Master's degree | Fall intake

Social Work

Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda
Type: Master, full-time
Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)
Study language: English
Awards: MSc of Social Sciences
Application deadline: June 1
Online application:
Studies commence: September 1

Tuition fee: €4096
Application fee: for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €65. For other students: €160.

(Application fee is non refundable)


Social Work 

After completing Social work programme students will acquire the following career opportunities: work in the social welfare system (state service, care homes for the elderly and/or children, day care centers, social service centers, centers for the disabled etc.) community social work, health care social work, NGO’s.  Also they will be able to continue studies at master’s level in social work, social pedagogy, public health, public administration, management and other programmes.

Social work programme aims to provide knowledge and skills provided in Dublin descriptors: knowledge and understanding in a field of study and ability to apply their knowledge and understanding in occupational contexts; ability to identify and use data to formulate responses to well-defined concrete and abstract problems; communicate about their understanding, skills and activities, with peers, supervisors and clients; have the learning skills to undertake further studies with some autonomy

Also provided are knowledge and skills in social work values, ethical responsibility towards a client, state and economic systems, processes of personal socialization and social adaptation, human rights, social justice.

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Why Klaipeda University?

  • Unique by its scientific research and studies in marine field
  • European Union diploma recognized worldwide
  • Wide range of programmes
  • International studies in English
  • Young and rapidly growing
  • High quality education for a reasonable price

Why Lithuania?

  • A member of European Union
  • 93,4% have a secondary education. The most educated nation in Europe
  • 92% speak foreign language (usually English, Russian or Germany)
  • 94% of foreign students recommend studying in Lithuania