Joint Kaunas University of Technology, Aleksandras Stulginskis University and Lithuanian Energy Institute, PhD programme 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 career. 

Overview

Students of this Environmental Engineering programme at Kaunas University of Technology have a possibility to acquire a double PhD degree, because of the contract with the University of Bologna (Italy).

The main objective of the programme – to educate first-rate interdisciplinary researchers, who are able to develop systemic innovations 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, at the same time maintaining compatibility in business and industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Modern Environmental Protection Technologies
  • Sustainable Development of Renewable Energy
  • Sustainable Industrial Development
  • Advanced Solid Waste Treatment Technologies
  • Advanced Waste Water Treatment Technologies
  • Agricultural Waste Decontamination, Processing and Recycling
  • Environmental Geographic Information Systems
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Municipal Waste Management Planning and Optimisation
  • Product Ecodesign

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalent to it and diploma supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition fee applied for self-funded positions only.
  • Positions with scholarships are exempted from tuition fee.
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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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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