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April 19, 2024

PhD Position Opportunity in the science field of Civil Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is seeking applications for a state funded PhD researcher position within the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture. This position offers a unique opportunity to work on research aimed at developing integrated approaches to enhance the structural safety, resilience, and retrofitting of buildings in the face of natural hazards. PhD research will be developed between two research groups in KTU (Lithuania) and Frederick University (Cyprus). A student is expected to participate in long-term mobility to FU under supervision of dr. Petros Christou.

 

Research Overview:

The successful candidate will be involved in research that combines expertise from civil engineering, architecture, environmental science, and policy development. This interdisciplinary approach is crucial in addressing the urgent need for building preparedness amidst the escalating frequency and severity of natural disasters. The research aims to significantly improve building safety, mitigate economic losses, and ultimately save lives in vulnerable regions.

 

Application Process:

We welcome applications from motivated individuals with a strong background in civil engineering, or related disciplines with a strong background in the analysis of structures. The application procedure is described here: Doctoral studies – Admissions | KTU. Questions can be addressed to andrius.jurelionis@ktu.lt. Application deadline – 15th May 2024.

 

Benefits

  • Double degree programme with the University of Bologna, Italy
  • Doctor Europaeus certificate possibilities
  • Doctoral research in a high-profile research team
  • Incentives and rewards for active KTU PhD students
  • “Start up Space” for entrepreneurs
  • Academic mobility, internships abroad
  • KTU International PhD Summer School for core competences

 

Scholarships and funding

  • Lithuanian state scholarships (1st year of studies 1045 Eur/month, and 2nd-4th year of studies 1210 Eur/month)
  • Additional scholarships for excellent results
  • Grants for doctoral studies and research
  • Grants for academic mobility
April 11, 2024

Communication and Information Sciences

The PhD scholarship programme provides state-of-the-art research training and teaches advanced professional skills in communication and information research. Besides providing a solid foundation in the disciplines, including a broad range of quantitative and qualitative methods, the programme places a strong emphasis on theoretically driven empirical communication and information research. Communication and Information Sciences (CIS) programme is open to proposals on all kinds of topics related to communication and information research.

Annual Tuition Fee

Doctoral students studying at a non-state-funded doctoral place pay for their studies in accordance with the procedure established in the doctoral study agreement.

  • full-time studies – 11837 Eur (4-year);
  • part-time studies – 7891 Eur (6-year).

Funding

  • Lithuanian state scholarships are available for the first year of studies (1045 Eur/month) and the second—fourth year of studies (1210 Eur/month).
  • Every doctoral student, for research trips, etc., can use the Doctoral Fund for research.

Information Seminar

On 7 May, 3 p.m. in Eastern European Summer Time (EEST), on the MS Teams platform, we invite you to participate in an information seminar (more info here) on the doctoral studies in Communication and Information at Vilnius University: REGISTRATION.

July 9, 2023

PhD in Psychology

Searching where to study after your master degree? Looking to contribute to the field of social sciences with your own research? Want to advance your knowledge of human psychology? Want to continue your psychology studies?  

If all of the questions above came back as a yes, consider submitting your thesis topic for your doctoral studies in Psychology. If you have a research sphere you always found interesting and would like to share with the rest of the social sciences community, the 4-year (240 ECTS credits) doctoral degree programme is exactly what you are looking for. To match your studies with a career, you may also take them part-time for 6-year study period. Persons who have independently prepared a doctoral dissertation (or monograph) and have scientific publications can obtain a doctoral degree externally (within 1 year). 

At MRU, we have developed a joint studies programme with one more university that will help you deepen your knowledge of human psychology. Here you will be required to conduct your studies in English, in order to take full advantage of the course. You will need to prove your English level is at C1 or higher in order to get accepted.  

At MRU and even in this joint study programme, you will find a truly affordable, comparatively low tuition fee. Additionally, you may also apply for potential scholarships available, based on your research field. PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Psychology Science Field. The Social Innovations Doctoral School organizes the process of doctoral studies. Go through the acceptance requirements and see if this research path is what you are looking for. And if it is, don’t hesitate and apply!

