Management

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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Code S003
Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science

 

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
The Role of Existing Immigrants in the Implementation of Industry 4.0 Requirements for Employees
prof. dr. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė state-funded
The effect of emotional intelligence on consumer materialism, subjective well-being and compulsive buying: the role of coping strategies
doc. dr. Aušra Rūtelionė state-funded
The Internal Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibility Implementation: An Industry 4.0 Perspective prof. dr. Eglė Staniškienė state-funded
The role of the digital multi-sided platforms in the competitiveness of the non-technological organizations prof. dr. Asta PUNDZIENĖ state-funded
The Facilitation of interactions between innovative firms and R&D insitutions within open innovation ecosystems : towards the transformation of Eastern European business towards industry 4.0 prof. dr. Monika PETRAITĖ state-funded
Modularity in service: concept, activities and methods of client integration
prof. dr. Liudmila BAGDONIENĖ state-funded
Sustainable Career in the Context of Future Creating Technologies
prof. dr. Asta SAVANEVIČIENĖ state-funded
Human resource management role in developing sustainable organization in the context of Industry 4.0
doc. dr. Živilė STANKEVIČIŪTĖ state-funded
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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

 

Application procedure

Application and the following documents are submitted online at 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)

0,3

Weighted grade point average of the diploma supplement

0,4

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

0,25

Recommendations by scientists

0,05

 

 

 

 


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