Lietuvos aukštoji jūreivystės mokykla LAJM: studijos Klaipėdoje - Port and Shipping Management

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Port and Shipping Management

Academic field: Business and public management, social sciences
Awards: Professional Bachelor of Business Management
Type: Undergraduate, full-time
Duration: 3 years (180 ECTS)
Study languages: English, Lithuanian, Russian
Direct access to the second cycle university studies (master).

Who is this study programme for?

  • Who wish to work in shore-side operations within the global maritime industry;
  • Who wish to gain a broad business knowledge specialising in shipping and port operations;
  • Who wish to have gone on to employ a wide range of international logistics and multimodal transportation companies.

 Advantages of studies in LMA:

  • higher education high quality studies in Europe;
  • worldwide benchmarked maritime business study programme;
  • prestige and quality of Lithuanian Maritime Academy;
  • study mobility in more then 30 universities in Europe in frame of Erasmus+ programme;
  • training using port terminal operations and shipping management simulators;
  • studies and practice in strong cooperation with maritime industry;

The uniqueness of studies is links with global maritime industry – guest lecturers are invited from various port companies, fieldtrips are organised, research and practice are provided.

The programme including 20 weeks of practice in maritime industry and logistics companies.


1st Year (60 ECTS)

Core units

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Economics Theory
  • IT and Systems
  • Lithuanian culture
  • Management Theory
  • Port and Shipping History
  • Port and Shipping Management Basics;
  • Ships Structure and Equipment


  • International Trade; Shipping Market; Transport Geography
  • Philosophy; Politics Science; Sociology;
  • Second Foreign Language (Russian, Spanish, German)

2nd Year (60 ECTS)

Core units

  • Applied Research Methodology
  • Business Management Basics
  • Economical Statistics
  • Personnel Management and Career Projection
  • Logistics Basics
  • Port Terminals and Operations
  • Cargo Handling Technology and Mechanization
  • Labour and Civil Safety, Environmental Protection
  • Port and Shipping Activities Introductory Practice


  • International Business Ethics, Ethics Basics, Intercultural Communication;
  • Quality Management, Maritime Environment Protection Management

3rd Year (60 ECTS)

Core units

  • Business Project Management
  • Crewing
  • Customs Procedures and Freight Forwarding
  • Maritime Business Communication
  • Maritime Commercial Law
  • Maritime Freight Information Systems Simulator
  • Port Terminal Operation Management Simulator
  • Ships Agency
  • Professional Activities Practice


  • History of European Culture; Culture of Civilization; Religious Studies;
  • Management Psychology; Social Psychology; Communication Psychology.