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Quality education is a continuous journey of learning and development, full of new knowledge, discoveries, opportunities and ideas. If your goal is international studies, interdisciplinary competences and successful career – choose KTU for your Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD or exchange studies!

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Top reasons to study

  • High quality, modern and innovative studies that meet the requirements of the European Union Education Policy.
  • Globally recognised diploma to pursue successful international career or further education.
  • Unique culture, cherishing ancient traditions. Lithuanian language is often described as the oldest Indo-European language.


  • Lithuania ranks 1st in Europe in the expansion of fibre optic and mobile broadband and has one of the fastest broadband connections in the world.
  • Wonderful experience of four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
  • A short flight (2 to 3 hours) from any European country.
  • The Hill of Crosses is a unique place in the world containing around 200 000 crosses.
  • Geographical centre of Europe recognised by French scientists in 1989.
  • Lithuania has students from 95 countries of the world.
  • Lithuania is the leader in the Central and Eastern Europe for university-industry collaboration in R&D.
  • Curonian Spit was named as one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe.
  • The city of young and talented people: every 7th inhabitant studies at a university or college.
  • The 2nd largest city in Lithuania but the main objects are in an easy reach on foot or by bicycle.
  • The city is among the top 10 most cost-effective cities in Europe.




  • A green city: you can find more than 10 parks and green spots around the Kaunas.
  • Safe environment and temperate natural conditions make for pleasant living.
  • Free wireless internet is available in the city centre: Laisvės al. and Town Hall.
  • Kaunas is home to a variety of festivals and events, including the famous Kaunas Jazz festival, Hanza days, Operetta, Pažaislis Classical Music festival, Bike show, Kaunas city days, Songs festival (listed by UNESCO), International Modern Dance Festival and much more.
  • The remarkable Old Town which is a collection of ancient architectural monuments: the remnants of the 14th century with remains of Kaunas castle, the buildings of the Middle Ages in the Gothic and the Art Déco styles. The Kaunas Fortress is a valuable military heritage. There are nine Forts around the city and the Ninth Fort serves a museum.
  • The centrepiece of Lithuanian cuisine is dark rye bread and the great opportunity to taste it is to have a soup in a bread bowl.
  • Among the multitude of things that make any Lithuanian swell with pride (rich history, amber, beautiful nature, basketball, etc.), there is one that has a special place in his heart. This source of pride is the Lithuanian Beer.
  • The beautiful confluence of two biggest Lithuanian rivers is well known for a magical saying – the Nemunas river is a male and the Neris is a female. Two rivers meet in Kaunas, they join and never split up! For those who want their dreams to come true it’s a right place to go on rendezvous.
  • You can find the whole Lithuania in one place in the open air museum in Rumšiškės, which is the biggest open air museum in Eastern Europe. The museum with its collection of authentic wooden villages represents different regions of Lithuania: Zemaitija, Aukstaitija, Dzukija, Suvalkija and Lithuania Minor.
  • Among top 4% of top universities in the world: KTU brings together highly talented students, researchers and academics.
  • The leader in cooperation with business: from the development of study programmes through case analysis to technology transfer.
  • Wide range of services for the students: exchange programmes, internships, Startup Space, sports, etc.

  • Extensive mentoring in all areas – from academic and career guidance to personal counselling.
  • The largest in Lithuania Mobile Applications Laboratory: Omnitel, App Camp, Samsung Electronic Baltics SIA, etc.
  • Unique in North Europe, DesignLibrary Kaunas unites design, technology and entrepreneurship.
  • The largest and the only one in the Baltic States Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.
  • KTU Career Fair – the largest career fair in the Baltics.
  • Fastest among universities worldwide WifI (www.rottenwifi, January 2016) in all the facilities of University.
  • KTU Santaka Valley. Science and business: from idea to product (€ 43 million investment)
  • Intermedix creative hub (€ 100,000 investment).
  • Many opportunities for exchange studies in more than 40 countries in the wold.
  • KTU Career and Education centre helps students to integrate into labour market easier and develop competences.

Become a degree student

KTU offers 16 Bachelor’s and 24 Master’s programmes in English in a variety of fields.  550 international students from more than 40 countries are seeking for a degree at KTU. Learn more about requirements, application procedure and scholarships.

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International Studies Office

Address:  K. Donelaičio g. 73, room 104

Monday – Thursday: 13:00 – 17:00

Friday: 13:00 – 15:45



Become a PhD student

KTU offers 19 PhD programmes in English in a variety of fields.  50 international students from more than 20 countries are seeking for a PhD degree at KTU. Learn more about requirements, application procedure and scholarships.

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A group of outstanding students selected to represent University to prospective students, their families and our community.

Come for exchange studies

If you are a student from a partner university, we would like to invite you to come to KTU as an exchange student and to spend 1 or 2 semesters here. You will be able to create your personal study plan from a variety of courses offered in English and experience studies in another university.

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KTU International Studies Office has 20+ years of experience in welcoming international students at the university.