Kaunas University of Technology

Introduction

High reputation

Dating back to 1922, Kaunas University of Technology has developed a great potential for studies and research and stays a leader in innovations and technologies in the Baltic States region. With 10.500 students and 1.000 academic staff, KTU strives to bring together highly talented students (supported by University and external scholarships), researchers and academics to perform cutting-edge research, to deliver top quality education and to provide research and development services to a wide range of businesses.

Internationality

KTU enhances its international visibility by participating in international research collaborations, by establishing international study programmes, by collaborating with international partners in creating joint study programmes, and by encouraging the participation in international exchange among student and academic communities. Currently, international students can choose between 36 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes and 19 Doctoral programmes in English in the field of Technological, Physical, Biomedical and Social Sciences, Humanities and Creative Arts & Design.

Infrastructure and technologies

KTU not only founded the first and most successful academic Startup Space but houses the largest science and technology park in the Baltics. The students have access to the most modern research equipment in Lithuania. The largest in the Baltic States modern mobile applications laboratory, the only one in the Baltics Bloomberg Financial markets Lab, Intermedix creative hub as well as the laboratories of sustainable chemistry, mechatronics, future energy and environmental engineering, information and telecommunication technologies are just a fraction of the available technological resources. KTU cooperates with global organisations such as Barclays, BASF, FESTO, Hitachi, NATO, Samsung, Schneider Electric, etc.

Growing talents

KTU invests in its current students by improving their study environment and its quality, by providing opportunities to be active in sports, arts, students’ associations, and by building their confidence, as it is the investment for the future of society in local and global terms. Our students form a large part of the vibrant student community in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania.

An exciting place to live and study

KTU is situated in Kaunas, the 2nd largest city in Lithuania, often called Lithuanian intelligentsia and cultural capital. Safe environment and temperate natural conditions make for pleasant living. Vivid old town, green parks, river bank with leisure areas are within 15 minutes reach from KTU campus. Students are offered to live in KTU dormitories, enjoy sports, arts and other students' activities within the campus.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

Master in Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

A dynamic, innovative and practical at the same time, the programme is implemented through Studio method – study courses are integrated into a single complex task: students learn architecture-related principles of drawing, composition, physics, materials strengths, etc. and apply directly in the project they are working on. [+]

A dynamic, innovative and practical at the same time, the programme is implemented through Studio method – study courses are integrated into a single complex task: students learn architecture-related principles of drawing, composition, physics, materials strengths, etc. and apply directly in the project they are working on.

Another exclusivity of the programme lays in the historical, cultural, theoretical and philosophical critical analysis of existing typologies, associated with the design of aesthetic prototyping which integrates constructions, mechanical, ecological and economic research.

This extended undergraduate programme leads to the master’s degree (5 years programme).... [-]


MSc

Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The cross-field program covers the branches of aviation engineering, aviation mechanics and aviation electronics enabling the graduates to get involved in design of air and space vehicles, their systems and elements, to perform assessment of their condition and performance, to deal with engineering issues in functionality, reliability and communication of information, and to conduct analytical, modelling and experimental research. [+]

The cross-field program covers the branches of aviation engineering, aviation mechanics and aviation electronics enabling the graduates to get involved in design of air and space vehicles, their systems and elements, to perform assessment of their condition and performance, to deal with engineering issues in functionality, reliability and communication of information, and to conduct analytical, modelling and experimental research.

First Aeronautical Engineering cluster in Europe

The first in Europe cluster of aeronautical engineering companies and educational institutions has been created in Lithuania with the lead of KTU in 2016.

Latest software in modern laboratories

Laboratory equipment and software complying with the international standards: Laboratories of Aerodynamic Research, Nano-Satellites, and Avionics, Radio and Optical Communication, Missile Technologies, Digital Modelling, etc.... [-]


Master of Science in Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Master’s program in Architecture emphasizes development of architecture specialists in design, architectural, urban and territorial planning. [+]

Master’s program in Architecture emphasizes development of architecture specialists in design, architectural, urban and territorial planning. Studies provide competences of scientific-methodical assessment, which enable preparation of professional projects for buildings and urban complexes as well as managerial skills to progress in architecture business field.

This is one of a few study programs with very tight collaboration among architects and civil engineers both in studies and research areas.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The program is created at the junction of science and industry in cooperation with the largest chemistry companies in Lithuania: AB Achema (specializes in the production of fertilizers) and AB ORLEN Lietuva (the largest oil refinery in the Baltics) to educate qualified technologists. [+]

The program is created at the junction of science and industry in cooperation with the largest chemistry companies in Lithuania: AB Achema (specializes in the production of fertilizers) and AB ORLEN Lietuva (the largest oil refinery in the Baltics) to educate qualified technologists.

