English Language Studies

Why this study programme?

Minor English Language studies are designed for those, who are willing to enter Bachelor study programme at Mykolas Romeris University, but do not have sufficient knowledge of the English language necessary for studying in a foreign language. During the first study year students, who enter a major Bachelor study programme together with minor English language studies, will focus on language studies only. Upon completion of one year Minor English Language studies and reaching sufficient English language proficiency level international students will continue studies on their selected Major.

Description of the programme

The purpose of the programme is to train  specialists who

  • have general philological knowledge about the structure and functioning of English and the culture of the country of the study language;
  • are able to communicate in English in work environment;
  • are able to ensure smooth intercultural communication in the institutions which cooperate with foreign partners.
The programme comprises the study field subjects such as general English (Modern English) and culture studies (Great Britain and the USA Country Studies).
Students will deepen their knowledge of phonetics, grammar, language in use, develop their language skills, including reading skills, written and oral communication skills, and intercultural communication competency.
The applied nature of the programme makes it unique. The programme aims at preparing specialists who have both general philological education and highly developed language and communication skills. The receptive and productive language skills are developed by practical subjects which introduce students to the particularity of Modern English, forms and principles of spoken and written communication, help students to develop the ability to analyse field literature, express ideas on field subjects, develop oral and written communication and to participate actively in intercultural communication (make oral presentations, draft official documents and letters, take part in meetings, etc.).

Prof. dr. Jolita Šliogerienė, Programme Director:
The programme aims at developing the English language skills and is foreseen as a part of bachelor degree studies provided in English. The enrolled students have a possibility to choose minor studies in the field of English philology and major studies in their preferable field. Professional English language teachers will help to get acquainted with the country and its culture as well as opportunities the university can offer.

Programme typeMinor studies
Field of studyEnglish philology
Study areaHumanities
Degree awardedMinor studies certificate
Duration1 year
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Course languageEnglish
Starting dateOctober 1st
Tuition fee EU students1800 EUR/per year*
Tuition fee Non-EU students1800 EUR/per year*

*The tuition fee is paid for the first year of studies in advance. Second-year students pay the tuition fee which is set  for the selected Major Bachelor programme.

Entry requirements

  • Secondary education.
  • English language proficiency - A2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distance English language level test.

Career prospects

The acquired education provides the programme graduates with a possibility to work in the following spheres – culture, education and information institutions (culture, education and information centres, media companies, and tourism agencies), international organisations, private and public sectors which need specialists who are able to start and develop a professional dialogue between representatives of different cultures.

Student testimonials

Mahmoud Elshikh, student from Egypt:
I moved to Lithuania to take an intensive English course at MRU to improve my English and then to start my programme which I had chosen before. Now I’ve finished my English course. It gave me useful language learning experience, I have learnt a lot, and it lets me start my BA   programme which I chose before. I would like to thank MRU for giving me the opportunity to study here, and also to thank my teachers who did their perfect job. Thank you.
Arda Şanlı, student from Turkey:
I chose master’s degree programme at Mykolas Romeris University. At first I had to improve my English skills, so I took an English course. I made a lot of friends from different countries. We had good and useful time together with my groupmates and teachers who were always positive. I am so proud of myself that I chose Lithuania to study. It is such a peaceful country and Vilnius is a nice city. Thanks a lot to my groupmates and my kind teachers. Best regards.
Idogbo Fatima, student from Nigeria:
I studied English programme at Mykolas Romeris University, and it lasted for eight months. I'm happy to have had this course because it enhanced my speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Thanks to my lecturers.
Lider Karabulut, student from Turkey:
I have come from Ankara, Turkey to Lithuania to study at Mykolas Romeris University. The English course helped me to develop myself and to improve my English skills. As one of the most important languages in the world, English will help me to form new connections and expand my social network to a global level.
Elvin Mammadov, student from Azerbaijan:
I studied at MRU for 8 months. It was a great and long journey for me. Thanks to MRU, I improved my English a lot. When I first arrived to Lithuania my English was acceptable but it was not good enough and right. Now I feel more confident about my English. Thanks a lot to my teachers.

Programme Director:

Prof. dr. Jolita Šliogerienė: j.sliogeriene@mruni.eu

MRU International Office provides all related information for prospective degree seeking students: 

e-mail for all inquiries: study@mruni.eu