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Ph.D. On Campus

Chemical Engineering

Kaunas University of Technology

48 months
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The Chemical Engineering PhD from Kaunas University of Technology is a double degree programme with Technical University of Košice, Slovakia.

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The Chemical Engineering PhD studies from Kaunas University of Technology 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.

Topic Title

  • Development of biorefining processes of European cranberry bush (Viburnum opulus L.) anatomical parts into biologically valuable functional materials by using high pressure, ultrasound, microwave and enzyme processing methods
  • Development and application of genetically encoded biosensors to discover and engineer the efficient biocatalytic processes for lignin degradation and valorisation pursuing the production of phenolic acids
  • Valorisation of agrofood processing by-products and waste using biorefinery concept
  • Formulation of food-grade aerogels for the controlled release of bioactive compounds during digestion

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry and Technology
  • Advanced Polymer Chemistry and Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Innovation in Refining and Petrochemicals
  • Plant Products Chemistry
  • Polymer Complexes and Their Application
  • Systems of Silicates and Oxides
  • Structure of Food Products and Their Functional Properties
  • Theory and Application of Catalytic Processes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
  • Two separate up-to-date references signed by academic referees or researchers from the relevant field of science.
  • One reference must be written by the supervisor of the research topic that you are applying to.
  • Signed and scanned references must be uploaded.

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.


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