• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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This Politics and Security programme from Kaunas University of Technology provides deep knowledge of social research implementation, reveals possibilities to analyse public policy and security problems by combining various scientific approaches.

This study programme is usually chosen by socially active, ambitious students, capable of generating political ideas. Good motivation determines a creative and learning-oriented environment that helps master the knowledge and the skills that students need.


Graduates of the programme will have knowledge of national and international politics and various security policy areas. They will be able to analyse policy cases of Lithuania and of foreign countries by applying qualitative and quantitative methods of social research; independently identify policy and security problems, and provide solutions to them.

Opportunity to work in the public sector

Graduates will be able to work in consultative, managerial, and research areas in municipalities, ministries, other public sector organisations, embassies, institutions and organisations of the European Union, public and business organizations, and non-governmental organizations. Our political science graduates tend to pursue political careers, for example, being elected to Lithuanian parliament, working in political parties.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Subject Scope Information Technologies
  • Sustainable Human Development
  • Security Concepts and Their Evaluation
  • Political Theory
  • Basics of Economics
  • Business Communication
  • Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • a senior high school diploma with a good average grade (min. CGPA >60 %),
  • maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible,
  • minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 %
  • motivation interview (skype).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2900 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1669 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1669 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Kaunas

  • 428 - 740 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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