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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 2017

Scientific Field

Number of PhD students

of which are women

Admissions

of which are women

 PhD degree

of which are women

Biology

24 16 11 5 2 2

Biophysics

6 2 1 0 1 1

Medicine

119 86 27 20 16 14

Odontology

13 7 2 2 3 2

Pharmacy

14 9 4 3 3 3

Public Health

23 20 2 1 3 3

Nursing

20 19 3 3    

Veterinary

26 20 6 4 3 2

Zootechnics

19 13 2 1 2 1

Biochemistry

1 1 0      

TOTAL

263 193 58 39 33 28

 

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

83

86

2011-2015

83

80

2012-2016

65

75

 

Doctoral degree regulations in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences