MSc in Regional Governance

Klaipeda University

Program Description

MSc in Regional Governance

Klaipeda University

Regional Governance

  • Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda
  • Type: Master, full-time
  • Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)
  • Study language: English
  • Awards: MSc (Master of Public Administration)
  • Tuition fee: € 2340
  • Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programmes is for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €55. For other students: €200. (Application fee is non-refundable).
  • Application deadline: Jun 30, 2018
  • Online application:
  • Studies commence: September 3

Master of Regional Governance

Master's degree programme in Regional Governance provides an understanding of the theory and practice of regional governance. It focuses on the issue of the public policy implementation related to the cohesion policy of regions in most sustainable, effective and democratic ways. The objective of the programme is to develop students' competencies in order to enable them to 1) advance discussions on regional issues and solutions; 2) conduct research and initiate change; 3) assume a leadership role; 4) develop regional projects; and 5) consolidate interests and coordinate governance networks.

The structure of the curriculum

Regional Development; Methodologies of Regional Governance; Inter-institutional Organizational Networks; Globalization and Internalization of Economy; Sustainable Development for Organizations; Participatory Governance in Regions; Evaluation of Regional Programs; Accountability of Civil Servants; Master's Final Thesis.

Career options

Job options for the programme graduate: they can work as experts in regional governance, project managers, and co-ordinators of horizontal inter-institutional and inter-jurisdictional relations, as marketing and communication professionals, evaluators of programs and projects, NGO and trade union leaders, as well as university research or academic staff and office administrators.

Admission requirements

Applicants eligible for the study programme of Regional Governance are to have a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, or Arts.

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Why Klaipeda University?

  • Unique among its scientific research and studies in the marine field
  • European Union diploma recognized worldwide
  • A wide range of programmes
  • International studies in English
  • Young and rapidly growing
  • High-quality education for a reasonable price

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Why Lithuania?

  • A member of European Union
  • 93,4% have a secondary education. The most educated nation in Europe
  • 92% speak a foreign language (usually English, Russian or Germany)
  • 94% of foreign students recommend studying in Lithuania

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This school offers programs in:
  • English
Klaipeda University

Last updated March 12, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 3, 2018
2 years
Full time
2,340 EUR
June 30, 2018
Lithuania - Klaipeda
Start date: Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline June 30, 2018
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Sept. 3, 2018
Lithuania - Klaipeda
Application deadline June 30, 2018
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