Doctorate Program in Vilnius Lithuania

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PhD

A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.

One of the Post Graduate academic degrees that are awarded by the Universities is the Doctor of Philosophy; abbreviated as PhD. Depending on the time periods for entry-level degrees and other factors, PhD programs vary from one country to another as well as from institution to the other. With the attainment of the degree, you earn the academic title of a Doctor. The courses are available to all students who meet minimum requirements worldwide.

The Republic of Lithuania is the official name of the country. It is found in Northern part of Europe. Lithuania appreciates science and technology in their education system highly. It has the basic aspects of primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education. Lithuania is another leading country in the provision of arts, science, engineering as well as technological courses. Lithuania has faced several challenges in higher education the last years that led to the creation of 20 universities to enhance its accessibility.

Being the largest city and the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius aims to build a bright educational future. The city is greatly filled with quality of educational institutions such as Vilnius University, Mykolas Romeris University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

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PhD in Education

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). [+]

Doctors of Philosophy 2017 in Vilnius Lithuania. The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Programme Mandatory subjects Contemporary Theories of Philosofy of Education EDU8001 5 Methodology of Social Research EDU8002 5 Alternative subjects To choose four: Didactics of Higher Education EDU 9001 5 Qualitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8003 5 Quantitative Research Methodology in Education EDU8004 5 Projects for Development in Education EDU8005 5 Occupation and Psychological Human Development EDU8006 5 Dimensions of Intercultural Education EDU9002 5 Development of Creativity in the Contemporary Educational System EDU8007 5 Contemporary Theories of Sociology of Education EDU9005 5 Development of Educational Science, its Tendencies and Perspectives EDU9006 5 Education Policy and Management: Identity and Globality EDU9007 5 [-]

PhD in Psychology

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. [+]

The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Programme Mandatory subjects Scientific Research Methodology PSI8001 8 Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology PSI9001 10 Alternative subjects To choose one: Research Project Management 11DVK003 6 Philosophy of Science and Methodology SPK8001 6 Aukštosios mokyklos didaktika EDU8110 6 To choose one: Advances and Perspectives in Health Psychology PSI9002 6 Actual Problems of Contemporary Educational Psychology PSI9003 6 Advances and Perspectives in Organizational and Business Psychology PSI9004 6 Theoretical Models of Individual Psychology PSI9005 6 Psychological Development: Contemporary approaches and Research PSI9006 6 Contemporary Theories of Personality PSI9007 6 Modern Conception and Research Methods of Emotions Theories, Expressions and Disorders PSI9008 6 Problems and Research Directions of Modern Law Psychology PSI9009 6 [-]

PhD in Economics

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6  September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

Objectives of the course – to deepen econometrics knowledge. Main themes: The classical linear regression model. [+]

Doctors of Philosophy 2017 in Vilnius Lithuania. Mandatory subjects Econometrics Objectives of the course – to deepen econometrics knowledge. Main themes: The classical linear regression model. Model specification. Violation of the assumption of the basic model, eg. heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation, multicollinearity. Dummy variables. Simultaneous equations models. Time series. Study forms: individual work, consultations, exam. Methodology of Science Research The aim of the Methodology of Science Research course is to acquaint doctoral students with meaning and content of social science (economics; management and administration) research; form concepts and skills with regard to scientific work elements, integration of various social science methodologies; develop practical skills in writing and approval of social research; present the purpose of researcher and action methods. The course intends to encourage academic and research considerations about plausible and presumable trends in scientific work development in the 21st century. Methodology of Science Research course discusses the culture of social science (economics; management and administration) research, research methodology and methods. Having completed the course, doctoral students will be able to perform independent social research, providing methodological justification for research logics, process, methods and development. They will also gain practical competencies in how to write a dissertation and its summary. Modern Economic Theories and Macroeconomic analysis Objective of the course - to introduce to the modern economics issues, to develop economic thinking. After this course students must to gain skills in analyzing and evaluating the macroeconomic processes using modern economic theories. Form of studies: Lectures and seminars. Thematic: modern economic theories and macroeconomic analysis Mandatory subjects (to choose one) University didactics University didactics is an applied branch of education science. The following issues are analyzed in this course: the main phenomena of education and their relationship; the most significant teaching and learning theories; learning by doing. Teaching methods and their applications are covered: lectures, learning in small groups, projects, case studies, discussions, workshops, debates, brainstorming, etc. The other issues are teaching resources; teaching models for effective learning (consecutive and problem based), development of study programs and their logic, goals, tasks and structure; strategies for the development of productive learning environment; open and distance learning; control, assessment and evaluation of study results; assessment systems; problems of study quality assurance at university: dimensions, standards, criteria and methods. Philosophy of Science The aim of the course is philosophically and critically interpret development of concept of science, process and conditions of diversity of science from epistemology, ontology, methodology, paradigmatic points of view. For these purposes topics of contemporary philosophy of science, the most important schools of philosophy of science of XX-XXI centuries and contemporary tendencies are considered. The course develops historical, critical, dialectics, hermeneutics, phenomenological, analytical, postmodern and other approaches to the interrelations of philosophy and science. The course is essentially philosophical and explains sense and significance of philosophical research for the development of dissertation project. Teaching methods: lectures, seminars, individual work. Alternative subjects (to choose one according to research subject) Microeconomic analysis and Institutional Economics Students will analyze macroeconomic theory, theory of institutional economics that is very important nowadays in order to form abilities to apply theoretical knowledge in exploring, developing, assessing and improving organizational activity under changing international and local economic environment conditions. Finance Theory The objective of the course is to study in depth both classical and modern financial management theories, to understand modern financial instruments and methods, the fundamental models, used for financial risk management and financial decisions making, to analyze ethical problems in finance and the ways of their solving. The main teaching forms used in this course are lectures, theoretical seminars and individual consultations Global Economy and European Integration The aim of course Global economy and European integration – to take knowledge and capacities to analyze the problems of global economy and European integration. The main topics are: Theoretical and methodological background of global economy; global financial, labor and goods markets; global income inequality, J. Stiglitz, A. Sen, J. Fitoussi approach on measure of economic indicators; the problems of European economic integration, common market, economic and monetary union,, the specificity of EU social model;. The analysis of EU strategy Europe 2020 Agricultural Economics and Policy The module aims to introduce students to the critical evaluation of the paradigms of modern agricultural development and policy as well as to widen their knowledge of agricultural economics, policy and the relevant evaluation methodology. Agricultural economics and policy studies are meant to familiarize the doctoral students with the paradigms of modern agricultural development along with the theoretical and methodological problems widely discussed in academic literature, and also to enable students to critically evaluate these paradigms and problems in the context of the key economic theories and methodologies. Individual studies, consultations Prepare and publish at least 2 articles in scientific peer-reviewed journals. Participate in at least 1 international scientific conference and present papers on research subject. Prepare a doctoral dissertation and submit it to the Doctoral Committee for evaluation. [-]

