Admissions

Hi, there! We really hope that you'll find a suiting study field here at KTU, one that you will be able to advance in, excel at, and one that will let you aim for possible future carrer opportunites.

KTU offers a wide variety of study programmes and pays a lot of attention to the individual needs of our students and the quality of education overall. Choice opportunities are being provided to those who are the most talented, and those who encounter some difficulties in their studies.

 
 
 
 

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Degree Students

General Information

Studying at KTU is an educational experience and start of your new career. At our university you can find

  1. study programmes taught in English,
  2. personal approach of the professors,
  3. language classes, labs and libraries, etc.

that foster innovative, creative and independent thought that will give you a competitive advantage back home.

International degree programmes 2016-2017 (for non-EU students) 

International degree programmes 2016-2017 (for citizens of EU and EU candidate countries)

Программы на английском языке 2016-2017 (информация на русском языке)

 

International Studies Office | Department of International Relations
Enrolment Manager Jurga Pšemeneckaitė
Donelaičio St. 73, room 104, LT-44249 Kaunas
tel. +370 37 323 894, +370 37 300 036
e-mail international@ktu.lt

apply NOW on apply.ktu.edu

Application Procedure

The applications of International Students are submitted on application online platform.

Documents to be submitted:

• Official legalised documents of previous education (certificate of school –  for Bachelor degree, and university diploma – for  applicants for Master studies) including grades (an academic transcript);

• Copy of passport (for non EU citizens) or  ID card (only for EU and EEA citizens);

• English language  profficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL or any equivalent) showing at least intermediate knowledge of English; 

• List of publications as  well as Motivation letter (only for applicants for Master degree students).

All the documents have to be either in English or Lithuanian language. Subscription of the Notary for English and Lithuanian translations of all written documents is required. The educational and financial documents must be legalised according to international law requirements.
The Application without supporting documents will not be considered. The applicant might be asked to submit additional documents.

The EU citizens who want to apply for the admission to several Lithuanian universities and compete for the state funded place, should apply via joint admission network Association of Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions otherwise the application procedure is the same.


Application deadlines
  • 30th of June for those applying for autumn semester (30th of July, if there is a Lithuanian embassy in your country of residence, or no visa is required to enter Lithuania). If an applicant for Master's studies intends to apply for Lithuanian state scholarship, the application should be received by 30th of June.
  • 30th of November for those applying for spring semester.
  • All programmes in English start on the 1st of September, some programmes accept students from the 1st of February (spring semester) too.

Nevertheless we accept applications all year round and organise preparatory courses if needed. Consult Enrolment Manager.

Programmes in English

 

Dowload brochure with full information, programmes features and fees:

International degree programmes 2016-2017 (for non-EU students) 

International degree programmes 2016-2017 (for citizens of EU and EU candidate countries)

Программы на английском языке 2016-2017 (информация на русском языке)

PhD studies


 
Scholarships

KTU offers to study Master's programmes with the Lithuanian state scholarships:

  • citizens of Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and foreigners of Lithuanian origin may apply for free of charge studies and a monthly scholarship;
  • citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan may apply for a monthly scholarship for the period of studies.

Applicants should submit applications for studies at KTU before 30 June and apply for the scholarship until 15 July. Scholarship application procedure (will be renewed after the Decision of Ministry).

Kaunas University of Technology participates in national scholarship programmes in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

 

 
Tuition fees
Degree programme
Tuition fee per year for EU and EU candidate country students*, EUR
Tuition fee per year for non EU students, EUR
Architecture    
2248 EUR
2800 EUR
Business and Administration    
Industrial Technology Management
1560 EUR
2800 EUR
Computer Sciences    
Informatics
2248 EUR
2800 EUR
Engineering and Technologies    
Aviation Engineering
Chemical Technology and Engineering
Civil Engineering

Electronics Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Materials and Nanotechnologies
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics
Production Engineering
Vehicle Engineering
2248 EUR
2800 EUR
Physical Sciences     
Applied Physics
2248 EUR
2800 EUR
Social Sciences and Humanities    
New Media Language
Public Policy
1884 EUR
1271 EUR
2800 EUR
     
Architecture    
Architecture
3242 EUR
4000 EUR
Economics and Business    
Accounting and Auditing
International Business
Marketing Management

