Public Policy and Management (Undergraduate)

Why this study programme?

Every state needs competent, educated and ambitious people who are able to work successfully, formulate and implement the policies, and should not be afraid to challenge and have analytical skills to solve problems. This programme is unique because it is the only study programme, preparing professionals who are familiarized in different areas of policy-making and implementation processes.
The objective is to develop analytically and critically thinking public policy specialists, who are able to adapt theoretical knowledge and practical skills successfully in public policy analysis, policy formulation, policy decision-making, policy implementation in state service, the European Union institutions and other international organizations.
  • Students are studying both general university subjects (Philosophy, Logic, Economics, etc.), and compulsory specialty subjects (Political Science, Political system, the EU's political system, Public Policy Analysis, Political Communication, etc.).
  • Students have the possibility to choose their subjects according to their interest in certain issues (e.g., Environment Policy, Health Policy, Education Policy, Social Policy, Regional Policy, Sustainable Development Policy, Foreign Policy, etc.).
  • Upon successful completion of this degree programme, students can continue to go deeper into the different fields of study, selecting the Master's degree studies in politics or public administration.

Course content (Click)

Programme typeBachelor's studies (university)
Field of studyPolitical science
Study areaSocial sciences
Degree awardedBachelor of Political Science
Duration3,5 years
AccreditationCentre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education, until 2020.08.31
Course language    English
Starting dateSeptember 1st
Tuition fee EU students1360 EUR/per year
Tuition fee Non-EU students2160 EUR/per year

Entry requirements

  • Secondary education (grade in history/foreign language).
  • 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

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

Career prospects

Graduates of the Public Policy and Management degree programme can pursue career and successfully integrate into the labor market at national (municipalities, ministries and other public or private institutions) and international (European Union institutions, other international organizations) levels. All public institutions require professionals of policy-making and implementation. European Union institutions also required public policy experts, who can apply their knowledge in the formulation and implementation of a supranational EU policy. Experience shows, that students during studies successfully start their political career by joining political parties, actively involving in social activities, which helps to explore career opportunities and labor market.

Programme Director:

Doc. dr. Gediminas Kazėnas

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

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


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