Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

PhD Programmes

Education and Pedagogical Sciences «Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education»

Programme Information

The programme aims to train highly qualified academic and research specialists in vocational education, training, retraining and advanced training in all types of institutions of different educational stages.

Programme's advantages:

The programme adopts various technologies including pedagogical ones widely used in different educational systems, digital humanities tools including software, electronic resources and online resources.

Upon completing the programme, you will be able to:

  • apply the basic knowledge of independent scientific research on the Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education (scientific approaches to the study of Vocational Education development process, the connection between the Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education and other areas of Pedagogy and other sciences, the relationship between Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education and Practice; Research Methods for Vocational Education);

  • pursue careers in Postgraduate Education, Vocational Education and Training, Further Education and Training. 

Programme Description

44.06.01 . Education and Pedagogical Sciences. Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education.

Duration of the Programme: 3 years Study mode: full-time.

Programme type: Full-time.

Language of instruction: Russian.

Courses & Study Load
ECTS credits: 180
Core courses: Scientific Research Methodology and Results Presentation; Current Problems of the Field; Theory and Methods of Education and Teaching; Research Seminar; Current Challenges in HI Learning and Teaching, Modern Education Technologies.

  • The Methodology of Vocational Education.
  • Aims and Values of Vocational Education.
  • Technologies for Assessment and Quality Ensuring in Vocational Education

Professional Training / Internships
Career Opportunities
Admission & Tuition

State-funded applicants (Russian nationals and  Russian speaking applicants from the CIS countries) are  expected to  take  the following exams:

  • Theory and Methodology of Vocational Education

  • Philosophy

  • Russian language


Darya ILINA, Programme Manager

Tel.: +7 4012 595 595 (3501)


Language: Russian

Admissions Office

14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

+7 (4012) 59-55-96
fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33