Innovative Road and Bridge Engineering (Joint Degree with Riga Technical University)

Vilnius Tech
1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
September 2024
Application deadline: 2024-06-15T00:00:00.000

About this program

Innovative Road and Bridge Engineering (joint degree with Riga Technical University)

To educate students who are able to apply the gained innovative road and bridge engineering science and practical knowledge for formulation, verification and independent making of effective engineering solutions, based on systematic, critical and constructive thinking/consideration and scientific argumentation, and having mastered scientific provisions of quantitative and qualitative cognition and interaction, and dependence of the provisions in question on different conditions. Moreover, the graduates are expected to be able to integrate and in a complex manner to employ road system management theories, innovative road and bridge design an technology engineering knowledge, which encompass the progress in construction, economics and other sciences and technologies.

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Admission requirements

To this programme applicants are accepted from the fields of: Civil Engineering, Building Engineering, Road Engineering

Entry qualification

High school / secondary education (or higher)

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Country Specific Requirements

You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Language requirements


Accepted proof of proficiency: Cambridge English, IELTS, TOEFL or other equivalent

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Program content

1 semester

  • Innovative Pavement Structure Design (with course project)
  • Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Bridges
  • Innovative Scientific Solutions
  • Master Graduation Thesis 1
  • Traffic Safety Management
  • Systematic Analysis of Roads
  • Steel-Concrete Composite Bridge (with course work)
  • Computer Aided Design of Bridges (with course work)

2 semester

  • Innovative Timber and Reinforced Concrete Bridges (with course work)
  • Dimensional Road Design
  • Risk and Safety in Bridge Engineering
  • Durability of Bridge Structures
  • Master Graduation Thesis 2
  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology

3 semester

  • Master Graduation Thesis 3
  • Road and Streets Network Planning
  • Advanced composite materials for bridges
  • Land Use Planning

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

1.5 years (3 semesters) graduation is finalized with the defense of Final project


4000 EUR per year


What Will Students Learn?

  • To apply the potential of modern road and bridge information systems and the basic trends of their development in engineering, by application of theoretical knowledge, identification of risk and safety factors in bridge and road engineering.
  • Planning, design, creation, modelling and development methodologies and principal theoretical ways of solution for different purpose roads and transport system networks.
  • Latest bridge and road engineering ideology, state of the art scientific achievements and developed methodologies and technologies for individual application of scientific and engineering ideas.
  • To identify and critically appraise theoretical and practical novelties in road and bridge design, construction, maintenance and upgrading as well as traffic safety and to apply them in scientific and practical activities.
  • To perceive possible ethic, technical, economic, social consequences of the taken own solutions and the related responsibility, management of risk and safety conditions by establishing durability of road and bridge structures, and to justify the conclusions of own researches and reasoning in a substantiated way, to communicate them verbally and in writing in an understandable manner to different area and interest and different reduction background stakeholders.

Career paths

Graduates may take leading positions at the state or municipal road sector management or maintenance entities or institutions, road and bridge research, maintenance, technical supervision, design or construction companies and organizations, can take post-graduate studies.

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Vilnius Tech

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  • Students can work full-time after obtaining a TRP card
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