Study programmes

Social Work with Youth and Children (joint degree programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia)

Social Work with Youth and Children (joint degree programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia)
Degree awarded
Master‘s studies
Field of study
Social Sciences
Master of Social Work
1,5 years
Credits (ECTS)
Course language
  • Graduates of the Bachelor (undergraduate) study programmes of any study field.
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not have IELTS or TOEFL certificates.
  • For Admission Procedure and Application Deadlines plese refer to MRU's webpage or Apply Online.
Application deadline
June 30, 2017
Start date
September 01, 2017
Tuition fee
Non-EU citizens 3120 EUR per year, EU citizens 2120 EUR per year
Contact email

Mykolas Romeris University

20 Ateities St, Vilnius
LT-08303 Lithuania
Tel. +370 527 14 625
Fax +370 526 76 000



The Master's Degree programme has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU.

The goal of the programme - to develop masters with high personal and professional competence in social work that will be able to work in an intercultural level with children and youth, do research while analyzing children and youth social problems; will be able to organize social work and provision of services, finding the most effective solutions to these problems, moreover – will be able to continually reflect on, evaluate their professional activities and provide these opportunities for performance improvement.

The study process will be organized so as to allow students to work while studying towards their Degree with studies in a flexible learning environment (including distance learning). During the study period, 2 weeks of intensive full-time learning are planned per semester: in Lithuania (1st and 3rd semesters) and Latvia (2nd semester). Between sessions, studies are planned online in the distance learning environment.

More information about the programme.

Student experience