On November 13th-17th, 2017 prof. Givi Gavardashvili from Georgian Technical University, Ts. Mirtskhulava Institute of Water Resources (Georgia) under the program Erasmus+ delivered lectures at the Department of Environmental Engineering at Kaunas university of Applied Sciences.

The second and third course students of Geodesy, Agribusiness technology study programs listened to lectures on the history and culture by Georgia, about prediction of the Surface and Bulk Processes by means of Modern Technologies (GIS software and GPS technology), students were familiarized with dynamics of Origin of Washouts and Ravines and its Prediction using Reliability and Risk Theory and characterization and Prediction of Water Erosion using Hydrodynamic Models developed by Prof. Wishmeier, W.H. and Acad. Mirtskhulava, discussed of the flood of mountain rivers and the consequences for water reservoir constructions, about  geodetic instruments choice and application issues.

Also were discussed of student mobility opportunities, was pleased that two students of the Geodesy study program are going to study in Georgia on spring semester, while two students from the Georgian Technical University are welcome at Kaunas university of Applied Sciences.

According Director prof. to Givi Gavardashvili of Ts.Mirtskhulava Water Management Institute active inter-institutional cooperation is determined by the pro-active involvement of professional staff, the accumulated experience and knowledge and the willingness to cooperate.

Ecocentre of Environmental Protection (Georgia) led by prof. G. Gavardashvili and Kaunas university of Applied Sciences (Lithuania) led by dr. Mindaugas Misiūnas signed a cooperation agreement in spring on 2017, which agreed to carry out environmental research and environmental engineering activities, research, and participate in project activities.

Following the signed agreement and the desire to develop international cooperation, it was decided to prepare an application for an international strategic partnership project under the ERASMUS+ KA2 program. Focus on educational issues relevant to the Baltic and Caucasus regions and / or developing innovative products for education and training, distance learning methods aimed at increasing the attractiveness and quality of the technology, engineering study programs – that is one of the strategical goals by Kaunas university of Applied Sciences.






GTU Water Management Institute and Ecocenter for Environmental protection director prof. Givi Gavardashvili and assist. prof. Ina Živatkauskienė, Head of Department Environmental Engineering, Kaunas university of Applied Sciences signed agreement by member of the international research and projects related to environmental engineering and environmental protection.

The agreement will let more actively cooperate in the field of applied research at the international level.

During the meeting it was discussed of the possibility for students’ to involve in applied research and about concept of final teses, wich can be prepared between two institutions.

During success meeting it was decided to continue to cooperate and to exchange students between institutionsmore more actively.








This year, Kauno kolegija / University of Applied Sciences (KK) together with Latvia University of Agriculture organizes the 1st International contest “AgroTechnologist 2017”. Lithuanian and foreign students majoring in agricultural technology, agribusiness and other technologies related to farming are invited to participate.

The contest will include two stages. In the first one on March 20th, the participants will take test in a remote way. The tasks of the test will relate to the issues of soil ecosystems, agricultural machinery, plant and environmental protection.

Teams who received the best results, will be invited to participate in the second stage, i. e. on May 26th, in Kaunas. The participants of the contest will have to accomplish practical tasks in the laboratories of agricultural product quality detection and real biodynamic farm.

Registration is going until 2017, March 13th. Registration is available for the team of students which consists of 4 individuals.

For more information call +370 (37) 561279 or write ina.zivatkauskiene@go.kauko.lt.

International Contest „AgroTechnologist 2017“ rules



We are kindly inviting to the 1st International Conference


which will be held on March 4, 2015 at Kauno kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania).

 Conference is organised by the Faculty of Technologies and Landscaping of Kauno kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (Lithuania).

Venue: the conference will take place at Kauno Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences, Pramonės pr. 22A, Kaunas, Lithuania.

The main goal of the conference is to promote scientific discussion and share ideas about the technological innovations, eco-innovations and technology-based entrepreneurship as drivers for economic growth and social change in regions.

Sub-topics of the conference:

- innovative technologies, innovative cities and regions;

- (eco) technological innovations (renewable energy, eco electronics, healthy nutrition, body ecology diet, etc.) and change in a region;

- good practice of technology-based entrepreneurship (adaption of innovative technologies for company, industry development in a region).


Languages of the conference: Lithuanian, English, Russian.

The following modes of participation are suggested for the conference participants:

- paper presentations. 15 minutes for the presentation are allocated. All paper presentations will be grouped into paper sessions. Each paper session will have a chair-person. Handouts before the conference are highly appreciated.

- presentations at the plenary session. These presentations are given by keynote speakers, who are invited by the Scientific Committee of the Conference and who are recognised specialists in the area. 30 minutes for the presentation are allocated.

- posters – presentations of scientific work in a graphical form. At the time of poster presentation, at least one of the authors must be present.


