Kaunas University of Technology became a new scientific partner of the IEC

Kaunas university of technology is a leading Lithuanian university providing a wide range of studies and closely cooperating with business.

The University provides studies of engineering, technologies, physical and social sciences, humanities and arts. The research groups working at KTU contribute to the global scientific knowledge by conducting cutting edge interdisciplinary research on the most important questions of current time.

Kaunas University of Technology had its beginning on 16 February 1922, when the University of Lithuania and its technical faculties were established. The development of Lithuanian scientific ideas continued in the first Lithuanian independent technical school of higher education (in 1950–1990 titled Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (KPI)). It was famous for the ultrasound and vibrotechnics laboratories, and scientific research of textiles.

In 1990 KTU regained its status of the university and took a path of rapid reforms of studies and research. The University continues to pursue sustainable partnership of science, business and industry, develops and implements new ideas, innovations and inventions. Since 1992 more than 153 thousand graduates graduated from the university.

KTU has cooperation agreements with more than 350 higher education institutions in 50 countries of the world.

Memorandums of Understanding, Student and staff exchange and “Erasmus+” inter-institutional agreements allow the University to develop strategic partnerships with foreign institutions in studies and research, and for staff and students to go for academic exchange. At the moment, most of the partners are from the European Union countries but the cooperation map is quickly expanding.