KTU Panevėžys Faculty of Technology and Business was founded in 1961.

KTU Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business is the attraction centre for studies and research in the North East Lithuania – the young people from the surrounding cities and districts come to study here. Studying in Panevėžys is a perfect opportunity to acquire university education without leaving your home town.

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Our vision

The leading competence centre in the North East Lithuania, offering interdisciplinary high-level university studies and generating research-based technological solutions for business and industry and for the advancement of science.

Our mission

To carry out high-quality university studies and to develop scientific and technological knowledge based on links between technology and business that promote development of the region.

Our values

  • Sustaining spirit and traditions of University of Lithuania (predecessor of KTU)
  • Responsibility to society
  • Cooperation
  • Transparency of activities
  • Initiative
  • Creativity
  • Excellence
  • Academic honesty
  • Continuous improvement

Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business provides studies of the top quality – 90 percent of our study programmes are assessed as excellent by international experts.

Studying in Panevezys has the advantages:


  • Tuition fees for studies in social sciences are lower than in Kaunas
  • Living costs are lower than in big cities
  • Dormitory accommodation is available for every student
  • Lower competition among students for the internship placement and studies under Erasmus+ programme
  • State of the art laboratories for your research and studies
  • Favourable employment opportunities
  • Flexible schedule of lectures allowing to combine studies and work
  • Founded on 1 September 1961 after one group of 25 students of industrial and civil engineering was collected
  • On 1 September 1965 Department was reorganised into Faculty of Evening Studies
  • In 1975 three research laboratories operated
  • In 1989 Department of Full Time Studies was opened at Panevėžys Faculty, therefore the word Evening was eliminated from the faculty’s title
  • In September 1989, Panevėžys Faculty takes over Interinstitutional Training Complex (S. Daukanto Street 12)
  • On 17 March 1995 Management Technologies and Business Training Centre was established at Panevėžys Polytechnic Faculty; it was supported by the USA International Development Agency.
  • On 1 October 1998 The Senate of Kaunas University of Technology approved the decision to reorganise Panevėžys Polytechnic Faculty into Panevėžys Subsidiary
  • On 4 April 2001 KTU Senate approved a new title of Panevėžys department – KTU Panevėžys InstituteTechnology and Department of Economics and Business
  • On 20 May 2011 KTU Panevėžys Institute celebrated its 50th anniversary
  • On 1 January 2014 two faculties of Panevėžys Institute were merged into KTU Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business. Currently the Faculty consists of two departments: Department of Technology and Department of Economics and Business
  • Since 1 May 2014 Professor Daiva Žostautienė is the Dean of Panevėžys Faculty of Technologies and Business
  • 2017 October 26 By the resolution of the KTU Council, the V7-T-26 Department of Technology and Business Department of Panevėžys were merged into Center for Technology and Entrepreneurship Competence. Assoc. prof. Nida Kvedaraitė was appointed as Head of Centre

Dean‘s Office

Daiva Žostautienė


Brigita Stanikūnienė

Vice-Dean for Studies

Olga Strikulienė

Vice-Dean for Research

Saulė Kairienė

Head of Administration



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