Technology Management
2400 EUR
3500 EUR
Computer Science    
Informatics
3242 EUR
4000 EUR
Engineering and Technologies    
Aeronautical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Control Technologies
Electrical Power Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Management and Cleaner Production
Food Science and Safety
Industrial Engineering and Management
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics
Smart Telecommunications Technology
Vehicle Engineering
3242 EUR
4000 EUR
Physical Sciences    

Applied Physics
Medical Physics

3242 EUR

4000 EUR

Social Sciences and Humanities    
Educational Technologies
3242 EUR
4000 EUR
European Union International Relations
Public Policy
2265 EUR
3500 EUR
     
     
Doctoral programmes:
 
 

 

English language preparatory course

Duration: 5 months (12 ECTS credits)

Starts: Autumn semester, Spring semester

Content: oral, written and speaking English (A1, A2, B1, B2). Group of 5-7 students. Each level finalizes with an exam

Fee: € 700/semester (2 levels, 6 ECTS credits each)

Graduation: English language certificate; B2 holders are eligible to be enrolled for degree programmes without IELTS/TOEFL

Architecture preparatory course

Duration: 5 months (18 ECTS credits)

Starts: Spring semester

Content: oral, written and speaking English (A1, A2, B1, B2). Group of 5-7 students.

Fee: € 1000/course

Graduation: Architecture preparation course certificate; eligibility to be enrolled for BSc in Architecture

 
 
     

Tuition fee refund

In case the student does not get Lithuanian visa and/or does not arrive to the University with the reason, the student will receive the tuition fee back to the personal bank account within 3 weeks. A confirmation of visa refusal or proof of any other serious reason to not arrive has to be provided.

In case the student decides to quit studies after arrival to the University:

  1. The tuition fee for the current semester will not be returned, if the student quits studies without a serious reason.
  2. 50 % of the current semester tuition fee will be refunded, if the student quits studies before 15th October in Autumn semester or before 15th March in Spring semester due to serious reasons. A proof of a serious reason to quit studies must be provided.
  3. The tuition fee for the current semester will not be returned, if the student decides to quit studies after 16th October in Autumn semester or after 16th March in Spring semester.

If the student has paid for two semesters in advance, the tuition fee for the second semester will be fully refunded.The particular amount of the tuition fee will be returned to the personal bank account of the student within three weeks after receiving the official application and proof of a reason (if necessary) to return the tuition fee. The official application to get the refund must include name and surname of the receiver, bank account number, bank name, branch address, SWIFT code, IBAN code (if possible).

Exchange Students

General Information

Students may come to KTU for exchange studies (1-2 semesters) in undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in technological, physical and social sciences, humanities and arts on the basis of:

  1. Erasmus agreements,
  2. Bilateral agreements between universities,
  3. State scholarships under international agreements and bilateral exchange programmes.

All exchange students coming to study to KTU on the basis both Erasmus and bilateral agreements are excempted from paying the tuition fee.

Exchange Programmes Manager (incoming students: studies and internships)
Monika Veličkaitė
International Studies Office | Department of International Relations
K. Donelaičio St. 73, room 104
LT-44029 Kaunas, Lithuania
tel. +370 37 300 037
fax +370 37 300 039
e-mail monika.velickaite@ktu.lt

Coordinators at the Faculties (Responsible persons to sign learning agreements)

Jonas Damašius

Faculty of Chemical Technology

jonas.damasius@ktu.lt

Laura Jankauskaitė-Jurevičienė

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture

laura.jankauskaite-jureviciene@ktu.lt

Alma Dervinienė

Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

alma.derviniene@ktu.lt

Rūta Dapkūnaitė

Faculty of Informatics

ruta.dapkunaite@ktu.lt

Indrė Starevičiūtė

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

indre.stareviciute@ktu.lt

Sigita Urbanavičiūtė

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design

sigita.urbanaviciute@ktu.lt

Audronė Gedžiūtė

Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities

audrone.gedziute@ktu.lt

Brigita Stanikūnienė

Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business

brigita.stanikuniene@ktu.lt

Rasa Rauktienė

School of Economics and Business

rasa.rauktiene@ktu.lt

Application Procedure

You are welcome to apply for exchange studies at KTU!

