Environmental Management

The aim of this Programme 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.

Competencies acquired

Graduates of the programme will be able:

  • Analyse complex environmental problems by determining their causal factors, interactions and integrating interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • Assess the complex impact of environmental and climatic factors on wildlife and human health by means of formulating scientific hypotheses, research aims and objectives, and selecting efficient research methods.
  • Formulate scientific conclusions based on systematised environmental research findings and comprehensive statistical analysis of parametric and spatial data.
  • Assess environmental and human health risk, suggesting preventive risk mitigation measures.
  • Make knowledge and best practices based and optimal from the point of sustainability and Green economy environmental management decisions.

Career opportunities

The programme  provides graduates with several general areas :

  • Work as senior specialists at the Departments and Agencies of Environmental Ministry,
  • Work as senior environmental specialists at the Environmental divisions of Municipalities, Service of Protected areas, Consulting companies, Agencies for management of the EU Environmental support and private Environmental firms,
  • Can continue their studies in the environment related PhD programmes.


Faculty of Natural Sciences (inquiries regarding study programme)
Programme contact person Karolis Gedvilas karolis.gedvilas@vdu.lt
Dean of the faculty of Natural Sciences Saulius Mickevičius dek@gmf.vdu.lt
Address Universiteto str. 10-314, Akademija, Kaunas reg., Lithuania
Website gmf.vdu.lt/en


International Cooperation Department (inquiries regarding application and admission)
E-mail studies@vdu.lt
Visiting Address V. Putvinskio g. 23, room 211, LT-44249 Kaunas, Lithuania
Mailing Address K. Donelaičio g. 58, LT-44248 Kaunas, Lithuania
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  • Faculty Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Group of Fields of Study Physical Sciences (C)
  • Lenght of Programme 2 academic years
  • Tuition fee per year: 4787 Eur
  • ECTS credits 120
  • Name of Qualification Master of Physical Sciences