Kaunas University of Technology

Lithuania

Public

Kaunas University of Technology

Kaunas, Lithuania

Public

62:38

Male : Female

62:38

Male : Female

Situated in the heart of beautiful city, Kaunas in Lithuania, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) was established in 1922. It is one of the few institutions in the region which was heavily affected because of the world politics during the World War II and the Cold War. In 1920, few academicians and scholars including Z Zemantis and J Vabalas-Gudaitis opened the first center of studies in Lithuania named, Higher Courses. The center soon saw the rapid inclusion of students and staff. In 1922, the government passed a legislation to establish the university and the Higher Courses received the university status. President A. Stulginskis appointed Dr. J. Šimkus to be the first chancellor. In 1930, the university name was changed to Vytautas Magnus University which used to have seven faculties including the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Evangelical Theology, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Law. With the Soviet Occupation in 1941, the university was renamed as University of Kaunas. But, when German occupied the city, the university name was changed back to Vytautas Magnus University in 1941. But most of the faculties were either transferred or closed. Though, the university regained its status and started operating all faculties by 1950, but it was only in 1990 when the University of Kaunas was changed to Kaunas University of Technology, after the end of the Cold War. Today, Kaunas University of Technology has nine faculties including Faculty of Chemical Technology, School of Economics and Business, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design, Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture and Panev?žys Faculty of Technologies and Business. It offers 122 programs at undergraduate (48 programs), postgraduate (54 programs) and doctoral levels (19 programs). Half of its programs are taught in English. Not just this, Kaunas University of Technology also has number of research institutes including Biomedical Engineering Institute, Food Institute, Institute of Architecture and Construction, Health Telematics Science Institute, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, Institute of Mechatronics and Prof Kazimieras Baršauskas Ultrasound Research Institute. Students studying in Kaunas University of Technology has full freedom to undertake any research study under guidance in all research institutes. The university is known for its beautiful campus which is located at the center of Kaunas city. The campus is a home to all administration buildings, faculties, library and reading and IT rooms. Today, there are more than 9,500 students enrolled in the university with the faculty staff of more than 400 members. Around 6% of the total student population belongs to the international student community. According to the QS Ranking, Kaunas University of Technology is ranked #701-750 in 2019.

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Situated in the heart of beautiful city, Kaunas in Lithuania, Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) was established in 1922. It is one of the few institutions in the region which was heavily affected because of the world politics during the World War II and the Cold War. In 1920, few academicians and scholars including Z Zemantis and J Vabalas-Gudaitis opened the first center of studies in Lithuania named, Higher Courses. The center soon saw the rapid inclusion of students and staff. In 1922, the government passed a legislation to establish the university and the Higher Courses received the university status. President A. Stulginskis appointed Dr. J. Šimkus to be the first chancellor. In 1930, the university name was changed to Vytautas Magnus University which used to have seven faculties including the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Evangelical Theology, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Law. With the Soviet Occupation in 1941, the university was renamed as University of Kaunas. But, when German occupied the city, the university name was changed back to Vytautas Magnus University in 1941. But most of the faculties were either transferred or closed. Though, the university regained its status and started operating all faculties by 1950, but it was only in 1990 when the University of Kaunas was changed to Kaunas University of Technology, after the end of the Cold War. Today, Kaunas University of Technology has nine faculties including Faculty of Chemical Technology, School of Economics and Business, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design, Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture and Panev?žys Faculty of Technologies and Business. It offers 122 programs at undergraduate (48 programs), postgraduate (54 programs) and doctoral levels (19 programs). Half of its programs are taught in English. Not just this, Kaunas University of Technology also has number of research institutes including Biomedical Engineering Institute, Food Institute, Institute of Architecture and Construction, Health Telematics Science Institute, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Institute of Materials Science, Institute of Mechatronics and Prof Kazimieras Baršauskas Ultrasound Research Institute. Students studying in Kaunas University of Technology has full freedom to undertake any research study under guidance in all research institutes. The university is known for its beautiful campus which is located at the center of Kaunas city. The campus is a home to all administration buildings, faculties, library and reading and IT rooms. Today, there are more than 9,500 students enrolled in the university with the faculty staff of more than 400 members. Around 6% of the total student population belongs to the international student community. According to the QS Ranking, Kaunas University of Technology is ranked #701-750 in 2019.

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International Students %

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Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

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U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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