Vilnius University publishes a competition to doctoral dissertation themes in five research areas  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. 

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 list of research works and their copies, conference presentations, works awarded at academic competitions (if there is any);
  7. 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);
  8. a certificate proving the level of English (not lower than B2);
  9. 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. 

At the Centre for Life Sciences, doctoral studies are carried out in the natural sciences (Biochemistry (N004), Biophysics (N011), Biology (N010), Ecology and Applied Science (N 012), Zoology (N014)) and in the technological sciences (Chemical Engineering T005), on the basis of the chosen topic of research (please, find below). For PhD applications in Biology, a short description of prospective research project on the chosen research topic must be submitted to the Chair of the Committee and presentation shoul be prepared prior to the motivational interview. General information about doctoral studies and admission process:  .






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