Skip to content High contrast mode
Logo of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

MscAnimal and Human Interaction

Tuition fee €3,750 per year
Application fee €150 one-time


Registration fee €250 one-time


More information 


The Animal and Human Interaction programme 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 and evaluate its results. The goal of this programme is to educate students to take on responsibility for shaping human-animal relationship in science and society, both scientifically and ethically.


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.

Programme structure

Structure of the programme

What you will study each year:


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, Electives, Research Work.


Final Thesis

Career opportunities


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.

Apply now! Round year 2020/21
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 5, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Round year 2020/21
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Oct 5, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States