WHY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDY PROGRAMME AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?
The key feature of the International Business studies is a strong orientation towards real-life topics and problem-solving approaches, development of analytical and communication skills. Taught subjects are devised in such a way as to ensure active learning both of the conveyed knowledge and of the essential skills. Weekly class time is typically divided into formal lectures and seminars or tutorials. In addition to the class time, students are expected to undertake independent study preparing for lectures and seminars: doing homework, preparing class presentations, carrying out research assignments and writing essays.
In this programme you will get a broad education and the perception of a real business world. You will acquire knowledge in such fields as Economic analysis, Marketing and Sales, Accounting and Finance, Customer relationship management, Negotiation, Communication, Project management, etc. Here you will learn how to create and run a successful business. This programme has a strong orientation towards real-life – real business stories and problems, real hunting for the best solutions.
During the last year of studies all undergraduate students are required to complete a minimum of 12 weeks practice placement, either abroad or in national business enterprises, gaining experience of putting the gained skills into practice and building upon the obtained knowledge and abilities.
Graduates of International Business studies have good career opportunities. From creating and running own business to becoming valued professionals in any organization or company. From finance and insurance, trade and marketing to human resource management, e-business, private or public management.
While most of our programme graduates enter the world of business either still studying or immediately after graduating, the sufficiently strong academic backing of the programme enables students to pursue Master degree either in Lithuania or abroad.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use VU’s Bilateral cooperation agreements which give an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner Universities or do internship abroad.
Destination surveys show that graduates of International Business studies have good career opportunities in finance and insurance, trade and marketing, human resource management, e-business, private or public management in general. Many of programme graduates start up their own business ventures. Independent surveys and interviews indicate clearly that employers in different areas of labour market value students that have successfully complete our International Business programme. While most of our programme graduates enter the world of business either still studying or immediately after graduating, the sufficiently strong academic backing of the programme enables students to pursue Master degree either in Lithuania or abroad.