24 months
4916 EUR/year
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The Industrial Biotechnology study programme from Kaunas University of Technology equips its graduates with the skills to develop, produce, and analyse chemical compounds, materials, and fuel by applying innovative biotechnology methods. 

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With the increasing need for “green” industrial processes that would be both cost-efficient and sustainable, the contemporary world relies on industrial biotechnology experts more than ever. KTU’s master study programme in Industrial Biotechnology focuses on new research areas, which are bridging the competencies’ gap between different science and industry fields: production of bioproducts, synthesis of biologically active compounds, enzyme technology, bioprocess engineering, environmental biotechnology, renewable technology.

During your studies, you will gain competencies to model, optimise, and manage bio-processes and will be able to use your skills and knowledge in industrial biotechnology to produce biofuel, chemical substances or consumer goods of high-added value.

KTU industrial biotechnology graduates are praised by the employers for their acquired technological knowledge, understanding of contemporary research equipment, and excellent planning and management skills.

  • You will acquire education for working in the most rapidly growing global industry sector
  • The Industrial Biotechnology study programme from Kaunas University of Technology contains fully completed and continuously enhanced technical infrastructure for laboratory research
  • These studies have been designed to combine fundamental and practical knowledge


After graduation, students will be able to:

  • perform analytical analysis of various technological processes, plan and conduct experimental research, analyse and assess experiment’s results;
  • select suitable technological parameters, apply computer modelling in biotechnological processes;
  • work with biotechnological equipment and devices used in production of bio products;
  • apply assessment instruments for financial efficiency of technological development projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical and Preparative Chromatography
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Product Quality Systems in Biotechnology Industry
  • Technology of Industrial Bioprocesses
  • Advanced Optimization and Control Methods for Biotechnological Processes
  • Methods of Spectroscopic Analysis of Biomolecules

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • University bachelor degree certificate
  • Engineering, Technology, Physical, Life, Health, Veterinary or Agricultural Sciences study field degree; ≥18 ECTS completed in the Biotechnology study field subjects.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript of bachelor degree from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.
  • The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Tuition Fee

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    4916 EUR/year
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Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 EUR /month
Living costs

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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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