Social Work and Human Rights (Undergraduate)

→ Head About the Programme:

• Assoc. prof. dr. Alina Petrauskienė, Lecturer:
Social work - life and society changing profession. It is a profession for those, who care about human dignity and social justice. Professional support includes not only application of knowledge and skills, but also open and honest relationship with customers. If you want to help children, young people, the elderly, people with disabilities, and other social risk groups – you are welcome to choose Social Work studies and experience them together.

→ Strengths

Practice: Social practice is an integral part of the Programme
International Mobility Possibilities: The 2nd and 3rd year students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which allows for study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do internship in another country

→ Characteristics

Locale: Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius Lithuania
Field: Social Work – Social Sciences
Duration: 4 years
Credits: 240 ECTS 
• Language: English     
NoteDue to the Covid-19 students have a possibility to complete the first semester online. Seminars and lectures will be broadcasted in accordance with the approved schedule of a specific group. Students will be able to take the midterms and examinations remotely as well. Detailed information and 1st semester schedule will be sent to all accepted students two weeks prior to the start of studies.

→ Content of Lectures

•First year

•Second year

•Third year

•Fourth Year

Autumn Semester

Basics of Sociocultural Work


Basic of Social Research

Art Therapy (in Social Work)

Introduction to Social Work

Ethics of Social Activity

Basic of Social Work with Family

Bachelor Thesis

Introduction to Studies

Methodologu of Social Work (General Part)

Family Law

Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution

Profesional Foreign Language (English / French / German)

Protection of Child’s Rights

Fundamentals of Andragogy

Labour Law


Social Counseling

Social Assistance Team Formation and Management

Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Social Education

Voluntary Social Work and Introductory Practice

The Basics in Social Psychology

Social Projects and Programs

Social Work Theory and Practice (General Part)

Social Work in Probation Institutions

Social Work Practice with Groups

Spring Semester

Fundamentals of Law

Fundamentals of Social Work with Youth

Social Activities of the Community

Application of Research Processing Programmes

Integration of People with Disabilities into Society

Life Skills Education

Social Gerontology

Bachelor Thesis

Introduction to Studies

Methodology of Social Work (Special Part)

Social Work in Health Care Institutions

Elective Study Subject


Social Policy

Social Work with People at Social Risk

Migration and Social Work

Professional Foreign Language (English / French / German)

Socialization of Children and Youth

Social Work Practice in Community

Social Work Theory and Practice (Special Part)

Social Work Practice in Correctional Institutions

Social Work with Persons Back from Imprisonment Institutions

Supervision Theory and Practice

Social Work Practice with Individual

International Protection of Human Rights

Mediation at Social Work

→ Job Opportunities

The programme graduates will have career opportunities in all kind of institutions that provide different social services for adults and children (youth). Graduates will be able to design, implement and develop social work practice in the international labor market not only in Lithuania but also abroad. Access to further study: graduates may continue in master studies and seek academic careers in national or foreign universities.

→ Entry Requirements

Degrees: Second education (grade history / foreign language)
English level: At least a B1 level of English, proven by a certification (IELTS or TOEFL): the certification can be organized by long distance

→ Student Experiences

• Sindhu Mathew (on the right), Graduate from India:
I would strongly recommend my friends to study at Mykolas Romeris University. The Lectures at the University are very professional, encouraging and supportive. One of the major features of this University is very rich library where students can access books from diverse fields 24/7.
In a later phase of the programme we had a chance to study special fields of social work: work with children, youth, families, the elderly or handicapped people, adult education, social management, international and intercultural social work, gender, rehabilitation, health care etc. Thus, on the one hand, we had the opportunity to gain a general approach to the professional field of social work; on the other hand, the choice of compulsory electives allowed us to build a profile for a later practice in chosen professional area. We acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes by project-based studies in close contact with practical problems that are usually developed from research results and consultancy within the department in fields of specialization.

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