My great interest in History, Social Geography and Politics has encouraged me to look for abilities to study a subject which is mostly related with disciplines where I can enrich my knowledge. My passion for gaining an understanding the way the world works has led to my visits of the embassies of the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan as well as interaction with their personnel. That was the main reason, why I would like to study International Relations and Political Science – because it allows me to learn more about the discipline and the traditions of International Relations. These studies are also an opportunity to deal with political and social issues in global, regional and national levels. Being a member of Youth democrats, the debate club and the Students union in my town and having the association with these organizations has already given me a clear understanding of politics and its use in the modern world. I have also participated in many European languages events which have been organized in English, Lithuanian and Russian (I am also able to understand German and Italian). In 2011 I sat a European Exam organized by The EU Commission Representative Office in Lithuania. Out of 20 000 Lithuanian students I was placed in the top 10. One of the reasons why I was able to participate in these events was and is my passion to everything what I do. Four years ago I became a member of political youth union and I was elected to be its chairman in my town. This responsibility allowed me to prove my skills in the leadership and earn other people‘s respect. It let me to understand the essentially symbiotic relationship between the public and politicians. This experience has also developed my self-confidence, co-operation and communication skills. Moreover, I have accumulated lots of encyclopedic, biographic and documental facts about European and worldwide political and economic unions, organizations and their leaders such as Robert Schuman or Winston Churchill. S.Hoffmann‘s ‘US-European Relations: Past and Future‘ made me perceive the necessity of cooperation and strength of unity. Having shown my acquired knowledge allowed me to go to Berlin for a job and gave me a chance to work in a team. This was a way of verifying my social skills as I was happy to interact with various people of different nationalities and beliefs. I discovered that I objectively assess my work, attention and thoroughness whilst working. All these activities deepened my view to Political Science studies and ignited my desire to challenge myself and build my experience. I realized that the studies of International relations would give me an opportunity to have a job which allows me to continue the previous tasks by organizing them, improving their structure, searching and finding the solutions to every problem and having a lifelong learning without hesitation in my option. Having an awareness of studies of understanding of the evolution of the international system and Foreign policy consideration within the framework of the international system and understanding the impact of International organizations, corporations, non-govermental organizations, political security and human rights in a comprehensive study, I believe that International Relations studies is the key to the world with more opportunities which also includes work experience placement which is more and more important to find a better job. To conclude, I think, that my knowledge and experience would be priceless for my future education and I hope I will bring and give something new to university, and more important, gain as much as possible from the course, that I have decided to relate my life with.
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