European Studies, B.Soc.Sc

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    2800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    Free
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
The European Studies programme offered by Kaunas University of Technology is an interdisciplinary programme with a unique perspective on Europe. It specifically targets the students who want to know political and economic integration processes, their participants, goals, causes, course and consequences in Europe from the global perspective.

About

Through the analysis of political processes, of what and how functions in the European Union, as well as through provided methodology, tips and tricks, studying and learning in multicultural environment, the graduates can actually make changes, influence the decision making process or apply the expertise in local and global companies, NGOs, public institutions.

The European Studies programme is offered by Kaunas University of Technology

Top reasons to study at KTU
  • Lectures are given by EU experts - Students can learn from the experts in the EU relations directly: lectures are given by former the EU-Lithuania negotiator V. Ušackas, ambassadors of Lithuania to foreign countries, members of the European Parliament etc.
  • Institute of Europe at KTU coordinates the European Documentation Center, accredited by European Commission, which gathers official documentation from the EU institutions.
  • Lithuania lived through the pre-accession to the EU period and it’s been a member of the EU for more than 10 years – this experience is transferred to the students from the countries which are still negotiating the membership or seeking closer relations with the European Union.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Government and Politics
  • Subject Scope Information Technologies
  • Basics of Economics
  • Introduction to European Studies
  • Media Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • European Union Legal System
  • Political Theory
  • Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
  • European Union Internal Market Functioning
  • Institutional System and Decision Making in the European Union
For more information, please visit programme website.

                    English Language Requirements

                    You only need to take one of these language tests:

                    • Minimum required score:

                      5.5

                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                      Take IELTS test
                    • Minimum required score:

                      75

                      The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                    Academic Requirements

                    • High school certificate (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified).
                    • Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible (otherwise additional entrance exams are organised by KTU).
                    • Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.
                    • Entrance score should be not lower than 2.
                    • English (IELTS>=5.5/TOEFL iBT>=75/CEFR>=B2)
                    • Motivation (skype interview)

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      2800 EUR/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 2800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
                    • EU/EEA

                      Free
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

                    EU citizens and those whose parents or grandparents hold Lithuanian citizenship once are encouraged to apply for state funded places. Deadline is 10th of July.

                    Living costs for Kaunas

                    1,139 - 1,750 LTL/month
                    Living Costs

                    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                    Funding

                    The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania takes pleasure in offering Lithuanian state scholarships for full-time Master degree studies to study at Lithuanian higher education institutions. 

                    KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations.

                    Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey).

                    StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.