PhD in Management

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

After this course students must to gain skills in analyzing and evaluating the modern economic theories, to know how to compare the ideas of different modern economic schools. Form of studies: Lectures and seminars. [+]

Mandatory subjects Modern economic theories Objective of the course - to introduce to the modern economics issues, to develop economic thinking. After this course students must to gain skills in analyzing and evaluating the modern economic theories, to know how to compare the ideas of different modern economic schools. Form of studies: Lectures and seminars. Thematic: modern economic theories Classical and Modern Theories of Management The course is intended for mastering the knowledge about classical and modern theories of management, applying it in organization management research. While examining these theories, the history of management evolution is being analyzed. The main form of the studies: lectures devoted for problem solving, theoretical workshops, and individual work of doctoral students. Methodology of Science Research The aim of the Methodology of Science Research course is to acquaint doctoral students with meaning and content of social science (economics; management and administration) research; form concepts and skills with regard to scientific work elements, integration of various social science methodologies; develop practical skills in writing and approval of social research; present the purpose of researcher and action methods. The course intends to encourage academic and research considerations about plausible and presumable trends in scientific work development in the 21st century. Methodology of Science Research course discusses the culture of social science (economics; management and administration) research, research methodology and methods. Having completed the course, doctoral students will be able to perform independent social research, providing methodological justification for research logics, process, methods and development. They will also gain practical competencies in how to write a dissertation and its summary. Mandatory subjects (to choose one) University Didactics University didactics is an applied branch of education science. The following issues are analyzed in this course: the main phenomena of education and their relationship; the most significant teaching and learning theories; learning by doing. Teaching methods and their applications are covered: lectures, learning in small groups, projects, case studies, discussions, workshops, debates, brainstorming, etc. The other issues are teaching resources; teaching models for effective learning (consecutive and problem based), development of study programs and their logic, goals, tasks and structure; strategies for the development of productive learning environment; open and distance learning; control, assessment and evaluation of study results; assessment systems; problems of study quality assurance at university: dimensions, standards, criteria and methods. Philosophy of Science and Methodology The aim of the course is philosophically and critically interpret development of concept of science, process and conditions of diversity of science from epistemology, ontology, methodology, paradigmatic points of view. For these purposes topics of contemporary philosophy of science, the most important schools of philosophy of science of XX-XXI centuries and contemporary tendencies are considered. The course develops historical, critical, dialectics, hermeneutics, phenomenological, analytical, postmodern and other approaches to the interrelations of philosophy and science. The course is essentially philosophical and explains sense and significance of philosophical research for the development of dissertation project. Teaching methods: lectures, seminars, individual work. Alternative subjects (to choose one according to research subject) Organizations’ Self-Development Theories Concept and development of organization as socioculture systemt. Development process concept and its growth. Self developing systems. Cycle of organizations existence, its stages: establishment, functioning, stagnation, degradation, and development. Place of organization development process and relation to other processes. Relation of organization development and management as quasinatural and artificial. Organization development as management’s management. Relation of organization development and self-development. Channels, resources and steps of organization development. Relation of organization development to development of economy and economics systems. The Evolution of Marketing Theory The aim of this course is to give students an overview of the evolution of marketing theory in general and in the particular research area chosen by the student. This course chronicles the evolution of marketing theories. During the course a typology for the different schools of marketing thought is presented. The course also develops a list of concepts and axioms useful in generating a practical theory of marketing. Comparative Analysis of Public Governance Models Aim of this module - the deepening studies of public governance principles, theories, models, processes, paradigms, characteristics of public policy and analysis in the public sector; public programs, their preparation and evaluation methodology, methodology of comparative analysis and analysis procedures. Studies are individual; consultation shall be organized on demand. Individual studies, consultations Prepare and publish at least 2 articles in scientific peer-reviewed journals. Participate in at least 1 international scientific conference and present papers on research subject. Prepare a doctoral dissertation and submit it to the Doctoral Committee for evaluation. [-]

