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Management

Double degree with the University of Bologna, Italy

Globalisation, technological changes, environmental problems, social and political trends, financial crisis of the last decade brought a range of challenges for management science. KTU doctoral studies in Management analyse relevant and complex problems of management; the scientists of this field in Lithuania started thesis research in such areas as public administration, knowledge and awareness management, intellectual capital management, marketing and business (industrial) systems. Topics of the dissertation research of doctoral studies are closely related to fundamental and applied research conducted by the university’s scientists. Doctoral students of the management field have a possibility to attend the lectures by experienced foreign lecturers and complete internships at the highest level foreign scientific research centres.

Management program aims to develop qualified, responsible and promising researchers able to generate new knowledge contributing to management science development.

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

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Impact of Artificial Intelligence based service innovations on consumer behaviour: role of consumer trust prof. dr. Jūratė BANYTĖ state-funded
The role of the project manager Emotional Intellegence in stakeholders engagement and creating the social value of the project
prof. dr. Rūta ČIUTIENĖ state-funded
Improving Lithuanian Public Sector Governance in the Context of Global Change through the Use of Artificial Intelligence
doc. dr. Rasa DAUGĖLIENĖ state-funded
Technology upgrading in digitalised global value chains: antecedents, capabilities and firm strategies 
prof. dr. Monika PETRAITĖ state-funded
Attitude - Behavior Gap in the Context of Sustainable Consumption: Methodological Perspective
prof. dr. Žaneta Gravelines state-funded
Corporate identity, dynamic capabilities and Competitive dynamic of Digital Healthcare Platforms
prof. dr. Asta PUNDZIENĖ state-funded
Agent based modelling of processes in public governance
doc. dr. Rimantas RAULECKAS state-funded
Shifting consumer behavior to address climate change
doc. dr. Aušra Rūtelionė state-funded
Duality of idiosyncratic deals referring to sustainable career
prof. dr. Asta SAVANEVIČIENĖ state-funded
Entrepreneurial firms’ responses to GVCs disruptions and other crises in the digital era: implications and strategies of resilience prof. dr. Jurgita SEKLIUCKIENĖ state-funded
Enhancement of organisational social impact through CSR and quality management practices
prof. dr. Eglė Staniškienė state-funded
The impact of digital technologies on different stakeholders in HRM settings
doc. dr. Živilė STANKEVIČIŪTĖ state-funded
Digital transformation of organizations: a contingency perspective
prof. dr. Mantas VILKAS state-funded
AI-driven Innovation Management
prof. dr. Maximilian Joachim Von Zedtwitz state-funded
Global R&D Flows – Strategy, Culture and Policy Perspectives
prof. dr. Maximilian Joachim Von Zedtwitz state-funded
Financial Innovation for Sustainability: Artificial Intelligence-based Potential in Enabling Financial Inclusion for SMEs
prof. dr. Gerda ŽIGIENĖ state-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 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)
  • Official legalised Master’s diploma or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified) and the certificate of recognition if higher education qualification acquired abroad (see academic recognition)
  • 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 research proposal on the topic selected for admission 
  • 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, Studentų g. 50, 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

0,3

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)

0,3

Research proposal on the selected topic for admission

0,1

Recommendations by scientists

0,05

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

0,25

 

 

 

Study programme modules