Building Energetics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.21 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 3.5 k / Year(s)  
801–1000 place StudyQA ranking:5383 Duration:48 months


To educate professionals who would be able to analyze, model and simulate the energy conversion processes, also would be able to identify, formulate and solve the engineering problems related with heat production and conversion, heat supply, gas supply and consumption, as well as with indoor air quality, while planning, designing, using new and available energy, thermal equipment and systems, which exhibit high efficiency, cost effectiveness, quality and reliability of energy conversion, consumption and management in a coherent and sustainable demand of resources and environmental impact.

What will students learn?

  • To use non-renewable and renewable energy sources, their structure, properties, function, components and processes of interaction, the overall integrity of these systems, their interaction with environment.
  • To use computer technologies required to tackle the tasks and challenges in the area of energy engineering, having the skills operating the measuring equipment and laboratory skills working with the machinery of thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, ventilation and hydraulic machines.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 1st of August Tuition fee
  • EUR 2214 Year (EEA)
  • EUR 3500 Year (Non-EEA)

All applicants have to pay a EUR 100 non-refundable application fee. The fee must accompany the application. The fee can be paid with a Bank draft (international cheque) or transfered directry to Vilnius Gediminas Technical University account.Registration fee EUR 200 is paid with the first tuition fee after receiving the official letter of admission.

Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 240 ECTS
Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

1 Semester

  • Chemistry
  • Physics 1
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Information technologies
  • Algebra and Differential Calculus

Option (one of the following)

  • English Language 1
  • German Language 1
  • French Language 1

2 Semester

  • Building Energetics
  • Educational Practice
  • Physics 2
  • Integral Calculus
  • Engineering Mechanics

Option (one of the following)

  • English Language 2
  • German Language 2
  • French Language 2

Option (one of the following)

  • Philosophy
  • Sociology

3 Semester

  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Sustainable residential environment
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistic
  • Materials Science
  • Economics 1

4 Semester

  • Engineering Geodesy
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Fluid Machinery
  • Energy Efficiency Training Practice
  • Electronics and Electrical Engineering

5 Semester

  • Engineering Hydraulics
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Indoor Climate
  • Ventilation
  • Building Structures
  • Management

6 Semester

  • Heat Production
  • Buildings' Heating Systems
  • Integrated Project 1 (Building Services)
  • Technologies of water resources
  • Human's Safety
  • Economics 2

7 Semester

  • Waste Management and reuse Technologies
  • Career Practice of Building Energetics
  • Gas Supply
  • Air Conditioning
  • Law

Option (one of the following)

  • Final Work 1 (Energy supply systems)
  • Final Work 1(Indoor Climate Systems)

8 Semester

  • Geoinformation systems
  • Heat Supply
  • Complex Project 2 (Heat and gas supply for a city)
  • Control of Technical Systems
  • Specific Purpose Language Culture

Option (one of the following)

  • Final work 2 (Energy supply systems)
  • Final work 2 (Indoor Climate Systems)

Option (one of the following)

  • Final Work 3 (Energy Supply Systems)
  • Final Work 3 (Indoor Climate Systems)


Admission Requirements for BSc programmes

  • Secondary School Graduation Certificate with good results, particularly in mathematics, physics, and English. Applications must be accompanied by legalized English translations of all transcripts. Unofficial copies are not accepted.
  • English language proficiency. No entrance examinations (except for Architecture programme) for foreigners are needed.
  • For Architecture programme, entrance test is requered

Applications can not be processed unless they include all the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Certificate of Education (Secondary/ Undergraduate degree, etc) including Grades;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • English profficiency certificate;
  • Medical Certificate (including AIDS test);
  • 4 Passport Photos;
  • A Copy of Passport;
  • Cheque of Application Fee of 100 EUR (non-refundable);
  • Certificate from a foreign bank and notarized letter of guarantee from parents/sponsors along with a document about their financial abilities (present to Lithuania Embassy).

Note: Legalized and notarized English translation are required for all Education documents.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.


VGTU Scholarships

VGTU offers scholarships (tuition fee free) for students from specific countries in

Bachelor's degree:

Azerbaijan - 1 scholarship

Belarus - 1 scholarship

Kazakhstan - 2 scholarships

Ukraine - 1 scholarship

Master's degree:

Azerbaijan - 1 scholarship

Belarus - 1 scholarship

Kazakhstan - 2 scholarships

Ukraine - 2 scholarships

Students from those countries can apply for any study programme offered in English language in coresponding degree. Application procedure is handled by the Lithuanian Embassy in that country.

State Scholarships

The Government of Republic of Lithuania, aiming for Lithuanian higher education to acquire an even greater international dimension, has announced the available funding for full-time second-cycle students from Ukraine, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

- 3 students from Ukraine and 3 students from Belarus can be granted allowance to cover tuition fee and monthly scholarship (summer holidays included).

- 3 students from Azerbaijan and 3 students from Kazakhstan can can be granted monthly scholarship (summer holidays included).

If you have questions regarding the scholarships, please contact the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in your country or Ministry of Science and Education in Lithuania: Jolanta Navickait, +370 5 2190131

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