The chance for the Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Białystok in Vilnius to offer graduate studies

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The Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Białystok in Vilnius(pl. Wydział Ekonomiczno-Informatyczny w Wilnie Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku) is preparing to offer courses leading to a master’s degree. The Polish Accreditation Committee (pl. Polska Komisja Akredytacyjna) pronounced a positive judgment on the desire to conduct graduate studies in economics in the Vilnius branch of the Polish university. But the branch has to receive permission from the Lithuanian Accreditation Committee (pl. Litewska Komisja Akredytacyjna). 

‘The requirements of Polish law for graduate studies are stricter in Lithuania. In order to obtain approval from The Polish Accreditation Committee we had to show that we have scientific achievements, that we organize different scientific conferences that in our branch are people, interested in undertaking courses leading to a master’s degree and the most important that we have appropriate stuff: 6 lecturers with professorial degree and 6 PhD in economics.’, said in the conversation with ‘Wilnoteka’ the dean of the Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Białystok in Vilnius, prof. UB Dr. Hab. Jarosław Wołkonowski.

The Polish Accreditation Committee approved graduate studies in the Vilnius branch of theUniversity of Białystok. Now documents to the Lithuanian Accreditation Committee are being prepared. Prof. Jarosław Wołkonowski said that he expects the favor of members of the Committee and hopes that their efforts will not fail and from October 1, 2014 the branch will also offer courses leading to a master’s degree.

‘This is really significant for us because the development of our branch depends on this. On the other hand, there are lots of students who would like to continue their studies in Lithuania after graduation. In many cases, further careers of our graduates depend on obtaining a master’s degree’, stated the dean of the Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Białystok in Vilnius, prof. UB Dr. Hab. Jarosław Wołkonowski.

Now, the Vilnius branch of theUniversity of Białystok possesses more than 420 students who are studying for their bachelor’s degree in economics and informatics. On July 25 another group of students will receive bachelor’s degree diplomas.

At the same time, the recruitment for the first year of studying is I process. According to the prof. Jarosław Wołkonowski, there are more students interested in studying there that in 2013. The Faculty of Economics and Informatics of the University of Białystok in Vilnius participates in Lithuanian wide system of recruitment LAMABPO. The recruitment in this system will last till July 21.

Based on: uwb.lt, inf.wł

Source: http://www.wilnoteka.lt/pl/artykul/wilenska-filia-uniwersytetu-w-bialymstoku-z-szansa-na-studia-magisterskie

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