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January 18, 2023

Construction Management

In complex construction industry, any inaccurate step can be crucial on the path to the project implementation. The experts of construction management play a key role in the implementation of quality processes from the beginning to the end of the project. They are the coordinators ensuring smooth operation of related organisations and meeting the customer’s expectations, applying the knowledge of building information modelling (BIM) and geo-information systems (GIS).

Funding opportunities

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Campus life

The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.

Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.

January 18, 2023

Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry – interdisciplinary area of studies and scientific research, which involves chemistry, biology, pharmacy and other sciences for creation and development of new medicines. The scope of the programme is preparation of qualified, motivated and creative specialists, who have deep knowledge of chemistry and research skills, are able to formulate and solve the issues of medicinal chemistry science and pharmaceutical industry, seeking to work at the high tech scientific and industrial companies, which produce and supply pharmaceutical preparations, or to continue their education in doctoral studies.

Funding opportunities

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Campus life

The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.

Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.

December 29, 2022

Photonics and Nanotechnology

This study programme is devoted to students who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of semiconductor photonics and nanotechnologies in order to master physics, fabrication and characterisation techniques of organic and inorganic solid-state light sources, solar cells, sensors and hybrid devices. This programme has a proven strong track record of successful employment of graduates in the high-tech industry and in further PhD studies in Lithuania and abroad.

Why choose this programme?

  • Students are offered multiple scientific research options at the Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnology of Vilnius University, the Department of Optoelectronics of the Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology, or other modern labs within the National Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology.
  • Cooperation with industrial partners provides students with opportunities for research work and Master’s thesis subjects on a case-by-case basis.

What comes after?

  • Graduates can work as researchers at universities, institutes and companies working in the fields of applied sciences, innovations and electronic technologies.
  • The Faculty of Physics at Vilnius University offers both Materials Engineering (08T) and Physics (02P) third-level (PhD) studies.
December 13, 2022

Educational Management

The study programme Educational Management responds to the demands of the contemporary educational systems and therefore is popular among the applicants. The study programme aims to prepare educational managers for different types of organisations involved in learning and teaching activities. The complexity of the programme learning outcomes leads our future graduates to the career of an educator, an educational manager, a human resources developer.

Students will have a great opportunity to experience a blended learning method, which will develop their competence in technology enhanced and self-directed learning.

Students, who successfully complete the programme, along with a Master’s degree in Education Sciences will be also awarded a Certificate in Curriculum Design and Development issued by UNESCO International Bureau of Education.

Student Testimonials

I’m proud to be graduate of study programme Educational Management. I have worked as a consultant in NGO. Now I am a career consultant in Kaunas Jesuit Gymnasium.
Aiste Bertasiene, Lithuania. Graduate.

Educational Management Master program is a unique program that gathers students with different background in education – teachers, managers, non-formal educators. These studies helped me look at education from the perspective of multiple disciplines and get acquainted with research methods in the field. Studies take place in a small cohort of colleagues, so there is a possibility to establish contact with teachers, ask questions and receive support when needed, and personalize the learning experience according to career goals. Besides, thanks to the extensive international connections of VMU I had a chance to go on study exchange abroad and gain even more international experience.
Kayako Takagi. Japan. Graduate of the programme and now lecturer of Japanese language at VMU.

Feedback of Lecturers

The programme is for students who see themselves as the future leaders of educational organisations.
Assoc. Prof. Lina Kaminskiene

Why do I advise this program for other students?

  • The ME program provides a comprehensive image of educational management from economical, sociological, psychological and philosophical points of view.
  • You can see broader picture getting both special and universal knowledge and apply it within different working fields – education or business.
  • Democratic mode of teaching and development of creative, pragmatic thinking, even on the exams.
  • Friendly atmosphere and freedom of choice.

Tetiana Ponomarenko. Ukraine. Graduate and PhD in Education.

Professors

Competencies acquired

Upon graduation of the study programme Educational Managementyou will be able to work in:

  • Public educational institutions and private organisations providing education services.
  • Education governance institutions.
  • Human resource departments of enterprises and business organizations.
  • Non-governmental organizations working in the field of education.
  • Or to continue with the doctoral studies.

 

December 6, 2022

Business Logistics

Business Logistics programme is the one you are looking for if you want:

  • to make innovative decisions in the intensively changing logistics business environment
  • be the one, who helps to provide the world’s population with a wide selection of goods
  • create and manage the logistics systems
  • develop the tools for the flow of material resources in the logistics chains
  • get skills in analyzing and critically evaluating business logistic ideas, formulate business management arguments and assumptions, apply them to logistic management
  • to have the wide career opportunities to choose if you want to continue your career as a part of the big logistics and not only corporation, create your own logistics (and again not only) business or try yourself in science

The aim of the study program is to prepare the specialists in business logistics who can creatively apply the findings of fundamental and applied research results. To prepare specialists who can make innovative decisions related to improvement and development of the bioeconomy sector and business logistics as well as the implementation under the conditions of intensively changing business environment.

