Bachelor of Social Sciences
Full-time studies
Duration – 3,5 years
Languages – English or Lithuanian
Tuition fee per year: 3400 EUR (+application fee 100 EUR for non EU students)
Location – Vilnius

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About the programme

The program of studies of Political Communication and Journalism trains journalists of a new generation who are able to use the latest technology, make strategies policy and adjust communication in the social environment. During the studies students will be introduced to the political phenomenon, as part of a very broad culture. The policy covers both the private and public human life and requires good presentation and publicity in the general society, concentrated expression of the prevailing opinion of the majority, discussing and even identification of the public interest.

For this reason, students will study information wars, propaganda mechanisms, socio-cultural media, media economics and law, and subjects of various other fields. They all allow to realize that with the growing complexity of the political background and processes, the program of Political Communication and Journalism Studies will cover the results of various humanitarian, social and even technological research and innovations stemming from them. They are changing the landscape of journalism and the journalist’s mission.

The program of studies provides competences that enable to reflect even the changes in the global political climate, to present them differently to different social groups, to promote civic participation, public awareness and critical thinking. A journalist with a good understanding of politics not only represents the leaders on the political arena, by presenting their solutions, programs, electoral campaigns, but also social movements, strengthening their power in the public space.

Program unique features

The only university offering this study program in Lithuania

Focus on technology management models

Small group of students, individual attention to each student

After graduation you will be able to:

  • Organize political campaigns;
  • Communicate using smart technologies;
  • Effectively direct political journalism work;
  • Professionally manage new media and social networks;
  • Mediate between political institutions and the media;
  • To advance democratic values ​​and to advance society
  • Advanced evaluation of political, democratic and civic developments.

Career prospects

Study subjects

  • Media and Propaganda
  • Media Technology
  • Civil Media
  • Economy
  • European Multi-level Governance and Unified Communication Space
  • Information Wars
  • Media Companies
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Economy
  • History and Theory of Mass Communication
  • Media Law
  • Journalism Research
  • Media Economics
  • Political Sociology
  • Political Communication Theory
  • Editing
  • Reporting Methodology
  • Contemporary Style Concepts
  • Social Media Communication
  • Sociocultural Media
  • Social Responsibility

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