48 months
11045 EUR/year
11045 EUR/year
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Open PhD candidate position in Landscape Architecture, “The Sustainability Challenges for Participatory Landscape Planning and Design".

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The doctoral candidate position is available in the faculty of the Architecture, Department of Urban Design. Applicants of the History and Theory of Arts program at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University interested in other research topics related to Theory and History of Ary in Humanities are also welcome to apply.

Key Facts

The focus of the History and Theory of Arts program at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University is on sustainable solutions in landscape architecture. It shall dive into the environmental, and social-economic aspects of sustainability in relation to artistic experiments in landscape architecture. 

The research should stand on practical experience of landscape planning, design and management and focus on the urban context. The goal is to explore and identify recent and traditional, global and regional sustainable practices for identifying the new and advanced principles for environmental and social synergy of landscape and urbanism in an artistic context. 

The selected candidate will work on the PhD thesis under the supervision of Prof. dr. Gintaras Stauskis. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to attend scientific conferences, meetings and internships in the other universities and research institutions.

For more information

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. The position may not be opened if no qualified candidate is found. Additional information regarding the post may be obtained from Prof Dr Gintaras Stauskis, e-mail: gintaras.stauskis@vilniustech.lt

Programme Structure

  • Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits);
  • Participation in research networks, including placements at other, primarily foreign, research institutions;
  • Teaching or another form of knowledge dissemination, which is related to the PhD topic when possible;
  • The completion of a PhD thesis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


  • Courses for PhD students (approximately 30 ECTS credits)


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
  • You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11045 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11045 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11045 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11045 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • part-time studies - 7,363 EUR

Living costs for Vilnius

490 - 856 EUR /month
Living costs

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


  • The PhD studies can be financed by the state budget of the Republic of Lithuania, by the companies or enterprises financial resources or a PhD student‘s personal finances. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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