18 months
4920 EUR/year
4920 EUR/year
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The Animal and Human Interaction programme at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences offers an opportunity to apply modern knowledge, methods and technologies in animal and human interaction practice, deal with challenges arising from constant changes in human-animal relationship, empowers graduate to carry out independent analysis of problems associated with therapeutic animals.


Why study Animal and Human Interaction at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences?

  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences is the only university in the country that offers highly qualified university education for animal and human interaction specialists;
  • Practice in well-developed agricultural companies using advanced technologies (Kika Group, Mars, Incorporated, the Lithuanian Sea Museum and Dolphinarium, Zoo);
  • Established partnerships with relevant organisations also offer research projects to students, within the Making the Most of Masters framework;
  • Learn about the importance of both human and animal behavior in shaping human animal interaction, and the associated ethical issues, as well as learning to critically evaluate methods for measuring attitudes, interactions and their outcomes;
  • Possibility to study abroad by participating in the Erasmus+ exchange programme;
  • Advanced lectures from business and academic partners as guest teachers in the programme;
  • Support system for students’ adaptation: mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling.

After graduation you can:

  • Work in centers of hippotherapy and canine therapy;
  • Work in Animal shelters;
  • Work at the State Border Guard Service;
  • Work in the field of Animal welfare;
  • Participate in Animal-assisted activities;
  • Own business, horse breeding companies, dog breeding companies;
  • Consult companies, public services in regional municipalities, insurance companies;
  • Continue PhD studies as a researcher.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Methodology of Scientific Research
  • Management of Animal Genetic Resources and Genomic Selection
  • Specialized Diet of the Farmed Animals
  • Small Business Management and Organizational Psychology
  • Use of Assisting Animals in Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc in Medical Veterinary or any related sciences could be acceptable to study the programme, provided that the completed study programme included the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Fundamentals of Production of Raw Materials of Animal Origin, Economics, and Management 
  • B2 level in English or equivalent is required. If you have taken an internationally recognised exam, please attach it to the application.
  • At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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