Vehicle Engineering

The world ‘s best of the best in motorsport tests the vehicles of your design and win the championship races. Seems too good to be true, or is it? Having gained knowledge in car powertrains, expertise in their operation and maintenance and mastered specifics in design and manufacturing of vehicles and methodologies of their technical upgrade, you will join KTU graduates network of vehicle engineers who live this dream already.
The study process features teaching and learning methods and instruments conforming to international standards: engineering group projects involve application of state-of- the-art diagnostic technologies and design environments – CATIA ADAMS, etc. – employed by international business companies in the vehicle design industry.

Admission to the programme in Panevėžys Faculty of Technology and Business is not available for current intake.

Code 6121EX020
Location Kaunas
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design
Cycle First cycle
Field Transport Engineering
Language Lithuanian, English
Study mode and duration Full-time studies - 4 y. (Day-time)
Degree awarded Bachelor of Engineering Sciences
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Why @KTU?

Application of modern teaching methods

Engineering group projects involve application of state-of- the-art diagnostic technologies and design environments – CATIA ADAMS, etc.

Why @KTU?

Latest software applied by international business companies

Students learn to work with Solidworks, Adams, VISSIM, VISUM, MATLAB and other software which is applied by international business companies in the vehicle design industry.

Why @KTU?

Self-realisation via innovative projects

Engagement in projects run by the students of Vehicle Engineering: Experimental Hybrid Vehicle – Electric Car, The Student Formula, Sustainable Urban Mobility Planner, etc.



Machinery – vehicles, power units
Constructions – materials, arrangements, design
Technologies – production, diagnostics, energy
Logistics – terminals, transportation, traffic
Design and modernisation of vehicles, their systems and elements Understanding, selection and management of technologies for technical maintenance of vehicles Determination of assurance of functionality and reliability of vehicles and their systems Understanding of transportation technologies in logistics


Edvardas Radzevičius

UAB "Altas komercinis transportas", General Manager


At our company we perform modification of minibuses by the German producers Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz according to the specific needs of the clients, adapting them to the needs of passenger transportation or emergency services, therefore not only the knowledge of modern production equipment and LEAN management is relevant, but also methodologies of development of vehicles and understanding of "green technologies" (alternative fuel and hybrid power units), when design solutions are made in cooperation with German engineers-constructors during modification of the body and development of the low floor hybrid passenger busses.

Mindaugas Stonkus

Ford Werke GmbH (Germany), Engineer-Constructor


Successful engineering activities at the foreign capital company are enabled by the knowledge acquired during studies at KTU and possibilities of its implementation at the students’ projects – team work skills, acquired during participation in development of an experimental hybrid car, are particularly valuable.


Student’s competences
– Individual and team work skills
– Analytical and critical thinking
– Openness to innovations
– Creativity
– Problem solving and assessment
– Decision making

Student’s skills
– Able to analyse the problems of functionality and reliability of vehicle systems
– Able to design equipment
– Able to apply, improve, develop methodologies and technologies
– Able to analyse, model, research, design, solve problems, optimise processes and technologies



You may become

– Design of vehicles and their components, make preparation for drawing by CAD systems (AUTODESK INVENTOR, SOLIDWORKS, CATIA);

– Preparation and consultancy in the field of sketches, technical and work projects, and documents of various complexity;

– Development of products and prototypes.

– Research of road infrastructure and traffic flows forecasting

– Simulation of terminal work processes, data analysis, systematization and efficiency;

– Preparation of projects for sustainable development of transport systems;

– Participation in expert, scientific activities, training of specialists.

– Maintenance of roads and terminals equipment;

– Development and modernization of vehicles and equipment;

– Analysis, modelling and optimization of transport system processes;

– Solving transport energy consumption and ecological problems;

– Diagnostics of vehicles, systems and their components.


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



Final exam

Third subject

English language


IELTS, TOEFL, CEFR or equivalent


Tuition fee


Financial support