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Doctoral studies 2022

Admission to doctoral studies program in Ecology and Environmental Sciences at Marine Research Institute Klaipėda University 2022-2026.

Proposed thesis topics

Please contact the potential advisor:

Nr. Title Potential supervisor
1. Unravelling hidden nitrogen cycling pathways and players in the three largest European lagoons dr. Stefano Bonaglia, dr. Mindaugas Žilius
2. Anthropogenic sources of greenhouse gases and spatial variability in urbanized areas of the South-East Baltic prof. dr. Inga Dailidienė
3. Satellite tracking of rehabilitated grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pups in the Baltic sea: determination of survivability and adaptation dr. Zita. R. Gasiūnaitė
4. Detection of invasive species and biodiversity analyses based on environmental DNA (eDNA) prof. dr. Matthias Labrenz
5. Constructed floating wetlands as nature-based solutions for ecosystem restoration dr. Jūratė Lesutienė, prof. dr. A. Razinkovas-Baziukas
6. Climate change impact on Arctic lagoon ecosystems prof. habil dr. Sergej Olenin
7. Population biology and ecological role of non-indigenous Brachyura species in coastal waters and lagoons of the south-eastern Baltic Sea prof. habil dr. Sergej Olenin
8. Synthesis, characterisation and application of cellulose aerogels for aquatic oil spills clean-up dr. Tatjana Paulauskiene, dr. Marija Kataržytė, dr. Jochen Uebe
9. Ecological modeling for eutrophication studies in three European coastal waterbodies Prof. Dr. Georg Umgiesser
10. Predictive Modeling for hydrodynamic and ecologic processes in the Curonian Lagoon Prof. Dr. Georg Umgiesser


Admission rules and criteria (pdf)
Application form (doc)

Important dates

Admission procedures Dates
Announcement of competition for admission to doctoral studies 03-10-2022
Deadline of application submission for admission to competition
(Please provide all necessary documents, including a document certifying recognition of the qualifications acquired abroad)*
10-10-2022, 10:00 a.m.  – 04-11-2022, 1:00 p.m.
Meeting of Committee of Doctoral studies, including participation of applicants** 06-11-2022**
Announcement of list for those invited to doctoral studies 07-11-2022, 10:00 a.m.
Signing of study contracts with invited to doctoral studies 21-11-2022
Start of the studies 01-11-2022

* A document certifying recognition of the qualifications acquired abroad issued by Klaipėda University (contact person: Kristina Mataitienė, tel. +370 46 398951; e-mail: ) or the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania ).; Recognition of qualifications may take 2 to 4 weeks.)

**date and time of the meeting to be specified

Submission of application


Research and Innovation office of Klaipėda University
Herkaus Manto str. 84, room 301, LT-92294, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Phone: + 370 46 398932, + 370 46 398936

Documents are accepted

MON-THU from 8.00 till 16.00
FRI from 8.00 till 15.00
Lunch break from 12.00 till 13.00

  • Applications for admission to the doctoral competition will be accepted from September