Staff Week on Best Practices for International Collaboration at Doctorate Level

Event date: 14-16 November 2018

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Location: Cantoblanco Campus, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


The Staff Week on Best Practices for International Collaboration at Doctorate Level is a three-day training activity that will focus on the challenges and the advantages of different forms of “structured mobility” at Doctorate level: such as Joint Degrees (ITNs), Double Degrees, co-tutelles and thematic consortia, in the context of the debate on doctoral training in Europe and the role of European university networks in the future European Education Area. It is organised by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

The target audience for this activity are: programme directors, staff at Doctoral Schools, International Relations staff and university managers.

  • Present the advantages and the challenges of international collaboration at Doctorate level
  • Identify and describe the different types of ‘structured mobility’ at Doctorate level
  • Exchange good practices and share knowledge and experiencesabout doctoral training in collaborative contexts
  • Contribute to Strategic Action 3 ‘Promoting Education Collaboration’ of the YERUN Strategic Plan and in particular to the promotion of joint programmes at Doctorate Level
  • Position YERUN universities to constitute strategic partnerships within the coming European Education Area

The sessions will consist of presentations with allocated time for discussion, roundtables and working groups.

For more information, please contact Amaya Mendikoetxea.

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