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Environmental Protection Engineering

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
September 2023

September 2024

September 2025

About this program

Environmental Protection Engineering

Today environmental protection is more important than ever to global societies and scientific studies show that global warming, pollution levels are increasing.

The Environmental Engineering study programme not only provides environmental knowledge, but also helps to develop the ability to monitor and evaluate the extent of environmental pollution, plan and implement engineering measures to prevent environmental pollution, improve the quality of the environment, and design modern environmental facilities to improve human well-being.

Knowledge of environmental processes, environmental technologies, sustainable development, and the principles of environmental economics and law is essential to ensure the well-being of every inhabitant of the world, a safe and clean environment. 
Environmental Engineering studies will introduce you to technical, technological and organizational solutions in various areas of environmental engineering. Here you will learn how to design the latest water, wastewater, air purification, waste management and physical pollution abatement equipment using advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) technologies.

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Program content

  • To identify the most important environmental problems, to apply the latest methods and measures with the least negative impact on the environment, to select and apply research methodologies for the control of environmental protection processes;
  • To design and select technological and organizational measures to manage climate change and improve the quality of the environment;
  • To implement preventive environmental management measures, to develop cleaner production principles  and advanced environmental technologies in line with the concept of sustainable development;  
  • To analyse and apply wastewater, air purification, waste management technologies, to understand new environmental equipment and perform their maintenance;
  • To analyse and solve water supply and sewage disposal tasks, design and use engineering systems.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the University website for more information.


3500 EUR per year

For EU citizens same prices as for local students apply. Please visit the university website for more information.

Continuing studies

Professional practice is carried out in companies that have the latest production equipment and environmental technologies in Lithuania and abroad. Students will acquire practical skills in working with the equipment, technologies and gain the knowledge about the environmental management of companies.

Career paths

After graduation of bachelor of Environmental Engineering you will able to work in state environmental protection institutions as environmental specialists, who assess the environmental impact of various activities and the compliance of enterprises with environmental requirements. You will be able to apply your knowledge and skills in waste management centres, in water supply and sewage disposal companies, energy and industrial or environmental consulting companies; or continue education in Master's degree studies.

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About this institute

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius Tech) located in Lithuania provides an innovative and responsive learning environment for international students. Offering programs at a bachelor, master, and PhD level, Vilnius Tech's diverse range of programs cater to students from around the...

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Why study at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

  • European Higher Education Area
  • High quality degree studies and internationally recognized diplomas
  • Study programmes in English language
  • Exchange and placement programmes in more than 400 partner institutions around the world
  • Scholarship programmes
  • Relatively low living costs
  • Friendly, liberal and safe study and living environment

Contact info

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Sauletekio Ave. 11
10223 Vilnius

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