Special focus is laid on the design of products and processes, management of technological systems, understanding of processes and equipment of chemical technology. Practical skills are acquired using one of the most advanced in the EU chemical engineering laboratory and analytical equipment.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Control Technologies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Control systems are an integral part of many modern technologies, and they will keep playing a leading role in the Industry 4.0. [+]

Control systems are an integral part of many modern technologies, and they will keep playing a leading role in the Industry 4.0.

Knowledge of contemporary control theory, modelling and optimisation of processes and systems, a design of control systems, programming of controllers and other subjects, acquired during studies, enable performance of design and implementation of efficient and safe automated control systems, controlling complex process and facilitating everyday life, and remain competitive in the labour market.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Electrical Power Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Acquired competences and knowledge enables the Masters of the programme to establish new companies providing electrical power services, implement strategic energy projects, perform research, design, production technological work at supply, management, planning and strategic departments of the companies of electrical engineering and other industrial areas, design new energy facilities at design organisations, scientific research institutes and laboratories. [+]

Acquired competencies and knowledge enables the Masters of the programme to establish new companies providing electrical power services, implement strategic energy projects, perform research, design, production technological work at supply, management, planning and strategic departments of the companies of electrical engineering and other industrial areas, design new energy facilities at design organisations, scientific research institutes and laboratories.

The Master+ model offers either to masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Electronics Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

New knowledge and improvement of existing skills are inherent in the development of electronics engineering. It provides the theoretical basis and design methods for electronic systems and intellectual components: communications, computers, programming, software engineering, control and other electronic and electrical energy systems. Practical and organizational skills are encouraged through project, design and laboratory work and management studies. Performed scientific research and totality of the knowledge conveyed by this program allows our graduates to remain competitive in the labor market. [+]

New knowledge and improvement of existing skills are inherent in the development of electronics engineering. It provides the theoretical basis and design methods for electronic systems and intellectual components: communications, computers, programming, software engineering, control and other electronic and electrical energy systems.

Practical and organizational skills are encouraged through project, design and laboratory work and management studies. Performed scientific research and totality of the knowledge conveyed by this programme allows our graduates to remain competitive in the labor market.

The Master+ model offers either to master in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Environmental Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Environmental Engineering Master’s degree combines technological, analytical and management aspects of the environmental protection. [+]

Environmental Engineering Master’s degree combines technological, analytical and management aspects of the environmental protection.

Acquired knowledge and skills of environment quality assessment, application of modern environmental technologies and formed systematic approach provides the graduates with excellent opportunities of finding their place in the contemporary labor market. The program was updated implementing the project funded by the EU structural funds, which increased its internationality.

The Master+ model offers either to master in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Food Science and Safety

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

This programme is designed for the preparation of wide profile food science specialists both for the food industry and the companies performing research of food products and development of new products enriched by advanced natural antioxidants, antimicrobial substances, rheological characteristics and texture of various components. The first and most modern in Lithuania Food Science and Technology Competence Centre facilitates students’ research and applied competencies using four unique semi-industrial lines of food technologies (bread, beer, meat, fish, dairy products). [+]

This programme is designed for the preparation of wide profile food science specialists both for the food industry and the companies performing research of food products and development of new products enriched by advanced natural antioxidants, antimicrobial substances, rheological characteristics and texture of various components.

The first and most modern in Lithuania Food Science and Technology Competence Centre facilitates students’ research and applied competencies using four unique semi-industrial lines of food technologies (bread, beer, meat, fish, dairy products).

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Programme is dedicated to ambitious young engineers who are seeking to acquire knowledge of management of engineering operations, to understand multidisciplinary context of engineering activities and production, to be able to assess, analyse, design and manage production technologies and processes, solve undefined production issues, apply methods of mathematical modelling, analysis and design, manage activities of the team of specialists. The multi-disciplinary approach enables specialists to respond efficiently to changes in the industrial environment. [+]

Programme is dedicated to ambitious young engineers who are seeking to acquire knowledge of management of engineering operations, to understand multidisciplinary context of engineering activities and production, to be able to assess, analyse, design and manage production technologies and processes, solve undefined production issues, apply methods of mathematical modelling, analysis and design, manage activities of the team of specialists.

The multi-disciplinary approach enables specialists to respond efficiently to changes in the industrial environment.

