|Nominal duration||4 years (30 ECTS)|
|Awards||PhD (PhD of Political Sciences)|
|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
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
1. An application addressed to the Rector ;
Field of science of Political Sciences (02S)
Right for Doctoral Studies in this filed of science has been granted for Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) together with The General Jonas Zemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Klaipėda University, and Vytautas Magnus University. the coordinating institution is Vytautas Magnus University.
PhD Programme in Political Sciences is carried out at Kaunas University of Technology in the field of Public Policy and Administration. The programme is implemented with the General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Klaipėda University and Vytautas Magnus University. Therefore, research topics can also fall into the fields proposed by the partner institutions, for example, political theory, political communication, comparative politics, and international relations.
Candidates to the doctoral studies in Political Sciences are admitted under procedure of open competition with a prerequisite of a master’s degree or equivalent qualification.
Doctoral studies develop individual research skills, creativity, widen the scope of theoretical knowledge and practical experience while solving the chosen research problems.
PhD applicants indicate the research topic available for intake 2018:
“Political Regimes and Governance”