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Klaipeda University

Klaipeda,
Lithuania View map
Lithuania
High
2,131
239
127

Overview

Klaipėda University (KU) wasestablished in 1991 by signed Decree No. 1-640 of the Supreme Council(Reconstituent  Seimas) of the Republic of Lithuania. KlaipedaUniversity develops basic and applied research in social, natural, healthsciences and technologies with strong focus on marinebiodiversity, maritime engineering, marinistic heritage, and blue growth. Since 2008, KU has beenimplementing  Marine Valley project for science and business cooperationin knowledge transfer. KU has developeda modern research infrastructure which consists of open access laboratories,business incubator, and fleet. Klaipeda University has highly qualifiedand motivated academic staff,  and around 60% of them are with PhD.Klaipeda University has a wide variety of studies in social, health, naturalscience, humanities and technologies for BA, MA and doctorallevels. Klaipeda University is the only university in Lithuania thatimplements such BA and MA study programs as Marine Hydrology, MarineEnvironment Engineering, Shipping and Port Engineering. 

KlaipedaUniversity mission is oriented to partnership between the academic, social, andbusiness environments for the innovative science, public welfare, and educationof creative personalities. KU developslong-term strategically cherished social and business partnerships withcompanies in Baltic Sea region. Klaipėda University actively collaborates withthe countries in Europe and the world (the USA, China, Israel, the Ukraine,etc.) in the implementation of different projects (BP7, Horizon 2020,ErasmusPlius); however strong focus is on projects within a frameworks suchas Baltic Sea Region; South Baltic Cross-Border Cooperation; Latvia –Lithuania Cross Border; Lithuania – Poland – Russia Cross BorderCooperation.  Since 2019 Klaipeda University has participated in EU-CONEXUS which isthe transnational European University for Smart Urban CoastalSustainability. EU-CONEXUS partners institutions are located in France,Greece, Romania, Lithuania, Spain and Croatia. 

 

University Highlights

Total students - 2,131

31%
69%

International students - 127

71%
29%

Total faculty staff - 239

19
220

Total students - 2,131

31%
69%

International students - 127

71%
29%

Total faculty staff - 239

220
19
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