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BScPolitics and Security Studies

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Tuition fee €2,900 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

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Public Policy is prospective and relevant programme, designed for preparation of public policy specialists, who have knowledge and skills of making and implementation of political decisions, and policy analysis. This programme helps to constantly pursue the set objectives, create a desired environment, improve, generate political ideas, analyse public policy decisions, assist the public in finding solutions to the arising issues and implement personal ideas.

Partners: Kaunas city municipality, Ministry of Environment of Lithuania
Networks: European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
Databases: Lithuanian data Archive, CESSDA

Advantages: the awarded degree meets the employment requirements at state and local government institutions, NGOs and European Union institutions.
1-2 semesters can be spent in partner university under Erasmus+ programme or bilateral agreement with credits transfered.

Programme structure

Participation in Preparation of Draft Decisions
Power and Policy
Civil Society in the European Union
Policy Theory

Coordination of Draft Decisions
Public Relations
European Union Management System
Public Programmes and Projects

Analysis of Draft Decisions
Introduction to Analysis of Public Policy
Decision-Making in Public Policy
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods of Social Research

Preparation of Conclusions for Prepared Draft Decisions
Fundamentals of Public Policy
Public Programmes and Projects
Fundamentals of Public Administration Ethics

Performance of Target Analyses Summarizing the Obtained Results
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods of Social Research
Management of Public Finances
Comparative Public Policy

Career opportunities

Career opportunities
Graduates may seek a policy makers’ career worldwide in such institutions as
• state and local government institutions, NGOs,EU institutions;
• legal consultancies;
• public policy and services;
• private and public research institutes.

Students have opportunity to gain practical experience and enhance their career prospects with a 12-weeks internship in public, private or non-governmental organisations, institutions and companies in Lithuania or abroad.

“First if all, I was attracted by the description of this study programme. The ability to study variety of subjects, which would provide me with useful experience, was also tempting. The acquired knowledge is already useful in my daily life and personal development. I am very satisfied with my studies; the experience and skills are priceless. Besides, all difficulties are “atoned” by benevolent lecturers, cosy academic environment and good academic performance – by the scholarship. I am sure about the success of this programme and good future prospects for us, the first students of this programme.” – Julija Stanaitytė, Third-year student

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 9, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 9, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States