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.


Research Topics

Potencial Supervisors

Structural microeconomics, market participant behavior and regulation research

Prof. dr. Valdonė Darškuvienė

Research on organisation efficiency and competitiveness; International business and trade; Effects of monetary policy; Effects of fiscal policy

Prof. dr. Tadas Šarapovas

Taxation policy and its impact on issues such as: inequality, trade policy, climate change, digital economy

Doc. dr. Maik Huettinger


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  Admission deadlines:

  • Submission of applications: 2019 07 01 - 2019 08 30
  • Doctoral Committee meeting with attendees (motivational interview): 2019 09 02 - 2019 09 13
  • Meeting of the Doctoral Studies Committee, in the presence of entrants (calculation of the results of the competition): 2019 09 02 - 2019 09 13
  • Information about the results of the contest: 2019 09 17
  • Appeals to the Doctoral Studies Committee: 2019 09 18 - 2019 09 20
  • Submission of appeals to the head of the doctorate institution to which the person claimed: 2019 09 23 - 2019 09 25
  • Publication of list of candidates for doctoral studies: 2019 09 26
  • Signing of study contracts with the doctoral program: 2019 09 27 - 2019 09 30




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

9449 EUR per year (full-time studies, 4 years)
6299 EUR per year (part-time studies, up to 6 years)



Admission rules



* 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