Materials and Nanotechnologies

6121FX005 Bachelor of Technological Sciences 4 Kaunas

Labour market surveys emphasize that specialists with knowledge of high technologies, creation and application of various materials, and practical skills, will dominate in the list of most promising future specialities. BSc in Materials and Nanotechnologies analyse the ways various materials are created and applied in industry and contemporary high (micro-, nano-) technologies, how characteristics of materials are researched, evaluated and changed. Acquiring knowledge of material composition, physics and chemistry, the graduates are able to select suitable materials or production technologies, and to find solutions for various engineering and technical issues.

The programme offers specialisations in

  • Biomaterials;
  • Functional Materials.
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Why @KTU?

Membership in international organizations

KTU takes an active role in leading international organisations: Inter-Academia, Federation of European Materials Society, Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials, etc.

Why @KTU?

Visiting professors from abroad

Visiting professors from Shizuoka University, Stanford University, Tokyo Institute of Technology organise international seminars and workshops to be in touch with global scientific problems.

Why @KTU?


Deepening knowledge within specialisation of Biomaterials or Functional Materials.


Materials technologies – nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, physical-plasma technologies
Objects – nano-derivatives and micro-derivatives, biomaterials, nano-structures, films
Groups of materials – semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, metals, composites
Materials – composition, characteristics, change of composition, processes, creation, application

Acquire understanding of fundamentals of the materials and their technologies Nanotechnologies and functional materials Biomaterials and technologies Performance of experiments and analysis of results


Vytautas Narbutas

UAB "Elintos matavimo sistemos", Director

Currently the market provides various materials, distinguished by certain physical, chemical, electric or optical characteristics. Creation of a product raises many challenges, related to the appropriate choice of materials for achievement of the desired result and insurance of competitiveness of the final product. Those challenges can be met most effectively by the graduates of the studies of Materials Science, who contribute to the increase of company's efficiency and product's added value.

Tomas Tamulevičius

KTU Institute of Materials Science, Junior Researcher

University provides wide possibilities for scientific self-expression, which motivates a consistent pursuit of a career. The world constantly presents new challenges, which can be met only by creation of innovative materials, distinguished by new characteristics. Today I can say that it was a right choice and the knowledge, acquired during studies, is very useful at work, which requires constant learning.

Entrance to Bachelor's studies

High school certificate (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified).

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible (otherwise additional entrance exams are organised by KTU).

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

Entrance score should be not lower than 2.

0.4 Mathematics
0.4 Physics or Chemistry
0.2 English (IELTS≥5.5/TOEFL iBT≥75/CEFR≥B2)