Constant communication with the public and the community, responsible creation of public welfare, ethical decision-making, good knowledge of legal nuances – this is all public administration. Therefore, you need to be properly prepared for taking up this challenge.
Bachelor’s in Public Governance at KTU is uniquely designed so that you will be able to learn the best public management practices not only in Lithuania but also in the US. Since 2019, the programme offers a dual degree with the University of Central Florida (UCF) that is located in Orlando, USA.
During your studies at KTU and UCF, you will get the knowledge of theories of public administration, the competencies of public sector management practice, public service administration skills. You will have an in-depth understanding of the principles of civil society and volunteering, legal regulation, ethics and corruption prevention, and will learn how to carry out empirical social research.
After graduation, you will be able to seek a career in public sector institutions, state institutions, non-governmental organisations, as well as business organisations at the national and international level.
High professionalism – KTU was the first university in Lithuania to organise public governance studies
Possibilities to complete internships in various institutions both in Lithuania and abroad
The study process involves intensive training in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and presentation skills
What will you study?
Public governance: state, politics, nationals, strategic planning
Civil service: models, reforms, image, trust
Analytics: quantitative research, qualitative research, public finance, civil service
Ethics: corruption prevention, values, lobbying, citizenship
All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation. The residents of the European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.
Proficiency in English
IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B1, or equivalent
High school certificate
Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.
The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.
Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.