Renewable Energy Engineering

Bachelor's studies (university) @ Kaunas University of Technology
30 Jun Application deadline
1 Sep Start date
4 years Study duration full-time
3836€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Urged by the growing desire to maintain balance, to preserve the natural environment and to slow down climate change, mankind is turning towards nature. As a result, global energy is changing.

Renewable energy includes solar, wind, water and other renewable energy sources. Currently, it is probably the most progressive and rapidly expanding field of technology and energy in the world. It is understandable – the future of all of us depends on this area.

While studying bachelor’s in Renewable Energy Engineering at KTU, you will expand your engineering knowledge and skills, will master the knowledge on the use of environmentally friendly types of energy, on the application of solar, wind, hydro, biofuel heat pump technologies in the fields of electricity and heat. Your knowledge will be supplemented with practical workshops at state-of-the-art laboratories equipped by Siemens, Schneider Electric, Omicron, ABB and DE Lorenzo.

  • Next to the basic subjects of the study programme, you will be able to choose two more specialised module groups additionally
  • The students and lecturers work as partners, the innovative attitude of students to the studied objects is highly valued
  • Hands-on experience using contemporary lab equipment acquire practical skills which are highly regarded among the employers

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?

  • Energy sources: properties, potential, effective use
  • Power plants: solar and wind energy, environment-friendly energy sources
  • Technologies: microprocessor devices, controllers, fuel elements
  • Design: intelligent energy systems, power plants, autonomous energy systems

Admission Requirements

Proficiency in English Language requirements:

IELTS ≥5.5, TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B1, 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.


Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject

High school certificate

Maximum 3 years after high school graduation 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.

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Lian Moussa
KTU is truly a great place to start your future, and if you have the right people around you – it is a gem!