The outcomes of the study programme

Upon the completion of the study programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain the social science theories, describe the logistics technologies, principles of modeling and designing of the logistics systems on the basis of the fundamental and applied research, and apply them to the bioeconomy industry companies and logistics enterprises under the conditions of uncertainty.
  • Analyze and critically assess the ideas for the improvement of business logistics management, formulate the arguments and assumptions for implementation of the ideas, prepare and apply innovations in business logistics, and management of the business logistics technologies necessary for the improvement of the economic, social, and environmental performance.
  • Model and design the logistics systems and prepare the measures for the movement of material assets and biological substances within the logistics chain necessary for the coordination and improvement of logistics at the bioeconomy companies and of the operations of other auxiliary sectors.
  • Deal with complex non-routine business management problems, make and implement innovative strategic business management decisions under the changing conditions in the bioeconomy sector and logistics companies.
  • Use the research knowledge and research experience as well as the skills of systematic and strategic thinking for an independent professional activity or research work in the area of logistics.
  • Make innovative decisions in business logistics taking into account their ethical aspects and the possible effect on the society and environment.

Student testimonials

Lithuania is a transport country with many different shipments to other countries, so here logistics is one of the main business areas. VMU Agriculture Academy guarantees professional education in this field. There will always be jobs for young professionals in this field.
Simas Vasiljevas, Business Logistics student. Lithuania

I have been working in the field of logistics for a long time. I have a lot of practice, but there is a lack of theoretical knowledge and justification. Part-time master studies of Business Logistics are an attractive combination of work and study. I am happy for my decision that it is never too late to learn, as I meet new interesting people and, of course, professional teachers. The quality of studies is high, the teachers are competent, pleasant and understanding. Friendly and respectful relationship between students and teachers prevail. Business Logistics studies are great opportunity for professional development.
Egidija Žaludienė, Business Logistics student. Lithuania

I chose to study master’s degree in Business logistics from a future perspective, as my undergraduate studies were in English and Russian, and I wanted an additional education in another field of study. Also, in pursuit of further career prospects, I have decided that master’s degree will be very rewarding in the future. As Business logistics is a new field for me, the knowledge and experience gained during the studies are very useful. I learned a lot of new things and expanded my knowledge. I evaluate the quality of studies very well.
Roberta Kasarauskaitė, Business Logistics student. Lithuania 

Social partners

Career opportunities

  • Head of logistics departments of company in the bioeconomy sector, head of company providing logistics services and their divisions, logistics manager, consultant, specialist of organization uniting logistics companies and business associations.
  • Owner of logistics services business on the national and international level.
  • Further studies in the fields of Management or Economics.
September 2, 2022

DeepTech Entrepreneurship

Students at Vilnius University Business School are part of the extraordinary ecosystem of:

  • scientists
  • entrepreneurs
  • companies
  • Think-tanks
  • labs
  • students
  • alumni across the whole of Lithuania, Europe, and beyond.

DeepTech Entrepreneurship programme is a unique MSc programme that blends academic knowledge, start-up accelerator and real experience to prepare students to become the next generation of successful technology entrepreneurs.

MSc DeepTech Entrepreneurship programme is designed and implemented together with the Faculty of Mathematics and InformaticsFaculty of Physics and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Why this programme?

  • Study visit to CERN (Geneva, Switzerland), allowing students to assess the possibilities of developing a new product or service of their designed start-up.
  • Students can pursue a research thesis or engage in their established start-ups mentored by our professors.

What’s after?

The programme equips students with cutting-edge innovation knowledge and business skills:

  • Founder.
  • Innovation Manager.
  • Business Developer.
  • Marketing Professional.
  • Technology Entrepreneur.

September 2, 2022

International Project Management

The International Project Management is a unique international modular programme for working students. The aim is to prepare highly skilled Project Management professionals who will be able to:

  • create harmony in chaos
  • be true leaders of teams in projects
  • programmes
  • portfolios in business and the private sector.

The programme has been designed in close cooperation with the Lithuanian Project Management Association.  Also, the logic of the programme is based on the International Competence Baseline of IPMA (International Project management association www.IPMA.Ch). Graduates of International Project management could apply for International certification IPMA D Level. IPMA certificates are widely recognized in the Project management global society.

Why this programme?

