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BScProgrammable Automation Systems

Kaunas University of Technology
Lithuania, Kaunas
Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business Lithuania, Panevėžys
Tuition fee €3,836 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.

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Do we control technologies or do they control us? It is clear that technologies make our life easier and more comfortable; however, it requires people who know the structures of automation systems, can design and programme them. Maybe you are one of these people?

The task of the programmers of automation systems is design, programming and control of electromechanical or computer-aided automation systems that would make this world faster, more modern and convenient.


  • Studies in the evenings and on weekends.
  • Studies at Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business


1. Recognized study programme

The Programmable Automation Systems bachelor’s degree programme has been awarded the prestigious Investors’ Spotlight quality label, which officially confirms that the programme meets the expectations of Lithuanian and foreign companies and investors, and that it is a leader in the training of programmable automation systems specialists in Lithuania.

2. Studies at your future workplace

They say, trying something once is better than reading about it a hundred times. Therefore, you will have the possibility to “try your future workplace on” for three consecutive semesters. The unique composition of the study programme will give you a chance to complete an extended internship at production companies.

3. Certificates according to the employer’s needs

Our active cooperation with companies allowed us to review and formulate the content of studies so that you could receive the certificates related to occupational safety.

4. You will create strategies and innovations

Besides the programming, it is important to know how to implement your idea from zero. During the lectures of the “Product Development Project” (PDP), you will learn about teamwork, creation of innovations, business establishment and proper communication. These competencies will allow you to understand the process of project implementation even for complex products.

5. Communication with entrepreneurs

At the end of your studies, you will face the representatives of real companies. They will submit the topics for your final degree projects. Your communication will begin during the studies – KTU social partners participate in the process of improvement of the university’s studies and internships; their active advice helps the students to make an informed choice of their career path.

6. Powerful IT skills

Drawing and design using “AutoCAD” or “SolidWorks” software will become your mastered skills. However, that is not all. You will be able to programme various equipment (for example, CNC machinery), have knowledge of hyperphysical systems, the Internet of Things, learn about artificial intelligence and cloud computing.

Career opportunities

You may become

1. Automation Project Manager
The persons preparing and managing the automation projects, consultants at the companies who can assist in all the issues of the production automation methods, perform the maintenance of automation systems, supervise the automation processes, software development, coordinate and supervise the work.

2. Production automation systems engineer
The professionals who design and operate the automation systems. They can solve the tasks of the application of various technologies in the automation process, install, update and perform maintenance of the equipment.

3. Programmer of automation devices and systems
The persons who programme the automation systems in industrial equipment, configure and control such systems and numerical control machinery, robots or industrial manipulators.

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2024/25
Application deadline
30 Jun 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time
Studies commence
1 Sept 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States