VGTU is the third university in Lithuania with more than 11 thousand students at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral degree studies and over 600 members of the academic scientific staff engaged in research works. VGTU comprises 9 faculties, 1 institute and 62 departments. Research is carried out in 2 research centers, 14 institutes and 33 research laboratories. Research priorities at the university correspond the national and international research priorities and trends.

On November 6, 2012 University Senate approved from three to five focus areas in the fields of: Sustainable building; Environmental and energy technologies; Sustainable transport; Mechatronics; Information and communication technologies; Technology management and economics; Fundamental research on materials and processes.

VGTU is a member of over 50 international organisations and has over 200 partners consolidated by international projects. VGTU implements many international projects under different funding programmes, such as COST, EUREKA, FP-6, FP-7, IEE, H2020. VGTU is a participant in the EU- Korea, EU-ALFA3 and the EU-Asia link projects. It was awarded the ECTS label in 2006 and the E-Quality Label of European National Agencies in 2007.

During implementation of ROCK project, VGTU will place Intelligent decision support system and Integrated Cultural Heritage Analytics at disposal of the cities to be used in their CH-led urban regeneration actions, in order to identify and quantify interactions with city stakeholders.