Admission to doctoral studies in 2024

In accordance with the Regulations of Doctoral Studies of Vilnius University and the State Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and Technology (FTMC), FTMC announces admission to doctoral studies in the fields of Physics N 002, Chemistry N 003 and Material engineering T 008 sciences according to the topics of these fields of sciences.

Applicants must have a Master's qualification degree or a higher education degree equivalent to it.

Applicants have to submit to the Department of Scientific Information and Doctoral Studies via on-line system (will be available from May 20) or by e-mail: (if there is no possibility to make an electronic version, the documents can be submitted to Saulėtekio av. 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania, Room D409) electronic versions of the following documents by 26th June, 12:00 (EEST):

  • Application form with a photo (application form / on-line system);
  • Application for admission addressed to the Director of FTMC (sample);
  • Recommendations of at least two academic referees from the topic of the relevant field of science. One of the recommendations must be from the supervisor of the chosen doctoral themes (supervisor's recommendation example).
  • Copies of Masters‘s degree diploma or of a higher education diploma equivalent to it and their supplements;
  • A copy of the certificate on the recognition of higher education qualifications obtained abroad (if requested by FTMC);
  • Copy of passport or identification card.
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • List of research works and their copies, conference presentations, works awarded at scientific competitions (if there is any);

Interview with applicants under the Doctoral committee established procedure will be held on 27th June 14:00 (EEST) at FTMC, Saulėtekio av. 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania, Room C301 or remotely (login links will be sent individually to each candidate). Candidates who are unable to attend the interview, additionally has to submit the Motivation Letter via e-mail:

Doctoral studies begin on the 1st October.

Doctoral students admitted to a state-funded place are paid a fixed amount of scholarship: in the Ist year of studies – 1045 Eur/month, in the IInd – IVth year of studies – 1210 Eur/month.

More detailed information is available at the Department of Scientific Information and Doctoral Studies of FTMC, Saulėtekio av. 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania, Room D412, phone: +370 5266 1646, e-mail: