Applied Chemistry

Master‘s studies @ Kaunas University of Technology
30 Jun Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
2 years Study duration full-time
5266€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Chemistry is essential to our modern lives. The industrial applications of fundamental chemistry knowledge directly affect us daily – what we eat, what we wear, our transport, the technology we use, how we treat illnesses and how we get electricity – to name just a few.

The design of new sustainable materials and chemical products requires an understanding of the synthesis and physical/chemical properties of substances, as well as the relationship between the structure and the properties. While studying MSc Applied Chemistry at KTU, you will develop competence to analyse state-of-the-art products and innovative technologies, work with contemporary equipment.

During your studies, you will expand your understanding of the complex instrumental analysis processes and will learn to assess the value of new technologies. Your deep knowledge in chemistry and instrumental analysis together with research skills will equip you with an ability to form and solve both fundamental and industry challenges in the field.

After graduating from master’s in Applied Chemistry at KTU you will be able to develop sustainable and socially responsible materials and chemical products, meeting the society’s needs for inovative products.

The graduates of MSc Applied Chemistry study program are the innovation leaders – they can shape the society’s attitudes towards science and industry as the drivers of human well-being. Relying on the latest chemistry and chemical technology achievements, they can seek a career in high-technology research and industrial companies. They develop environmentally friendly smart materials that are improving the quality of our daily lives.

  • While studying, you will have access to the latest complex chromatographic, spectroscopic, spectrometric, thermal and X-Ray powder diffraction analysis equipment
  • Students can join internationally renowned research groups for fundamental scientific or industrialR&D projects
  • Excellent opportunities to go on exchange studies or practices at universities or companies in Germany, UK, France, Netherlands, Spain or other countries


Funding opportunities

All international students automatically become candidates to receive the Scholarship for International Students, which is assigned for first-year Bachelor or Master students with strong academic records and motivation.

The residents of European Union countries and the global citizens of Lithuanian origin can apply for state-funded study places. This means that all the applicants, who fall into one of the aforementioned categories, will participate in the general admission’s competition for state-funded study places and get the chance to study free of charge, depending on their admission score.

Campus life

The main KTU Campus is within walking distance from the city centre. In the campus, university sports halls and courts, dormitories, shops and recreational areas are all nearby. KTU boasts the active student community, with 6 art societies and over 20 students’ organisations. Our students can choose from 100 weekly sports classes, and join one of 20 sports teams. All of this is free of charge.

Over 40 thousand students study in Kaunas, and of these, around 10% are international students. Lush parks, lively squares, cosy cafes and buzzing cultural life make Kaunas attractive not only as a travel destination but also as a place to live. In 2022, Kaunas will become a European Capital of Culture.

Programme structure

What will you study?

  • Materials: functional, smart, nano-materials, composite, innovative
  • Synthesis: modelling of structure, conversion, catalysis and kinetics
  • Analysis: thermal, X-ray, spectroscopic, chromatographic
  • Technologies: (opto)electronics, energy, functional covers
  • Application: idea, model, technology, solution of problems, innovations

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in English Language requirements:

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

If you do not currently hold any English proficiency certificate, the English test can also be conducted by KTU during the admission process.



Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %


University Bachelor degree certificate:

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Autumn Intake Deadline


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