Education & Training
NUCLEAR EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN LITHUANIA IN THE CONTEXT OF EU ACCESSION
Source: IAEA, 2004, Main author: Stanislovas Ziedelis
Nuclear education and training in Lithuania, presentation given by Eugenijus Uspuras from Lithuanian Energy Institute, 14-18 March 2010 in Abu Dhabi
1st cycle (undergraduate) studies lead to a bakalauras (Bachelor) degree and/or professional qualification and give access to 2nd cycle studies. 140-180 credits are required in order to complete 1st cycle studies.
2nd cycle (graduate) studies lead to a magistras (Master) degree or to magistras (Master) degree combined with and a professional qualification and give access to 3rd cycle studies. In order to complete 2nd cycle studies 60 - 80 credits are required.
After full completion of another type of graduate studies - specialized professional studies - a professional qualification is obtained without the right to enter university 3rd cycle studies. In order to complete these studies, 40 - 80 credits are required.
Three different types of 3rd cycle (postgraduate) studies are available: doktorantūra (doctoral studies) - studies leading to a research degree.
There are also vientisosios (integrated) university studies (combining 1st and 2nd cycle). After successful completion of integrated studies, Master's degree and/or professional qualification is awarded and access to 3rd cycle (postgraduate) studies is granted.