Doctoral (PhD) studies
More information about doctoral studies at VU can be found here.
The goal of Postdoctoral Fellowships is to promote innovative research, to provide young researchers with the opportunity to develop their own academic career and to become a part of Vilnius University academic community.
VU provides opportunities for PhD graduates from other institutions to engage in the university-based research, to acquire new research skills and scientific knowledge under the direction of an experienced supervisor, to take advantage of research infrastructure at the university. Usually postdoctoral fellowships last up to two years. The research is possible across different scientific fields and disciplines.
Postdoctoral research at VU can be funded via several financial means:
- Marie Skłodowska–Curie Actions (Postdoctoral Fellowships, COFUND schemes);
- Postdoctoral Fellowships financed by Research Council of Lithuania;
- Vilnius University fund for Postdoctoral Fellowships;
- Other national and international programs.
With the aim to push Vilnius University‘s research agenda further, conduct world-class research and become even more competitive,we are constantly looking for new ideas and invite experienced researchers to conduct their research with us.. VU strives to provide a rewarding working experience and can offer required office space,fully equipped laboratories, necessary infrastructure and experienced support staff for your project implementation.Take advantage of these funding opportunities and join VU:
ERC Advanced Grants (call is scheduled to open on 20 January 2022 with a deadline on 28 April 2022);
- Researcher groups projects funded by the Research Council of Lithuania.
- Internal job openings (please contact the responsible person listed in the position announcement).
If you are interested in the faculty position at VU, but currently there are no vacancies in your field of research, please contact relevant Faculty or International Staff Coordinator Arvydas Koncevičius (), who will help forward your enquiry to the right addressee. More information for international staff can be found here.