Chemistry, Ph.D. | Kaunas University of Technology | Kaunas, Lithuania
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The Chemistry PhD programme from Kaunas University of Technology lasts 4 years and is completed by a public defense of doctoral dissertation. 

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This Chemistry PhD programme from Kaunas University of Technology is adapted to the needs of individual students, depending on their prior training and research interests. 

Study and research opportunities for doctoral students are comprehensive and interdisciplinary, covering inorganic, organic, inorganic, physical, analytical, computational, and theoretical chemistry, food chemistry, materials chemistry, atmospheric and environmental chemistry. 

Educational Opportunity

Research is typically started during the first year of study. However, during the first two years of studies, PhD students also have to take doctoral modules in broad areas or special topics (30 ECTS in total). 


Right to doctoral studies approved by the order No. V-1124 of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania of 08.06.2011.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Methods of Modern Spectral Analysis
  • Basic Theory of Polymer Chemistry and Physics
  • Chemistry of Chalcogens
  • Chemistry of Nitrogen Containing Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Color Chemistry
  • Modern Chromatographic Methods
  • Ring Opening Polymerization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Submission of documents for the recognition of qualification obtained abroad in Lithuania (for those applicants who have obtained their education at a foreign higher education institution and do not have a document confirming the recognition of their diploma in Lithuania): 1–15 May






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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application indicating the science field, the topic and the form of funding(online)
  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and Master’s diploma or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified) and the certificate of recognition if higher education qualification acquired abroad (see academic recognition)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two researchers of the relevant science field (one of the recommendations must be written by the supervisor of the research topic that the candidate is applying to)
  • A list of the research works with a full bibliographic description and copies thereof; if no research works by the applicant are presented, the applicant is required to present a research paper whose topic is consistent with the dissertation topic indicated in the applicant’s application
  • A copy of the passport page with personal data, or a copy of the ID card

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.

Students admitted to state-funded positions are exempted of tuition fee.

For self-funded doctoral students the fee is applied.

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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