Economics and Politics

This programme erases the traditional boundaries between the disparate fields of economics, political science, and business.

About the program

3 years + 6 months bachelor thesis
Bachelor of Social Sciences
210 ECTS

Program benefits

Visit to the European Parliament
The best lecturers from Lithuania and the US
The most relevant theoretical and practical knowledge of economics and politics
Interesting and relevant internship opportunities
At ISM I am surrounded by curious, positive students and dedicated, professional lecturers.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vincentas Vobolevičius
Head of Economics and Politics programme. Ph.D. in International Political Economy from New York University

Program structure

1 year
2 year
3 year
4 year

What will I learn?

You will abandon popular yet false clichés about politics, economy, and life in general
You will study linear programming, probability and graph theories
You will consolidate knowledge of game theory.

What will I learn?

You will learn to verify economic and political statements using regression data analysis for different types of data
You will also acquire the basics of finance - from the ability to analyze financial statements to understanding the parts of the financial system and their functions
You will learn what drives cross-border processes: war, terrorism, trade, international organizations and movements

What will I learn?

You will study how businesses work
You will learn how to choose the right business model for your business, identify ways to assess the quality of results, create value for the customer, optimize costs, and manage risk.
You will find out how political institutions and the decisions they make determine the “engines” of economic growth, both theoretically and from a historical perspective

What will I learn?

You will learn to apply the acquired knowledge in practice during internship in public or private companies or non-governmental organizations
You will expand your network of professional relations and, if you don’t already have one, you’ll likely get job offers. You will be able to use all the knowledge gained during your studies and internship in writing a bachelor's thesis to solve a real problem in a real company
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What kind of career can I pursue after finishing this program?

International relations specialist
Project manager at EU institutions
Board consultant
In my current job, I often use the intercultural communication skills acquired at the university, I also apply strategic thinking in developing a new refugee integration policy in Lithuania. Last year's course in Migration Economics and Politics has definitely paid off: it crystalized all my core values ​​on migration. I also find the knowledge of economics extremely helpful in many areas of my work.
Vilija Milčiūtė
Coordinator for the Integration of Maltese Refugees

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Opportunities to study abroad

Unique opportunity

Study tour to Brussels

It's a unique opportunity to get to know EU institutions!
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Double degree program

Double degree with BI Norwegian Business School

Study in Norway, in one of the world's 1 percent of Triple Crown-accredited universities (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).
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Student exchange

100+ university exchange partners worldwide

One third of which have at least one prestigious business university accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA)
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