PhD in Chemical Engineering 
(Technological Sciences)

Kaunas University of Technology

Program Description

PhD in Chemical Engineering 
(Technological Sciences)

Kaunas University of Technology

Double degree programme with Technical University of Košice, Slovakia

Chemical engineering PhD 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 in their field;
  • The real-world experience through an experimental and practical assignment, hands-on operation of the modern pilot-scale equipment and analytical techniques;
  • The accessibility of a modern computer technology enabling the process modelling, simulation and control;

The accessibility to a wide range of seminars, conferences and scientific workshops.

Core research themes

  • Chemical technology and engineering
  • Polymer technology, biopolymers
  • Food and drink technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Technology of other products

Minimum Qualification for Admission to PhD Programme in Chemical Engineering

  • Master’s or equivalent qualification diploma
  • Sum of the ECTS gained for courses in chemical and chemical engineering during bachelors and masters studies ≥30

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

  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified).
  • Copy of ID card or passport
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References by two academic referees or researchers from the relevant field of science (one must be written by the supervisor of the research topic that the candidate is applying for)
  • List of scientific publications (also accepted publications)
  • Copies of scientific publications (or a research paper on the selected topic from the list of available topics, if a candidate does not have any publication)
  • Copy of application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens).
  • Certificate of English proficiency: IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent (or a proof that the previous studies were in English)
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Kaunas University of Technology

Last updated February 13, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
4 years
Full time
Price
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Free
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Locations
Lithuania - Kaunas
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Sept. 2018
Lithuania - Kaunas
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Price
6700 EUR/year. Tuition fee is applied for those who are admitted to self-funded position. All candidates are eligible to apply for state-funded positions (i.e. with scholarship, and no tuition fees).