Doctoral studies

Vytautas Magnus University has a distinct advantage which is connected to its young, promising doctoral students. Ph.D. studies at VMU open up unique possibilities for academic research and studies, which contribute to the development of a future generation of highly qualified specialists. Graduates of doctoral studies of VMU are capable of conducting independent scientific research and experimental (social, cultural) development, not to mention solving hot-button issues of Lithuanian, European and global science.

Students who are seeking a Ph.D. degree at the University are provided highly favourable conditions at every step, including studies, improvement of theoretical and methodological knowledge of a particular scientific field at various seminars and doctoral schools, implementation of independent research, participation in international scientific projects or scholarship programmes abroad, giving lectures and seminars at VMU and its partner universities, etc.

Full-time Ph.D. studies last for 4 years, part-time studies – 6 years.

2016 Admission to the Political Sciences Ph.D. Program

For more information Office of Research

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