Mechanical Engineering

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

The curriculum of KTU MSc Mechanical Engineering study programme integrates the latest scientific achievements and theoretical principles of mechanics, providing knowledge and skills essential for top-level professionals. Mechanical engineers play an important role in industry and business, they develop and design various moving objects, machines and mechanisms for virtually all industries, they solve engineering problems in robotics and manufacturing systems, they are indispensable in automotive, space, biotechnology, computer, electronics, energy corporations.

During your studies, the KTU’s upgraded labs of Measurements Actuators, Robotics, Biomechatronics, Dynamics, Piezomechanics, Holography and Optical Measurements, 3D Prototyping, Materials Static Testing will be open for your research. The University’s close links with industry companies, such as Festo, Hi-Steel, Mars Lietuva, Baltec CNC Technologies guarantees up-to-date knowledge of market needs.

Whatever career path you choose, Mechanical Engineering master’s degree from KTU will testify the creative thinking skills that will help you create innovative products and systems. If you wish so, after your studies you can turn to research or take a leadership career path in manufacturing companies around the globe.

The programme equips you with competencies in:

  • Development of products of mechanical nature: you will be able to evaluate, model, simulate develop and optimise mechanical systems
  • Carrying out research: you will thrive solving ambiguous problems, summarising and integrating knowledge and information from mechanical engineering and other fields
  • Management: you will inspire and lead teams of different professionals, planning and managing their activities to achieve great results


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

Engineering analysis and basics research
Finite element method
Mechanical vibrations
Experimental mechanics
Research project 1
Research project 2

Engineering systems
Models of multiphysics systems
Dynamics of mechatronic systems
Theory of elasticity and plasticity
Microelectromechanical systems design

Product development
Product development
Computer-aided design systems
Computer-aided analysis of structures
Constructional strength and reliability

Quality assurance
Quality and Reliability of Technical Objects
Final Degree Project

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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