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BScFood Science and Technology

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Tuition fee €3,426 per year

*KTU offers partial tuition fee waivers for the candidates with outstanding results

Application fee €100 one-time

Payable within 2 weeks from the application submission by transferring it to the KTU bank account. Non-refundable. Bank details will be provided during application.

More information

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Overview

Providing people with quality, safe and healthy food daily is one of the most important global challenges that food scientists and technologists are facing today. By studying bachelor’s in Food Science and Technology at KTU, you will gain the interdisciplinary competencies and skills necessary for the future food technologist in the fields of food chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, technology and engineering. Also, you will integrate speciality knowledge with the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and economics.

This is one of a few bachelor’s study programmes in Lithuania in the field of food technology, and the only one which has been awarded the international EQAS-Food Label quality mark. KTU is the only university in the Baltic States that offers studies on international level accredited with this quality mark.

• Access to the food technology labs, which are provided with pilot-scale technological lines used to model and perform various technological processes
• The students gain practical skills while working together with experienced food technologists, being involved in real-life problem solving
• The graduates of this programme are valued by the employers for their unique mix of skills and knowledge in food technologies, food engineering, food chemistry, and microbiology


A junction between exact and life sciences

The food science is closely related to mathematics, microbiology, food chemistry, and engineering sciences. The knowledge in all these fields is necessary to a specialist for an effective performance of everyday functions of the food technologist.

Famous food technologists are invited to the studies

In this study programme, the theoretical knowledge is supplemented with practical skills which the future specialists develop with the help of experienced food technologists. Through the joint work with them in the laboratories, future food technologists can check themselves and try their first ideas in the practice.

Good knowledge of the overall food chain

Working in a company, the food technologist participates in various activities related to food production, safety and quality, distribution and consumption, therefore, is able to integrate speciality knowledge with nutrition, business, and management basics.

The graduates find jobs easily in food business companies

Food industry is one of the most important and largest economic sectors in Lithuania. The employers value the graduates of this programme due to their knowledge of food technologies, food engineering, food chemistry, and microbiology, as well as practical skills. The majority of potential employers are the graduates of this programme themselves.

Modern laboratories of food chemistry, microbiology, and food technology are used in the process of studies

The laboratories of food technologies are provided with pilot – scale technological lines which can be used to model and perform various technological processes. The students of this programme will develop their practical skills in these laboratories through the work with famous food technologists.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
31 Jul 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application deadline
31 Jul 2021 23:59:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States