Apply Now: MA Degree and BA Transfer Studies at VMU
Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) welcomes international students to apply for Master degree study programmes in the English language in the 2017/2018 Spring Semester. Admission is also open to BA Transfer studies. The deadline is December 1st, 2017. Application submissions have to be sent online.
Admission is open to the following MA degree study programmes: Diplomacy and International Relations, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Applied Biotechnology, Environmental Management, and International Business Law.
Challenging 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 (prominent Lithuanian diplomat) Foundation. Currently this programme is one of the most popular Master study programmes at VMU.
The Molecular Biology and Biotechnology programme connects fundamental research with its applications and integrates genetics, gene technology, cell biology, molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, systems biology, biotechnology and bioinformatics. One VMU graduate student of this programme, Meet Jariwala, has shared his thoughts on the experience.
Applied Biotechnology MA prepares specialists with high quality and up-to-date training in the highly interdisciplinary field of Applied Biotechnology with focus (specializations) on Plant (Horticulture, Agriculture and Forest) Biotechnology and Innovative Bioelectrotechnologies. Graduates are able to develop new products and technologies, work in positions with high levels of responsibility in research and educational institutions and industry related to biotechnology, biomedicine, and food industry, as well as pursue their studies at the doctoral level.
Environmental Management enables students to is to acquire interdisciplinary knowledge and skills necessary for a qualified environmental professional to carry out a modern scientific research on anthropogenic environmental and climate changes and their impact on the wildlife and human health, analyse and summarise results about the state and changes in the natural environment, and make decisions, solving complex environmental problems according to the sustainability principle.
International Business Law (IBL) aims at preparing highly qualified specialists in the field of international business law able to independently analyse problems of business law in the context of international business, find effective solutions to legal issues and implement them in the international business environment. The main objectives of the IBL are associated with the results/competences that must be achieved/ acquired over the course of studies.
At bachelor level, admission is open to tranfer studies, which provide the possibility for current students anywhere to transfer their studies to VMU. The full list of transfer study programmes is available here.