Energetics and Power Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language

About

The only joint doctoral studies in the scientific field of Energetics and Power Engineering in Lithuania, provided by Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian Energy Institute, prepare highly qualified energy scientists for industry and education institutions. Doctoral studies of this scientific field are provided in priority research topics: Sustainable energy – the effective usage of fossil fuel and primary renewable energy sources in the energy generation systems and technologies, reduction of environmental impact; Fundamental and applied research of transfer processes in thermal technologies; The simulation and investigation of the smart grid technologies and regimes of the sustainable electric power systems. Prepared dissertations reflect the peculiarities of the areas of Thermal energetics, Nuclear energetics and Electrical energetics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    30 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    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:

    6.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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

Application and the following documents are submitted online at apply.ktu.edu:

1. Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts

2. Copy of passport

3. Curriculum Vitae

5. References by two academic referees.

6. List of scientific publications.

7. Copies of scientific publications (or a research paper if a candidate does not have any publication)

8. Copy of application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens).

9. Certificate of English proficiency: IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent (or a proof that the previous studies were in English)

Tuition Fee

Doctoral students studying in self-funded positions, pay annual tuition fee of amount of 6700 Euros.

Living costs for Kaunas

  • 423 - 720 LTL/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Doctoral students studying in state-funded positions receive monthly scholarship, i.e. 395,20 EUR per month during the first year of studies, and 456 EUR per month during 2nd-4th years of studies.

Additional scholarships from Research Council of Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology funds are available.

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