Note that before you apply you must be nominated by your home university. Therefore you have to contact exchange programme coordinator at the home university first of all.
A student can be nominated to come to KTU when a valid bilateral agreement between home university and KTU exists or under academic exchange programmes between countries.

Application deadlines:
Autumn semester – June 1
Spring semester – November 1

Online application for exchange students

Supporting documents:

1. Learning agreement: 
    for Erasmus+
    for other programmes
2. Transcript of records;
3. English language proficiency certificate (CEFR B2+, IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL IBT 70+ or equivalent);
4. Copy of valid passport (for non EU citizens) or ID card (only for EU and EEA citizens).

5. In case you would like to prepare thesis / final degree project at KTU, please fill additionally Application form for final degree Project.

 Note!

  • You can save your online application at any time and continue to work on it at a later stage if you wish so.
  • After the supporting documents are prepared/signed, they have to be scanned and saved on your computer.
  • Scanned documents have to be uploaded in your online application.
  • No documents have to be sent by post.
  • You can apply for the accommodation in KTU dormitory by filling appropriate part of online application form.
 

Notification of acceptance

Decision concerning applicant acceptance is normally taken till the end of June for the autumn semester and till the end of November for the spring semester.
After acceptance to KTU, the letter of acceptance with all relevant information concerning accommodation, Welcome week, registration etc is sent to the student or to the student‘s home university.

Courses (by Faculty)

  1. Faculty of Chemical Technology
  2. Institute of Environmental Engineering
  3. Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture
  4. Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  5. Faculty of Informatics
  6. Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  7. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design
  8. Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
  9. Panevezys Faculty of Technologies and Business
  10. School of Economics and Business
 
Attention!

Incoming students can choose not more than 30 ECTS credits per semester.

When you choose courses, please pay attention to the level of the course. It is recommended to choose undergraduate level courses for Bachelor‘s level students, and graduate level courses for Master‘s level students.

Course level is indicated in the description of every course. It is also easy to distinguish course level from letters B or M in the code of the course, like T125B003 – Bachelor's level course T125M165 – Master's level course.

Please choose courses offered in the proper semester, e.g. if you are coming for the autumn semester, choose only the courses that are offered in the autumn semester, if you are coming for the spring semester, choose only the courses that are offered in the spring semester.

     1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th programme semesters are autumn semesters at KTU.
     2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th programme semesters are spring semesters at KTU.

The required prerequisites (if any) are indicated in the description of every course. Please choose a course only if you meet the prerequisites.

Please take into account that courses chosen from different study programmes/study years and provided by different faculties may cause clashes in your timetable and consequently may lead to study plan/course changes. It is recommended to choose as many courses as possible from the same faculty, the same study programme, and the same study year.

Please kindly note that a course is taught only if a sufficient number of students registers for the course.

In the case of absence of sufficient number of students the course might be offered in the form of consultations. The final approval of the study plan and the mode of teaching is taken by particular faculty.

Practical Information

Guides

Basic Facts about Lithuania

Lithuania is a dynamic member state of the European Union. It is situated near the Baltic Sea in the crossroad between Western and Eastern Europe. Safe environment, friendly people, historic heritage and enchanting nature are the keys to attract tourists, students, employees.

History in Brief

The Balts, an Indo-European ethnic group, started settling down in the present territory of Lithuania in the seventh century B.C.

The formation of the Lithuanian State began in the 13th century, with the establishment of the Great Duchy of Lithuania by the first King of Lithuania, Mindaugas, crowned in 1253. In 1323, Vilnius, as the capital city, was mentioned for the first time in the official correspondence of the Great Duke Gediminas.

One of the consequences of the Krėva Treaty signed by Lithuania and Poland in 1385 was Lithuania’s conversion to Catholicism. Orienting the country towards West, it had a positive influence on economic and cultural development.

During the rule of the Great Duke Vytautas (1392-1430), Lithuania became one of the largest states in Europe, extending from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.

Under the Lublin Union of 1569, Lithuania and Poland were merged into a Commonwealth that lasted until 1795, while later Lithuania became a part of Russian empire.

On 16 February 1918, the Lithuania Council proclaimed the Independent Republic of Lithuania. In 1921, Lithuania was admitted to the League of Nations.

In 1940, Lithuania was occupied by the Soviet Russia and remained incorporated in the Soviet Union until 1990.

