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PhD Studies

A doctoral (PhD) degree is the highest academic degree in Lithuania, and it is earned after four years of doctoral education and passing a public defence.

Permissions to provide doctoral studies in 10 scientific fields – Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Medicine, Odontology, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, Veterinary and Zootechnics – were granted by the Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science in June 2011.

 Number of PhD Students in 2016

Scientific Field

Number of PhD students

of which are women

Admissions

of which are women

 PhD degree

of which are women

Biology

20

16

4 3 3 1

Biophysics

6

2

2

1

1

0

Medicine

117

84 25 13 14 11

Odontology

13 6 2 0 1 0

Pharmacy

12 7 2 1 1 0

Public Health

26 22 6 5 4 4

Nursing

22 20 4 4 2 2

Veterinary

24 19 3 2 3 1

Zootechnics

21 15 5 4 0 0

Biochemistry

1

1

1 1    

TOTAL

262

192

54 34 29 19

 

Effectiveness of PhD programs

Entrance–graduation of PhD programme (years)

Effectiveness (%) of PhD programmes in Biomedical Sciences (obtained degree from all graduates)

Effectiveness (%) of PhD programmes Agricultural Sciences (obtained degree from all graduates)

2006–2010

83

90

2007–2011

87

89

2008–2012

81

80

2009-2013

82

80

2010-2014

80

86

2011-2015

90

100

 

Doctoral degree regulations in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences