Kaunas University of Technology

Located in: Kaunas, Lithuania
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About university

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is famous throughout the world for its breakthroughs in ultrasound, organic chemistry, mechatronics, system diagnostics, environmental engineering and in many other fields of science. The University successfully implements European research programmes and closely collaborates with domestic and foreign industry sectors having the largest number of research contracts with business among Lithuanian universities.

Top reasons to study at Kaunas University of Technology

Liberal individual study plan for each student, mentor’s programme, internships in Lithuanian and European companies.
Interculture & internationalisation. Possibility to take part in Erasmus and other mobility programmes (~300 Erasmus and 80 other bilateral agreements).
Application of European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Diploma Supplement Label awarded by European Commission. Diplomas are recognised in the EU and many other countries (Lisbon Convention).

KTU develops research-based and activity-oriented multidisciplinary studies, talent nurturing system and joint programmes with foreign universities. Today students study at 9 university faculties where they can choose from more than 137 programmes at Undergraduate and Master’s level as well as focus on the research studying 19 Doctoral programmes.

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Research and projects

KTU traditionally engages in research of physical, technological and social sciences, and experimental development, while research of biomedical sciences and humanities is also promoted.

In 2015 KTU scientists performed 7 Horison 2020 projects, 15 projects of Seventh Framework Programme (7BP), participated in 35 COST activities, published more than 460 articles in international publications of foreign publishers.

University publishes five scientific journals refereed in "ISI Web of Science" database: „Elektronika ir elektrotechnika", "Information Technologies and Control", "Mechanics", "Materials Science", "Engineering Economics“.

Study programmes for international students

KTU offers 16 Undergraduate study programmes for international students, 31 Master programmes as well as doctoral studies in English and Russian in seven main fields: Architecture, Business & Administration, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Technologies.

Fee Structure

Tuition fees

Tuition fees differ depending on level of studies and study programme chosen by the student. On average, the cost of studies at higher education is approximately 2800 EUR per year for Bachelor studies, from 3500 to 4000 EUR per year – for Master studies and from 6000 EUR to 7930 EUR per year - for doctoral studies. This fee structure applies to you if you are a Lithuanian or EU citizen.

Tuition Fee
Bachelor 2800 EUR to -
Master 3500 EUR to 4000 EUR

Living expenses

Lithuania is an affordable country. As a student in Lithuania, you get many discounts at teaching centres, public transport, few restaurants and eatery joints, theatres, etc. The cost of living varies depending on the lifestyle, habits, facilities, and location. On an average, a student can expect to pay between 400 EUR and 700 EUR. Public transportation is cheap in Lithuania. A monthly ticket for public transportation is about 15 EUR.

Rent 120 EUR-300 EUR
Groceries 200 EUR
Learning aid 10 EUR-15 EUR
Transport 100 EUR


A person, who has a status of the student of Kaunas University of Technology, can be accommodated at the dormitory. Foreign students are accommodated at the dormitories No. 2, 5, 8 and 10. A place for accommodation will be offered according to the availability at the dormitories. All information about dormitories and their infrastructure is available in the section DORMITORIES of www.ktu.lt website.

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