The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.
A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is granted once students have conducted broad research in their area of study. The degree can be earned in a variety of disciplines and is often accompanied by a final dissertation or thesis.
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.
Kaunas has been famous for its cultural heritage and academic value. Educational institutions in the city, such as Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, and Aleksandras Stulginskis University have been empowering human capital with quality education since years.
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PhD studies in Education (Social Sciences) started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2013, 44 doctors of science were trained. Since 2011, LSU conducts [+]
PhD studies in Education (Social Sciences) started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2014, 47 doctors of science were trained. Since 2011, LSU conducts joint doctoral studies in Education with the Lithuanian University of Educational Studies, Kaunas University of Technology and Šiauliai University.
Doctoral students in Education conduct research, covering the following areas:Physical education, motor learning, sport; Pedagogy and didactics; Teacher training; Research methods; Social welfare and support for disabled people.
The duration of doctoral studies is 4 years.Enrollment criteria scientific experience, scientific publications; their compliance with the field of science of Education, as well as the selected research and dissertation topic shall be taken into account; the average grade of Master degree or integrated studies and Final Thesis; grade in a foreign language (English, French or German), indicated in a diploma supplement of the first cycle, second cycle or integrated studies at a higher education institution (by choice) or in a certificate issued by a licensed foreign language center; motivational interview. [-]
PhD studies in the area of Biology at LSU started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2013, 61 doctors of science were trained. In 2011, joint doctoral studies in Biological Sciences of Lithuanian Sports University and the University of Tartu (Estonia) were launched [+]
PhD studies in the area of Biology at LSU started in 1993. In the period of 1993 – 2014, 65 doctors of science were trained. In 2011, joint doctoral studies in Biological Sciences of Lithuanian Sports University and the University of Tartu (Estonia) were launched. Joint LSU and UT PhD studies in Biology consolidated research in the area of Biology, and they ensure more integrated and substantial investigations of scientific problems in biology.
Research of doctoral students in Biological Sciences involves many branches of biology:Physiology, Biomechanics, Bioinformatics, Histology, Genetics, Animal anatomy and morphology, Animal physiology; Endocrinology, Immunology, General pathology, Gerontology, Biochemistry, Neurology, Anatomy/morphology, Epidemiology, Molecular biophysics. ... [-]