Vytautas Magnus University invites students both from Lithuania and other countries to apply for Master degree study program East Asia Region Studies (EARS). Applications are accepted until June 27. All necessary application and admission procedures are explained in detail on university’s website. International students of selected countries are also encouraged to use the opportunity of receiving a scholarship offered by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.

EARS was launched at 2007 and is the first and the only one graduate program in Lithuania and Baltic States that offers English courses in the field of East Asian contemporary politics and society. Research paper and master’s thesis are also written in English. The Program is taught by one of the best specialists of East Asia, regional studies and international relations, including prof. E. Račius, assoc. prof. J.D. Mininger, assoc. prof. V. Vobolevičius, dr. L. Didvalis, dr. I. Karpavičiūtė, dr. G. Česnakas and dr. G. Žukaitė.

The program is focused on the contemporary processes of East Asia politics, international relations, economy together with religion, identity, culture. The learning of East Asian languages is not mandatory, however students will have a chance to use their credits for that as well.

EARS program’s applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree of humanities or social studies. The best and most motivated students will be encouraged to study at least one semester abroad at one of our partner universities in East Asia.

Do not hesitate to send your questions about the program and/or application procedure to linas.didvalis@vdu.lt