Doctoral (PhD) studies

Fields of studies


  • Sustainable Public Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Green Financing
  • Strategic Development of Agricultural and other Organizations, Operating in Bioeconomy Sector
  • Marketing and Logistics of Agricultural and other Bio-based Products
  • Sustainable Development of Business Processes and Resources in Agricultural and other Bioeconomy Organizations
  • Business Diversification and Social Business Models
  • Innovations of Rural Social Infrastructure Management in the Context of Public Welfare
  • Culture and Tourism Development in Rural Areas
  • Horizontal and Vertical Cooperation in Agriculture and Support for Producer’s Organizations

Forms of studies: Full-time (4 years), part-time (6 years)

Study financing opportunities

Lithuanian state financing by tender;
7 Vytautas Magnus University scholarships, intended to cover 50 percent of the tuition fee:
· 5323 Eur per year for full-time doctoral students;
· 3550 Eur per year for part-time doctoral students.

Paid studies. Tuition fees are:
· 10646 Eur per year for full-time studies;
· 7097 Eur per year for part-time studies.

Admission requirements

· Diploma of master’s degree or qualification adequate to it, its annex/supplement;
· Notarised translation of the master’s degree diploma and its supplement into the Lithuanian language;
· Document recognizing the qualification acquired abroad issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania;
· 2 letters of recommendation;
· CV;
· Scientific publications (if there are any) and their copies;
· Project of scientific research;
· Copy of ID document.

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For more information please contact:
Dean prof. Astrida Miceikienė
Vice-dean assoc. prof. Anastasija Novikova
Faculty of Bioeconomy Development, Universiteto str. 10, LT-53361, Akademija, Kaunas district, Lithuania

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