Economics of Innovation (Undergraduate)

Why this study programme?

Bachelor's degree programme Economics of Innovation differs from other programmes in this field, because it brings together various interdisciplinary directions of the innovation economy, for example, finance, e-space technologies, future investments, innovation processes, smart technologies, neuro and other related areas. No other Economics study programme integrates such diverse spheres.

Aims of the programme:
  • to educate professionals in economics field, who possess a profound knowledge of the processes taking place in the European economy and markets in the context of globalization, to provide expertise in forming practical skills, with particular emphasis on the importance of innovation in the economy by creating a competitive advantage;
  • to develop the creative abilities through innovation in creative problem-solving methodologies, to introduce economic processes, acquiring management methodological knowledge and evaluation skills required for the development of organizations and companies, and existing problem solving.

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Prof. habil.dr. Žaneta Simanavičienė, programme director:
The undergraduates are motivated by continuous learning as well as seeking new knowledge and skills. They are being trained by applying creativity, business know-how and entrepreneurial skills in practice. The programme is focused on the economic aspects of the innovation process dealing with challenges in business and the public sector to find new and better ways to be innovative.
Programme typeBachelor's studies (university)
Field of studyEconomics
Study area    Social sciences
Degree awardedBachelor of Economics
Duration3.5 years
Credits    210
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
Course languageEnglish
Starting dateSeptember 1st
Tuition fee EU students1360 EUR/per year
Tuition fee Non-EU students2160 EUR/per year

Entry requirements

  • Secondary education (grade in mathematics).
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B1 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates.
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 and do an internship in another country.

Career prospects

After completing the Economics of Innovation programme and acquiring a Bachelor of Economics degree, the graduates will be able to work as highly qualified specialists in international businesses, diverse business enterprises, public institutions. Graduates will be able to perform an economic analysis of various economic studies and process information, so they could also work as business analysts and experts. Nevertheless, the graduates will be able to develop innovative business models, offer and test new activities/products/services acquired on the basis of economic and innovation knowledge.

Programme Director:

Prof. habil.dr. Žaneta Simanavičienė

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