June 20, 2022

Law and Global Security

Global challenges, like cyberattacks, money laundering, human rights violations and terrorism are on the rise. People’s lives are affected by global and national insecurity. Law plays an increasingly important role in addressing the dangers caused by global challenges.

This programme focusses on the use of law in personal, national, and global security. It teaches students how to fact find, conduct research, strategically negotiate and lead when it comes to addressing international security matters. It looks at how the world has been changed by geopolitics, the pandemic, rising energy and food prices and technology, and how the law can be used to resolve these issues.

Specialists in law and global security are in demand across the world. Institutions such as the United Nations, the European Union, the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, NATO, and others require people who have strong legal skills in the international environment.

Graduates of this programme can look widely for roles in international and national institutions, dealing with national and global security issues, both in the public and private sectors, especially those concerned with human rights, compliance, anti-money laundering issues, energy and other forms of security.

January 17, 2022

International Business and Technology Law

This program is offered in response to the challenges posed by rapid digitalization and robotics to business law by combining relevant aspects of two branches/institutes of law – business and technology law. The aim of the master’s study program is to prepare highly qualified masters of law who know the specifics of international business and technology law institutes and their interaction, are able to independently and critically analyze problems of the synergy of international business and technology law in the contexts of the development of artificial intelligence, changes in relevant legal science, globalization of business and legal environment (integrating articulation at the international, EU and national levels), to find and propose concrete solutions to complex international business situations, taking into account the latest theories of legal science and the requirements of professional legal ethics.

Competencies acquired

Having completed the study program, You will be able to:

  • analyze and apply in practice main legal acts, principles and case law regulating modern international business, technologies, and data protection in the contexts of national, EU and international comparative legal regulation, taking into account the latest legal science and related theories and requirements of professional legal ethics.
  • initiate, organize, conduct and interpret scientific and applied research in modern international business and technology law at the national and international levels, applying specialized research methodologies, assessing their impact from a social and ethical point of view and presenting scientifically based conclusions.
  • use national and foreign information sources, relevant databases, and modern technologies efficiently and productively in conducting research.
  • independently identify problems of legal regulation in the field of international business and technology law and propose possible solutions, holistically evaluating various legal and scientific doctrines, international experience, following the imperatives of the protection of human rights and public welfare.
  • independently model instruments for the regulation of legal relations and resolution of disputes that arise when smart technologies are used in international business law by analyzing and evaluating the activities of individuals in the context of the principles and provisions of law in accordance with scientific doctrine, interdisciplinary approach, international experience and requirements of professional ethics, is able critically assess the consequences and risks of decisions.
  • present your attitude, knowledge, and skills in native and second language fluently and reasonably in the context of modern international business and technology law, in different management levels, competencies and cultures, while respecting cultural and traditional diversity and demonstrating leadership skills.
  • have a wide scope of interdisciplinary critical thinking, is able to apply skills acquired during studies and independent learning experience in the ever-changing context of globalization, taking responsibility for the development and strengthening of the legal profession, and is able to continuously study independently, by using acquired knowledge and skills in the practice of modern international business and technology law.

Student testimonials

Master’s degree at VMU was a turning point in my life with its amicable faculty members, matchless dedication to quality, and strong benevolent ties between university and students. These features combined with guest professors from well-known universities all over the world and affordable prices and scholarship opportunities for everyone make VMU an ideal destination to give your education an international shape. Despite having graduated I still keep in warm touch with all lecturers of the Law Faculty and benefit from valuable knowledge they have shared with me. Without exception, all lecturers are highly qualified specialists and made every effort to contribute to our personal and professional development.
Rza Mustafayev. Azerbaijan. Graduate of 2019.

From the beginning of the studies, I was convinced that I have made the best decision of my life by choosing this program. Lithuania was a great place to study because of its safe environment, cheaper living expenses, friendly, hospitable people, the scholarship, and high-quality education provided by VMU, as well as the diploma, which is recognized worldwide and provides a lot of help in finding a good-quality job after graduation. I had an opportunity to get familiar with fellow peers from all around the world, with their culture and traditions, share experience and knowledge, make lifetime connections. I used this opportunity to introduce my own country and culture to the world’s future generation. The professors were always ready to assist, encourage and support innovative ideas presented by the students. VMU has friendly environment for everyone. Perfect technical support group and coherent online platform make studying process much more suitable. In addition to that, which was particularly impressive to me, every building has a history and heritage of the university merged harmoniously with modernity.
Giorgi Katsitadze. Georgia. Gradute of 2020.