On 11 March 1990, Lithuania declared the re-establishment of its independence. On 11 December 1999, Lithuania was invited to start negotiation for European Union Membership.

On 29 March 2004 our country became a member of NATO. On 1 May 2004 Lithuania joined the European Union. Lithuania is a member of United Nations (since 1991), World Trade Organisation (since 2001), etc.

In 2009 Lithuania commemorated 1000 years to the first recorded mention of the name of Lithuania.


Basic Facts

Name: Republic of Lithuania.
Area: 65,300 km2.
Location: Lithuania is a state on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. The neighbouring countries are Latvia in the north, Belarus in the east, Poland and Kaliningrad Region of Russia in the south.
Landscape: Lithuania is a flat country, lowland plains make up 75 % of its territory. The highest hill (Aukštasis – „The highest“) is only ~ 293.84 metres above the sea level. Therefore,Lithuania is rich in lakes and rivers.
Climate: maritime/continental. Average temperature in July is 17°C and in Januray - -5°C.
Population: 3,225,000. Lithuanians make the largest ethnic group – 83.5 %. There are 115 ethnicities in Lithuania: Poles (6.7 %), Russians (6.3 %), Bellorussians (1.2 %), other (2.3 %).
Language: Lithuanian.
Religion: Roman Catholic Church (~80 %). Also there are communities of Eastern Orthodox, Evangelical Lutheran, Evangelical Reformation Churches, Old Believers, Judaism, Sunni, Karaite, Islam, and others.
Capital: Vilnius.
Form of government: parliamentary democracy. The powers of governing are exercised by the Seimas (the Parliament), the President of the Republic of Lithuania, the Government, and the Judiciary.
National currency: Euro (EUR).


Kaunas

Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania, first mentioned in an old manuscript in 1361. Situated in the valley of the confluence of the two longest rivers of Lithuania, the Nemunas and the Neris, the town itself became an example of a confluence of people and cultures, an attractive blend of architecture and nature.

Although Kaunas is called the city of students and rich in cultural, sport, students’ events, it is an important industrial and cultural city with a population of over 320 thousands inhabitants.

The Old Town is a concentration of the most important architectural monuments, such as the 13th century castle and the Town Hall, called the White Swan for its charming architecture. The Town Hall square - the most important architectural accent of the old town - is reminiscent of the Middle Ages.

The Avenue of Freedom (Laisvės alėja) is a 1.7 km-long pedestrian street, connecting the new and old parts of the city. It offers a nice walk with the stops at shops, cafés and bars without a disturbance of busy cars.

Kaunas is crossed by two very important highways. The Via Baltica, when constructed, will connect Helsinki with Central and Southern Europe.

The other highway connects the country’s capital city Vilnius with the Klaipėda seaport.

Accomodation

A foreign student may choose where he/she wants to live during the study period. KTU provides a room in a dormitory or a student may choose renting a flat (note: the University is not responsible for finding a flat).

Dormitories

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral students of the university can be accomodated here. A student who wishes to be accommodated in the dormitory can do so while applying online at apply.ktu.edu

The monthly rent prices at the student dormitories are fixed :

  1. 115,85 EUR – single room;
  2. 86,89 EUR – double room / price for a person.

The refundable deposit of 115,85 EUR or 86,89 EUR must be paid within few days of arrival. If you stay in the dormitory less than 2 month, the deposit is not returned. The monthly rent must be paid by the 25th of each month. As a general rule, good manners and cleanliness are expected in the dormitory.

All information about University dormitories can be found in KTU dormitories webpage.

Reminder

  1. Inform the International Office about the date of your arrival that we could prepare the room for you. Even if you arrive at late hour, ring the door of your dormitory and you will be let in. Your name, the key and other related information will be left at the dormitory’s door keeper.
  2. Within the next days after your arrival you will get an invoice to pay a deposit for living in the dormitory (86,89-115,85 EUR; the fees may change – all recent information may be found on KTU webpage).
  3. You will get a personal dormitory pass you need to show every time you enter the dormitory.
  4. Request to have internet connection in your room may be met only after you pay the deposit fee.
  5. Read the rules of living in KTU dormitory carefully to know your rights and responsibilities, etc.
  6. Inform the dormitory about your leaving date (after studies, finding private rent, etc.) 1 month in advance.

