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M.Sc.European Union International Relations

Tuition fee €3,500.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time


This is an interdisciplinary study programme, which provides graduates with knowledge on political, economic, legal and cultural dimensions of EU international relations. Students, with the professional assistance of international team of Lithuanian and foreign lecturers – practitioners and experts, empower acquired knowledge by analysing the cases and specificity of EU international relations within different states and regions. Study programme graduates are able to raise issues, critically assess and link political, economic and social developments relating to the EU’s international relations. They are familiar with the principles of diplomacy and are able to apply these while working in a multicultural environment. Graduates are ready to work in the ministries of EU’s member states and third countries, in EU or other international institutions shaping and implementing the EU’s international relations.

Programme structure

1 semester
1 Evolution of International Relations in Europe After World War II
2 European Union International Relations and Diplomacy
3 Legal Challenges of European Union External Relations
4 Social Research Methods
5 Economics of European Integration
6 Cross-Cultural Communication and Negotiations

2 semester
1 Institutional Aspects of European Union International Relations
2 European Union Internal Policies in Global Context
3 European Union External Economic Relations
4 Academic Writing
5 Electives

3 semester
1 Final Degree Project

Career opportunities

From specialist in an international relations office. Assistant in the EU institution. Political adviser, administrator of political field. Head of a department. Head of the department within EU institution. Head of directorate in EU institution. Till EU affairs / international relations department director.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States