Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Nearly 69.000 alumni over more than 55 years of the University‘s existence.
  • Over 100 study programmes based on three-cycle structure: undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies.
  • Over 410 partner higher education institutions all over the world.

About

History

The start of the present-day Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is deemed to be September 1, 1956, when Vilnius Evening Division of the Evening Faculty of Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (KPI) was established. A specialist in chemistry Assoc. Prof. Jeronimas Kudaba (1909-1992) was appointed the Dean of this division.

Education

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University welcomes students from all around the world to study in our university for exchange or full time studies.

  • Bachelor's (undergraduate) degree programmes in English language
  • Master's (graduate) degree programmes in Enghlish language
  • PhD (postgraduate) programmes in English language
  • Aircraft Piloting (integrated) study programme in English language

Research

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University’s research has always been focused on the European Research Area. In order to achieve the best result in research, University shifts towards multidisciplinarity in science.

Now, the main research areas integrate electronics, IT, transport and social sciences. VGTU is ready to participate in national and international projects and to collaborate with business sector, it fosters national and international collaboration and helps to establish ties between research institutions and the business sector.

Career

During the consultations with career specialist students will be able to analyze career issues, to create individual career plan, to prospect vision and develop strategy that would lead to successful career.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University!

Services

Housing services

Students can choose either to live in the University dormitory, private hostel or to rent apartment in the city.

VGTU international students dormitory is situated in the university campus, it takes about 7-10 min walk to the building of administration of the university and faculties of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Business Management and Fundamental Sciences.

Faculties of Architecture, Electronics, Mechanics and Transport Engineering are located in the city; A.Gustaitis Aviation Institute is located near the International Airport.

Library services

The campus has a modern library as well as an integrated reading room, open 24 hours a day and offering students an access to study materials, study space, computers, and the internet.

Medical services

In case you need any medical care we hope this list of doctors will be helpful to you on your stay in Lithuania. Some of the physicians practice in state-run facilities; others operate private clinics. English-speaking doctors and staff may not be available in all specialties.

Student Life

Campus life

The VGTU campus is strategically located in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The campus and dormitories are tucked into a green forest, providing students with a tranquil place to live, study and participate in the vibrant student life.

The majority of VGTU buildings are located on this campus.

VGTU encourages students to maintain a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Students can take advantage of the recently opened sports centre or enjoy the natural surroundings on campus, which offer and ideal location for outdoor activities.

There are 3 canteens on campus for students to have lunch or take a break.

VGTU is committed to ensure that campus is an ideal place for studies, research and living.

Sports facilities

University students and alumni can actualize their potential in folk dancing, choral singing, tourism, sports, photography and other fields. Especially outstanding among arts groups are the mixed academic choir "Gabija" and the folk dance ensemble “Vingis”, who won the highest award of amateur arts groups "Aukso paukšte" and who make the name of the University famous not only inLithuaniabut also worldwide.

Student clubs

Currently, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University has more than 70 clubs and societies. University students and alumni can actualize their potential in folk dancing, choral singing, tourism, sports, photography and other fields. Especially outstanding among arts groups are the mixed academic choir "Gabija" and the folk dance ensemble “Vingis”, who won the highest award of amateur arts groups "Aukso paukšte" and who make the name of the University famous not only inLithuaniabut also worldwide.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.

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.

Other Degrees

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