Established in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, in 1956, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH) is one of the most prominent research universities in Lithuania with a focus on technologies and engineering and a strong emphasis on university-business cooperation. VILNIUS TECH is also one of the leading universities in Lithuania in the area of internationalization (i.e., number of international students, number of academic mobility, international projects).

University in figures:

  • 8.400 students (15% international – degree-seeking or exchange);
  • 10 faculties: Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, Architecture, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Creative Industries, Electronics, Environmental Engineering, Fundamental Sciences, Mechanics, Transport Engineering;
  • 3 research centres, 13 research institutes, 22 research laboratories;
  • 104 study programmes (BSc and MSc);
  • 41% of all study programmes are taught in English;
  • Study programmes in the field of engineering sciences make up 64% of all study programmes;
  • 934 academic staff members (75% with PhD degree);
  • PhD studies in 12 fields of science;
  • Over 470 higher education and research partner institutions in 62 countries;
  • Around 500 business partners.
  • Over 50 international projects implemented each year.
  • University publishes 15 research journals (10 listed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science).

VILNIUS TECH received top rankings by 4 subjects in QS WUR 2021:

  • #151-200 in Engineering – Civil & Structural
  • #151-200 in Architecture / Built Environment
  • #201-250 in Business & Management Studies
  • #201-250 in Economics & Econometrics