Kazimieras Simonavičius University
Kazimieras Simonavičius University (previously: Vilnius Academy of Business Law, Lithuanian: Vilniaus verslo teisės akademija) is a private university in Lithuania which offers courses in Master of Law. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania licensed VABL on August 26, 2003. Teaching commenced from the year 2004. In 2012, the university changed its name to honor Kazimierz Siemienowicz (ca. 1600–1651), a military engineer and artillery specialist.
Kazimieras Simonavičius University is in Vilnius; part-time courses are available in Klaipėda. Courses are oriented toward business, and encompass many areas of studies, including law, economics, and management. The goal of the studies is to prepare business lawyers.
Courses are interrelated. A full-time degree in Master of Law can be attained in five years and part-time degree in six. The university accepts high school graduates. As of September 2008, the tuition is 5,800 litas (about US$2,500) per year while public universities in Lithuania are generally free of charge.
These specializations are available:
- Business law
- Financial law and tax administration