• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Research of doctoral students in Natural Sciences - Biology from Lithuanian Sports University  involves many branches of biology: 

  • Physiology 
  • Biomechanics 
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Histology 
  • Genetics 
  • Animal anatomy and morphology 
  • Animal physiology 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Immunology 
  • General pathology 
  • Gerontology 
  • Biochemistry
  •  Neurology 
  • Anatomy 
  • morphology  
  • Epidemiology 
  • Molecular biophysics

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Dissertation topic:
  • The holistic effects of differential learning methodology in exercise therapy while regaining balance, coordination and gait in elderly
  • Effect of different intensities of exercise on motor memory consolidation in older adults
  • Making tendon stronger: the effect of training and collagen supplements on tendon (and muscle) structure and function
  • Comparative effectiveness of land versus water based exercise on functional status of patients with neurological disorders
  • Intracellular response of small RNA-machinery to exercise training
  • Correlation between intraocular pressure, cerebrovascular autoregulation and retinal vessels for elite athletes during intensive physical exercise
  • Investigating the external and internal training load in volleyball matches and training sessions
  • Effects of water therapy and swimming on cognitive functions (memory, attention, and executive functions) and on dual-task performance in elderly

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • An application addressed to the Rector of the University to participate in the competition. 
  • A signed Curriculum Vitae. 
  • Master’s Diploma or a diploma/ certificate equivalent to it and its Supplement (originals will be returned straightaway after official registration) .
  • A list of published scientific articles and their copies (or a letter from the Editorial Board of a journal certifying that the article to be published has been accepted). 
  • An essay on each selected topic (in the English language). 
  • A copy of an identity card or a passport page containing personal details. 
  • A photo of the size 3x4 cm.
  • A payment receipt.
  • A copy of a document confirming the change of the surname.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3503 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3503 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3503 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3503 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kaunas

  • 428 - 740 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Natural Sciences - Biology
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