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World Politics and Economics

Bachelor's studies (university) @ European Humanities University
5 Jul Application deadline
1 Oct Start date
4 years Study duration full-time
3100€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

About the program

  • International academic environment – double degree program with Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas;
  • Studying in English from the second year (for full-time students);
  • Integrated study in political science and economics;
  • Practical orientation of the program – possibility to practice in international organizations, diplomatic missions, and media;
  • Possibility of implementing student projects;
  • Studying for a Master’s degree in Europe and the USA, as well as at EHU.

The World Politics and Economics program will provide participants with professional analysis skills that will enable them to competently analyse, compare, and evaluate social, economic, and explain political processes; provide theoretical descriptions and explanations of the peculiarities of the manifestation of individual political processes; evaluate the economic situations of individual countries; demonstrate a knowledge of economic theory and the objectives and activities of the European Union and international organisations; undertake independent research; and prepare and implement practical and applied projects.

Potential career

  • Economist, analyst and economic advisor;
  • Business organization consultant in private and state-owned companies;
  • Research center analyst;
  • PR manager and project manager;
  • Work in embassies, consular entities, non-governmental organizations, and institutions and representations of the EU and other international organizations.

Languages of instruction

  • Russian and English

Programme structure

  • Total number of ECTS credits: 243;

Study plan of the program (full-time):

I Semester:

  • Seminar „Introduction to Humanities“ (6 ECTS)
  • Language and Thinking (6 ECTS)
  • Professional Terminology in English (3 ECTS)
  • Global Politics (3 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Political Science (6 ECTS)
  • Microeconomics (6 ECTS)

II Semester:

  • Seminar „Introduction to Humanities“ (6 ECTS)
  • Global Politics (5 ECTS)
  • International relations and governance (6 ECTS)
  • Political institutions (6 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomics (6 ECTS)
  • Economic mathematics (elective course) (3 ECTS)

III Semester:

  • European Union Politics (5 ECTS)
  • Political ideologies (4 ECTS)
  • Policy Process (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to International Political Economy (6 ECTS)
  • Statistics (6 ECTS)
  • International Economics (4 ECTS)

IV Semester:

  • European Union Politics (5 ECTS)
  • Development Policies and Strategies of International Organizations (4 ECTS)
  • Migration Policy and Ethnic Relations (5 ECTS)
  • Political Sociology (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Finance (6 ECTS)
  • Welfare Economics or Regional and Social policy in EU (selective) (4 ECTS)

V Semester:

  • Comparative Politics (6 ECTS)
  • Quantitative Methods (6 ECTS)
  • Public Finances (6 ECTS)
  • Project Management (6 ECTS)
  • Semester Paper in Economics (6 ECTS)

VI Semester:

  • Qualitative Research Methods (6 ECTS)
  • International Business Economics (6 ECTS)
  • Applied Econometrics (6 ECTS)
  • Economic and monetary policy of the EU or EU Financial System (selective) (6 ECTS)
  • Labour Economics and EU Policies or Economic Planning and Forecasting (selective) (6 ECTS)

VII Semester:

  • Introduction to Asian Studies (6 ECTS)
  • Policy of Eastern and Central Europe (6 ECTS)
  • Russian Politics (6 ECTS)
  • American Politics (6 ECTS)
  • Semester Paper in Politics (6 ECTS)

VIII Semester:

  • Practice (15 ECTS)
  • Bachelor Degree Thesis (15 ECTS)

Study plan of the program (part-time):

I Semester:

  • Seminar „Introduction to Humanities“ (6 ECTS)
  • Language and Thinking (6 ECTS)
  • Professional Terminology in English (3 ECTS)
  • Global Politics (3 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Political Science (6 ECTS)

II Semester:

  • Seminar „Introduction to Humanities“ (6 ECTS)
  • Global Politics (5 ECTS)
  • International relations and governance (6 ECTS)
  • Microeconomics (6 ECTS)
  • Economic mathematics (elective course) (3 ECTS)

III Semester:

  • European Union Politics (5 ECTS)
  • Political ideologies (4 ECTS)
  • Political institutions (6 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomics (6 ECTS)

IV Semester:

  • European Union Politics (5 ECTS)
  • Policy Process (6 ECTS)
  • Development Policies and Strategies of International Organizations (4 ECTS)
  • Statistics (6 ECTS)

V Semester:

  • Comparative Politics (6 ECTS)
  • Political Sociology (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Finance (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to International Political Economy (6 ECTS)

VI Semester:

  • Migration Policy and Ethnic Relations (5 ECTS)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (6 ECTS)
  • Semester Paper in Politics (6 ECTS)
  • Public Finances (6 ECTS)
  • Welfare Economics or Regional and Social policy in EU (selective) (4 ECTS)

VII Semester:

  • International Economics (4 ECTS)
  • Project Management (6 ECTS)
  • International Business Economics (6 ECTS)
  • Economic and monetary policy of the EU or EU Financial System (selective) (6 ECTS)

VIII Semester:

  • Quantitative Methods (6 ECTS)
  • Applied Econometrics (6 ECTS)
  • Semester Paper in Economics (6 ECTS)
  • Labour Economics and EU Policies or Economic Planning and Forecasting (selective) (6 ECTS)

IX Semester:

  • Introduction to Asian Studies (6 ECTS)
  • Policy of Eastern and Central Europe (6 ECTS)
  • Russian Politics (6 ECTS)
  • American Politics (6 ECTS)

X Semester:

  • Practice (15 ECTS)
  • Bachelor Degree Thesis (15 ECTS)

 

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants with a secondary or specialized secondary education are allowed to participate in the competition, with an average score of a certificate or diploma of secondary specialized education of at least 7.0.;
  • Applicants for Bachelor programs must prove their English proficiency at the A2 level or higher. This can be done in one of the following ways:

1. Provide an Advanced Speech Test certificate. The test can be taken during the Open Doors Days at EHU or at the Propilei center in Minsk. The due dates are published here (in Russian);

2. Provide TOEFL / IELTS / Cambridge English certificates. The points of the certificate are credited by EHU on a 10-point system based on the following scale.

3. Provide a higher education diploma issued by a linguistic university or department of translations studies; an academic transcript issued by a linguistic university or department of translations studies; a diploma from a linguistic college, an academic transcript from a linguistic college, a certificate from the Unified State Exam in English and its equivalents.

4. If the applicant does not have documents confirming his proficiency in English at a level not lower than A2, upon signing a contract with EHU, the applicant undertakes responsibility to additionally study English at a level not lower than A2 before the start of the 3rd semester of studies. The university in this case offers English language courses (12 ECTS credits).

  • Collect all necessary documents: national passport; document proving English proficiency at the A2 level or higher; certificate or diploma of secondary or specialized secondary education;
  • Fill in the online application form;
  • Pass the online interview.

Important! If you received your education not in Lithuania, then you must go through the education recognition procedure at the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC). The recognition procedure is compulsory and free of charge.

Autumn Intake Deadline

2021-07-05

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