Chemical Technology and Engineering

Programme prepares qualified technologists with Bachelor degree in engineering for any production company or laboratory. Graduates know how to design products and processes, manage technological systems, understand processes of chemical technology, equipment, are able to provide economic assessment of new technologies, know the threat of chemical materials to environment and people, can apply suitable protection measures in industry or at the laboratory, know methodologies of laboratory research, can use modern analytical and industrial equipment in practice.

The programme offers specialisations in

  • Technology of Inorganic Materials (fertilisers, binding materials, ceramics glass and other);
  • Technology of Organic Materials (petroleum, oil, polymers and other).
Code 6121EX019
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Cycle First cycle
Field Chemical Engineering
Language Lithuanian, English
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 4 y. (Day-time)
Degree awarded Bachelor of Engineering Sciences
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Clausthal University of Technology
  • Riga Technical University
  • Artois University


Why @KTU?

No. 1 programme in Chemical Engineering in Lithuania

Ranked No. 1 in Lithuania among all the programmes in chemical and process engineering by the opinion of employers, students and international experts in 2016.

Why @KTU?

One of the largest Chemical Engineering laboratories in Europe

Students of this programme practice process management in one of the most modern and largest Chemical Engineering laboratories in the EU.

Why @KTU?

One of the highest remunerations in the market

Due to high demand of engineers and technologists, remuneration of the employees remains one of the highest.



Inorganic and organic materials: polymers, oil, cement, glass, fertilizers, ceramics – products, production, recycling, industry
Engineering – design, drawing, documenting, equipment, processes
Chemical technology – production, models, recipes, production, industry
Chemistry – analyses, analytical equipment, quality
Complexity of engineering sciences Variety of learned technologies Research Sciences Economic and social sciences



Ramūnas Miliauskas

General Manager at AB "Achema"


A big part of the employees of AB "Achema", both amongst the managers and people working with complex equipment and technological processes, are graduates of KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology, who have required qualification and education. Company, which wants to remain competitive, needs specialists with a wide education in chemistry and engineering areas, who are able to analyse processes and apply modern technologies. Company's managers of functional departments are required to have systematic thinking, ability to formulate and solve the issues not only of their particular area, but of all branch of industry, to offer new solutions based on fundamentals of economics. "Achema" is actively involved in updating of study programmes and supports new research of chemical science, which enables renovation of present technologies. Company strongly encourages its employees to acquire higher education and continue studies in Chemical Engineering Master programme".

Marius Baltakys

Production Manager at UAB "Matuizų plytinė"


During studies I started cooperation with industrial companies with the help of my lecturers. Even before graduation I already had many job offers. During studies I acquired a very wide range of technical knowledge, which I can use for development of new products, as well as introduction of new technologies in production. The company is constantly looking for the employees with higher education in chemical engineering.



Student’s competences

– Demonstration of experimental skills in accordance with the study programme, analysis and assessment of experiment results;
– Adaptation of materials in accordance with their physical and chemical properties;
– Knowledge of the main principles of materials, energy balance and balance processes;
– Knowledge and management of technologies of oil, polymer, textile, fertilisers, binding materials and other products.
Student’s skills

– Able to apply knowledge of material and energy balance, equilibrium, process kinetics in formulation and solving of various complex chemical engineering problems;
– Able to design, model oil, polymer, silicate, fertilisers, textile, etc. products, processes and machinery for their production;
– Able to plan and conduct research of products and processes, use modern analytical equipment and software;
– Able to model chemical engineering processes using “Aspen Hysis” platform.



You may become

– Establishment and assurance of production methods, materials, quality and control standards according to the technical specifications;
– Establishment of control standards and procedures ensuring the procedure of chemical production, its effectiveness and safety of employees;
– Testing of the process of laboratory tests of new production stages and its performance.

– Performance of chemical research works, development or improvement of concepts, measures, theories and methods;
– Performance of experimental works, tests and analysis;
– Participation in the interdisciplinary scientific research and development projects in cooperation with specialists of various areas.

– Mounting, installation, control and setting of machinery and equipment;
– Control of reaction processes, measurement of chemical components;
– Production of samples and performance of chemical tests of standard products.

– Preparation of technical specifications for production and planning of systems layout;
– Management of maintenance of production buildings and equipment, and new projects according to the engineering principles and safety regulations;
– Consultations on new production methods, techniques and equipment.

– Installation, calibration, control and maintenance of laboratory devices and equipment;
– Collection, storage, classification and cataloguing of specimen and samples, and their preparation for experiments;
– Monitoring of tests, analysis of their results, performance of calculations, registration and preparation of reports applying appropriate scientific methods.



Minimum requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B2, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject.


Score structure

Subject Coefficient Type
First subject



Final exam

Second subject

Chemistry or Physics


Final exam

Third subject

English language


IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent


Tuition fee

Full-time studies 3200 €
Price per credit 53,33 €
Foreign nationals with Lithuanian origins and EU citizens
Full-time studies 2951 €
Price per credit 49,18 €


Financial support