BALTECH Study Center works at RTU since 2000. It is the University Consortium for Science and Technology of the Baltic Sea Region uniting seven engineering universities, which offer graduates the opportunity to enroll for international Masters study programs «Industrial Engineering and Management» and «Environmental Science».
Study programs have been developed jointly by Riga Technical University, Kaunas University of Technology, Linköping University, Lund University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Tallinn University of Technology and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
BALTECH also offers distant learning courses in natural sciences, technology, and industrial management. It provides students and staff mobility opportunities, as well as supports research and academic projects.
University Consortium for Science and Technology BALTECH was founded in Riga in 1998. Its aims are to promote closer cooperation by developing compatible international study programs in natural sciences, technology, and industrial management, to promote student and academic staff mobility and to provide scholarship and grant support.
The work of the Consortium is coordinated by BALTECH Secretariat, and since 1 September 2015 this function is performed by RTU.