Postgraduate Programmes 2015

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    Ateities st. 20, LT-08303 VilniusLithuania European Union

    Opportunities Go study abroad, take advantage of all opportunities offered by Erasmus, gain knowledge from esteemed institutions of higher education all over the world. Participate in competitions, which are announced continually and win scholarships for your research and various events related to your topic. Have you published a scientific monography? Or have you individually prepared your doctoral thesis? Submit your work for evaluation, pass exams and gain doctoral degree extramurally in one year! Be a part of Doctoral Candidates Association at MRU, which improves conditions for researchers, continues academic traditions and creates new ones, represents doctoral students at the University and other institutions.

    Almost 20% of Lithuanian

    doctoral dissertations in Social Sciences were prepared at


    Each year more than

    30 new PhD students

    are admitted to MRU.

    More than 140 doctoral

    dissertations were defended at MRU during the last 6


    More than

    2/3 of Lithuanias PhDs

    in Law defended their thesis

    at MRU.





    Pass exams, publish at least two scientific articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, go abroad for research, prepare and defend your dissertation and PhD is yours!

  • Doctoral programmes include studies, research and preparation of a doctoral thesis. Applications can be submitted and are considered once per year; the studies start in October (except for LAST-JD programme). Enrollment criteria are specific for each programme, however, there are some criteria common to them all: Research proposal; Interview with the Doctoral Committee (defence of the research proposal); Additional points for scientific publications (not mandatory); Average of evaluations according to Masters diploma supplement. Upon completion of a doctoral programme and public defence of the thesis, the doctors degree is awarded.

    For more information please contact coordinators of doctoral studies at

    Extramural studies include individual preparation of the thesis before applying for enrollment, the defence takes place within one calendar year.Erasmus Mundus programme.

    Postgraduate programmes:

    Duration: full time 4 years, part time 6 years.


    Tuition fee (for one academic year) Tuition fee

    Full time Part time Extramural defence*

    Economics 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Education 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Philology 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Psychology 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Management 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Law 2893 EUR 2457 EUR 3157 EUR

    Law, Science and Technology - LAST-JD - (pro-gramme implemented in cooperation with University of Bologna, Italy, University of Turin, Italy, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, University of Luxembourg, Luxem-bourg, Tilburg University,The Netherlands) **

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