International Policy Studies

Mykolas Romeris University
1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
01 September 2023
Application deadline: January 1st, 2023 – June 5th, 2040
Master in International Policy Studies

About this program

International Policy Studies

Looking to advance your career in public service? Want to improve your knowledge in the area of politics? Want to learn about politics of different countries and regions?

A lot of questions and if you found at least one positive answer, take master degree in International Policy Studies into consideration. Prepare yourself for a leading role in international organizations, NGOs and global businesses. Improve your education of contemporary politics, while getting the most out of your international studies.

Study in Vilnius, in what might be the best university in Lithuania for political sciences. Take your education to the next level by delving into topics of contemporary political theories, studying Asian society and CIS countries from political, cultural and economic perspectives. Learn what it takes to create a secure country through political and economic policy.

Conduct your studies in English, so you could prepare yourself for the international scene. Also, study abroad through our Erasmus+ program, at an university of your choice. Finalize your studies with a master’s thesis, where you can showcase your knowledge of the international policy scene. To take full advantage of this course, you will be required to know English at B2 level.

Admission requirements

Degrees: Bachelor degree or equivalent first university degree diploma (3-year study duration minimum)

English requirements:

  • Required level – B2
  • Assessments of English language proficiency certificates equivalent to level B2:
    • TOEFL Paper 513-547
    • TOEFL IBT 65-78
    • IELTS 5.5-6.0

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Core courses include:

First Semester

  • International Law and International Institutions
  • International Political Economy
  • International Relations and Geopolitics
  • Research Methodology

Second Semester

  • Economic, Political, and Defensive Integration of Europe and Asia
  • Master Thesis
  • Political and Economic Systems of Asian Countries
  • Russian and CIS Studies

Third Semester

  • Discussion Seminars: Political and Economic Challenges of international Relations
  • Lithuanian Foreign Policy and Economics
  • Master Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Many scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition fee (EU/Non-EU citizens) per 1 academic year: €4294* (academic year 2023-2024).


After 1.5 years of studies, you will receive your master degree in the field of political sciences. You will also be awarded 90 ECTS credits for your future studies.

Career paths

Upon completion of your studies, you will be able to work as an advocate, a diplomat, an international business leader, policy maker. You will be able to apply your knowledge as a civil servant, an analyst, an expert at municipalities, ministries, government, parliament, business enterprises, teaching, scientific and other institutions of the public sector and so much more.

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MRU. Studies for quality life.

Located just 20 minutes away from the city centre, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) is the largest and leading university in social sciences and interdisciplinary research in Lithuania, currently having about 5,900 students from 65 countries. Why should you consider to...

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Why study at Mykolas Romeris University

  • #1 in Law and Psychology studies among all Lithuanian universities
  • European diplomas, which are easily recognized all over the world
  • Multicultural environment
  • Low living expenses (€300-350 per month with accommodation at the University Students house)
  • Library that's even open at night
  • Free introductory week for international students (informational seminars, trips, tours, cultural events)
  • Student visa allowing to travel all over the Schengen area
  • Scholarships for international mobility (for studies and internships)

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Mykolas Romeris University

Ateities st. 20
LT-08303 Vilnius

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