|Study location||Lithuania, Vilnius|
|Nominal duration||1,5 years (90 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Master of Social Sciences)|
|Tuition fee||€4,140 per year|
|Application fee||€100 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable and is paid to:
Account holder: Vilnius University
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
No less than 20 ECTS credits in the fields of microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, or other economics-related subjects, or the acquired analogous practical experience which is substantiated in the motivation letter and during the interview and is proved with a certificate from the employer.
If your qualification and motivation match the programme, you will receive an invitation for an interview with the Admissions Committee.
Important: additional country-specific requirements are set only for the following countries which you can find HERE (STEP 2).
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Lithuanian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Translation is considered to be official when it is bound together with the certified true copy of the original document and is confirmed by the translator’s signature. Documents issued in English, Lithuanian must be certified true copies and do not require translation.
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!
Office of International Admissions
IELTS 5.5+; iBT TOEFL 65+
If your first language is English and/or if you have a university degree in English, you will be exempt from providing an English language test score.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The aim of this master study programme is to train and to educate qualified and wide-ranging economists who can:
• forecast, plan and manage economic processes;
• propose different measures of economic policy and to evaluate its alternatives;
• objectively identify the causes of various economic processes and their possible consequences.
We seek to educate and to raise future leaders – creative and independent personalities who are able to come up with new ideas and implement them.
The training of your analytical skills will allow you to work in the fields of economic and financial data analysis, in public and in private sectors, in large corporations that deal with large data flows and use the data for the decision making, in ministries, departments, other governmental and international bodies that form or implement monetary, fiscal or tax policy, in other words everywhere where economic insights and decisions are needed and analytical thinking is required.
Access to further studies
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.