Photonics and Nanotechnology


Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years


Qualification awarded
Master in Technological Sciences


Application period
1 January - 1 June/15 July*




Tuition fee per year
4 787€


Start of studies
1 September


This study programme is devoted to students, wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of semiconductor photonics, nanotechnologies to master physics, fabrication and characterization techniques of organic and inorganic solid-state light sources, solar cells, sensors and hybrid devices. This programme has a proven strong track record of successful employment of graduates in the high-tech industry and their successful further PhD studies both in Lithuania and abroad. 

Why this programme?

  • Students are offered multiple scientific research options at the Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnology of Vilnius University, Department of Optoelectronics of the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology or other modern labs within National Center for Physical Sciences and Technology.
  • Cooperation with industrial partners provides opportunities for research work and master’s theses on a case-by-case basis.

What's after?

  • Graduates can work as researchers at universities, institutes, companies working in the field of applied sciences, innovations, and electronic technologies.
  • Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University offers both Materials engineering (08T) and Physics (02P) third-level (PhD) studies.

* Application deadline:

1 June | for applicants from non-EU/EFTA countries
15 July | for applicants who do not need a Lithuanian visa and non-EU/EFTA applicants, if there is a Lithuanian embassy in their home country

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