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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 2018

Scientific Field

Number of PhD students

of which are women

Admissions

of which are women

 PhD degree

of which are women

Biology

28 18 6 4 6 4

Biophysics

4 2 0   1 0

Medicine

130 97 29 20 19 14

Odontology

12 5 2 0 2 1

Pharmacy

13 9 4 4 3 2

Public Health

23 20 2 2 1 0

Nursing

19 18 4 4  4 3

Veterinary

27 17 8 4 5 5

Zootechnics

16 11 2 2 4 3

Biochemistry

1 1 0      

TOTAL

273 198 57 40 45 32

 

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

91

2007–2011

87

80

2008–2012

82

69

2009-2013

83

75

2010-2014

83

75

2011-2015

86

80

2012-2016

67

83

2013-2017

89

100

 

Doctoral degree regulations in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences