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Chemical Engineering

Location: Lithuania, Klaipeda
Type: Bachelor, full-time
Nominal duration: 3.5 years (210 ECTS)
Study language: English
Awards: BSc (Bachelor of Engineering Sciences)
Tuition fee: €2040
Application fee: The Application fee for degree study programmes is for citizens of the EU member states or countries of the European Economic Area (Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, and Azerbaijan), as well as those who have a permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania: €55. For other students: €150. (Application fee is non refundable).
Application deadline:November 30 /June 30.
Online application: https://apply.ku.lt/
Studies commence:February 2 (In Russian) /September 2

The study programme of Chemical Engineering aims to train bachelors with interdisciplinary academic education that can serve as a basis for the further development of their intellectual capacity and scientific approach to the solution of complex problems arising in contemporary chemical engineering and the related engineering fields. The specialists are able to analyse and develop chemical and technological processes, to develop new products, and to choose the equipment in a comprehensive way, given technological and social, economic, and environmental aspects. The graduates shall be flexible and able to adapt to the fast changing chemical industry and to evaluate and choose solutions; on the basis of their theoretical knowledge and practical skills, they shall be able both to organise conventional technological processes and to make decisions that require new knowledge. They shall be motivated to continuously update their knowledge and practical skills. The objectives for the programme are that graduates of the department will obtain employment or attend graduate school, will advance in their chosen careers, and will be productive and fulfilled professionals throughout their careers.

 

The structure of the curriculum

The main courses in the curriculum include Mathematics, Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Analitical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Oil and Gas Chemistry, General Technology, Process Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Instrumental Analysis Methods,  Chemical Thermodynamics, Renewable Energy Sources, Management of Business and Engineering Projects,  Process and Equipment Simulation and Design, etc. During the studies, students spend a lot of time in well-equipped laboratories, where they gain necessary skills. The essential amount of Practice (15 credits) allows to develop in depth a level of practical skills of programme graduates.

 

Career options

Chemical engineers use their analytical skills and aptitude for chemistry when working with ground-breaking technologies to enhance people’s lives. Graduates of Chemical Engineering study programme can be employed as chemical, processes, environmental, energy, production engineers in variuos industrial companies (food, chemical, enironmental, etc) as well as in ports terminals, as engineer-chemists at different chemical laboratories and etc.  As a rule the majority of successful undergraduates continue their further studies either in the KU Petroleum Technological Processes graduate study programme.

Why Klaipeda University?

  • Unique by its scientific research and studies in marine field
  • European Union diploma recognized worldwide
  • Wide range of programmes
  • International studies in English
  • Young and rapidly growing
  • High quality education for a reasonable price

Why Lithuania?

  • A member of European Union
  • 93,4% have a secondary education. The most educated nation in Europe
  • 92% speak foreign language (usually English, Russian or Germany)
  • 94% of foreign students recommend studying in Lithuania