EUA Council for Doctoral Education


  • Dec. 03
    EUA-CDE Thematic Peer Group “Career Development and Tracking in Doctoral Education”

    Thematic Peer Groups (TPGs) organised by the EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) provide participating member universities with an opportunity for mutual learning on selected topics. They contribute to a common knowledge base on doctoral education structures, policies and practices in Europe. 

    This TPG on career development and tracking will focus on the collection and usage of career

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  • Oct. 08
    EUA-CDE events: Call for hosts

    EUA-CDE is looking for member universities to host the following events:

    EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop

    The EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop is open exclusively to EUA-CDE members and offers them an interactive platform to establish and intensify partnerships and to collaborate and exchange practices related to current trends and future challenges in doctoral education.

    - Period: mid January

    - Event

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  • Jul. 12
    EUA-CDE hosts session at ESOF 2018

    The European University Association’s Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is proud to host a parallel session during the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018. This year’s Forum is taking place from 9 to 14 July in Toulouse, France.

    The parallel session asks if Open Science improves the career prospects of early-stage researchers, paying attention to the specific challenges and benefits this

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  • Jun. 13
    EUA-CDE Annual Meeting: excellence through diversity in doctoral education

    The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) brought together 225 participants on 7 and 8 June to discuss excellence through diversity in doctoral education. Hosted by the University of Ljubljana, exchanges on this topic were held against the background of an ever more international higher education landscape.

    After a welcome address by Maja Makovec Brenčič, Slovenian Minister of Education,

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  • Apr. 27
    Hosts for EUA-CDE events in 2019

    We are delighted to announce the hosts for EUA-CDE events in 2019. The following universities have been selected:

    - The 12th Thematic Workshop on 17 and 18 January 2019 will be hosted by VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands

    - The 12th Annual Meeting on 13 and 14 June 2019 will be hosted by University of Brescia in Italy

    We kindly invite you to save the date for these events. To receive

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  • Mar. 01
    Two new members on the EUA-CDE Steering Committee

    On its meeting held on 25 January, the EUA Board confirmed two new members for the EUA-CDE Steering Committee. Barbara Dooley, Dean of Graduate Studies and Deputy Registrar, University College Dublin and Pablo Biscari, Dean of the Doctoral School, Polytechnic University of Milan will start their term on 1 March 2018.

    The new members replace Mary McNamara, Dublin Institute of Technology and

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