I would like to express my gratitude to the lecturers of the program of VMU University, Faculty of Law for their high professionalism and competence, for their goodwill, patience and willingness to answer all students’ questions. I hope that many years of experience and sincere dedication to your work will help to further improve the spiritual and intellectual level of your new students. I would like to point out that the university has all the necessary conditions for the educational process. The acquired knowledge is useful in further professional activities”.
Irina Gorškova. Lithuania. Graduate of 2022.

Feedback of lecturers

International Business Law program is a very important phenomenon of today since daily lives of future lawyers cannot be imagined without international legal elements. International Business Law studies are a great choice for those who aim to become effective lawyers in a rapidly changing world since this program grants opportunity to participate in the classes with the students from various cultures and backgrounds and solve legal problems in multi-cultural teams.
Lawyer, assoc. prof. Paulius Čerka

I had great experience teaching in this program and working with the students who come from all over the world. I encourage you to choose the International Business Law program as you will not only learn how to apply the law in theory but also will get practical experience comparing different legal systems.
Lawyer, assoc. prof. Jurgita Grigienė

What’s unique about VMU’s Master’s program in law is that students learn how to think like a lawyer.  It’s not just about memorization – while graduates obtain knowledge of the law, more importantly, they gain complex problem-solving skills that stay with them wherever their career paths will lead.
Prof. Charles Szymansky


The professors of this program are experienced lecturers, who also take part in research and international research projects related to international business and technology law. The majority of the professors are also practicing lawyers.

  • Professor J.Erstling – expert in Intellectual property law.
  • A.Radwan – expert in EU Company law and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Ch. Szymansky – expert in Public International law and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Prof. Edita Gruodytė – expert in Business crimes.

Career oppurtunities

Master in International Business and Technology Law provides multiple career paths and a variety of employment opportunities. Graduates can choose to work in different areas, including public and private sector, International and EU institutions, start their own business, or become a member of the regulated legal profession.

Employers will value student’s broad and interdisciplinary knowledge in the complex synergy of business, law and technologies. This degree entitles its holder (who also has the bachelor’s degree in law) to be a member of the regulated legal professions (such as judge, procurator, notary, attorney, bailiff, jurist, etc.)

The graduate has the right to enroll to the third cycle studies.

October 20, 2021

Master’s – European Union Law (Online)

The European Union Law programme is designed to produce graduates in specialized subjects at a level sufficient to take up management and legal consultation positions in business, governmental and social organisations, trade unions, industrial enterprises, international organizations and organizations active in Europe and worldwide.

Why study at KSU?

  • Online studies allow to combine studies and work
  • Integrated the most recent academic insights and legal developments
  • Lecturers are well-known law  experts from all European Union

Study subjects:

European and International Protection of Human Rights / European Union Law / Legal Aspects of Europe’s Integration into the Global Economy / External Relations of the EU / Legal Reasoning in the EU Law / International and European Legal Framework for Migration and Asylum / International and European Social Security Law / Internal Market and EU Citizenship Law / Law of Competition in the EU / Legal Research Methods / Legal Project Group – Case Study / Master Thesis.

Career: lawyer in Lithuanian and European Union public institutions, law firms operating in Lithuania or Belgium (especially in Brussels), lawyer in business, science and non-governmental organizations at the national, European, and global level, and specialize in the European Union and international law.

April 6, 2021

Международное право и право Европейского союза

О программе

  • Обучение в международной академической среде у практикующих юристов и адвокатов;
  • Уникальный учебный план и практическая ориентированность программы;
  • Практика юридических навыков и судебной речи на международных соревнованиях;
  • Изучение профессиональной юридической терминологии на иностранных языках.

Карьерные возможности

  • Юрисконсульт в частных и государственных организациях;
  • Эксперт в международных организациях;
  • Cпециалист в консалтинговых компаниях;
  • Обучение и исследовательская деятельность в докторантурах университетов Европы и США.

Языки преподавания

Русский и английский

March 4, 2021

Master’s – European Union Law

Where do we need more and where less Europe? What can Europe contribute to global, sustainable and socially just development? These and other questions are covered in European Union Law master level programme. Students learn methodological skills and apply these to practical situations.

The program encourages students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the complex interactions taking place within the European economy and European society. The program provides insights into the discipline of European law and it takes into account economic and sociological point of view by focusing on the interdependencies between economic trade, legal frameworks, and the social consequences for European states and cross-border societal development within the European Union and its neighbours.

One special feature of the programme is the research project in the third semester. Students have the opportunity to work in research groups attached to faculty chairs or at an associated research facility and develop their own research proposals in the various colloquia on offer.

This study programme is in English.

Why to study at KSU?

  • Lecturers are well-known law  experts from all European Union
  • Possibility to combine studies and work
  • Small class size and individual attention

Study subjects:

European and International Protection of Human Rights / European Union Law / Legal Aspects of Europe’s Integration into the Global Economy / External Relations of the EU / Legal Reasoning in the EU Law / International and European Legal Framework for Migration and Asylum / International and European Social Security Law / Internal Market and EU Citizenship Law / Law of Competition in the EU / Legal Research Methods / Legal Project Group – Case Study / Master Thesis.

