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Energetics and Power Engineering

The only joint doctoral studies in the scientific field of Energetics and Power Engineering in Lithuania, provided by Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian Energy Institute, prepare highly qualified energy scientists for industry and education institutions. Doctoral studies of this scientific field are provided in priority research topics: Sustainable energy – the effective usage of fossil fuel and primary renewable energy sources in the energy generation systems and technologies, reduction of environmental impact; Fundamental and applied research of transfer processes in thermal technologies; The simulation and investigation of the smart grid technologies and regimes of the sustainable electric power systems. Prepared dissertations reflect the peculiarities of the areas of Thermal energetics, Nuclear energetics and Electrical energetics.
The aim of the programme is to prepare the highly qualified scientists of energetics and power engineering for industry and education institutions.

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

Research topics

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Analysis of determination methods of factors caused disturbances and faults in high voltage power grid doc. dr. Audrius JONAITIS state non-funded
Systems design based on artificial intelligence and big data analysis to enhance interaction between distributed generation, energy storage and consumption doc. dr. Audrius JONAITIS 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 8.0

 

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 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

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)

0,4

Weighted grade point average of the Master’s diploma supplement

0,3

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

0,25

Recommendations by scientists

0,05

 

 

 

Study programme modules