Date Posted
31 Aug 2024

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PhD Program
Kaunas University of Technology

PhD scholarships in Educational Sciences

31 Aug 2024

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Position Description

Science area: Social Sciences
Field of science: Education
Duration: 4 years.
Language: English
Funding: state-funded position (395,20 Eur/month during the first study year, and 456 Eur/month during 2nd-4th study years). Additional funding available.
Tuition fee for self-funded positions: 6570 € per academic year

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.

About programme:
Educational research provided by the team is based on the contemporary approach to education and learning, as well as on the using the best Lithuanian and world-wide pedagogical traditions. The team understands well that the boundaries of the discipline of Education have already broadened. The educational researchers focus not only on young generation’s and adults‘ formal, informal, non-formal education and learning, social education and education management, issues related to higher education but also on modern educational technologies, educational and learning environments and other issues related to educational innovations. Research is also carried out in the fields of employees‘ organizational learning in knowledge organizations, learning communities, development of learning cities and regions in terms of educational and learning challenges they face.
Having more than 50 years of experience and well known for preparing more than 100 PhDs who have knowledge of modern education, a team of researchers in Educational Science from Kaunas University of Technology is a recognised Centre of excellence in the field in Lithuania.
The high quality of doctoral studies is ensured not only by contribution in research projects on the most relevant topics nowadays but also by an active collaboration with the academics from University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), University of Haifa (Israel), California State University, Fullerton (USA) and others. Doctoral students participate in Erasmus+ exchanges (the newest partner is the University of Lisbon (Portugal)) that enable them to be active in an academic field on an international scale.
Kaunas University of Technology delivers its doctoral studies in Educational Science as a member of the Consortium of 4 Lithuanian universities together with the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuanian Sports University and Siauliai University.

How to Apply

Please contact: Doctoral School / Kaunas University of Technology / K. Donelaičio St. 73 / LT-44029 Kaunas /LITHUANIA / phone: +370 (37) 300 042, 300 049, 300 702 / e-mail: / skype:

Position Category: Behavioural & Social Sciences. Position Type: PhD Program.