Materials Engineering

Double degree programme with partners of Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials Network

To prepare the best qualified specialists – scientists, who are able to individually conduct the works of scientific research and experimental development, and contribute to solving of relevant scientific problems of material engineering.

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Code T008
Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science

List of available research topics for intake 2020 will be announced in February 2020

 

 

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

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)
  • A copy of the passport page containing personal data, or ID card
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two academic referees or researchers from the relevant field of science (one of the recommendations must be written by the supervisor of the research topic the candidate is applying for)
  • List of scientific publications (also accepted publications)
  • Copies of scientific publications (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 publication)
  • Copy of application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens)
  • Certificate of English proficiency: IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent (or a proof that the previous studies were in English)
  • Consent for the processing of the candidate’s personal data at the University

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 and achievements

0,35  – publications in Clarative Analytics Web of Knowledge  database Web of Science foreign publications; Clarative Analytics Web of Knowledge  database in Web of Science Lithuanian publications; proceedings of international conferences);
0,2  – achievements in science (participation in scientific projects, Lithuanian Research Council research practice programmes for students, winners of competitions of Knowledge Economy Forum, winners of competitions of Lithuanian Research Council)

0,55

Weighted average of the marks of diploma appendix

0,1  – weighted average of the marks of Bachelor’s diploma appendix

0,25 – weighted average of the marks of Master’s diploma appendix

0,35

Recommendations of scientists

One of the recommendations must be written by the supervisor of the research topic the candidate is applying for.

0,05

Motivation interview

0,05