The online registration to the conference is opened until January 30, 2015. To proceed with online registration, please follow this link http://goo.gl/278zmL

There is no registration fee for the conference.


Important dates:

Registration and abstract submission deadline January 30, 2015
Paper submission deadline February 9, 2015
Preliminary conference programme February  20, 2015
Conference March 4, 2015

 Papers for publication in conference e-proceedings should be sent by e-mail iecoterd.conference@go.kauko.lt



Irma Spūdytė

Kauno Kolegija/University of Applied Sciences

Pramonės pr. 22-220, LT-50468 Kaunas, Lithuania

Tel. +370 37 750306

Fax. +370 37 751 135

e-mail: iecoterd.conference@go.kauko.lt


Kauno kolegija is at the 1st place in colleges’ ranking preparing Agricultural sciences professionals

The Magazine “Reitingai” determined universities and colleges which prepares the best specialists in specific study fields in Lithuania.

There were assessed 70 study fields and determined that specialist are best prepared in 10 study fields at Kauno kolegija/University of Applied Sciences.

According to the provided data of the magazine, Kauno kolegija is at the 1st place in colleges’ ranking preparing Agricultural sciences professionals.

The study programmes Agribusiness technology and Sustainable farming are realized at the Department of Gardening and Agro Technologies.

Lithuanian colleges were evaluated by 50 criteria. The main criterions were assessing citations in scientific journals, the opinion of employers, academic staff, alumni activities, facilities and student attitudes. The survey involved 4,600 students and more than 1,000 employers.


Accreditation of Technologies of Agro Business study programme

Information will be available soon.


Sustainable farming (New!)

Name of a study programme: Sustainable farming.

Language of instruction of a study programme: Lithuanian.

Qualification to be awarded: Professional Bachelor of Agriculture sciences.

Place of delivery of a study programme: Faculty of Technologies and Landscaping of Public enterprise Kauno kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences, Pramonės pr. 22, LT- 50387 Kaunas.  JAR code 111965284, www.kauko.lt

Summary of Profile of Study Programme:

Objective(s) of a study programme:

Learning outcomes:

  1. Apply speciality, business language and information technology skills and professional ethics and the principle of sustainable economics activity communication and cooperation, the application of professional activity, responsibility, optical thinking with.
  2. Collect and group scientific and technical information, it is linked to sustainable farming and agro-tourism integration capabilities to adapt to specific situations partnerships, in accordance with the responsibility and duty
  3. Analyze agricultural business around the evaluation of environment-friendly and safe farming ideas, constructive communication and cooperation, acceptance of responsibility for performance.
  4. Apply agricultural production of technological knowledge and research-based modeling, design and implement environment-friendly technology to ensure human and environmental safety.
  5. Apply agricultural products processing technological know-how, the selection of agricultural products storage, primary processing and marketing processes,
  6. Run a farmhouse renovation works in conjunction with the sustainable development of the territory, exclusive of local social, cultural and environmental characteristics, taking into account the ethnic, social and cultural context of their work
  7. Identify agro-tourism services for the organization in conjunction with the principles of sustainable farming, plan and organize their provision, in accordance with professional ethics, communication and collaboration, creativity, and ethno-cultural elements.
  8. Plan and organize agricultural businesses develop and implement projects to assess the problems and their causation and plan solutions in a changing business environment, constructive communication and cooperation, and to adapt to new situations.

 Summary of Profile of Study Programme:

Activities of teaching and learning: Ongoing student-centered teaching and learning with an emphasis on the student’s self- employment work, based on problem solving and use of research results

Methods of assessment of learning achievements: The cumulative assessment, which consists of an examination, practical and self-employment assessments.


Study modules: General college study modules: (30 cr.): (Communication (10 cr.), Ecology and Environment (10 cr.), Agricultural Economics and Policy (10 cr.). Study field modules (120 cr.): Sustainable farming and agro-tourism basics; Environmentally friendly plant technology; Environmentally friendly horticulture technology; Environmentally friendly livestock, beekeeping and fishing techniques; Agricultural production management; Farm management; Agro-tourism services organization; Country houses handling. Practice: technological practice of integrated modules (24 credits), the final professional practice (10 credits). Optional courses: (10 cr.) Plant composition and interior phytodesign; Non-traditional crops. Other things (at least 10 credits) from www.kauko.lt

Distinctive features of a study programme:

Modular program: More than half of the study subjects can be taught in a virtual environment (Moodle).

Access to professional activity or further study:

Access to professional activity: The graduates will acquire knowledge and skills to establish and organize business of Sustainable farming, commodity production and ecological farming in private and state sectors.

Access to further study: In Agronomy Faculty of Alexandra’s Stulginskis University, Hungary Corvinus University and other foreign agricultural universities.




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