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Quantitative Economics (BA)

Vilnius University
3 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
01 September 2022
Application deadline: non-EU/EFTA applicants: 1 June | EU/EFTA applicants: 15 July
Vilnius University

About this program

Quantitative Economics (BA)

Created in collaboration with the Bank of Lithuania, this English-taught bachelor‘s program in Quantitative Economics offers a unique blend of contemporary economics curriculum and quantitative methods. Designed using the best practices from top universities, the program will enable students to analyse economic processes in a quantitative manner, providing them with a set of highly valuable skills to succeed in the job market and with their further studies.

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Admission requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Grade in mathematics ≥8 (10 point grading scale) (≥B)
  • IELTS 5.5+, iBT TOEFL 65+
  • Admission interview

Application and Selection Requirements

  • Each applicant is required to have a secondary school diploma or its equivalent
  • The selection criteria are based on the weighted average of relevant grades recorded in the student’s transcript of academic records.
  • If your qualification and motivation match the program, you will receive a take-home admission test, and if you pass it, you will be invited for an interview with the program committee.

For more information please visit the university website.

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Program content

1 semester

  • Economic Principles I
  • Mathematical Methods I
  • Statistical Theory I

2 semester

  • Economic Principles II
  • Mathematical Methods II
  • Statistical Theory II

3 semester

  • Economic Theory I
  • Econometric Theory and Practice I
  • Finance I

4 semester

  • Economic Theory II
  • Econometric Theory and Practice II
  • Finance II
  • Computing and Data Analysis
  • Further Quantitative Methods

5 semester

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Applied Finance
  • Summer Internship

6 semester

  • Bachelor's Thesis

Scholarships & funding

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


The tuition fee for this program is 2 640€ per year


Credit points: 180 ECTS

Qualification awarded: Bachelor in Social Sciences

Have acquired knowledge in classical and modern theories and principles of economics and finance and be able to apply them when analysing economic problems.

  • Have acquired knowledge in quantitative methods and be able to competently apply them when working with different types of economic and financial data.
  • Appreciate the possibilities and the limits of scientific research methods when solving economic problems.
  • Undertake applied research that uses empirical evidence to validate economic arguments.
  • Apply critical thinking skills when analysing economic problems.
  • Explain and interpret mathematical models describing social phenomena.
  • Critically evaluate economic policy in the real-world situations.
  • Find relevant data, evaluate its quality, conduct statistical analysis using modern software packages and prepare a final report using scientific typesetting tools.
  • Work as an integral part of a team, while making individual suggestions and developing communication skills.
  • Construct complex arguments and communicate them in a clear manner through written, graphical, and oral forms.
  • Expand own understanding, knowledge and skills independently and critically evaluate own accomplishments.
  • Organize and plan their own work independently and make decisions depending on circumstances.

Career paths

A graduate can be employed as:

  • Finance Analyst
  • Economic Analyst
  • Big) Data Analyst
  • Forecaster

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Vilnius University

Established in 1579, Vilnius University is Lithuania’s leading academic institution, ranking in the top 20 universities in the region (Emerging Europe & Central Asia QS University Rankings 2021). More than 21,000 students are currently studying on over 70 bachelors and...

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Why study at Vilnius University

  • Vilnius is one of the top 100 cities according to QS Best Student Cities 
  • Vilnius University is number 1 in Lithuania.
  • Vilnius University is a leading higher education institution in student involvement in scientific work.

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Vilnius University

3 Universiteto St.
LT-01513 Vilnius

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