Vilnius Gediminas Technical University History
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University abbreviated as VGTU is a Lithuanian higher education institution located in the capital city of Vilnius. The university was established in 1956 after its split from Kaunas Polytechnic Institute and currently enrols over 11000 students.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University comprises of 13 faculties in total offering a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of subjects. Some of the subject offerings include Aviation Management, Aviation Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration, and Civil Engineering.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University also offers programs in International Business Management, Creative Industries and Design, Transport Engineering, Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Fundamental Sciences, Exact and Natural Sciences, Environmental Engineering, and Electronics.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Campuses
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University has an urban campus with a number of buildings scattered throughout the city of Vilnius in Lithuania. The university campus is a mix of modern and historical buildings which house the faculties, modern teaching facilities, university offices, and student halls of residence.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University offers a range of facilities including a library with over 100000 titles such as books, periodicals, and journals. The campus also offers sports facilities, health and medical services, student union, seminar rooms and auditoriums, and study spaces in addition to international student help desk and student support services.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Achievements
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University is ranked amongst top 700 universities in the world in QS World University Rankings 2020. The university is also placed 38th in the EECA Rankings 2020 published QS Top Universities.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University is also ranked amongst top 150 universities in the world to study Civil Engineering and Architecture in QS Subject Rankings. The university also features in the list of top 200 institutions to study Business Management by QS Subject Rankings.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University USP
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University attracts a large number of international students each year from Europe, Americas, and Asia. 12% of its total student body comprises of international students. The university also boasts of low student to faculty ratio of 14:1.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University has an average acceptance rate and offers generous scholarships and tuition fee assistance to deserving students. The university has also partnered with over 500 institutions to offer international student exchange opportunities to students.
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Notable Alumni
Algirdas Butkevicius (Former Prime Minister of Lithuania), Kestutis Antanelis (Lithuanian composer), Rolandas Paksas (Former President of Lithuania), and Andrius Mamontovas (Musician).
Average Academic Score
Undergraduate: EUR 2700
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Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Rankings
RegionalEmerging Europe and Central Asia
1. Free Tuition fee places for Masters degree studies in Lithuania
The best International students applying to the first year of Master’s degree studies at VGTU can be awarded a scholarship (tuition fee-free place). Students have to submit their applications until the 1st of June.
Eligibility Criteria /Scholarship Guidelines
All applicants must submit their application with education documents online before applying for the scholarship. To be eligible for a scholarship please register online.
Candidates must be 26 years old and younger.
The scholarship is given for the full study period if the student has no academic debts.
Incomplete applications or without application fee payment will not be considered for a scholarship.
Applications submitted after 1st of June will not be considered for a scholarship.
Previous academic achievements in Bachelor's degree studies (minimum 80% of the maximum GPA).
Student Faculty Ratio
Saul?tekio al. 11,Lithuania