24 months
4920 EUR/year
4920 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Food Science programme at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences aims to educate qualified professionals able to use food research results at food factories and develop new products complying with demands of customers and satisfying their needs of healthy nutrition. 


Graduates of the Food Science programme at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences get competences in human resource management, organisation of production process and confidence for quick self-adjustment to continuously changing market.

Graduates are able to

  • Use food production, catering, preserving and packaging technologies. 
  • Apply the knowledge in food development on the principles of a balanced nutrition. Select most suitable food raw materials and their recycling and recovery methods through a sustainable production concept. 
  • Ensure the quality of food products and raw materials.

After graduation you can:

  • Establish own business in catering, food production;
  • Work in biotechnology sector related companies;
  • Be employed at food factories as a Master of production, technologist; quality manager, supervisor of product development, project manager in food and agriculture related organizations, production supervisor, food quality inspector;
  • Food safety control sector or Agri-food consulting services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Biotechnology; 
  • Formation of toxic compounds during the food processing; 
  • Organisation of food research, 
  • Quality management and assurance; 
  • Nutrition and health; 
  • Applied statistics;

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students could be admitted into the English programme of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences if they provide the legalized high school or college certificate and transcript (officially translated into English) and meet the Entrance Exam requirements (see Entrance Exam). 
  • Good grades in biology, chemistry and physics will give preference. Good knowledge of the English language is obligatory (see below the list of 'Items to be submitted').

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4920 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4920 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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