Kaunas University of Technology offers 19 PhD programmes in Technological, Physical, Social Sciences and Humanities. Learn more about admission procedure, requirements, and scholarships.
Regulations for 2018 Admission of Doctoral Students to Kaunas University of Technology
Fill in the application form online https://apply.ktu.edu
Upload required documents online (only PDF format):
The failure to provide on time all required documents will result in the exclusion from the competition.
Participate in motivational interview
Sign study contract at Kaunas University of Technology, K. Donelaičio St. 73, LT-44249 Kaunas, Lithuania
(Passport or ID is required).
|Procedures of additional admission to doctoral studies||Dates
|Deadline for submission and registration of admission documents||05-17 September 2018|
|Technological Sciences, Physical Sciences||will be announced later|
|Social Sciences, Humanities||will be announced later|
|Signing of contracts with the persons, who are invited to doctoral studies||will be announced later|
* not applicable for admission to Transport Engineering, Political Sciences, Sociology, and Education
|Procedures of admission to doctoral studies in Political Sciences
|Deadline for submission and registration of admission documents||02 July – 27 August 2018|
|Motivational interview||03 – 10 September 2018|
|Signing of contracts with the persons, who are invited to doctoral studies||27 – 28 September 2018|
|Procedures of admission to doctoral studies in Sociology
|Deadline for submission and registration of admission documents||02 July – 24 August 2018|
|Motivational interview||03 – 11 September 2018|
|Signing of contracts with the persons, who are invited to doctoral studies||28 September 2018|
Students admitted to state-funded places of doctoral studies receive a scholarship of the amount established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania during the period of studies from 4742 EUR to 5472 EUR per year.
KTU offers eight scholarships for outstanding doctoral students (in addition to student’s scholarship established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania)
Amount of additional scholarship: 6240 EUR per year
Period of scholarship: September 2018 – August 2019
Application fee is 40 EUR for the Lithuanian and the European Union citizens, and 100 EUR for the citizens outside of the European Union. The invoice with the bank details is issued as soon as the applicant submits the application online.
Students admitted to state-funded positions are exempted of tuition fee for a period up to 48 months.
Self-funded doctoral students pay the tuition fee that is ~ 6750-8015 euros per year.
Doctoral students may expect additional funding: