Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Lithuania

Compare Bachelor Programs in Architecture in Lithuania 2017


A bachelor's degree is a hallmark of higher education. It is given to those who dedicate three to seven years studying a specific program. A bachelor's degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences.

The Republic of Lithuania is the official name of the country. It is found in Northern part of Europe. Lithuania appreciates science and technology in their education system highly. It has the basic aspects of primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education. Lithuania is another leading country in the provision of arts, science, engineering as well as technological courses. Lithuania has faced several challenges in higher education the last years that led to the creation of 20 universities to enhance its accessibility.

Top Bachelor Programs in Architecture in Lithuania 2017

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Bachelor of Architecture (Integrated Studies: bachelor and master)

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Dynamic, innovative as much as practical, the programme consists of an interdisciplinary network, with other Departments associated effectively, in order to meet fast advancing global demands on both academic and professional dimensions. [+]

Best Bachelors in Architecture in Lithuania 2017. Dynamic, innovative and at the same time practical programme is implemented using Studio model – study modules are integrated in one complex assignment. Exclusivity of this programme lies in historical, cultural, theoretical and philosophical critical analysis of existing typologies, which is related to creation of aesthetic prototypes, integrating constructive, materials, mechanical, ecological and economic research. Combination of technologies, physical, social sciences, humanities and arts Integral interdisciplinary framework of modules enables every student to follow a distinctive path of diverse self-expression, consistently expanding and deepening the experience of design and assessing the interdisciplinary context. Guest lecturers with international experience Architects, practicing abroad, urbanists and scientists from famous foreign universities are invited to give lectures. The programme develops architects with deep technological knowledge and communication skills Alternative choice of modules provides students with a possibility to deepen their communicative skills or technological knowledge. Graduates work around the world Students can perform practical activities during studies and when they acquire 3 years of experience, they can be responsible for architectural projects. Graduates work not only in the countries of the European Union, but also in China (Andrius Kenstavičius) and Japan (Kristijonas Būdelis). In 2013 first two foreign students graduated from the programme (Liu Yanwei and Sharida Hekmat). Their diplomas are recognised in China and United Arab Emirates. Comfortable atmosphere of studies and close relations between students and lecturers Compared to other Lithuanian schools of architecture, Department of Architecture and Urbanism at Kaunas University of Technology is distinguished by its comfortable atmosphere and close relationships between students and lecturers (“discovery together” – lecturer as partner), integration of academic and practical skills, involvement of students in scientific activities. Skills & Competencies Computer-aided design – principles, structure, methods, technologies Buildings – people, connections, constructions, materials City – contacts, communication, movement, spaces Communication – virtual reality, parametric animation, installation Entrance Requirements High school certificate (legalised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into English and notary verified). Maximum 3 years after high school graduation is eligible (otherwise additional entrance exams are organised by KTU). Minimum average grade (CGPA) > 60 % in each entry subject. Entrance score should be not lower than 2. [-]

Master of Architecture

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. [+]

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. This study program should develop artistical and intellectual abilities of upcoming architects. Also, to form aesthetical attitude, conception of setting organization. Moreover, to provide with the main knowledge about constructions of buildings, engineering equipment, planning of urbanism, ecology, economics, sociology and law. After architectural studies students gain the Bachelor's degree. HOW CAN YOU GET INTO THE PROGRAMME? For Architecture programme, entrance test is requered. Foreign students can take the test online on a previously agreed time. The test is reviewed by vice dean of the faculty and programme coordinator. Test duration is 4 hours, it consists of two tasks. First task is architectural composition. The aim of the task is to prepare presentation of proposed design of the architectural object and its environment. Single A3 sheet of paper should be used for presentation of the project. The project should include the plan, front and side views of the object as well as perspective view of the object rendered in natural environment. Additional views or details are allowed if necessary. The test should be executed in free hand technique using graphite pencil. Second task is free hand drawing task of proposed construction (two or three elements). A3 size paper sheet and graphite pencil use only. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? To independently organize projects of buildings and urbanism which correspond to aesthetical and technical requirements. Principles of buildings and structures of urbanistic functional schemes and artistic shapes. Methods which supply person‘s and society‘s requirements and interests. About architecture and with it related history of arts and theoretical background. About building constructions and engineering systems, understand their importance and applied problems of architectural projection fields. Exchange period abroad? Students may study abroad in the following Universities: Blekinge Institute of Technology, Lund University (Sweden); Alfonso X el Sabio University (Madrid city), Polytechnic University of Valencia, University of Seville, University of Alcala (Spain); Sapienza University of Rome, University of Florence, Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy); Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Oslo School of Architecture and Design (Norway); University of Minho (Guimaraes’e city), Technical University of Lisbon, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal); University of Stuttgart, University of Erfurt, University of Frankfurt am Main, Bauhaus University (Weimar city), Braunschweig University of Technology, Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Technical University Munich (Germany); Aarhus School of Architecture, Vitus Bering Centre for higher education (Denmark); Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic); Tampere University of Technology (Finland); Lublin University of Technology, Bialystok University of Technology (Poland); etc. Overall 34 higher schools. Faculty of architecture have ERASMUS international study exchange program. This contract is signed with 34 higher schools of EU countries. Students of VGTU have opportunity to study one semester in the higher schools of Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, France, England, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latvia. Annually in other universities study more than 40 students of architecture faculty. What are career opportunities after graduation? During the studies university gives artistic education, main knowledge and skills which give opportunity independently tackle not complicated architectural and urbanization tasks. Also, students learn how to be professional assistant of architect. Quantity of gained knowledge and skills is enough for students for further specialization in any field of architecture. After BA studies students may work in companies of architectural projection, planning of city and building enterprises. Moreover, students can work in institutions of state and municipality. Furthermore, arrange reconstructions of buildings and their interior. Besides, arrange architectural projects of urbanistic complexes of buildings and landscape. What is opinion of students graduated from architecture? ‘Study program of architecture is not only new discoveries, but also responsibility! Here I learned the main lesson of life. I realized that my contact with paper can absolutely change people’s life. Therefore, when I do every work I try to not forget creatively express my minds and delicately and responsively deal with architectural measures.’ (Milda, graduated from architecture in 2010). ‘I am very happy that I chose Bachelor's and Master's studies in faculty of architecture. I studied in VGTU not for diploma, but for my interest. Therefore, I liked very much that every subject is taught by real specialists of particular field. Lecturers every subject teach not only by books, but also very lively, sometimes not in the auditorium, but outside the university - in the old city by touching real heritage. Also, I would like to emphasize strong personalities in projection, history of architecture and in the fields of heritage, non-traditional methods of context analysis. What is more, I appreciate that faculty of architecture keep international contacts with foreign universities and it is exciting to see young collective in my faculty. Definitely, there is something what I should improve, so I try to do my best in further studies in faculty of architecture by reaching doctoral degree. As a result, I seek doctoral degree because I would like to relate my scientific future with VGTU University which is the best higher school of architecture in Lithuania.’ (Lukas, Master's degree student, 2008). [-]