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East Asia Region Studies

Vytautas Magnus University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Kaunas
English
23 August 2020
2,900 EUR

Program description

Master's Degree in East Asia Region Studies

The postgraduate programme of East Asia Region Studies (EARS) is the first and only graduate programme in Lithuania and Baltic States that offers English courses in the field of East Asian contemporary politics and society. The programme is mainly concentrated on modern political, economic, social and cultural issues of East Asian countries, i.e. Korea, Japan and China, but also provides possibility for students to study region’s history, traditions and religions. The best and most motivated students will be encouraged to study at least one semester abroad at one of VMU’s partner universities in East Asia.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree diplomain Political Science, the Humanities or other Social Science field. It is recommended that applicants, who have not studied in a Political Science undergraduate programme, should have 6 ECTS in Social Science, 4 ECTS in Humanities and 10 ECTS in Political Science.
  • Proof of English Language: applicant has to present document proving B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (TOEFL 87 iBT/534, IELTS 5.5 or any other document proving B2 level) if the applicant had not received education in English. After admission all students will be tested for English language level at the Institute of Foreign Languages at Vytautas Magnus University. If English level will be below B2 students have to study English to reach B2 level in first two semesters of Master studies. Students have to self-fund English studies.
  • Admission score is counted based on: Motivation letter* 0,5 + Arithmetic average of bachelor degree diploma supplement all subjects* 0,3 + Evaluation of bachelor thesis or final examination * 0,2.
    In case there is no evaluation of bachelor thesis or final examination, arithmetic average of bachelor degree diploma supplement all subjects * 0,5.

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Tuition fees

Tuition fee per year (EU citizens) - 2608 Eur

Tuition fee per year (non EU citizens) - 2900 Eur

Note:International students from outside Lithuania can be admitted to state funded places in Lithuanian universities/colleges or apply for scholarships via a competitive admission process in the manner laid down in the law and provided that they are:

  • citizens / family members of the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania or other countries in the European Union and the European Economic Area;
  • non-EU/EEA nationals or stateless persons holding a permanent Lithuanian residence permit;
  • Lithuanians living abroad.

If the above criteria are not satisfied, foreign nationals and stateless persons are accepted to universities/colleges via a competitive admission process to studyat their own expense.

Scholarships & funding

Vytautas Magnus University offers scholarships to foreign students who are applying forBachelor’sorMaster’sdegree programmes taught in English at Vytautas Magnus University.

Upon the decision of VMU scholarship commission scholarships apply tuition fee compensations, which may cover:

• Full tuition fee for the whole study period (100 % discount)
• Half of the tuition fee for the whole study period (50 % discount)
• Full tuition fee for one academic year (100 % discount)
• Full tuition fee for one semester (100 % discount)

Vytautas Magnus University  is seeking intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world.

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Qualification

Master of Social Sciences

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Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is a public university that was established in 1922. Ranked in QS World University Rankings 2018 as a leader in the country by its internationality, VMU is the only public higher education institution in Lithuania and...


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Vytautas Magnus University

V.Putvinskio g. 23,
LT-44243 Kaunas
Lithuania

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www.vdu.lt

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