Kaunas University of Technology

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Country: Lithuania 
City: Kaunas
Erasmus Code: LT KAUNAS02

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      •  Technical Architecture and Building
      • Industrial and Automatic Electronic Engineering
      • Computer Engineering
      • Mechanical Engineering

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About the university

The Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is a leading Lithuanian university providinga wide range of studies and closely cooperating with business. The University provides studies of engineering, technologies, physical and social sciences, humanities and arts. The research groups working at KTU contribute to the global scientific knowledge by conducting cutting edge interdisciplinary reserch on the most important questions of current time.

Kaunas University of Technology had its beginning on 16 February 1922, when the University of Lithuania and its technical faculties were established.

The development of Lithuanian scientific ideas continued in the first Lithuanian independent technical school of higher education (in 1950–1990 titled Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (KPI)). It was famous for the ultrasound and vibrotechnics laboratories, and scientific research of textiles.

In 1990 KTU regained its status of the university and took a path of rapid reforms of studies and research. The University continues to pursue sustainable partnership of science, business and industry, develops and implements new ideas, innovations and inventions.

Since 1992 more than 144 thousand graduates graduated from the university.

The University’s mission is to provide the research-based studies at international level; to develop and to transfer knowledge and innovative technologies for sustainable development of the State and development of innovations; to create an open creative environment which inspires talents and leaders.

The University’s vision – leading European university which activities are based on development and transfer of knowledge and technologies.

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