1. Research based harmonization of terrestrial and maritime spatial plans empowering the scientifically sound sea and land integration [more information]
2. Seafloor integrity and its recovery under bottom trawling effects in the central Baltic [more information]
3. Hazardous oscillations in the Klaipeda harbour: observations and modeling [more information]
4. Ecological modelling of transitional water ecosystems [more information]
5. Mussel cultivation in low-saline Baltic coastal waters [more information]
6. Tools and Approaches for supporting Coastal and Marine Policy implementation [more information]
7. Earth Observation-based assessment of ecological status over surface waters [more information]
8. Pathways of anaerobic respiration in estuarine sediments: role of metal (Fe, Mn) reduction and methanogenesis [more information]
9. Science based risk assessment for implementation of the Ballast water management convention [more information]
10. Assessment and modelling of ecosystem services in coastal lagoons [more information]

Admission requirements:

  • Diploma of master’s degree (or adequate qualification) incl. annex/supplement;
  • notarised translation of the master’s degree diploma and its supplement into the Lithuanian language;
  • document recognizing the qualification acquired abroad issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania; two recommendation letters; CV; copies of Scientific publications (if any); research Project; Copy of ID document; admission fee varies annually, but typically does not exceed 100 Eur (contact administrator for information).

Selection criteria:

  • published or accepted scientific publications;
  • research proposal (5-12 pages);
  • grade point average of master’s diploma;
  • interview (life or via Internet).

Important dates for admission:

Admission procedures Dates
Announcement of competition for admission to doctoral studies 15-06-2018
Application submission period From 10:00 am 10-09-2018
till 1 pm 21-09-2018
Meeting of Committee of Doctoral studies, including participation of applicants 04-10-2018*
Announcement of applicants invited to doctoral studies 05-10-2018
Deadline for acceptance of appeals 4 pm. 08-10-2018
Notice of appeal review outcome and the announcement of the admitted to doctoral studies 4 pm 12-10-2018*
Signing of study contracts with invited to Doctoral studies 15-10-2018

* – date and time can be subject to change with notice to the meeting participants.

More information on admission rules: contact University website (https://www.ku.lt/studies/english-degree-studies/application-procedure/application-procedure-for-doctoral-studies/#1501228248381-ef7c338d-b716);
Egle Navickiene (e-mail: egle.navickiene@apc.ku.lt, tel. +370 46 398898);
Vita Jušienė (el. paštas: vita.jusiene@ku.lt, tel. +370 46 398932)