Private rent

If you prefer to have more space, or to live in a certain area of Kaunas or have other reasons, you may choose renting a flat. KTU International Office does not intermediate in finding the flat and dealing with its owner

The rental prices vary depending on the number of rooms, location, living conditions, period of rent, etc. Average rent prices are from 200 to 300 EUR per month for a flat (1–3 rooms).

Important!

The rent is usually paid 3–6 months in advance, so have some money prepared for it before arriving. Make sure, that the owner of the flat agrees to declare your living place in the municipality institutions otherwise you may have problems applying or receiving temporary residence permit (TRP).

Offers of private rent online (usually in Lithuanian language):

  1. http://www.noriunt.lt (also available in English and Russian)
  2. http://www.aruodas.lt/ (also available in English and Russian)
  3. http://www.edomus.lt/ (also available in English and Russian)
  4. http://www.domoplius.lt/ (also available in English and Russian)
  5. http://www.namai.lt/ (also available in English)
  6. http://www.butu-nuoma.com
  7. http://www.bustonuoma.lt/butu-nuoma/butu-nuoma-kaune.html
  8. Free international housing network CasaSwap

Go to www.google.com with somebody who understands Lithuanian and search for other options.

Migration Formalities for Degree students

 

 

Migration procedures are different for EU/EEA and non-EU citizens and for degree and exchange students. Please read the information on migration formalities depending on what type of student you are.


FORMALITIES FOR EU/EEA CITIZENS AFTER ARRIVAL TO LITHUANIA

These students do not need to get any type of visa. After your arrival, you must:

  1. To register in Migration Office in order to get document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania. In Lithuanian this document is called “Pažyma ES valstybės narės piliečiui jo teisei gyventi LR patvirtinti“;
  2. To declare the living place in Municipality Office (Seniūnija).

Registration procedure in migration Office

You have to present the following documents to Kaunas Migration Office:
A valid passport or ID card (plus a copy of this document);
An application form (obtainable at the Migration Office or KTU International Office);
European health insurance card (plus a copy of this document);
Certificate regarding enrolment at KTU (you will get it at KTU International Office);
Cheque from the bank indicating that you’ve paid 8,60 EUR for the document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania (the code of payment 5740). 
In 5 working days Migration Office will prepare the document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania and will post it to KTU. International Office will inform you about the reception of this document.

After reception of the document, you must declare your living place in 7 working days at the Municipality Office (Seniūnija).

Declaration of living place

You have to present to Seniūnija the following documents:

  1. A valid passport or ID card;
  2. The document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania, received from Migration Office;
  3. Living place declaration form (obtainable at KTU International Office or Dormitory)*. 

*This form has to be signed by the central dormitory administration, which is located Gričiupio St. 13 (KTU dormitory No. 10), room 101. If you rent a flat privately, this owner of the flat has to go to Seniūnija together with you having the documents of flat's ownership.

NOTE. Students, studying in Lithuania less than 90 days within 6 months, don’t have to do any formalities in Migration or Municipality offices.


FORMALITIES FOR NON-EU CITIZENS

Non-EU degree students need a Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) in order to study in Lithuania.

Temporary residence permit application procedure is quite long and may take up to 6 months. In order to start the studies faster, a degree student may apply for national visa. Therefore International Officer prepares and sends you two packages of documents (for visa and for TRP) together with the Acceptance Letter. National visa is issued within 15 days and you can come to Lithuania.

You must submit the documents to the closest Embassy of Lithuania. If you do not need a visa to enter Lithuania, you may submit your documents for TRP after your arrival to Lithuania. The explanations and recommendations are sent to you along with other necessary documents.

APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL VISA

If you do not need visa to enter Lithuania (for example, you are from Canada, Korea, Israel, etc.), you can come to Lithuania and stay here for 3 months without visa. If you stay longer than 3 months, you must apply for national visa in Kaunas Migration Office. 

If you need visa to enter Lithuania, you must apply for national visa in the em- bassy of Lithuania in your country or in the case of unavailability of it – in the nearest embassy of Lithuania.

