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