant does not have Bachelor degree in required fields, he/she has to take bridge courses and pass required exams (20 ECTS) in the fields of Economics, Management and Business Administration or Social Sciences or to support acquired analogous practical 3-year experience with the proper documents.
  • Required level of English – B2 or higher (please refer to CEFR).

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner University or do internship abroad.

 

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ACADEMIC CONTACT

Regina Karvelienė

+370 41 393042

ADMISSION CONTACT

Admission Office

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