You must submit the following documents:

  1. Passport and its photocopy (passport’s period of validity must exceed the validity period of the requested visa by at least 3 months).
  2. National visa application form filled in block letters in English language (provided by KTU DIR or obtainable at the embassy / its website) including colour photo 35x45 mm).
  3. Document proving that you will have enough funds (bank statement or sponsor’s affidavit of support and sponsor’s bank statement or official letter from the University or Ministry about the granted scholarship).
  4. Valid health insurance, covering the duration of stay, and its photocopy. The amount of medical insurance coverage should be not less than 30,000 EUR.The health insurance should be for one year (starting from the date of your arrival to Lithuania) or shorter ( i.e., 6 months) in case of shorter studies.
  5. Admission to the university document (provided by KTU DIR).
  6. Document  constituting that  applicant will have place of residence while in Lithuania (provided by KTU DIR).
  7. Mediation letter from University (provided by KTU DIR).

Always check the website of the embassy about the mode of interview appointment (online or telephone registration) and requested documents (country’s specific requirements may be applied).

Usuallyvisa isissued in 14 days therefore you should apply in advance. National visa is issued free of charge for the period of studies (if you come as an exchange student, the validity of visa corresponds to your study period at KTU) or for 12 month in case of longer studies (degree) at KTU. 

If you come for up to 12 months (exchange studies or internship), this is the last step in migration procedures. 
If you come for 1,5 – 4 years, you should get temporary residence permit which replaces national visa.

APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY RESIDENT PERMIT (TRP)

TRP is issued for those who intend to study more than one year in Lithuania. TRP is valid for one year and has to be renewed annually.
You should submit the following documents to Kaunas Migration Office at least 4 months before expiration of your national visa:

  1. A valid passport (plus a photocopy of all stamped pages of the passport);
  2. An application form (obtainable at the Migration Office or KTU DIR Office);
  3. One photo (colour);
  4. Bank statement showing you have sufficient amount of money to live in Lithuania (no less than 2100 EUR);
  5. Certificate regarding enrolment at KTU and accommodation to KTU dormitory (you willget it from KTU DIR).
  6. Application fee of 86 EUR can be paid inside Kaunas Migration Office by your personal debit or credit card (having "chip"). If you want to pay at the the bank, please ask KTU International Studies Office about the bank account details.

FORMALISATION OF TRP

Once the decision to issue TRP is given by the Migration Department of Lithuania, it is sent to KTU DIR or to your indicated address. You should formalise TRP decision before the expiration of your visa, i.e. to get TRP card at Kaunas Migration Office by providing the following documents:

  1. A valid passport (plus a photocopy of all stamped pages of the passport).
  2. An application form (obtainable at the Migration Office or KTU DIR).
  3. Health insurance (valid till the expiration date of TRP) for at least 5792,40 EUR.
  4. Application fee of 28 EUR can be paid inside Kaunas Migration Office by your personal debit or credit card (having "chip").

TRP card is issued within 10 working days after accepting your documents. After receiving the TRP, you must declare your place of residence at the Municipality Office (Seniūnija) within 7 working days.

DECLARATION OF YOUR PLACE OF RECIDENCE 

You have to present to Municipality Office (Seniūnija) the following documents: 

  1. A valid passport or ID card.
  2. The document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania, received from Migration Office.
  3. Place of residence declaration form (obtainable at Dormitory)*.

*This form has to be signed by the Dormitory Group administration (or they give a confirmation letter, proving that you live in the dormitory, which is located Gričiupio St. 13 (KTU dormitory No. 10), room 101.

APPLICATION FOR TRP RENEWAL (YEARLY) 

TRP is issued for no longer than 1 year. If your studies last longer that received first TRP, you must apply for renewal of temporary residence permit at least 2 months before the TRP expires. 

You must have a valid declaration of living place. If you rent a flat privately, the owner of the flat must go to Migration Office to confirm that you live in his/her flat. 

Documents you have to present to Kaunas Migration Office: 

  1. A valid passport (plus a photocopy of all stamped pages of the passport and TRP).
  2. An application form (obtainable at the Migration Office or KTU DIR Office).
  3. One photo (colour).
  4. Bank statement showing you have sufficient amount of money to live in Lithuania (no less than 2100 EUR);
  5. Certificate regarding enrolment at KTU and accommodation to KTU dormitory (you will get it from KTU DIR).
  6. Application fee of 86 EUR can be paid inside Kaunas Migration Office by your personal debit or credit card (having “chip”). If you want to pay at the bank, please ask KTU International Studies Office about the bank account details.

