Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Art
  • Vilnius Academy of Arts

Research topics

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Parametric architecture based on cultural heritage codes
doc. Gintaras PRIKOCKIS
prof. dr. Kęstutis ZALECKIS
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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements

Persons with a Master’s Degree in Architecture or Arts or equivalent degree of higher education may participate in an open competition for admission to doctoral studies. 

Applicants to the doctoral field of art are accepted by competition according to the competition score. Minimum Competition Score 7.0


Application procedure

Mandatory documents for admission:

  • Filled in application form
  • A copy of Master diploma and diploma supplement in the original language, with the certified translation to English or Lithuanian (applicants with foreign qualifications, acquired outside Lithuania, will undergo mandatory academic recognition of these qualifications)
  • Letters of recommendation of two architects and (or) recognized artists (2023). Persons recommending an applicant should send their recommendations directly to
  • Portfolio (Creative works)
  • Description of the art research project (3000 – 5000 words)
  • Curriculum Vitae (Professional development)
  • List of artistic, scientific and cultural publications (if available) and copies thereof
  • A copy of ID or passport
  • A copy of a document certifying the change of name and/or surname if not all the documents submitted are under the same name and/or surname
  • Receipt of the admission fee (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens)
  • Consent regarding processing of personal data

Assessment of Creative Work and Professional Development – Review. Announcement of participants invited for an interview with the admission committee

Participation in motivational interview  with admission commission (only selected applicants)

Signing a study agreement (if invited to study)


Selection criteria and their weighted coefficients

Portfolio (creative works)


Creative part description of the art research project


Theoretical part description of the art research project


Motivational interview





Study programme modules