Find out 6 Reasons to Study in Lithuania!

 

July 9, 2023

PhD in Law

Have you finished your master degree studies? Are you looking to become an expert in your field? Are there topics you wish to research in detail and find answers to? Do you want to find solutions to some of the problems faced in various fields of law? 

If any of the questions above raise your interest, then you’ve come to the right place. Doctoral degree in Law will help you achieve all of those goals. At MRU, we invite you to take your doctoral studies in social sciences and elevate your education to become a true master of law. Graduate from the university that is rated to be among 250 best universities worldwide in the field of law  

Conduct your studies in English, to solidify your status as an international expert of law

By choosing the topic of a future dissertation, you can examine a specific legal problem or explore a field of law from a philosophical perspective. Your dissertation preparation and research will be supervised by a scientific supervisor who is a specialist in his/her field.

At MRU, you will also find a comparatively low tuition fee, together with potential state and private scholarships available 

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Law. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information. And if you’re all ready and eager, submit your application now!

Find out 6 Reasons to Study in Lithuania!

 

July 9, 2023

PhD in Management

Searching for what to study after your master degree? Want to advance the research in the field of social science and more specifically – management? Looking to become an expert in your study field, be it marketing, governance or organizational development?  

If any of the above questions came back with positive answers, consider furthering your education by attaining a doctoral degree in Management.

At MRU and even in this joint study programme, you will find a truly affordable, comparatively low tuition fee. Additionally, you may also apply for potential scholarships available, based on your research field. It’s a great investment into yourself, as after graduation, you will be able to pursue a well-paid career in the academic field, or work in public or private sectors as a high-end management specialist, consultant, start your own company or work independently on various projects.  

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Management Science FieldSocial Innovation Doctoral School organizes the process of doctoral studies. Go through the acceptance requirements and see if this research path is what you are looking for. And if it is, don’t hesitate and apply!

Find out 6 Reasons to Study in Lithuania!

 

July 9, 2023

PhD in Economics

Looking to cement your knowledge in economic or financial theory? Searching for what to study after your master degree? Thought of ways that global economy could be improved and want to research them? Want to pursue detailed macroeconomic analysis and share your findings with the scientific and business community?  

If you have strongly considered any of the above questions, perhaps you are ready to pursue your doctoral degree in Economics. If you have questions that you’re absolutely must delve into and research, you have come to the right place. MRU is implementing a joint study programme together with three other universities in order to help you become an expert in your economics field. You will conduct these studies in English, so you can contribute your research to the international body of knowledge about economics. To take full advantage of this program, you will be required to show your English level at least at C1.

Finally, you will find that MRU offers a low tuition fee and scholarship opportunities, depending on your field. Go through the acceptance requirements and see if this research path is what you are looking for. And if it is, don’t hesitate and apply!

PhD studies and research are coordinated by the Doctoral Committee of Economics. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information.

Find out 6 Reasons to Study in Lithuania!

 

May 10, 2023

PhD in Education Science

Searching where to study after your master degree? Always had a passion for education and want to further it with quality research? Want to help the next generation receive the best possible education, or assist those less privileged with cutting-edge educational techniques?  

If all of the above questions have stirred something positive within you, then consider applying with your thesis topic for a doctoral degree in Education Science. If your topic will be considered a valuable asset to the international body of knowledge, you will get a chance to contribute your research into furthering the theory and practice of education.  

After graduation, you will be able to work as a researcher or teacher in higher education institutions, a policy-maker in education, an organizer and executor of educational projects and hold executive posts in educational and research institutions. It is a worthwhile investment into yourself, especially given that at MRU, the low tuition fee makes this degree in the field of social sciences ever more attractive. Not to mention potential scholarships available depending on your exact field of research.  

PhD studies and research are coordinated by Doctoral Committee of Education Science Field. Contact Social Innovations Doctoral School that organizes the process of doctoral studies for more information. Don’t hesitate and apply!

Find out 6 Reasons to Study in Lithuania!

 

March 7, 2023

Communication and Information

Open application for a highly motivated doctoral candidate in Communication and Information.

The doctoral candidate position is available in the Faculty of Creative Industries, Creative Communication, Entertainment Industries, Philosophy and Cultural Studies. Applicants interested in other research topics related to Creative Industries are welcome to apply.

Study Programme Structure

  • Independent research under supervision;
  • Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits);
  • Participation in international conferences and research networks, including an international internship at other, research institutions;
  • Presentation of research results in international scientific conferences and publications of scientific journals (WOS);
  • Teaching or another form of knowledge dissemination, which is related to the PhD topic when possible;
  • The completion of a PhD thesis.

Academic requirements

  • Postgraduate diploma (or higher);
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English;
  • You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Scholarships and Funding

  • The state-funding or self-funded studies are available;
  • Lithuanian state scholarships for 1st year of studies 931 Eur/month, and 2nd-4th year of studies 1078 Eur/month);
  • Grants for doctoral studies and research;
  • Grants for international academic mobility.

Annual Tuition Fee

  • full-time studies – 11 589,00  (4-year);
  • part-time studies – 7 726,00  (6-year).

More information: https://vilniustech.lt/doctoralstudies/en

GET IN TOUCH at VILNIUS TECH Doctoral School: phd@vilniustech.lt

March 7, 2023

Civil Engineering

Open application for a highly motivated doctoral candidate in Civil Engineering.

The doctoral candidate position is available in the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Applied Mechanics, Building Materials and Fire Safety, Management and Real estate, Concrete Structures and Geotechnics, Steel and Composite Structures. Applicants interested in other research topics related to Civil Engineering are welcome to apply.

Study Programme Structure

  • Independent research under supervision;
  • Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits);
  • Participation in international conferences and research networks, including an international internship at other, research institutions;
  • Presentation of research results in international scientific conferences and publications of scientific journals (WOS);
  • Teaching or another form of knowledge dissemination, which is related to the PhD topic when possible;
  • The completion of a PhD thesis.

Academic requirements

  • Postgraduate diploma (or higher);
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English;
  • You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Scholarships and Funding

  • The state-funding or self-funded studies are available;
  • Lithuanian state scholarships for 1st year of studies 931 Eur/month, and 2nd-4th year of studies 1078 Eur/month);
  • Grants for doctoral studies and research;
  • Grants for international academic mobility.

Annual Tuition Fee

  • full-time studies – 11 589,00  (4-year);
  • part-time studies – 7 726,00  (6-year).

More information: https://vilniustech.lt/doctoralstudies/en

GET IN TOUCH at VILNIUS TECH Doctoral School: phd@vilniustech.lt

March 7, 2023

Informatics

Open application for a highly motivated doctoral candidate in Informatics.

The doctoral candidate position is available in the Faculty of Fundamental Sciences, Department of Information Systems.

Study Programme Structure

  • Independent research under supervision;
  • Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits);
  • Participation in international conferences and research networks, including an international internship at other, research institutions;
  • Presentation of research results in international scientific conferences and publications of scientific journals (WOS);
  • Teaching or another form of knowledge dissemination, which is related to the PhD topic when possible;
  • The completion of a PhD thesis.

Academic requirements

  • Postgraduate diploma (or higher);
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English;
  • You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Scholarships and Funding

  • The state-funding or self-funded studies are available;
  • Lithuanian state scholarships for 1st year of studies 931 Eur/month, and 2nd-4th year of studies 1078 Eur/month);
  • Grants for doctoral studies and research;
  • Grants for international academic mobility.

Annual Tuition Fee

  • full-time studies – 11 589,00  (4-year);
  • part-time studies – 7 726,00  (6-year).

More information: https://vilniustech.lt/doctoralstudies/en

GET IN TOUCH at VILNIUS TECH Doctoral School: phd@vilniustech.lt