More information on the migration formalities, rights and responsibilities of international citizens in Lithuania
• Migration Department www.migracija.lt
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania www.urm.lt

Migration Formalities for Exchange Students

Migration procedures are different for EU/EEA and non-EU citizens and for degree and exchange students. Please read the information on migration formalities depending on what type of student you are.


Formalities for EU/EEA citizens after arrival to Lithuania
 
1. Registration procedure in migration office

You have to present the following documents to Kaunas Migration Office:
 
1. A valid passport or ID card (plus a copy of this document);
2. An application form (obtainable at the Migration Office or KTU International Office);
3. European health insurance card (plus a copy of this document);
4. Certificate regarding enrolment at KTU (you will get it at KTU International Office);
5. Cheque from the bank indicating that you’ve paid 8,6 EUR for the document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania (the code of payment 5740).


In 5 working days Migration Office will prepare the document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania and will post it to KTU. International Office will inform you about the reception of this document.

After reception of the document, you must declare your living place in 7 working days at the Municipality Office (Seniūnija).

2. Declaration of living place

You have to present to Seniūnija the following documents:
1. A valid passport or ID card.
2. The document certifying your legal stay in Lithuania, received from Migration Office.
3. Living place declaration form (obtainable at KTU International Office or Dormitory)*. 
 
*This form has to be signed by the central dormitory administration, which is located Gričiupio St. 13 (KTU dormitory No. 10), room 101.
NOTE. Students, studying in Lithuania less than 90 days within 6 months, don’t have to do any formalities in Migration or Municipality offices.


Formalities for non-EU citizens

Non-EU citizens coming to Lithuania for exchange studies, e.g. under Erasmus programme, (for 1-2 semesters) have to apply for a national multiple entrance visa prior to arrival to Lithuania. The visa is issued in 15 days (usually you can expect it within 7 days).

One of the main documents to get D type visa is Mediation certificate of KTU. International Office prepares and sends Mediation certificate together with acceptance letter to the exchange student by post.

Visas are issued at the embassies, diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Republic of Lithuania abroad. Here you can find the list of embassies, diplomatic missions or consular offices of the Republic of Lithuania abroad.
Please contact the nearest Embassy of Lithuania to get the precise information about visa application procedure.

NOTE. Students, who have national D type visa don’t need to declare living place after arrival to Lithuania.


More information on the migration formalities, rights and responsibilities of aliens in Lithuania:
Migration Department http://www.migracija.lt
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania http://www.urm.lt/

Health Insurance

All international students are supposed to have medical insurance valid in Lithuania for the study period (can be renewed every year). The insurance can be obtained in the student’s home country or from a Lithuanian insurance company upon arrival.Health insurance for EU citizens

Students from EU countries are not required to have any special health insurance. European health insurance card or form E111 confirming that a student has EU health insurance is valid in Lithuania.

Health insurance for non EU citizens

Students from non EU countries may obtain their health insurance either in their country or in Lithuania.

  1. If you come to Lithuania without visa, make the health insurance for 3 month and then extend it when you apply for visa or TRP.
  2. If you came holding national visa D, it means you have health insurance for the period of visa. When you get TRP, it is more convenient to have health insurance obtained in Lithuania.

It costs approximately 115 EUR per year if you purchase it in Lithuania. 
Students from non EU countries applying for the temporary residence permit in Lithuania have to prove to the migration office that they have a valid health insurance.

The following requirements for the insurance contract (policy) have to be fulfilled:

  1. The health insurance contract (policy) shall guarantee that all the basic medical assistance costs and travel expenses which may arise in connection with the return (for health reasons) of an alien to homeland (medical transportation, including escort by medical brigade or a doctor) will be covered.

The following shall be indicated in the insurance policy:

  1. Number of Health insurance contract (policy); 
  2. Information about the insurance company (name, address of registered office, telephone and fax numbers); 
  3. Full name of insured person; 
  4. The amount of health insurance (not less then 5792,40 EUR); 
  5. Duration of health insurance contract (at least till the end of study period); 
  6. Territorial coverage of health insurance contract (policy); 
  7. Non-insured events (risks not covered).