Many practices and academic exchange opportunities

Launched under BALTECH consortium in 1997, the programme incorporates the best practices and excellence in the field and offers multiple options for academic exchange.... [-]


Master of Science in Materials Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

MSc in Materials Science programme develops research skills, deep theoretical and experimental knowledge of material composition and improvement of their characteristics, knowledge of methodology and technique for technological measurements of materials, processing and analysis of experimental results, knowledge of the application of high technologies (micro- and nanotechnologies) in materials science. [+]

MSc in Materials Science programme develops research skills, deep theoretical and experimental knowledge of material composition and improvement of their characteristics, knowledge of methodology and technique for technological measurements of materials, processing, and analysis of experimental results, knowledge of the application of high technologies (micro- and nanotechnologies) in materials science.

The programme combines fundamental and engineering studies and enables the graduates to create and apply functional materials and technologies of their production.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

This is a fundamental and classical program, but together the program integrates the latest scientific and technological achievements and focuses on the development of high-level competencies. [+]

This is a fundamental and classical program, but together the program integrates the latest scientific and technological achievements and focuses on the development of high-level competencies:

In development of products of mechanical nature – the specialists are able to evaluate, model, simulate develop and optimize mechanical systems; In carrying out research – the specialists are able to solve non-completely defined problems, summarizing and integrating knowledge and information from the field of mechanical engineering and other fields or areas; To do the work of a manager – the specialists are able to lead teams of different field professionals, manage activities of the team. Modern and well-equipped laboratories ... [-]

Master of Science in Mechatronics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

The program provides and cultivates interdisciplinary engineering skills, which are based on the systematic combination of knowledge and methods within the fields of mechanical, control and computer engineering, thereby enabling the graduates to effectively solve complex technical problems related to design, analysis, quality assurance, maintenance, monitoring and diagnostics of macro and micro mechatronic systems. [+]

The program provides and cultivates interdisciplinary engineering skills, which are based on the systematic combination of knowledge and methods within the fields of mechanical, control and computer engineering, thereby enabling the graduates to effectively solve complex technical problems related to design, analysis, quality assurance, maintenance, monitoring and diagnostics of macro and micro mechatronic systems.

Wide range of educational and research facilities

KTU pioneered the studies in mechatronics in Lithuania and has the long-standing experience in the field as well as provides open access to a wide range of the state-of-the-art educational and research facilities.

Strong focus on components of mechatronic systems ... [-]

Master of Science in Structural and Building Products Engineering

Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Structural and Building Products Engineering programme focus on the development of these competencies and provides a unique mix of experimental and computational modelling expertise. [+]

Advanced building products technology and structures, digital construction, policies of sustainable development and energy saving require both comprehensive technical knowledge and the application of analytical, decision making and critical thinking skills.

Structural and Building Products Engineering programme focus on the development of these competencies and provides a unique mix of experimental and computational modelling expertise.

Internationally recognised research

Research groups led by professors V. Vaitkevičius, Ž. Rudžionis, V. Doroševas conduct internationally recognised research in building materials and structures.

Focus on development

The programme focuses on the development of analytical and advanced approach towards building products and structures, their characteristics and applications.... [-]


Master of Science in Vehicle Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Researchers in the field of transport and related departmental authorities identify the increasingly negative impact of the transport system on humans and environment as a strategically central issue. MSc of Vehicle Engineering provides new knowledge and competencies to meet the challenges, in particular, in terms of introduction of a methodology for the development of green vehicles equipped with hybrid powertrains or running on alternative fuels and exploration of scientific engineering solutions for improved performance of the powertrains. [+]

Researchers in the field of transport and related departmental authorities identify the increasingly negative impact of the transport system on humans and environment as a strategically central issue.

MSc of Vehicle Engineering provides new knowledge and competencies to meet the challenges, in particular, in terms of introduction of a methodology for the development of green vehicles equipped with hybrid powertrains or running on alternative fuels and exploration of scientific engineering solutions for improved performance of the powertrains.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master of Science of Informatics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Future Master’s graduates study IT services in cloud computing, project management, multimedia data mining, digital video and audio processing, virtual reality and 3D modelling, and other subjects. Specialists of informatics, who graduated from this programme, have a deeper knowledge of applied informatics, as well as multimedia, methodological knowledge of data analysis, are able to plan and coordinate work of the team of specialists, to take decisions and independently perform scientific research. The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career. [+]

Future Master’s graduates study IT services in cloud computing, project management, multimedia data mining, digital video and audio processing, virtual reality and 3D modelling, and other subjects.

