Admission

Admission

Sukurta: 12 October 2011

ATTENTION! Vilnius University announces a competition for doctoral places funded by Vilnius University.


This year, the University will fund 4 places in the fields of Education, Psychology, Medicine and Biochemistry. 4 topics and their supervisors were selected and approved:

1. Teachers Education for 21st Century. Supervisor prof. dr. Lidija Duoblienė. Education.
2. Stress and Resilience in Adolescence: Longitudinal Study of Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress. Supervisor doc. dr. Paulina Želvienė. Psychology.
3. Prevention of Obesity: Molecular Analysis of Biomarkers and their Signaling Pathways, and their Significance for Individual Treatment. Supervisor doc. dr. Valentina Ginevičienė. Medicine.
4. Development of Retron-based Precision Genome Editors. Supervisor dr. Patrick Pausch. Biochemistry.

ADMISSION TO THESE PLACES IS ORGANIZED TOGETHER WITH THE GENERAL ADMISSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROCEDURE ESTABLISHED BY VILNIUS UNIVERSITY.

 

More detailed information is provided below. 

 


SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS IN 2022


Vilnius University publishes a competition to doctoral dissertation themes in five research areas (see Dissertation themes) in accordance with Admission Rules for 2022 entry to Doctoral Studies at Vilnius University.

 

  • Applicants must have a Master’s qualification degree or a higher education degree equivalent to it.

 

The application with all required enclosures must be send by e-mail .  

 

All the documents must be submitted by the 10th of June, 2022 (unless stated otherwise):

  1. an application addressed to the Rector;
  2. a copy of the passport or any other valid identification card;
  3. copies of the Master’s diploma or of a higher education diploma equivalent to it and their supplements;
  4. Curriculum Vitae;
  5. a completed questionnaire with a photo;
  6. a short description of prospective research project (for more information please ask to a responsible person, see below Methods of Admission);
  7. a list of research works and their copies, conference presentations, works awarded at academic competitions (if there is any);
  8. recommendations by two academic referees from the topic of the relevant field of science (candidates to PhD studies in biochemistry have to submit one recommendation written by a supervisor of dissertation theme - see Dissertation themes);
  9. a certificate proving the level of English (not lower than B2);
  10. 15 Eur instalment cheque.

 

  • Applicants also have to submit a consent to the processing of personal data at the University.

 

  • A copy of the certificate on the recognition of higher education qualifications obtained abroad also might be asked to submit. 

Other important documents, such as a certificate of completion of various courses or examinations passed at the doctoral level, are welcome too.

 

  • All documents issued in a language other than English, Russian or Lithuanian should be supplemented with an official translation. 

Doctoral committees can require to submit additional documents which are not provided for in Vilnius University Regulations on Doctoral Studies.


DEADLINES


Doctoral committees determine the requirements for research projects or conversation and publicize them on the websites of academic units. Research projects (if it is set as the method of admission) must be submitted to Doctoral committees. (They can set their chosen particular dates for the presentation of research projects.

 

  • From the 28th to the 30th of June, 2022 the applicants defend their research project or have a conversation under the Doctoral committee established procedure. (For more information about the date and location please ask to a responsible person, see below Methods of Admission.) The results are assessed by the 10-point scale. 

 

Initiation grade is composed of the grade point average of Master’s diploma supplement and the assessment of conversation or research project.

 

  • Appeals against procedural violations of admission to doctoral studies at the University, as well as other issues directly related to admission to doctoral studies, shall be submitted to the Doctoral and Postdoctoral Department by the 4th of July, 2022 10 a.m. Appeals are considered by a commission formed by the order of the Pro-Rector for Research.

 

  • About the results of the admission each participant is informed from the 5th of July, 2022 3 p.m.

 

  • The agreements of doctoral studies are signed from the 7th to the 12th of July, 2022. 

 

Doctoral studies begin on the 1st of October, 2022.


METHODS OF ADMISSION



SELECTION CRITERIA


THE HUMANITIES

SOCIAL SCIENCES

NATURAL SCIENCES

MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES


TUITION FEE in 2022


Students admitted to state non-funded doctoral studies must pay the stated tuition fee per one academic year: for all fields of science (except Law) regular studies – 11 045 Eur and extended studies – 7172 Eur, for Law regular studies – 5889 Eur and extended studies – 3926 Eur (information of payment).


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