Student Card

Lithuanian Student Identity Card – Lietuvos studento pažymėjimas (LSP) is the only document that proves your Student status in Lithuania.

With this document you will have the right to use libraries and other equipment of KTU, and also to take your exams. The Student Identity Card will provide you with discounts for public transport, discounts for Internet access, copying and other facilities. It’s your document for studies and leisure time.


How to order LSP?

You will need: computer, internet access, e-mail address.
1 step. Go to the http://www.lsp.lt. Choose English language.
2 step. Click on “Sign up” (to register in the system).
3 step. Enter requested information very carefully and follow the directions (if you enter wrong information your LSP won’t be produced or it will take more time). Enter your birth date without any dots, spaces, etc. For example, if your birthday is on 25th of September, 1989, enter: 19890925 (year, month and day).
4 step. Connect to the system http://www.lsp.lt when you receive your login information in your email box. Enter Username and Password to log in.
5 step. Check your status in the section “LSP form assigned department”: you may find information whether your data has been confirmed and approved. If you find that “LSP form was accepted” then go to the 6th step of the procedure. If your data are pending, connect in a couple of days again.
6 step. Click on “Print LSP form” and choose the branch of “Swedbank” where you'll bring your LSP form. Indicate the day and the time to bring your LSP form to the “Swedbank”. Print your LSP form (2 copies) and the bank receipt. Fill in the form; stick your recent photo on it (your photo should be the same as in any other official documents) and go to the bank.
7 step. On the selected time go to the “Swedbank” office that you have indicated, pay for LSP and bring your LSP form.
8 step. LSP is produced by the bank. When your LSP is completed it will be delivered to “Swedbank” and you will get a message to your e-mail address. Now you can go to the same office and get your LSP. During the waiting time you may check on http://www.lsp.lt the status of your LSP production.

How to extend LSP?

LSP is extended very easily. Go to http://www.lsp.lt and click on “LSP extention”. You must follow the instructions and complete similar procedure like ordering the LSP. When you get the confirmation about your confirmed status, you have to print two copies of the application form and the bank reciept. Your LSP will be extended on the same day in your chosen branch of "Swedbank".

If you have lost / ruined LSP

Please contact with KTU Student representative (K. Donelaičio St. 73, Kaunas or by phone +370 37 300 858) and students who work there will explain you what to do. LSP coordinator at KTU: lsp@ktusa.lt 

Price

The price of a new LSP is 2,90 EUR + bank taxes. So it would be 11,60 EUR for undergraduate degree students (duration of 4 years), 5,80 EUR for Master's degree students (duration of 2 years) and 2,90 EUR for exchange students.

Advice

The production of LSP from registration to picking it from the bank may take 3 weeks.
If you need a confirmation that you are a student of KTU, go to your faculty and ask to issue a Student status confirming document. This document is valid for public transport in Kaunas so you can have the student discounts.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

(a) Study Period Recognition Procedures were instituted at the University by decision of the Rector on October 7, 2005, and the necessary administrative support at the institutional level and academic conditions at the faculty level have since been put in place for study period recognition.

(b) Study modules or parts thereof, corresponding to formal and subject requirements of selected study programme, may be recognized for individuals who graduated, studied or are presently studying at institutions of higher education in Lithuania or other countries, accredited in accordance with Lithuanian higher education curriculum, and who want to continue their studies at the University at the same or inferior cycle or studies of other studies programmes.

(c) All outgoing Kaunas University of Technology students are subject to the same study period recognition rules irrespective of the ways in which their study periods abroad may be organised, be it through an EU programme, a bilateral exchange agreement or personal arrangements.

 

(d) Upon returning from studies abroad, all mobile students should contact their Faculty Exchange/ECTS Coordinators responsible for study period recognition according to their faculty regulations. If a student fulfilled all formal requirements (signed the learning agreement, agreed on any changes to it, and carried out the planned study programme) his/her study period is fully recognized at Kaunas University of Technology and the results recorded in the Diploma Supplement.

(e) A student who failed courses agreed on in the Learning agreement is treated in the same way as any home student in the same situation. He/she either retakes the exams by arrangement with the partners or has to pass supplementary exams the following session at Kaunas University of Technology in order to accumulate the necessary number of credits.