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MScPublic Policy and Security

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
Tuition fee €4,295 per year

*KTU offers partial tuition fee waivers for the candidates with outstanding results

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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The master study programme Public policy and security is designed to broaden your perspective and sharpen specific skills to prepare you to be a professional leader in public sector. The programme will inspire and prepare you to be a competent actor in public policy and security processes and make evidence based decisions. Make an impact in the world, pursue powerful ideas and advance your capacity to lead!

The aim of the study programme is to prepare professionals of high competence having profound knowledge in public governance and policy theories, able to analyse and evaluate security processes in comparative perspective, to design and implement relevant analyses applying sophisticated methodological approaches that form the background for problem solving recommendations.

Programme structure

1 semester
Public Policy Process
Social Research Methods
Information Management and Communication in Organizations
Theories of Public Governance
Electives 1

2 semester
Public Programme Evaluation
Public Policy Analysis
Public Policies of European Union
Public Governance and Civil Society
Electives 2

3 semester
Final Degree Project

Career opportunities

Marketable speciality in the labour market
Graduates are welcome at student’s native country’s managing and local authorities, managing institutions of the EU Member States and third countries, EU institutions, offices and agencies, international organisations, state and EU diplomatic missions, NGO, associations and companies.

“European studies enable understanding of the procedure and specifics of the EU decision-making. This knowledge is particularly important if we want to understand the best way to use the unique possibilities of Lithuania’s EU membership and efficiently present Lithuanian interests”. – Vygaudas Ušackas, Head of the EU delegation in Russian Federation.

“Those, who plan their career in the rapidly developing area of private and public sectors of the EU external relations, must be able to analyse and apply EU international agreements and other resources of this law, understand the fundamentals of the EU activities in such significant areas of the EU external policy, as international trade and foreign policy. EU International Relations study programme provides theoretical knowledge and competences of this area; moreover, its students also learn their practical application.” – Head of programmes and advisor of the EU Delegation to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Dr. Manfredas Limantas.

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024