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MA in International Management

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.

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Term 1: August – November | 1 week at LCC
  • This term introduces students to core elements of strategic management theory, business culture and marketing processes, human resources and talent management. During Term 1, students gain critical foundational experience in the following areas:
  • Understanding global influences on business culture and marketing processes;
  • Effectively leveraging human capital in an organization;
  • Strategic management and development of sound management practices.
Term 2: January – April | 1 week at LCC
  • This term continues developing strategic leadership principles with increased concentration on ethical leadership, organizational structure, and financial literacy. During Term 2, students develop skills in:
  • Ethical leadership practices and behaviors when developing business strategies;
  • Developing responsive organizational structures while facilitating change;
  • Financial literacy for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage.
Term 3: April – July | No sessions on campus
  • This term begins the study into special topics such as NGO Leadership, business creativity and innovation. During Term 3, students will:
  • Gain an important foundation in topics NGO Leadership, Business and Environmental Sustainability, Philanthropy;
  • Develop skills for creativity and innovation at the strategic level for organizational sustainability and competitive advantage.
Term 4: August – November | No sessions on campus
  • This term continues concepts begun in Term 3, and begins the student independent scholarship journey to increase understanding and implement sound business research practices. In Term 4, students will:
  • Complete a project from Part I of NGO Leadership, Sustainability, Philanthropy;
  • Perform data analysis that is important to managers in Data Driven Decision Making;
  • Study and practice methods of research to prepare for the thesis projects.
Term 5: January – April | 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 principles, 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: April – 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

Guest student program

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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. 


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.
TOEFL® iBT 100

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 7,500 EUR.
Price for LCC alumni is 6,500 EUR. 

Tuition fees are paid each term.

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Alumni Discount

We offer a 13% discount for LCC Alumni


Of BA Students receive financial support

Financial aid options

Education Exchanges Support Foundation is opening a Call for applications for 100 Lithuanian state scholarships for full-time Master’s degree or integrated studies (a part which is equal to Master’s degree studies) at Lithuanian higher education institutions for the year 2022. Funding under the Call will be provided to the citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Moldova, Ukraine and foreigners of Lithuanian origin from non-EU and EFTA countries::

• A monthly scholarship and a grant covering the study cost is offered to citizens of:

Ukraine (60 grants);
Belarus (20 grants);
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, foreign citizens of Lithuanian origin, Moldova, (15 grants altogether);  

• A monthly scholarship is offered to citizens of China, Israel, Japan, South Korea (5 grants altogether).  

A monthly scholarship is equal to 420 EUR. The grant covering the study cost is limited to and cannot be higher than the national standard study cost.  

Funding is offered to a limited amount of students, first application deadline is May 9, 2022. Read more on government page.

The Lithuanian government distributes over 10 million EUR in student loans annually. For more information on government student loans visit or contact us at

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

Application process

The program starts in August of each year. Applicants should send their documents and complete applications by May 15.  

Submit Online Application

Early application deadline: February 15

Final application deadline: May 15 

Submit evidence to support application

Attach to your online application all of the required documents described in Admission Requirements section.

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.


  • Lithuania
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Belarus
  • Ukraine
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • U.S.
  • Iraq
  • Albania
  • Syria
  • Canada
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Italy

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