March 1, 2024

Automation and Electrical Engineering

Initially, the words programmable logic controllers, frequency converters, servo motor control equipment, sensors may sound like spells to you, but soon you can become an automation professional – to be able to design energy supply and automation systems, install,  maintain and repair them yourself.

The programme is interdisciplinary, so you will have really interesting studies in the subjects of electrical and electronic engineering. You should be into science, love technology and be determined to become a qualified professional. Modern Siemens, Festo, Schneider Electric electrical and electronic devices and systems are used in studies.

Employment opportunities for the graduates of the Automatics and Electrical Engineering Study Programme are so abundant that it is difficult to pick one – thats what our graduates say.

Studies at Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija can be combined with work – both in full-time and part-time mode. Individual needs are acommodated on a case-by-case basis.

Why at Šiaulių valstybinė kolegija?

Students learn to automate production processes and work with modern electronic devices and their systems. Practical classess are held in an updated Technological Processes Automation laboratory. The employment prospects of graduates, i.e. specialists in the automation of technological lines, are particularly good.


Professional Bachelor of Engineering Sciences


180 credits (ECTS)




Full-time studies – 3300 Eur, part-time  studies – 2475 Eur


Graduates work as electrical engineers in electricity network companies and companies operating, installing and repairing electrical equipment and their control systems as well as in companies engaged in the automation of technological processes.

Studies can be continued at universities under the programmes of the Engineering Science study fields group in Electrical Engineering and Electronics Engineering fields.

Further information can be found here.

January 24, 2024

International Cybersecurity and Cyberintelligence (The Arqus Joint MA Programme)

The Master in International Cybersecurity and Cyberintelligence is a full-time, English-taught Master’s programme, collaboratively offered by four European universities. Unique in its structure, the programme features a semester-based rotation, with each semester taking place in a different university or country. This dynamic approach provides a diverse educational experience, deepening students’ understanding of international perspectives in cybersecurity. Upon completion, graduates will be adept at integrating into various sectors of the cybersecurity industry, with a particular aptitude for roles in cyber intelligence teams on an international stage.

Throughout the programme, students will engage in a range of specialised activities, including:

  • Analyse: Conduct in-depth reviews and evaluations of incoming cybersecurity information to assess its relevance for intelligence purposes.
  • Collect and Operate: Engage in advanced denial and deception operations, collecting cybersecurity data for intelligence development.
  • Investigate: Probe into cybersecurity incidents or crimes linked to IT systems, networks, and digital evidence.
  • Operate and Maintain: Ensure the effective and secure performance of IT systems through dedicated support, administration, and maintenance.
  • Oversee and Govern: Provide strategic leadership and direction in cybersecurity matters, ensuring effective conduct within the organisation.
  • Protect and Defend: Identify, analyse, and mitigate threats to internal IT systems and networks.
  • Securely Provision: Design, acquire, and construct secure IT systems, taking responsibility for various aspects of system and network development.

Why choose this programme?

  • The programme offers specialised academic education in Cybersecurity, Cyberintelligence and International Relations and Law for Cybersecurity;
  • The programme is jointly carried out by four European Universities: Granada (Spain), Minho (Portugal), Padua (Italy) and Vilnius (Lithuania);
  • The programme uses physical mobility around these four universities, and students will have the possibility to attend virtual, blended and local courses.

What comes after?

The Master in International Cybersecurity and Cyberintelligence is designed with a document known as the European Cybersecurity Skills Framework Role Profiles and European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) in mind to guarantee that the learning outcomes will fulfil the requirements for these professions in the field of cybersecurity:

  • Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Cyber Incident Responder
  • Cyber Legal, Policy & Compliance Officer
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Architect
  • Cybersecurity Auditor
  • Cybersecurity Educator
  • Cybersecurity Implementer
  • Cybersecurity Researcher
  • Cybersecurity Risk Manager
  • Digital Forensics Investigator
  • Penetration Tester

July 9, 2023

PhD in Law

Have you finished your master degree studies? Are you looking to become an expert in your field? Are there topics you wish to research in detail and find answers to? Do you want to find solutions to some of the problems faced in various fields of law? 

