|Bachelor of Science (BSc)
|Public Governance and Civil Society
|Annual tuition (EEA)
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)
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 and Civil Society 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 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.
The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.
Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.