  • International certification and digital badges. The program is registered in the list of the International Project Management Association‘s Education Programmes. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates have a possibility to be awarded the CPD Record & Proof of Participation Certificate and Digital Badge.
  • Project management from A to Z. You will manage to set up a project organizational structure, prepare a Business Case, work with the Project Board/Steering Committee.
  • Leading working teams. You will be able to form, manage and lead project teams, take responsibility for their work quality and that of their subordinates, and evaluate.
  • Analytical skills. You will be able to analyse and critically evaluate a range of information related to your occupational field.
  • Communication skills. You will manage to communicate efficiently in a team, with colleagues of varying job position levels, business partners and customers.
  • Decision-making. You will manage to analyse complex situations and make well-grounded decisions efficiently.
  • Representation. You will be able to represent the team and the organization.
  • Ethics. You will be able to apply ethical principles of business ethics in your performance.

What’s after?

  • The programme aims to prepare Project Management professionals who can efficiently lead projects, programmes, and portfolios in a challenging international environment both in the private and public sectors in Lithuania and abroad.
  • The graduates can initiate and lead project, programme and portfolio maturity improvement initiatives in their organizations in Lithuania and abroad.

“The decision to start my Master’s studies at VU Business School was definitely life-changing for me. Being a part of various group tasks and projects has become an integral part of the whole studying process. One of the greatest values I have gained so far is the opportunity to work with and learn from my colleagues as well as experience challenges together. Furthermore, I am impressed by how skillfully most of our professors not only manage online workshops but also engage all students in active participation during the classes. I believe that VU Business School is an exceptional start for my future career.”

Iryna Kaniuk, a student from Ukraine

September 2, 2022

Digital Marketing

In the age of technology, when the world is overfilled with information, marketing is no longer just a struggle for goods, but also a struggle of stories and images. The Digital Marketing programme aims to educate marketing and communication professionals capable of creating user-friendly business stories and managing the image of companies and products, as well as quickly and effectively solving communication crises and developing marketing and communication strategies.

Why this programme?

  • It is the only study programme of this kind in Lithuania that teaches both traditional and digital marketing.
  • The programme is taught by professionals from Lithuania and abroad.

What’s after?

  • Can efficiently lead marketing projects in a fast-changing environment both in private and in public sectors.
  • PhD studies.

September 2, 2022

Global Business and Economics

The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified global business specialists with exhaustive competence and knowledge. For the best students in the programme there are two double-degree possibilities:

  • at the Parthenope University of Naples (Italy) or
  • at the University of Parma (Italy).

The graduates of the programme will have exhaustive knowledge of global business management and economics and better understand:

  • Cultural
  • Economic
  • Political
  • Legal
  • Scientific
  • Technological global business environments.

The graduates will be able to find solutions for global business development, create and develop competitive businesses in global conditions, and learn about business culture in diversified regions.

Why this programme?

  • International team of professors
  • Exchange opportunities
  • Double degree opportunities.

What’s after?

A graduate can be employed as:

  • Graduates will be able to work as:
  • managers and experts in international business enterprises
  • public and non-governmental organizations that support business infrastructure;
  • research and educational institutions;
  • as well as in other organizations where global business projects are developed and implemented;
  • or to become successful entrepreneurs.
  • They will be able to work in a multicultural environment, to find solutions for business development, and to choose and implement global business strategies.
  • Vilnius University gives opportunities for students with high academic results to continue their education in PhD studies, which are available in English language. The best of our graduates might be offered employment at the university.

September 2, 2022

Marketing and Integrated Communication

Marketing and Integrated Communication programme develop specialists up to the highest professional standards and capable of:

  • analysing market situation
  • planning and implementing relevant strategies of marketing and communication.

The programme offers a double-degree possibility for the best students at Naples Parthenope University in Italy; similar agreements with other universities are in the process of negotiation.

Why this programme?

  • This programme is one of the most popular Master’s programmes among international applicants.
  • Students and graduates emphasize the opportunity to develop numerous international contacts and experiences for classes that attract numerous exchange students and typically include representatives from about ten countries.
  • In addition, the students are very positive about the possibility of combining their studies with work or going on ERASMUS study exchanges and internships.

What’s after?

  • A graduate is able to analyse market trends and parameters of consumer behaviour on the basis of relevant theoretical and practical information and with the use of adequate methodologies.
  • Acquired level of knowledge and skills allow participating actively in the development and implementation of marketing strategies.
  • Acquired skills and competencies allow a graduate successfully work in the marketing and communication departments of business companies and other organizations.
  • A graduate can successfully work in marketing, advertising, public relations and communication agencies, consulting firms and market research companies in various countries.
  • Vilnius University created opportunities for students interested in continuing their education to enter doctoral studies, which are available in the English language; the best of our graduates might be offered employment at the university.

“Studying in Marketing and Integrated Communication, a Master’s degree programme, at Vilnius University was an extremely significant experience for my personal and professional development. It helped me to broaden my intellectual abilities and shaped my views by getting high-quality international education.”

Lasha Mironidze, a graduate from Georgia