Career: lawyer in Lithuanian and European Union public institutions, law firms operating in Lithuania or Belgium (especially in Brussels), lawyer in business, science and non-governmental organizations at the national, European, and global level, and specialize in the European Union and international law.

February 4, 2020

LegalTech (LLM)

Aiming to take LLM studies? Want to improve your knowledge of law? Dreaming of working in a cutting-edge field, where you could use your knowledge of law? Interested in technology and how it could be used to provide better legal services?  

Master in Legaltech aim is to prepare highly qualified professionals with a wide range of multidisciplinary competencies in law and technologies.

This program aims to cover such technologies (but not limited to):

  • artificial intelligence
  • big data analytics
  • reuse of open data
  • block-chain
  • crowdsourcing
  • semantic and other newest disruptive technologies
  • gamification

The subjects of the program are focused to GDPR, IP, Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Forensics, Fintech, Regtech, AI&Law, Semantic Legal Web, Robotics and others.

The studies will be different from other programs, because students will participate in hackathons, meetups, workshops, international and regional competitions, and they will have unique opportunity to create their own legaltech startup ant MRU Legaltech startup zone. Participation in the program is flexible, because all material will be provided on-line. Of course, we highly recommend to book all your time for this fantastic adventure, to gain as much as possible benefits from the program.

February 4, 2020

Mediation (LLM)

Have you always been interested in helping people to resolve their conflicts in a win-win way? Wish to upgrade your conflict resolution skills and expand your career options? Interested in practice-oriented studies responding to the new market needs?

If any of the above questions are appealing to you, join Mediation LL.M studies. This master degree responds to increasing demand for mediation knowledge and skills.

The nature of the programme is unique – it combines law knowledge with psychology and communication skills. Mediation LL.M is designed for conflict resolution specialists both lawyers and representatives of other professions and is focused on practical learning methods, including real case studies, role plays and other experiential learning.

During the studies you will get a chance to do an internship in a municipal court or a law or mediation firm.

Upon graduation you will have acquired skills to professionally settle disputes and adequately represent your clients in various mediation procedures.
October 23, 2019

Law, Technology and Business

Looking for the most cutting-edge master degree? Do you want to narrow down your law specialization? Are you aiming to go through your studies and raise your career prospects? Do you want to study not just theory, but practice too?  

If any or all of the above questions came back with a positive answer, seriously consider taking your master degree in Law, Technology and Business.

Study in Lithuania, a country that IT companies choose as their main talent pool. Study close to your potential employers and gain world-class university education. Become a master of law in contemporary and futuristic topics of cybersecurity, GDPR IP, Fintech, Regtech, cybercrime, robotics and so much more. 

Study with our partners at Eversheds Saladzius – a legal firm, with Blockchain Centre Vilnius, Tech SuperHeroes, Startup Lithuania, other IT companies, start-ups and more.  

June 3, 2019

International Law and Law of the European Union

About the program

An Integrated Studies Program in International Law and European Union Law prepares professionals to work as legal experts, as well as conduct research and academic activities. The program offers a full cycle of higher education in law: the graduates receive an LLM degree. The program aims to educate creative and active lawyers able to solve organizational and management issues, as well as work as legal advisers and lawmakers at both national and international levels.

  • International academic environment, training by practicing lawyers and attorneys;
  • Unique curriculum and practical orientation of the program;
  • Practice of legal skills and judicial speech at international competitions;
  • Professional legal terminology in foreign languages.

Potential career

  • Legal adviser in private and public organizations;
  • Expert in international organizations;
  • Private legal practice, corporate lawyers;
  • Expert consultants in think tanks and international institutions;
  • PhD fellow at universities in Europe and the USA.

The MA program allows our graduates to be equally competitive in both the EU and CIS markets due to their ability to work in the fields of national, European, and international law.

Languages of instruction

  • Russian and English
December 13, 2018


The main objective of the Law study program is to prepare highly qualified lawyer, who is able to independently perform activities that require personal responsibility in various fields, who is critical thinking, knowing and perceiving the place of law and purpose in the system of social science, who knows the legal system of Lithuania, legislation, who able to apply them and to solve specific practical problems.

Upon completion of Law study programme, graduates receive Professional Bachelor of Law.

The acquired qualification of the lawyer enables to work as a pretrial investigation officer, customs official, manager and specialist of the personnel office, an assistant of the bailiff, official in municipality administrative bodies, in judicial institutions, the State Social Insurance Fund pension sections in territorial divisions, or as a lawyer in private enterprises.