LIGS University is a modern university combining effective methods and innovative approaches of the American and European system of education. The university came into existence by merging the American and the European LIGS University, and has a long tradition of providing Interactive Online education.
  • 2 PhDs
  • 400 Students
  • Online


The mission of LIGS University is to provide high quality BBA, MBA, MSc, DBA and PhD programsin mutliple languages based on modern and effective methods of education, which enable graduates to use the acquired knowledge immediately in their professional life.

Thanks to the interactive online education the LIGS University can truly be an international university students from all over the world are welcome to enroll in our programs! Moreover, the faculty is also an international one with tutors coming from and living in USA, Europe, Australia as well as Asia. Come and join our international community!


LIGS University = high quality and progressive interactive online education for students all over the world and for a reasonable price.


LIGS University is a high-quality and innovative educational institute. Its approach and services provided highly exceed the expectations of students, tutors and other stakeholders.

The vision of LIGS University commits to achievement of the following goals:

  • Leadership: establishing strong network that fosters sharing of resources and expertise with local and international educational institutions and organizations.
  • Innovation: designing innovative programs and continuously improving the content of the programs to keep pace with the ever-changing needs of the workplace.
  • Growth: fostering the value of a lifelong learning and personla growth which meets the needs of a modern society.
  • Success: providing excellent learning experience to enable students to acquire knowledge and skills for achieving success.
  • Highly professional educational institute providing educational and other services at a significantly higher level than expected.
  • Innovative approach, attitude, services and also internal processes according to goals, vision, strategy and motto.
  • Long-term growth in the number of clients/students and increase of their satisfaction level leading to recommendations of the university to others.
  • Creating and maintaining high quality faculty and supporting team, improving and maintaining their satisfaction.
  • Implementation of new degree programs and language versions of the programs.
  • Continuous improvement of internal processes in order to satisfy and help the students and tutors.

PhD Programmes

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at LIGS University!


Accreditation and Partners
  • International Association for Distance Learning (IADL)
  • American Association for Management Education and Accreditation (AAMEA)
  • LIGS University is acting in accordance with the accreditation standards of the accrediting agencies International Association for Distance Learning (IADL) and American Association for Management Education and Accreditation (AAMEA), and its goal is to provide high quality programs using modern methods of education such as Oxford tutorial model and effective interactive online education.
  • LIGS University is a private university established in accordance with the Unaccredited Degree Granting Institutions law, codified in Chapter 446E of the Hawaii Revised Statutes in 2011.
  • LIGS UNIVERSITY IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION. Note: In the United States, many licensing authorities require accredited degrees as the basis for eligibility for licensing. In some cases, accredited colleges may not accept for transfer courses and degrees completed at unaccredited colleges, and some employers may require an accredited degree as a basis for eligibility for employment.

    Main goal of LIGS University is to provide high quality, ready to use in practice, and affordable programs for students around the world. Accreditation from an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Secretary of Education could significantly raise the tuition while the quality of education would remain on the same high level. Therefore, LIGS University made the decision to seek and obtain additional accreditation only with such reputable accrediting agencies where the requirements for accreditation are consistent with the mission of LIGS University to provide high quality yet affordable education in an effective and student-friendly way.

  • Intercultural Communications College
  • Keystone Academic Solutions - Masterstudies
  • The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
  • The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE)

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States