• Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
Light Engineering from Vilnius University is the programme with no close rivals at the neighbouring universities within the Baltic region. It combines a practice-oriented and shorter studies focused on light technologies, which is among the best developed and fastest growing high-tech fields in Lithuania. 
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Overview

Most of Light Engineering courses at Vilnius University are taught by leading Lithuanian professors and scientists that are active in this field.

 Even more, the programme offers a unique possibility to learn the practical skills using the modern growth and characterization equipment available at the National Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology. 

Light Engineering graduates will acquire the professional competence to carry out the complex tasks requiring knowledge of semiconductor physics, new growth technologies, semiconductor optoelectronic devices, such us modern lasers, LEDs, OLEDs, solar cells, etc. They will learn the modern digital modelling techniques, and will be able to use the software for the process automation and control.

Career Opportunities

The graduates will acquire knowledge and competences allowing them to pursue a carrier in light technology industry in Lithuania or abroad, or to continue the university studies. Also, they will be able to continue their studies at Masters and PhD levels. The nearest postgraduate directions - laser physics and optical technology, laser technology, material science and semiconductor physics, Optoelectronic Materials and Technologies.  

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • General Physics 
  • Higher Mathematics 
  • Solid State Physics
  • English for Specific Purposes 
  • Study Skills and Computer Literacy for Physicists 
  • Visual Programming 
  • Basic Concepts in Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

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General Requirements

  • Matura (high school leaving) certificate; 
  • The selection criteria are based on the weighted average of relevant grades in mathematics, physics, native language and English (foreign) language.
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3500 EUR per year and a duration of 42 months.
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Living costs for Vilnius

  • 490 - 860 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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