If any of the questions above raise your interest, then you’ve come to the right place. Doctoral degree in Law will help you achieve all of those goals. At MRU, we invite you to take your doctoral studies in social sciences and elevate your education to become a true master of law. Graduate from the university that is rated to be among 250 best universities worldwide in the field of law  

Conduct your studies in English, to solidify your status as an international expert of law

By choosing the topic of a future dissertation, you can examine a specific legal problem or explore a field of law from a philosophical perspective. Your dissertation preparation and research will be supervised by a scientific supervisor who is a specialist in his/her field.

At MRU, you will also find a comparatively low tuition fee, together with potential state and private scholarships available 

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Law. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information. And if you’re all ready and eager, submit your application now!

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July 9, 2023

PhD in Management

Searching for what to study after your master degree? Want to advance the research in the field of social science and more specifically – management? Looking to become an expert in your study field, be it marketing, governance or organizational development?  

If any of the above questions came back with positive answers, consider furthering your education by attaining a doctoral degree in Management.

At MRU and even in this joint study programme, you will find a truly affordable, comparatively low tuition fee. Additionally, you may also apply for potential scholarships available, based on your research field. It’s a great investment into yourself, as after graduation, you will be able to pursue a well-paid career in the academic field, or work in public or private sectors as a high-end management specialist, consultant, start your own company or work independently on various projects.  

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Management Science FieldSocial Innovation Doctoral School organizes the process of doctoral studies. Go through the acceptance requirements and see if this research path is what you are looking for. And if it is, don’t hesitate and apply!

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July 9, 2023

PhD in Economics

Looking to cement your knowledge in economic or financial theory? Searching for what to study after your master degree? Thought of ways that global economy could be improved and want to research them? Want to pursue detailed macroeconomic analysis and share your findings with the scientific and business community?  

If you have strongly considered any of the above questions, perhaps you are ready to pursue your doctoral degree in Economics. If you have questions that you’re absolutely must delve into and research, you have come to the right place. MRU is implementing a joint study programme together with three other universities in order to help you become an expert in your economics field. You will conduct these studies in English, so you can contribute your research to the international body of knowledge about economics. To take full advantage of this program, you will be required to show your English level at least at C1.

Finally, you will find that MRU offers a low tuition fee and scholarship opportunities, depending on your field. Go through the acceptance requirements and see if this research path is what you are looking for. And if it is, don’t hesitate and apply!

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Economics. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information.

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May 10, 2023

PhD in Education Science

Searching where to study after your master degree? Always had a passion for education and want to further it with quality research? Want to help the next generation receive the best possible education, or assist those less privileged with cutting-edge educational techniques?  

If all of the above questions have stirred something positive within you, then consider applying with your thesis topic for a doctoral degree in Education Science. If your topic will be considered a valuable asset to the international body of knowledge, you will get a chance to contribute your research into furthering the theory and practice of education.  

After graduation, you will be able to work as a researcher or teacher in higher education institutions, a policy-maker in education, an organizer and executor of educational projects and hold executive posts in educational and research institutions. It is a worthwhile investment into yourself, especially given that at MRU, the low tuition fee makes this degree in the field of social sciences ever more attractive. Not to mention potential scholarships available depending on your exact field of research.  

PhD studies and research are coordinated by Doctoral Committee of Education Science Field. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information. Don’t hesitate and apply!

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September 2, 2022

Finance and Banking

This programme is among the most popular Master’s programmes among study candidates. The programme received a positive evaluation from the international accreditation experts’ team and is affiliated with Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) programme.

The principal objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • Critically evaluate economic and financial theories and research methods;
  • Provide sufficient knowledge needed for analysis of financial problems at a macroeconomic level and decision-making at the highest financial management level;
  • Introduce the role, development, aims, and objectives of international financial institutions and global financial markets;
  •  Provide theoretical and practical knowledge needed for improvement of the budgetary system and taxation policy in the face of national and global economic changes;
  • Provide scientific and methodological knowledge needed for financial analysis of an independent organization and financial risk assessment and management while taking into account macro and micro environmental changes.
  •  Introduce to the main topics of CFA Institute material and prepare students for CFA exams.

Why this programme?

  • This programme is affiliated as Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) programme, lecturers having professional experience in their fields.

