• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The objective of Mechanical Engineering doctoral studies at Kaunas University of Technology is to prepare future leaders in mechanical engineering capable of practical design and creative application of computational methods for development and research of mathematical models of the real world objects and systems.
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Overview

Mechanical engineers create physical systems and devices that define modern society. 

The PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kaunas University of Technology enables cultivation of engineering skills through project-based learning, which leads to attainment of technical acumen, creative capacity and real word experience in order to make a difference in the areas that matter the most. 

Educational Oppotunity

The programme offers a balanced curriculum and students are fostered to become the inventors and innovators of tomorrow. Admission to the programme requires master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely related field of engineering or applied sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    Additional admission application period: 10-17 September 2020

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mechatronics
  • Numerical Methods in Engineering
  • Vibrations and Dynamic of Mechanical Systems
  • Biomechanics
  • Design and Analysis of Microsystems
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Technical Diagnostics of Mechanical Systems
  • Theory of Agricultural Machinery
  • Tribology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts.
  • Copy of passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References by two academic referees or researchers of the science field
  • List of scientific publications (also accepted publications)
  • Copies of scientific publications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8787 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8787 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8787 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8787 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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

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