The graduate program in Diplomacy and International Relations was launched in September 2001. It was prepared and organized with the 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.
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 program should have 24 credits in Political Science.
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 analyze 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 labor market.
The ability to learn independently, and apply this ability in following and evaluating relevant international events.
To obtain familiarity with the high culture of professional thinking.
Graduates will have the possibility to work in a 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.
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