PhD in Law

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 6 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius + 1 more

Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. [+]

Doctors of Philosophy 2017 in Vilnius Lithuania. The structurte of doctoral programmes Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. The full-time studies' duration is 4 years, part-time - 6 years. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public viva voce defence of the thesis, the doctor’s degree is awarded. The studies are organized according to each candidate's individual work plan. However, each candidate must gather at least 30 ECTS gained through study subjects (each programme includes 3-6 subjects). The other part of the studies is allotted to the groundwork, the research, publication of at least 2 scientific peer-reviewed articles, participation in scientific conferences, and completion of the doctoral thesis. Enrollment criteria Primary admission criteria are described in the Regulation on Doctoral Training and Doctoral Studies Regulations of each science field. Applicant must be awarded a master's degree, present a research proposal and defend it in a Doctoral Committee's meeting. Also, the applicant should present his/her scientific publications (if there are any); in some fields a test in foreign language (English, French or German) is mandatory. The Doctoral Committees specify additional admission criteria and procedures each year in spring. Preparation of the thesis Dissertation must be an original scientific work, which includes the overview of previous scientific research related to the subject, thesis objective and goals, research methodology and also novelty and practical significance of the dissertation. Conclusions should be presented in a separate part of the dissertation. The dissertation also includes the curriculum vitae of the author and his/her list of scientific publications. The defence After final preparation of dissertation and its summary, the dissertation is defended in a public event (unless the thesis includes commercial confidentiality). During the defence the doctoral candidate presents his/her thesis: research objectives and tasks, methodology, statements and main conclusions of the dissertation. The Board presents their opinions and participate in the scientific discussion after which the Board secretly votes for or against acknowledgement of doctoral degree award. Courses I study year 1 Scientific Research Methodology / Social Research Methodology MRU/ VMU 9 243 30 213 e 2 The Problematics of Legal Philosophy / The Philosophy of Science MRU/ VMU 9 243 30 213 e Alternatives (to choose one): 3 The Problems of Administrative Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 The Problems of Administrative Procedure Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 Criminal Law Problems MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 The Problems of Criminal Procedure Law MRU 6 162 e 3 Biolaw Problematics MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problems of Civil Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 Civil Process Problems MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 Electronic Communication Law Issues MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of European Union Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 Information Technology Law Issues MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problems with the Interpretation of the Constitution MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 The Problemic Issues in Criminalistics MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problems of Criminology MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of International Private Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of International Public Law MRU/ VMU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of History of Law MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of Theory of Law MRU 6 162 e 3 Legal Mediation MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of Legal Sociology MRU 6 162 e 3 The Problematics of Business Law MRU 6 162 e II study year Alternatives to improve transferable skills (to choose one): 4 Education MRU/ VMU 6 162 20 142 P/F 4 The Politics of Science and Studies MRU 6 162 20 142 P/F 4 Scientific Culture and Ethics MRU 6 162 20 142 P/F 4 Project Management MRU 6 162 20 142 P/F 4 Rhetoric [-]

PhD in Philosophy

European Humanities University
Campus Full time 4 - 4 years October 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

Joint degree awarded: Doctor in Philosophy [+]

Russian-taught degree In 2011, the European Humanities University (EHU) launch a doctoral program in philosophy in partnership with Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas) and the Lithuanian Culture Research Institute (Vilnius). EHU’s Doctorate in Philosophy combines the European historical philosophical tradition with a flexible interdisciplinary focus. This allows for in-depth analysis of the most problematic and burning issues that concern today’s individual as well as society at large. The main focus of doctoral theses lies within two areas: - The impact of new technologies on social practices and the experience of identity - Social and ethical transformations in the era of globalization EHU’s doctoral program provides an opportunity to significantly enhance one's qualifications, effectively network with the European academic community, defend one's doctoral dissertation, and earn a doctoral degree (PhD in Philosophy) that is recognized throughout the European Union. A master's degree (or a more advanced degree) is a prerequisite for prospective students who wish to enroll in the doctoral program. The duration of doctoral studies is four years. Within this time frame, a doctoral student studies for and takes exams in the subjects of his choice, publishes articles covering topics related to her or his thesis, and participates in conferences and other academic activities. A PhD is awarded after successful defense of one's dissertation. Tuition fee for 2015/2016 academic year Citizens and residents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) - 1000 Noncitizens and nonresidents of the Republic of Belarus (EUR / year) - 3400 [-]