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

List of available research topics for intake 2021 will be announced in February 2021

 

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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

 

Application procedure

Application and the following documents are submitted online at apply.ktu.edu

  • 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 (one of the recommendations must be written by the supervisor of the research topic the candidate is applying for)
  • 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

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 grade point average of the diploma supplement

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 by scientists

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

0,05

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

0,05

 

 

 

 


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