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Bachelor in Renewable Energy Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
01 September 2021
Application deadline: 31 July 2021

Program description

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.

Why @KTU?

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

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

High school / secondary education (or higher)

  • a senior high school diploma with a good average grade (min. CGPA >60 %),
  • maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible,
  • minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject: final exams and Mathematics, Physics or Information technologies.

English Language requirements

  • Accepted proof of proficiency: Cambridge English, IELTS, TOEFL or other equivalent
  • English IELTS 5.5 , TOEFL ≥75, CEFR ≥B2, or equivalent or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) standardised admission test.
  • If your previous studies have been fully in English and it is marked on your degree certificate or transcript, or noted in a confirmation from the school which confirms that your studies have been fully in English language, additional English test may not be required.
  • If an applicant does not have any official test, online examination may be organised by KTU.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

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.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee: €3,200 per year


Awards: BSc (Renewable Energy Engineering)

Credits: 240 ECTS

Objective(s) of a Study Program:

  • To prepare highly skilled renewable energy specialists capable to competently solve the tasks of the design and
  • implementation of renewable energy sources and their control systems, assess research achievements in the area of
  • renewable energy and the key factors in the business environment.

Student’s competences:

  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative principles of operating modes, organisation and management of energy systems;
  • Analysis of new and sustainable principles of electricity generation, transmission and distribution technologies and assessment of the possibilities of their use;
  • Identification and assessment of energy problems, provision of solutions;
  • Design and management of energy systems, efficient use of renewable energy sources for generation, transmission and use of electricity and thermal energy.

Student’s skills:

  • Able to plan and manage energy economy of distribution networks and companies, design and operate electricity and thermal energy supply systems and solve financial tasks;
  • Able to make engineering decisions assessed in terms of ethics, social norms, environmental protection and safety;
  • Able to manage various technological processes and technical systems of energy system.

Career opportunities

Access to Professional Activity

The graduate can seek employment in companies running renewable energy systems, design bureaus, national enterprises and private organizations where experts of renewable energy resource development, usage and application are required.

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About this institute

Kaunas University of Technology

Established in 1922, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) provides studies and research in all areas answering the demands of today’s ever-changing world. Ranked the 1st in Lithuania by alumni employability and student satisfaction, KTU is among the top 500 world...

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Why study at Kaunas University of Technology

KTU, the main provider of research services for business and industry, one of the most active science institutions in Lithuania boasts impressive research facilities. In addition to state-of-the-art laboratories designed for studies, such as FabLab, Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab, Auto Diagnostics Lab and others, the laboratories of Santaka Valley and the Faculties equipped with the newest technology are open to student research and studies.

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Kaunas University of Technology

Donelaicio St. 73
LT-44249 Kaunas

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