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M.A.Regional Governance

Tuition fee €2,340.00 per year
Application fee €200.00 one-time


The program aims at enabling professionals to gain understanding of theory and practice of regional governance. It emphasizes the question of how can be dealt with the public policy implementation issues related to cohesion policy of regions in most sustainable, effective and democratic ways. The objective is for students to developing competences to 1) advance discussions on regional issues and solutions; 2) accomplish research; initiate change; 3) take responsibilities of leadership; 4) master regional projects; 5) consolidate interests; coordinate governance networks. The Master of Regional Governance (RG) is a study program for professionals with Bachelor degree. The RG is taught in Lithuanian. In the first semestre, RG students take foundational courses such as Regional Development; Methodology of Regional Governance; Interinstitutional Organizational Networking; Globalization and Internationalization of Economics. In the second semester, they advance their competences in the fields of Sustainable Development of Organizations; Participative Governance in Regions and Evaluation of Regional Programs; students also select one of elective courses either on EU Regional Policy or The Newest Applied Mass Medium. In the third semester RG students choose courses from the following disciplinary based electives: European Models of Democracy; Creating Organizational Culture; Strategic Communication; Modern Theories of Consuming. Starting from the first semestre students prepare master thesis, defending of which is the last step of the program.

Programme structure

1 semester
1 Globalization and internationalization of economy
2 Inter-Institutional Organizational Networks
3 Scientific work
4 Regional Development
5 Methodologies of Regional Governance

2 semester
1 Sustainable development for organizations
2 Participatory Governance in Regions
3 The evaluation of regional programs
4 Scientific work 2

3 semester
1 Master Thesis

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