General Description of the Institution
Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences (KVK)
It is the third-largest university of applied sciences in Lithuania with strong academic reputation. The initial target of KVK is ensuring of high quality of academic teaching and research facilities. KVK focuses on study programmes that lead to a profession. The graduates of KVK gain professional Bachelor degree. The studies are practice orientated; students are able to successfully apply their knowledge in a real working environment.
Institution consists of three faculties: Business, Technologies and Health Sciences. There are 2800 students. A variety of scientific research as well as different projects and consulting activities are executed here. Also plenty of contracted research on a ground of technologies, biomedicine, physical, social, humanitarian, arts are administrated.
Business Faculty offers these study programmes:
- Tourism Business,
- Finance, Accounting,
- Administration of Institutions,
- Logistics Management,
- Wellness Service Management,
- Pre-primary and Pre-school Pedagogy.
Technologies Faculty provides programmes in different technical professions such as:
- Informatics Engineering,
- Food Technology,
- Digital Geodesy,
- Electrical and Automatic Engineering,
- Mechanical Engineering,
- Construction Engineering,
- Transport Logistics,
- Automobile Transport Engineering.
Health Sciences Faculty offers these study programmes:
- General Practice Nursing,
- Dental Hygiene,
- Dental Assisting,
- Beauty Therapy,
- Social Work.
There are four business practical learning enterprises (BPLE) in KVK where an activity of Business Company is simulated. There are four typical departments: personnel, purchase, sales and marketing, finance and accounting in the BPLE. Everything is “real" in the BPLE (financial documents, agreements, tax tariffs, applying legal acts, currency exchange rates, etc).
KVK is equipped with modern laboratories, libraries and other fitment.
Institution collaborates with more than 200 educational institutions in different countries. It has an Erasmus University Charter and is an active participant in the ERASMUS+.