Kazimieras Simonavicius University

Introduction

Kazimieras Simonavičius University (KSU), founded in 2003, is an accredited private institution of higher education with campuses in Vilnius and Klaipeda, Lithuania. KSU stands out for its innovative approach to learning and its entrepreneurial values.

The studies cover major areas of Social Sciences – Business and Management, Public Administration, Law, Communication, Economics, Political Sciences and Sociology – as well as Technological Sciences in the field of Information Technologies. The University offers 13 Bachelor’s, five Master’s and one Integrated programmes, as well as life-long learning studies and courses.

WHY KSU?

CAREER-ORIENTED EDUCATION. In collaboration with local and international businesses, we have developed study programmes, which prepare students for career success in their chosen fields of study. The University promotes three qualities that are vital for a young person to succeed.

Entrepreneurship. The study programmes at KSU place a strong emphasis on fostering entrepreneurial values and skills. The University supports student’s start-up ideas and encourages them to create new businesses.

Innovation. Lecturers at KSU use innovative teaching methods. Students are encouraged to use the latest modern technologies during studies and project work.

Creativity. Opportunities abound for creativity and self-expression in all KSU programmes: in all the study programmes students are taught to integrate scientific knowledge, technological innovation and art. The University also supports students’ participation in entrepreneurial contest and projects, engages social partners in the study process, providing opportunities for students to solve real-life problems.

ATTENTION AND SUPPORT. Small study groups ensure that every student gets personalized attention. First-year students get personal mentors ant tutors. Students throughout the studies have regular consultations on their career prospects and they can enroll in the Career Path programme, which helps them master practical and personalized skills and prepare themselves for a career path. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION. The University has student exchange agreements with over 100 universities all over the world. KSU offers multiple opportunities for students and academics to participate in foreign professional trainings and educational projects. Each semester there are compulsory and optional courses, which are taught by foreign academics from all over the world. KSU – the University where YOU can invent your future!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master‘s Degree in Future Foresight and Strategic Governance

Campus Part time 18 months September 2016 Lithuania Vilnius

Future Foresight and Strategic Governance is the first educational programme of future studies in Lithuania. The programme combines interdisciplinarity, complementarity and integral universality of the relevant competencies, which create opportunities for better integration in the constantly changing labour market: an insights methodology is taught that can be applied to different areas and on different levels, directing those abilities to the strategic modeling of social, economic, political, cultural and technological processes as well as shaping the future of the knowledge society. [+]

Future Foresight and Strategic Governance is the first educational programme of future studies in Lithuania. The programme combines interdisciplinarity, complementarity and integral universality of the relevant competencies, which create opportunities for better integration in the constantly changing labour market: an insights methodology is taught that can be applied to different areas and on different levels, directing those abilities to the strategic modeling of social, economic, political, cultural and technological processes as well as shaping the future of the knowledge society. The objective of the Future Foresight and Strategic Governance programme is to prepare top-level public administration specialists who are capable of understanding complex management relations integrally in multistage and changing environments on a global scale. Graduates of this programme are able: 1. to apply future foresight methodologies while formulating public administration policies and economic activities. 2. to execute strategic planning and programme management. 3. to prepare and implement public management strategies. 4. to solve complex tasks in the online social, economic and cultural multistage management environments. 5. to carry out strategic planning of technological advances associated with modern information and communication in different areas of public activity and on different levels. 6. to implement sustainable development principles in public management. 7. to make innovative decisions while creating efficient and competitive management strategies. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The graduates of the Master’s Degree Programme of Future Foresight and Strategic Government will be able to work in the areas of political management, public administration, strategic business management, as well as in European integration, to implement civil projects, to carry out intercultural programmes, to develop new areas of economics and innovations, also to work in the areas of foreign policy and international relations, expert and consultancy services, etc. This school offers programmes in English and Lithuanian. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Foreigners who want to apply for the Future Foresight and Strategic Governance part-time study programme must have an Undergraduate diploma. The competitive grade structure and the percentage weighting: • grades of the diploma (certificate) annex – 50 percent • motivational letter – 40 percent • language skills of the study programme to which the applicant applies – 10 percent • additional points (20 percent) may be awarded for work experience or voluntary activity, if it is related to the chosen study programme. Applicants to KSU must submit: 1. the application form (available on the website www.ksu.lt) 2. qualification documents (certificate, diploma) and their annexes (documents must be legalized or approved by Apostille) 3. a document issued by Study Quality Assessment Centre on the recognition of foreign academic qualifications (more on the recognition of these documents can be found on the school website) 4. a copy of a person’s ID document, approved by a public notary or respective authorities 5. a document certifying the required level of English – TOEFL or IELTS certificate or other documents 6. a motivational letter 7. a curriculum vitae 8. 2 passport-size photos All documents must be submitted in English or Lithuanian. DURATION AND PRICE Part-time studies – 1.5 years 2050 EUR per semester for EU students [-]

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Kazimieras Simonavicius University

Address Jono Basanavičiaus gatvė 29A
Vilnius 03109, Lithuania
Website http://www.ksu.lt/
Phone +370 5 213 5172