Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is an innovative Lithuanian University, educating highly qualified and creative specialists. The University is the leader among the institutions of technological science education, ensuring modern studies, orientated to the labour market. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Awarded for great contribution to the Lithuanian state, science, culture and cooperation development.
  • The university's mission is to develop a publicly responsible, creative, competitive individual who is receptive to science.
  • The university's vision is to be a prestigious Lithuanian institution of higher education.

PhD Programmes

Engineering & Technology (1)

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

The university's mission is to develop a publicly responsible, creative, competitive individual who is receptive to science, the latest technologies and cultural values; to promote scientific progress, social and economic well-being; to create value that ensures the development of both Lithuania and the region in the global context.

Research

Focus area of research:

  • Sustainable building
  • Environmental and energy technologies
  • Sustainable transport
  • Mechatronics
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Technology management and economics
  • Fundamental research on materials and processes

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.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
581 -30
2018
551 150
2017
701
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Housing services

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

Holdings:

  • all fields educational and informational literature, training publications;
  • Lithuanian and foreign countries periodicals, daily papers;
  • scientific journals

Medical services

All international students are supposed to have medical insurance valid in Lithuania during the study period.

For EU citizens

  • Students from EU countries are required to have European insurance card or form E111.

For NON EU citizens

  • Students from outside EU are requered to have medical insurance from their country for staying period, or purchase a special insurance for foreigners staying in Lithuania. 

Student Life

Student clubs

We are proud of our energetic, enthusiastic, talented students and encourage them to further develop their skills at the university. There are several art clubs at the university, the most significant and oldest being theatre, orchestra, choir and dance clubs.

Accreditation

On May 2015 VGTU accomplished implementation of Quality Management System and has been evaluated by external auditors of certification body. Issued certificate states that Quality Management System of VGTU fulfils the requirements of international quality standard ISO 9001:2008 in Studies, Life Long Learning organization and implementation Research (Art) and Innovation Activities.