Admission to Doctoral programme in Economics


Applicants to doctoral studies are admitted by means of competition. All applicants holding a Master’s degree or any other equivalent higher education degree are eligible to apply.

The competitive score of applicants is generated in respect to the following criteria:

  • Research Proposal Project,
  • GPA of Master studies (grades in the supplement to a Master’s or any other equivalent diploma)
  • Motivational interview
  • Scientific publications

Application form 2019

2019 Preliminary Admission deadlines:

  • Submission of applications: July-August 2019. Dates will be updated.
  • Doctoral Committee meeting with attendees (motivational interview): September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Meeting of the Doctoral Studies Committee, in the presence of entrants (calculation of the results of the competition): September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Information about the results of the contest: September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Appeals to the Doctoral Studies Committee: September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Submission of appeals to the head of the doctorate institution to which the person claimed: September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Publication of list of candidates for doctoral studies: September 2019. Date will be updated.
  • Signing of study contracts with the doctoral program: September 2019. Date will be updated.




State scholarships for full time studies (4 years)*

The scholarships will be offered to full time doctoral students in Management and Economics. A scholarship covers the tuition fee and provides a student grant ( 722 EUR/month). Candidates to the state doctoral study scholarships are selected by means of competition according to the results of the competitive entry score.

State scholarships for part time studies (6 years)*

The scholarship covers the tuition fee.


Annual Tuition Fee

8223 EUR per year (full-time studies, 4 years)
5482 EUR per year (part-time studies, up to 6 years)




* EU and EEA citizens are eligible to apply.

For additional information please contact:
Doctoral Studies Manager
Kamilė Šermukšnė
Mob.: +370 6 125 9672, E-mail:
Contact hours: 9.00-16.00 / lunch break 12.00-13.00