|University website:||Social Anthropology|
|Annual tuition (EEA)||4,295 EUR|
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)||4,295 EUR|
This Programme offers an intensive introduction to contemporary sociocultural anthropology.
The Master's of Social Anthropology Programme is designed to study social and cultural variations as well as similarities of societies and social groups all over the world. Such topics as transnational mobility, debated cultural practices of inclusion and exclusion as well as the transformation of the state are especially articulated in the Programme. It also provides the students with a thorough theoretical and methodological grounding, essential for attaining non-judgmental understanding and appreciation of the diversity of cultures, significance of cross-cultural perspectives and intercultural understanding.
The students are taught to conduct independent scientific research and ethnographic fieldwork as well as apply other methods of inquiry.The Programme is taught in English and provides an opportunity for the international and local students to study together; it also combines classroom and experiential field-based learning activities that are adopted to each student’s career plan.
Due to international cooperation between Vytautas Magnus University and Southern Illinois University (USA) Social Anthropology students have the opportunity to receive Southern Illinois University’s Certificate in Intercultural Understanding. For that the successful completion of 18 ECTS three courses held by visiting anthropology professors from Southern Illinois University and other universities is required.
MA in Social Anthropology provides students with these skills:
This Program is primarily geared towards the student who seeks career advancement in either private or public sectors in human resource development, international business, cultural resource management or work within various organizations as well as international, state and local governmental agencies, etc. The alumni of the Program are employed at the human rights organizations, civil society organizations, private companies, educational institutions, initiate and carry applied research projects.
Career opportunities include but are not limited to: