KTU students are encouraged to use academic mobility programme among which Erasmus+ is the most popular. More than 350 Erasmus+ and 100 other bilateral agreements are made for student exchange, and the students may spend 1 semester in a partner university of KTU and gain credits which are transferred into their study plan.
Just few universities-partners of the programme are University of Bologna, (Italy), Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany), Mendel University (Czech Republic), University of Minho (Portugal), Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).
Internship (studies practice) can be performed additionally to study plan (in summer between the 1st and 2nd year or as a part of Research projects). The students of this programme may perform internship in Lithuania or abroad using Erasmus+, IAESTE, AIESEC, ISIEC, P4V, etc. academic mobility programmes and designated scholarship. Graduates’ internships are offered as well.
The main business partners of the programme are UAB Elinta, UAB Kitron, UAB Telrada, UAB SAPA profiliai, UAB Nano Avionics, etc.
Graduates have an ample choice of companies – a significant part of all processing and extractive industry can be attributed to mechatronics. The trend of replacing purely mechanical mechanisms with intelligent mechanical systems is well underway, and has been expanding over the past 30 years. During the last years the graduates have been employed in various significant companies both in Lithuanian and abroad. As a result, programme graduates will have great prospects on their career path in various areas:
“I graduated in Germany with my bachelor´s degree in Mechatronics at the University of Applied Science Koblenz. Afterwards I decided to continue my studies abroad at the Kaunas technological University (KTU). Here I attended the master program of mechatronics with a specialization in micro- and nanotechnology. At the University I acquired a lot of useful knowledge according measurement methods to analyse nanostructures and materials as well as innovative manufacturing processes such as 3D-printing, electron beam melting, etc. In contrast to my technical subjects I was also able to take some classes in Lithuanian language which was quite a challenge. Still I managed to learned some important basics like how to order drinks in a bar or ask for someone´s name.” - SON-X, Project manager Clemens Dicke.
Design and analysis of mechanical elements of mechatronic systems
Maintenance and monitoring of mechatronic systems
Design and analysis of control elements of mechatronic systems
Design, materials and fabrication of microsystems (MEMS)
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Programme qualification requirement: Bachelor in mechanical/electronics engineering or mechatronics.
Entry score is calculated where the weight in % of each entry subject is as follows:
20% Research activities, articles, if any
10% Motivation (skype interview)
For transfer students additionally: original academic transcript of ongoing education at university and the description of taken courses.
KTU may award scholarships for applicants with outstanding qualifications and for good academic results throughout studies (for all citizens). KTU also acknowledges possible grants from your home institutions and/or other relevant foundations/organisations.
Special discounts are applied for the EU-candidate countries citizens (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey).
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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