Skip to content High contrast mode

M.A.Diplomacy and International Relations

Tuition fee €2,600.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time


Totally new and innovative degree programme 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, as well as the presence of the support of Stasys Lozoraitis Fund. Currently this programme is one of the most popular graduate study programmes at Vytautas Magnus University. Since 2012 – 2013 academic year programme is taught entirely in English.

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 analyse 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 labour market. The ability to learn independently, and apply this ability in following and evaluating relavent international events. To obtain familiarity with the high culture of professional thinking.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to work in as analysts, political advisors, or project managers in:
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).

Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application start
Jul 20, 2019
Application deadline
Oct 15, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2020
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