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About Joint Programme

This joint master's programme "Mechatronics" is a result of VGTU project “Master of Science in Mechatronics programme’s creation and development“ which is executed accordingly to the EU Structural Funds assistance to Lithuania in 2007-2013 with strategy “VP1 Human resource management programmes“, priority “VP-1-2 Lifelong Learning“, task “VP1-2.2 Improving lifelong learning services quality“, tool “VP1-2.2-ŠMM-07-K Improvements in studies quality and enlargement of internationality“.

The aim of the programme is to prepare high qualification mechatronics specialists that are able to carry out independently research, lead projects of mechatronics development, maintenance and process improvement, apply their knowledge in different areas of application, make decisions on the basis of available information and provide logical, unambiguous and clear arguments and solutions both for specialists and non-specialists. The Programme objectives are as follows: 

  • Provide the most advanced knowledge of the field of mechatronics and understanding of its connection and correlation with knowledge in other fields of study, introduce to new theories, research methods, and technologies in the field;
  • To train the skills to apply obtained knowledge and understanding as well as modern research methods in practical activities requiring integration of analytical abilities, innovation, and know-how, including scientific research.
  • To train the abilities to apply obtained knowledge, understanding, and solve the problems in a new, unknown, or constantly changing international environment and within context of different areas of study.
  • To train the need and ability to learn and critically assess theoretical and practical novelties by means of continuous independent learning throughout one’s life, apply innovations and develop high-tech mechatronic systems and facilities in the field of production and operation.
  • To develop the skills to justify conclusions and to customise and adjust them for different audiences, creatively solve technical, administrative, and legal problems related to professional activities, comprehend ethical and social consequences of one’s knowledge and the decisions made based on it as well as responsibility for said consequences.

This joint programme gives an opportunity:

  • obtain joint VGTU and TU Braunschweig master’s degree graduation diploma;
  • to get in touch with academic environment and culture in both countries: Lithuania and Germany together while making new acquaintances with students and professors from all over the world;
  • to study in English;
  • to learn from the best Lithuanian and European specialists;
  • to work with the modern high-tech equipment and apply the acquired knowledge in research;
  • to obtain appropriate job position after graduation not only in Lithuania but also abroad.

About VGTU

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is an innovative Lithuanian University, fostering highly qualified and creative specialists. The University is the leader among the institutions of technological science education, ensuring modern studies, orientated to the labour market. Scientific research and experimental development is performed by 14 institutes, 2 research centres and 33 research laboratories. 

VGTU is proud of Civil Engineering Research Centre, the most modern centre in the Eastern Europe, as well as the Mobile Applications Laboratory, the biggest one in Lithuania. Having more than 400 foreign high school partners, VGTU offers good opportunities for wide international studies and practice. VGTU is the leader in Lithuania by the number of students, studying under the Erasmus Exchange Programme abroad..

VGTU belongs to the top four percent of the best universities of the world, according to the data of the international university rating ‘‘2013–2014 QS World University Rankings”. 

About TU Braunschweig University

Braunschweig University of Technology is the oldest technology university in Germany established in 1745 by the Collegium Carolinum. Currently, it has about 17,000 students, from which 2,000 are international students from 80 different countries. Also, almost 4,000 people are working as academic and administration staff in this university.

Braunschweig University of Technology is collaborating with other universities located in Eastern and Western Europe, China, Japan, Indonesia and South America. In addition, this university hosts students under Erasmus and Socrates. Moreover, TU Braunschweig University is a member of German Association of technology universities.

More information about Braunschweig University of Technology you can found on university’s website: https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/ .