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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Double degree programme with the University of Bologna, Italy

Electrical and electronic engineering is one of the widest research fields. There are no sectors in industry or science which could develop without innovative electronic solutions. Investigations during doctoral studies are carried out in the fields, such as ultrasonic measurements and diagnostics in aviation, energy generation and supply systems, and other industrial sectors, applications of electronic solutions in biomedicine, monitoring and control systems for various economic and transportation facilities, including signal processing and imaging. Investigations are conducted using modern research tools and instruments in the ‘Santaka’ scientific valley. Doctoral studies of this field provide a possibility to carry out part of experiments in the research institutions of the United Kingdom and Italy.
The objective of the work of doctoral students is to propose and investigate innovative solutions for the above-listed sectors of industry and science.

Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science

Research topics

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Ultrasonic measurement and X-ray tomography for nondestructive testing, technical and medical diagnostic methods. Detection and characterization of defects in complex structures using artificial intelligent algorithms
prof. dr. Liudas MAŽEIKA state non-funded
Ultrasonic measurement and X-ray tomography for nondestructive testing, technical and medical diagnostic methods. Application of artificial intelligence methods for analysis and classification of ultrasonic diagnostic images
prof. dr. Liudas MAŽEIKA
prof. dr. Renaldas RAIŠUTIS
state non-funded
Interactive electronic systems. Energy Efficient Smart City Controllers Networks for Remote Monitoring prof. dr. Darius ANDRIUKAITIS state non-funded
Interactive electronic systems. Electronic System of Ultrapenetrative Disinfection and Probiotics Colonization doc. dr. Mindaugas ŽILYS state non-funded
Application of electrostatic microstructures for microfluidic control
prof. dr. Darius VIRŽONIS state non-funded
Research of Non-invasive Remote Error Monitoring Method for Electrical Energy Meters
prof. dr. Žilvinas NAKUTIS state non-funded
Optimal control of sensor-less electric drive for bio-engineering application
prof. dr. Renaldas URNIEŽIUS state non-funded
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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements

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

Applicants to the doctoral program in the field of science are accepted by competition according to the competition score. Minimum Competition Score 7.5


Application procedure

Mandatory documents for admission:

  • Filled in application form (online on apply.ktu.edu)
  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two researchers of the relevant science field
  • A research proposal on the topic selected for admission
  • A list of the research works (this list is submitted with full bibliographic description) along with copies of the research works (or a research paper on the topic (-s) consistent with the dissertation topic (-s) indicated in the candidate’s application, if a candidate does not have any research works)
  • A copy of the passport personal data page, or a copy of the ID card
  • A copy of the receipt of the application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens)
  • A certificate issued by IELTS, TOEFL, CERF or any other competent institution within the last 2 years certifying the level of the English language if the candidate is not a graduate of the first or second cycle studies conducted in the English language

Participation in motivational interview  (Kaunas University of Technology, K. Donelaičio g. 73, Kaunas, Lithuania or online)

Signing a study agreement (if invited to study)


Selection criteria and their weighted coefficients

Weighted grade point average of the Master’s diploma supplement


Research experience

Research experience in ten-point grading system (The evaluation of the research experience includes the candidate’s scientific publications or the research paper, other research experience, scientific qualifications, the compliance of the scientific publications and research experience with the topic of doctoral studies)


Motivational interview, including evaluation of the knowledge of a foreign language


Research proposal on the selected topic for admission





Study programme modules