IEC signs cooperation agreement with the largest university in Lithuania

IEC signs cooperation agreement with the largest university in Lithuania

The cooperation agreement with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) was signed on May 9, 2019 in Vilnius (Lithuania). University is a leading higher education institution situated in Vilnius the capital of Lithuania. Established in 1956 VGTU is one of the biggest research universities in Lithuania with a focus on technologies and engineering and strong emphasis on university-business cooperation.

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University is: 

  • Over 9 600 students (11% international – degree seeking or exchange)
  • 11:1 Student/Academic staff ratio
  • 10 faculties: Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, Architecture, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Creative Industries, Electronics, Environmental Engineering, Fundamental Sciences, Mechanics, Transport Engineering
  • 13 research institutes, 3 research centres, 22 research laboratories 
  • Study programmes in the field of engineering sciences make 60% of all study programmes 
  • 960 academic staff members (72% with PhD degree) 
  • 112 study programmes based on three-cycle structure: undergraduate (BSc), graduate (MSc) and post-graduate (PhD) studies
  • Around 500 partner higher education and research institutions in 67 countries 
  • Around 500 business partners
  • 40 international research and study projects 
  • 80 000 alumni
  • VGTU publishes 15 research journals (9 of which are listed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science)

VGTU is among top 2,1% of universities globally
VGTU is ranked 39st in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia region according to the “QS World University Rankings 2019”. 

VGTU is among top universities by 7 subjects in QS WUR 2019:
Top 51-100 in Engineering – Civil and Structural
Top 101-150 in Architecture / Built Environment
Top 101-150 in Business and Management Studies
Top 201-250 in Economics and Econometrics
Top 301-350 in Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing
Top 351-400 in Engineering – Electrical and Electronic
Top 451-500 in Computer Science and Information Systems


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