Master of Political Science: Diplomacy and International Relations

Vytautas Magnus University

Program Description

Master of Political Science: Diplomacy and International Relations

Vytautas Magnus University

Unique Features

The graduate program in Diplomacy and International Relations was launched in September 2001. It was prepared and organized with support of the Seton Hall University (USA), School of International Relations and Diplomacy, and also with the support of Stasio Lozoraičio Fund. Currently this program is one of the most popular graduate study programs at the university. Since 2012/2013 all the program courses are delivered in English.

Access Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, the Humanities or other Social Science field is required. Applicants who have not studied in a Political Science undergraduate programme, should have 24 credits in Political Science.

Competencies Acquired

Graduates of the programme obtain the following skills:

  • To conduct theoretical analyses of significant problems in the field of international relations and diplomacy
  • To be prepared to perform practical work in the field of international relations and diplomacy using gained theoretical background
  • The ability to independently identify and analyse the main challenges in the practical sphere of international relations and diplomacy.
  • To be able to evaluate fast-changing social practices and to flexibly apply it in the Lithuanian and international labour market.

The ability to learn independently, and apply this ability in following and evaluating relavent international events.

To obtain familiarity with the high culture of professional thinking.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have the possibility to work in various state, non-governmental and private institutions, Lithuanian government institutions (e.g. Ministry of Foreign Affairs), diplomatic missions (embassies, business, tourism), EU institutions, and educational institutions, (e.g. Institutions of higher education, Institutes of Scientific Research).

Graduates are also offered the possibility to continue their studies in a post-graduate programme in the field of Social Sciences.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 7, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Lithuania Kaunas
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