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Tarptautinės vadybos magistro studijų programa

Duration: 2 Years | Starts: August

Program Structure

The Master of Arts in International Management program is designed to help working professionals from diverse backgrounds enter into higher levels of leadership within business at the intermediate and strategic levels. For students with non-business backgrounds, the MAIM helps bridge the gap between previous studies and disciplines and the business environment. For students with previous business education and backgrounds, the program is designed to develop strategic business perspectives and skills in a variety of business disciplines. Upon graduation, students have the tools to address complex environmental and personnel influences to retain a competitive advantage in an austere international business world.

Term 1: August - November | 1 week at LCC
  • This term introduces students to core elements of strategic business leadership and management functions. During Term 1, students gain critical foundational experience in the following areas:
  • Ethical leadership practices and behaviors when developing business strategies;
  • Developing responsive organizational structures while facilitating change;
  • Understanding global influences on business culture and marketing processes.
Term 2: January - April | 1 week at LCC
  • This term continues developing strategic leadership principles with increased concentration on management, financial influences, and effectively leveraging human capital in an organization. During Term 2, students develop skills in:
  • Fiscal practices for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage;
  • Strategic management and development of sound management practices.
Term 3: April - July | No sessions on campus
  • This term begins the student independent scholarship journey to increase understanding and implement sound business research practices, as well as visit and evaluate existing business entities that compete in the international environment. During Term 3, students will:
  • Gain an important foundation in business research processes for independent scholarship;
  • Meet with business leaders in different industries to gain a greater appreciation of the challenges of business in an international environment.
Term 4: January - April | No sessions on campus
  • This term concludes the business content and research methodological processes for students and begins the transition to independent scholarship. In Term 4, students will:
  • Continue and complete business research foundations started in Term 3;
  • Develop skills for creativity and innovation at the strategic level for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage;
  • Gain skills to understand and evaluate international economic and financial influences on an organization and develop strategic direction to address these influences.
Term 5: April-July | No sessions on campus
  • This term begins the independent scholarship for students. Working with their advisor, students begin working on their individual business research topics and thesis, synthesizing business principle seminal and current literature into a coherent work. In Term 5, students will:
  • Develop a business research topic;
  • Coordinate with their advisor to construct the research literature review and methodology;
  • Submit required documents for approval prior to conducting research.
Term 6 & Thesis Defense: August | 1 week at LCC
  • This term brings the independent business research to a conclusion with completion of the thesis and public defense. In Term 6 and Thesis Defense, students will:
  • Collect data and develop conclusions for their independent business research;
  • Coordinate with their advisors to complete their thesis;
  • Defend their independent scholarly work in a public defense.
15 - 20 hours a week

Online studies

two weeks per year at lcc

On campus residency in August & January

Alumni work at:

On-campus experience

As part of your program, you will have 4 week-long sessions at the LCC campus. It's a great chance to meet faculty and fellow students and form relationships with growing professionals and future business leaders.

Access to on-site facilities:
  • Gym
  • Cafeteria
  • Library
  • Study & Work Zones
  • Laundry Services
Convenient location

Campus is located within walking distance of the heart of old town and the Baltic Sea. It is conveniently connected by public transport network so you will have no trouble getting around. 

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Living in Residence Halls

We are the only university in Lithuania and Eastern Europe that has a full campus with two modern residence halls constructed in 2007 & 2011. 

Rooms

Are shared by up to 5 residents grouped by age and gender. Each resident has a bed, desk, closet space and Wi-Fi access. Bathroom and kitchen areas are shared.

You will also have access to:
  • Study rooms
  • Computer lab
  • Game rooms
  • Chapel/prayer room 
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Admission Requirements

To apply you need:
  • Bachelor's degree - official transcripts and copy of diploma from an accredited university.  
  • Subject knowledge -work experience or undergraduate courses in one of the following areas: Economics, Statistics, Calculus, Management, or Marketing.
  • Two letters of recommendation - recommendations must come from people familiar with the applicant’s character, academic and professional background. Preferably, at least one of the recommendations should come from a university the applicant graduated from. 
  • English language certificate - please see details in the chart on the right.
  • Motivational letter - statement of purpose indicating why this program is appropriate for your academic interests and professional goals.
ENGLISH CERTIFICATE
MIN. SCORE
TOEFL® iBT 100
IELTS ACADEMIC 7.0
ALTERNATIVES:

If you don’t have the above-mentioned certificates, we can also consider CPE, CAE and PTE.

You don’t need a certificate if:
  • You are an LCC alumni; 
  • You are a citizen of Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada, the U.S. or New Zealand;
  • You attended a university for at least two years in any of the above-mentioned countries.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for two academic years are 7000 EUR*.
Price for LCC alumni is 6000 EUR.

  *This does not include expenses for Global Business Study Tour, textbooks and accommodation.  

Tuition fees are paid each term.

Read about payment rules & schedule >
Alumni Discount

We offer a 13% discount for LCC Alumni

63%

Of MA Students receive financial support

Financial aid options

You can apply for a state funding of 380 Eur per month for duration of your studies if you are from:  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Japan, China, Korea, Israel.

You can apply for 380 Eur stipend and receive 4590 Eur to cover part of tuition fees if you come from: Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia or if you are a foreigner of Lithuanian origin.

Funding is offered to limited amount student, first application deadline is May 2. Read more details on government page.

Various commercial banks in Lithuania offer loans for studies. For more information, visit websites www.swedbank.lt and www.aku.lt.

The Lithuanian government distributes over 15 million LTL in student loans annually. For more information on government student loans visit www.vsf.lt or contact us at sfs@lcc.lt.

Looking for new knowledge and skills to grow as working professional? Many employers are willing to provide financial support for their employees - talk with your management to discover if they are willing to provide such an opportunity for you.

Please contact our admissions team if you require any additional information or help.

According to Lithuanian law, amounts paid for studies (when higher education and/or qualification is obtained upon graduation, as well as doctoral studies and art post-graduate studies) by residents of Lithuania can be deducted from the taxable income and thus decrease the income tax for residents. If a person whose studies are being paid for is under 26 years of age and tuition cannot be deducted from his/her taxable income, the tuition can be deducted from the taxable income of one of his/her parents/foster parents. If a loan is taken to pay for studies, the amounts that can be deducted are the amounts repaid. The tuition is to be deducted in the annual income declaration.

The highest net benefit of this deduction is income tax savings amounting to 15% of tuition. For more information on Income tax benefit visit www.vmi.lt.

Application process

The program starts in August of each year. Applicants should send their documents and complete applications by mid-June.  Please read information about payment procedures on this page.

Note: Applicants with degrees from non-Lithuanian universities have to send two sets of transcripts to go through the diploma accreditation process with the Ministry of Education. The Admissions team can help you verify your certificate. Please send us an official translation in English, Russian or Lithuanian.  

Submit Online Application

Early application deadline: January 30 (Free)

Late application deadline: June 15 (Fee: 30 EUR)  

Send evidence to support application

Email to study@lcc.lt or attach to your online application all of the required documents described in Admission Requirements section above.

Attend an Online Interview

We will contact you via e-mail to select a date for an online or on-site interview once we have received your application and required documents.

Get Results Within Two Weeks

We process applications throughout the year and return results within two weeks after you have submitted your application, documents and completed an interview.

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