|Nominal duration||4 years (30 ECTS)|
|Awards||PhD (PhD of Education)|
Tuition fee for self-funded positions only.
|Application fee||€100.00 one-time
Payable before the application deadline transferring it to the KTU bank account. Details will be provided during application.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
1. Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalent to it and diploma supplement.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Lithuanian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent
1. An application addressed to the Rector (see ktu.edu/phd) 2. Recommendations by two academic referees from the field of Education, who have research degrees of a Habilitated Doctor or Doctor; 3. Curriculum Vitae (signed); 4. Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalent to it and diploma supplement (translated into English and notary verified); 5. Certificate of English proficiency: IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent 6. A list of research works if any and their copies (to be submitted); candidate who has graduated Master studies in 2017, must provide a copy of his/her Master thesis. 7. copies of certificates, confirming that candidate had presentated work in the international scientific conference; 8. One photo of the size of 3x4 cm (to be submitted); 9. documents confirming the change of the surname if the submitted documents contain different surnames (copies to be submitted); 10. copy of passport
Field of science of Education (07S)
Description of the study programme:
Educational research provided by the team is based on the contemporary approach to education and learning, as well as on the using the best Lithuanian and world-wide pedagogical traditions. The team understands well that the boundaries of the discipline of Education have already broadened. The educational researchers focus not only on young generation’s and adults‘ formal, informal, non-formal education and learning, social education and education management, issues related to higher education but also on modern educational technologies, educational and learning environments and other issues related to educational innovations. Research is also carried out in the fields of employees‘ organizational learning in knowledge organizations, learning communities, development of learning cities and regions in terms of educational and learning challenges they face.
Having more than 50 years of experience and well known for preparing more than 100 PhDs who have knowledge of modern education, a team of researchers in Educational Science from Kaunas University of Technology is a recognised Centre of excellence in the field in Lithuania.
The high quality of doctoral studies is ensured not only by contribution in research projects on the most relevant topics nowadays but also by an active collaboration with the academics from University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), University of Haifa (Israel), California State University, Fullerton (USA) and others. Doctoral students participate in Erasmus+ exchanges (the newest partner is the University of Lisbon (Portugal)) that enable them to be active in an academic field on an international scale.
Kaunas University of Technology delivers its doctoral studies in Educational Science as a member of the Consortium of 4 Lithuanian universities together with the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuanian Sports University and Siauliai University.
PhD applicants have to choose one (or max. two) of the following dissertation topics: