|Study location||Lithuania, Vilnius|
Law (JACS M000)
|Nominal duration||4 years (30 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed
For self-funded PhD candidates only
|Application fee||€20.00 one-time
The application fee is non-refundable. It must be received by the application deadline.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
An applicant must hold bachelor’s degree in Law and master’s degree in Law or single-cycle master’s degree in Law.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Lithuanian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Social Innovations Doctoral School
English Level C1 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
1. Application form.
Please visit our website for more detailed information (dissertation topics and potential supervisors; admission timetable; admission rules; requirements for the scientific research project): www.mruni.eu/en/phd/start_your_phd/law.
General requirements of doctoral studies:
1. Study subjects (4 subjects, not less than 30 ECTS credits).
2. The main research results are announced in at least two scientific articles published (or accepted for publishing) in reviewed research publications, one of which has been published in an international publication, where not less than half of the editorial board consists of members from other countries than the publication is issued.
The doctoral dissertation can be submitted for defence on the basis of a collection of scientific papers. In this case, the doctoral candidate is required to have published the main research results in not less than four scientific papers (as the main co-author of at least one paper), published in international scientific publications in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (CA WoS) citation index database.
3. The research results are presented in at least two international research events.
4. The dissertation and its summary are prepared in accordance with the requirements set in the Regulations of Doctoral Studies.
5. It is recommended to go on a research visit to a science and academic institution (institutions) abroad for the period of not less than three months.
6. Other scientific/organizational activities: in the conferences, the department etc. It is recommended to have at least one activity a year. It is required to have a pedagogical practice (32 contact academic hours) during the studies (it can be done any semester or during several semesters except the first and last study years).
Doctoral study programme in Law: bit.ly/2W8e3sy