Specialists of informatics, who graduated from this programme, have a deeper knowledge of applied informatics, as well as multimedia, methodological knowledge of data analysis, are able to plan and coordinate work of the team of specialists, to take decisions and independently perform scientific research.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master

Master in Accounting and Auditing

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for pursuit of prestigious internationally recognised ACCA qualification and becoming a professional accounting or audit specialist, senior accountant, financial director, company’s manager at national or international company of audit, accounting or other business branch, Lithuanian or EU public sector institution. [+]

Accounting and Auditing programme is an internationally acknowledged study programme, providing in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and audit for pursuit of prestigious internationally recognised ACCA qualification and becoming a professional accounting or audit specialist, senior accountant, financial director, company’s manager at national or international company of audit, accounting or other business branch, Lithuanian or EU public sector institution.

The programme is run in Vilnius, the capital city, where major international accounting companies are located. Outstanding links with them provides placements, collaborative research, and employment. The studies are organised in the way to combine both studies and professional development at the same time.... [-]


Master in Applied Physics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Led by internationally recognised research, this study programme focuses on the aspects of fundamental and applied physics, on the formation of new functional solid surfaces produced by physical vapour deposition high technologies, and many other exciting issues, starting with experimental research and ending with theoretical computer simulation. [+]

Led by internationally recognised research, this study programme focuses on the aspects of fundamental and applied physics, on the formation of new functional solid surfaces produced by physical vapour deposition high technologies, and many other exciting issues, starting with experimental research and ending with theoretical computer simulation.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

This study programme educates the managerial competence of development, installation, and management of innovation processes in organizations and to create and develop innovative businesses in different industries. [+]

This study programme educates the managerial competence of development, installation, and management of innovation processes in organizations and to create and develop innovative businesses in different industries. The programme educates creative thinking, the ability to initiate innovations of products, processes and added value, create market-expanding and value-maximizing strategies. The education is based on a systemic integration of management, technologies, finances, and knowledge of the law for the adoption of business management solutions.

The Master’s Degree studies in the Management programme in KTU are among the best Management Master’s degree studies at the Lithuanian universities (data of the magazine “Reitingai” (Rankings) of 2017).... [-]


Master in International Business

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Designed for graduates who want to pursue international business careers, this Master's Degree provides an in-depth understanding of the successful management of the global enterprise. The programme seeks to develop an international, cross-cultural and global mindset among international managers of the future through an analysis of real cases of international business, learning from the lecturers with highest scientific and practical competence, work in a multicultural team on an X-Culture project in motivating study environment. [+]

Designed for graduates who want to pursue international business careers, this Master’s Degree provides an in-depth understanding of the successful management of the global enterprise.

The programme seeks to develop an international, cross-cultural and global mindset among international managers of the future through an analysis of real cases of international business, learning from the lecturers with highest scientific and practical competence, work in a multicultural team on an X-Culture project in motivating study environment.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasizing managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Management and Production

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in the modern society. [+]

Studies of Sustainable Management and Production are based on interdisciplinary learning, which is required in the modern society. During studies, real environmental problems of the companies are solved in cooperation with the practitioners, as well as practical applied tasks for improvement of efficiency of the environmental protection are performed.

An effective combination of mandatory and elective study modules provides students with a possibility of individual study plans, enabling acquisition of competences in the areas of sustainable industrial development, environmental protection, policy and economics.

The Master+ model offers either to a masterpiece in the chosen discipline by choosing the Field Expert track or to strengthen the interdisciplinary skills by choosing the Interdisciplinary Expert track emphasising managerial skills or a choice of a different competence to compliment the chosen discipline and achieve a competitive advantage in one’s career.... [-]


Master in Translation and Localisation of Technical Texts

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

This master’s study program will mostly attract those who are willing to get more profound knowledge in translation and localization methodologies and technologies, as well as improve their skills in translation technology and management of translation projects. [+]

This master’s study program will mostly attract those who are willing to get more profound knowledge in translation and localization methodologies and technologies, as well as improve their skills in translation technology and management of translation projects.

One of the greatest advantages of this study program is an opportunity to improve written translation skills in different language combinations. Graduates will be able to solve translation and localization issues, acquire skills in Lithuanization of software and texts online, translation of audio-visual media, and use of translation technology for translation, alignment, terminology management and other purposes.... [-]


Contact

Kaunas University of Technology

Address Donelaicio St. 73,
44249 Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuania
Website ktu.edu/en
Phone 37037323894