What’s after?

  • A graduate can be employed as a specialist at various financial institutions, such as the Ministry of Finance, finance and tax analyst at enterprises, organizations, and public and private companies such as Western Union, AIG, the NASDAQ and many others.
  • After successful completion of studies in English graduates of the programme have a competitive advantage in developing their careers. The programme brings theory into practice and helps to prepare students to receive the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
  • Vilnius University created opportunities for students interested in continuing their education to enter the doctoral studies, which are available in the English language; the best of our graduates might be offered employment at the university.


March 23, 2022

Business Leadership


Degree Master of Business Management
Length, structure 1,5 years (3 semesters) graduation is finalized with the defense of Final project

Detailed curricula 

Entry Requirements To this programme applicants are accepted from all fields of studies without special background in Business or Management.


To train Master’s degree holders in management, who are able to creatively apply a novel knowledge of engineering economics and management thus seeking to effectively manage economical and managerial processes in the changing environment, to create value for consumers and to be ready for implementation of scientific research and self-improvement throughout lifelong learning.


  • To know contemporary management and leadership theories; the ability to apply them to innovative business decisions and implement it by mobilizing groups adapting to fast-changing conditions of the global environment
  • The ability to apply knowledge of modern entrepreneurship, learning organization and leadership in the context of sustainable development creating conditions for employees to reveal initiative and creativeness; the ability to prepare innovative business decisions and implement them while competing with the exceptional potential of the leader.
  • The ability to plan and execute applied research on business reasoning, development, and organisation integrating modern management theories and main professional skills by choosing the most suitable leadership model in the dynamic, uncertain business environment
  • The ability to convey scientifically based knowledge to business experts, and similar, systematically transmit evaluation results, while having critically and complexly assessed the quality of economic and business management results using the principles of professional ethics; the ability to formulate and submit socially responsible offers
March 23, 2022

Transport Logistics

One and a half year long (3 semesters) master’s degree programme.


Degree Master of Business Management
Length, structure 1,5 years (3 semesters) graduation is finalized with the defense of Final project

Detailed curricula 

Entry Requirements To this programme applicants are accepted from the fields of: Logistics, Business Logistics, Business Administration, Transport Management, Business Management.


The aim of the programme is to prepare and educate a professional of transport management and logistics – Master of Business Management, who would be able to evaluate the economic operations and events of transport management and logistics, analyse and present the information, plan and carry out scientific research in the field of transport and logistics, competently assess their results and apply them in practice, make independent decisions related to the management of processes of transport and logistics, hold a managing position in various business companies and state institutions; graduates will be able to reason creatively and critically, as well as maintain their professional competencies obtained at the university or scientific research institutions and learn independently throughout life.
December 29, 2021

Gender Studies

The program aims to prepare highly qualified sociologists with critical analysis, scientific and practical work skills, who are able to systematically analyze relevant societal phenomena and challenges related to gender categories established in social relations and institutes; to prepare and implement sociological research projects in accordance to the research ethics; to propose possible solutions to social problems related to gender norms on the basis of the results of sociological research; to work in a multicultural environment, to plan independently and to pursue a professional career.

Distinctive features of the program:

  • The only full-fledged Master’s Degree program in Gender Studies in Lithuania and Belarus;
  • The program is based on more than 20-year-old tradition in the field of gender studies of EHU;
  • The program is prepared on the basis of experience of Western universities and the relevant research and pedagogical potential of European Humanities University as well as invited foreign experts;
  • All courses are taught in English;
  • Blended learning format, combining full-time education in Vilnius and distance learning;
  • Unique teaching staff, including highly qualified and experienced specialists in the field of gender studies;
  • Combination of theory and practice, research and projects’ activities focused on gender dimension;
  • Emphasis on development of the research skills of students;
  • The interdisciplinary approach that provides students with a solid knowledge of gender dimension in such fields as law, political sciences, etc.

Career opportunities:

  • sociologists;
  • consultants;
  • analysts at national and international research centers;
  • professionals in gender studies;
  • employees of governmental and non-governmental organizations;
  • employees of personnel services and agencies, media agencies, educational institutions, etc.

Language of instruction

  • English