Chemical Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • Tuition Fee
  • English


Chemical engineering PhD studies are a traditional, research based, usually four-year, doctoral degree program, which provides:

  • A thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of chemical engineering, as well as an intensive research experience;
  • A mentoring-intensive environment with co-supervision flexibility, allowing students to work with the outstanding Lithuanian scientist of their field;
  • The real-world experience through an experimental and practical assignments, hands-on operation of the modern pilot scale equipment and analytical techniques;
  • The accessibility to a modern computer technology enabling the process modelling, simulation and control;

The accessibility to a wide-range of seminars, conferences and scientific workshops.

Double degree programme with Technical University of Koice, Slovakia

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    30 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Studies consist of 30 ECTS comprising 4-5 study modules, at least one of them must be taken abroad, and research

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

1. Fill the application form in the portal
2. Attach supporting documents:

- Official legalised Bachelor's and Masters diplomas and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified).
- Copy of ID card or passport
- Curriculum Vitae
- References by two academic referees or researchers from the relevant field of science
- List of scientific publications
- Copies of scientific publications
- Research project on the selected topic from the list of available topics (if no any publication)
- Copy of application fee payment (35 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens).
- Certificate of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee only for self-funded positions.

Living costs for Kaunas

1,139 - 1,750 /month
Living Costs

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


All applicants are eligible to apply for Lithuanian state-funded places.
Monthly scholarship for state-funded PhD students is 395,20 EUR/month (first year) and 456 EUR/month (2-4th year). Additional scholarships available.

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.