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Location
Kaunas
Kauno apskritis, Lithuania
Date Posted
1 Jun 2018

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Type
PhD Program
Kaunas University of Technology

PhD studies in Environmental Engineering

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Kaunas
Kauno apskritis, Lithuania
1 Jun 2018

Position Description


PhD program in Environment Engineering is designed to enable students become first-rate interdisciplinary researchers and acquire the knowledge and skills to succeed in both academic and non-academic careers.
The programme is a research-intensive and contains advanced, interdisciplinary studies, which result in application of engineering principles to improve and maintain the environment for the protection of human health, for the protection of nature’s beneficial ecosystems, and for the environment-related enhancement of the quality of human life.
The core courses engage diverse faculties and expose students to current environmental challenges, research design, and a range of qualitative and quantitative methods. Beyond the core courses, the program’s course requirements are structured to be rigorous yet flexible, accommodating the needs of a tremendous range of students’ interests and skills while serving the principal goal of creating top-notch interdisciplinary researchers.
The students are seeking new knowledge, discoveries, and tools to address some of society’s most intractable environmental and resource challenges through the research and participation in a variety of workshops, conferences, policy-making proceedings, public education events, entrepreneurial ventures, and other activities.
This programme should be the target for the postgraduate students who relish the opportunity to undertake a research with intellectual, scientific, industrial or commercial challenges. Individuals with relevant industrial experience are also encouraged to apply for this level of graduate work, which is of particular value for personal and professional development.

Science area: Technological Sciences
Field of science: Environmental Engineering
Duration: 4 years.
Language: English
Scholarships: 4742 – 5472 Eur per year, additional funding available.

A candidate to PhD position must hold a Master’s degree or a higher education degree equivalent to it.
English language proficiency: IELTS ≥6.5, TOEFL≥90, ECFR≥C1, or equivalent.


How to Apply

https://apply.ktu.edu. Application deadline 26 June 2018. / Contacts: Doctoral School, Kaunas University of Technology / phone: +37626 22701 / e-mail: phd@ktu.lt / skype: ktu.phd / https://ktu.edu/phd

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program. Salary: Less than €10'000.

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