Doctoral studies with Charles University in Prague, Czechia and the University of Göttingen in Germany

This study programme will cover both fundamental and applied mathematical research in areas such as differential equations, financial mathematics, mathematical modelling of biomedical systems, and mathematical theory of operations and its applications. The students will have a wide choice for their research and thesis topic.

Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science
  • Charles University in Prague
  • University of Gottingen

Doctoral School
Student Info Center
Studentų st. 50
LT-51368, Kaunas


Research topics

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Applications of Agent-based Models (ABM) to analyze finance growth in a sustainable manner over a long-term period
prof. dr. Audrius Kabašinskas state-funded
Data science and information integration research for disease and prevalence prediction
prof. dr. Robertas Alzbutas state-funded
Hierarchical models for uncertainty estimation within deep feature spaces and application to medical diagnostics
doc. dr. Tomas Iešmantas state-funded
Development and analysis of methods for estimation dependencies in long series
prof. dr. Tomas Ruzgas state-funded
Cryptographic one-way functions construction using matrix power functions
prof. dr. Eligijus Sakalauskas state-funded
Creation and investigation of the payment system based on the blockchain technology with the elements of non-commuting cryptography
doc. dr. Aleksejus Michalkovič state-funded
Development and research on new models of genetic sequences and their mutations doc. dr. Mantas Landauskas state-funded
Application of neural networks for predictive modeling of bacterial behavior on TiO2 thin films doc. dr. Paulius Palevičius state-funded
Simulation and automated design of optimal and reliable systems integrating artificial and ambient intelligence
prof. dr. Robertas Alzbutas state-funded
Coupled Map Lattice of Matrices
doc. dr. Rasa Šmidtaitė 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 7.0

Additional conditions:
1. An applicant must provide bachelor qualification diploma and it’s supplement


Application procedure

Mandatory documents for admission:

  • Application indicating the science field, the topic and the form of funding(online)*
  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and 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
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two researchers of the relevant science field
  • A list of the research works with a full bibliographic description and copies thereof; if no research works by the applicant are presented, the applicant is required to present a research paper whose topic is consistent with the dissertation topic indicated in the applicant’s application (if the applicant applies to two dissertation topics, two individual research papers have to be submitted)
  • A research proposal on the selected topic (if the applicant applies to two topics, two individual research proposals have to be submitted)
  • A copy of a valid personal document: a passport (for citizens of all countries) or an ID card (only for citizens of the European Union)
  • A copy of the receipt of the application fee payment (50 EUR for EU citizens, and 120 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

* The applicant can select no more than 2 (two) research fields and no more than 2 (two) topics per science field.

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 Bachelor’s diploma supplement


Weighted grade point average of the Master’s diploma supplement


Research experience


Research proposal on the selected topic for admission


Recommendations by scientists


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







Doctoral School
Student Info Center
Studentų st. 50
LT-51368, Kaunas