International and Intercultural Communication (Undergraduate)

Why this study programme?

The purpose of this study programme is to develop the best qualified international and intercultural communication specialists who are able to analyse, understand and appreciate foreign cultures and multicultural environment occurring phenomena, to see their causes and predict trends and have an excellent knowledge of at least two foreign languages. International and intercultural communication bachelor's degree programme graduates will be able to use modern communication technologies, analyse, formulate and present projects and ideas, organize international events. The study programme focuses on the general cultural subjects, tolerant personality education, which accounts for the success of universal, international and intercultural communication foundation.

This interdisciplinary programme is a perfect choice for those, who want to gain communication and language knowledge in the perspective of region and politics studies. You will study:
  • communication theory;
  • public sphere and its actors;
  • intercultural communication;
  • international organizations and international communication;
  • international relations and diplomacy.
You will deepen your knowledge of:
  • regional studies;
  • business communication and negotiation;
  • public relations peculiarities;
  • journalism basics.
Finally, you will be able to:
  • learn to adapt to changes and work on projects;
  • study a third foreign language (for example, Chinese or Korean, taught by a native speaker);
  • go deeper into the propaganda and information conflicts, image management.

Course content (Click)

Assoc. prof. dr. Gintarė Žemaitaitienė, director (vice dean) for studies:
We would like to invite you to interdisciplinary studies, combining social sciences (communication, politics, regional studies) and humanities (philology and ethnology) for development of the best-qualified international and intercultural communication specialists. Also, this programme is the only bachelor degree study programme in Lithuania, which encompasses internationality and interculturalism in such a unique way of studies. Students are introduced to a wide range of different media technologies and ways to use them in practice. To fulfil this purpose, the newest scientific literature, cases and other teaching material are used. In order to introduce the latest achievements in both science and practice, we invite visiting lecturers from Lithuania and other countries to share their experience. Students are also invited to international conferences and workshops, different exchange programmes or summer schools.

Programme typeBachelor's studies (university)
Field of studyCommunication
Study areaSocial sciences
Degree awardedBachelor of Communication
Duration3,5 years
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, until 2018.08.31
Course languageEnglish
Starting dateSeptember 1st
Tuition fee EU students1360 EUR/per year
Tuition fee Non-EU students2160 EUR/per year

Entry requirements

In case your English language level is not sufficient, please choose English Language Minor studies. 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.

International mobility possibilities

The 2nd and 3rd year students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a partner university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters, or do an internship in another country.

Career prospects

International and Intercultural Communication Bachelor's degree graduates will become broad-minded and highly qualified specialists, who will be able to adapt perfectly not only to Lithuania's rapidly changing labour market, but also to the challenges of the globalised world. They will be able to continue their studies in various fields of graduate studies and work as mid-level professionals in the public or private sector and non-governmental organisations, create their own companies naturally integrating in the international market or pursue a career in international organisations.

Programme Director:

Assoc. prof. dr. Gintarė Žemaitaitienė, e-mail:

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