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Master of Social Sciences in Economics - Economics Engineering

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

About this program

Master of Social Sciences in Economics - Economics Engineering

Economics Engineering studies are designed to prepare for a broad range of economic and management activities of today's globalized economics new demands and challenges. Students will aquire comprehensive knowledge in economics and risk engineering, will learn to solve various risk assessment and management-related problems.

  • Ranked among the world's TOP 201-250 universities in Economics and Econometrics by „QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020“.
  • Internationally recognized degree.
  • Students are trained to work in the Industry 4 and Disruptive Innovation environment.
  • Small class size ensuring a focused learning environment and high degree of interaction.
  • Students learn collaboration through group work and real-world problem solving.
  • Students are trained to work in international companies, foreign capital companies, and foreign trade.
  • Graduates can participate in an extra internship (after graduation) according to Erasmus+ program in a European country.
  • Opportunities for research.
  • Have access to the university libraries and to the extensive selection of electronic databases.
  • Graduates can continue studies in doctoral program in English.
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Admission requirements

To this programs applicants are accepted from fields of: Finance, Economics, Social Sciences, Business Management

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary School Graduation Certificate with good results (minimum 60% CGPA), particularly in Mathematics, Physics, and English.

English language proficiency.

  • International applicants to whom English is not a native language need to provide a proof of their English language proficiency. Exceptions are made only for applicants who have completed their previous studies fully in English. One of the following is accepted:
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) academic:
  • 5.5 FCE (First Certificate in English):
  • A CAE (Certificate in Advanced English):
  • C CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English):
  • C TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) paper based:
  • The TOEFL institutional code is 6529. LanguageCert Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (Listening, Reading, Writing): Communicator B2. TOEIC Listening & Reading: 785, Speaking & Writing: 310 PTE Academic 48 in all 4 skills.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

1 Semester

  • Financial Economics
    • Quantitative and Expert Solution Methods
    • Methodology of Scientific Research
    • Business Finance for Executives (with course project)
  • Master Graduation Thesis 1
    • Global Economics
    • Master Graduation Thesis
    • Quantitative and Expert Solution Methods
    • Methodology of Scientific Research
    • Global Economy (with a course project)

2 Semester

  • Financial Economics
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Research Activity Practice
    • Master Graduation Thesis 2
    • Management of Financial Investment (with course project)
  • Global Economics
    • Practice of Research Activity
    • Master Graduation Thesis 2
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Engineering of Economic Solutions (with course project)

3 Semester

  • Financial Economics
    • Master Graduation Thesis
    • Financial Economics (with course project)
  • Global Economics
    • Comparative Analysis of Regional Economies (with a course project)
    • Master Graduation Thesis

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the University website for more information.


  • Non EU citizens: 3900 EUR per year
  • EU citizens: 2952 EUR per year


Degree: Master of Social Sciences in Economics

  • Extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of the modern world economy and international trade, international investment, international finance.
  • Regulations in international economics, world organizations and their activities
  • Knowledge and practical skills necessary to analyze and solve a range of risk assessment and management issues.

Career paths

Master can work in managerial and executive positions in national, EU or international organizations with activities in financial and operational management. These professionals are demanded in the banking sector, investment advisory and management fields, as well as logistics, wholesale and large construction companies. Possibility to proceed to doctoral studies.

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Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius Tech) located in Lithuania provides an innovative and responsive learning environment for international students. Offering programs at a bachelor, master, and PhD level, Vilnius Tech's diverse range of programs cater to students from around the...

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Why study at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

  • European Higher Education Area
  • High quality degree studies and internationally recognized diplomas
  • Study programmes in English language
  • Exchange and placement programmes in more than 400 partner institutions around the world
  • Scholarship programmes
  • Relatively low living costs
  • Friendly, liberal and safe study and living environment

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Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Sauletekio Ave. 11
10223 Vilnius

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