Doctoral Programmes for the
   European Knowledge Society

Oficial Bologna Seminar  Salzburg, Austria, 3-5 February 2005


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Organised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Austria, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany and the European University Association

Seminar programme

  Background documets
The EUA Doctoral Programmes Project (2003-2005) 
Conclusions from the EUA Conference “Research Training as a Key to a Europe of Knowledge”, Maastricht, 28-301004

Presentations and statements (in order of appearance)

Welcome addresses

Sigurd Höllinger, DG for Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Austria
Eric Froment, President, European University Association (EUA)

Statements from key stakeholders

Doctoral candidates and young researchers, Renzo Rubele, President, EURODOC Speech
Universities as research training institutions, Peter Gaehtgens, President, German Rectors’ Conference
The reform of doctoral education in France and the link between universities and public research organizations, Jean Marc Monteil, Director General, French Ministry of Education Speech
The EU and the European Knowledge Society, Guy Haug, DG Education and Culture
Comments from the industry and trade unions on employability of doctoral candidates, Maria Rimini-Döring, Robert Bosch GmbH, Corporate Research and Development Speech
Gerd Köhler, The German Education Union
Summary presentation of the EUA “Doctoral Programmes Project”, Lesley Wilson, Secretary General, EUA
Working Groups
Structure/ organisation of doctoral programmes (1)

Structure/ organisation of doctoral programmes (2)

Different roles of doctoral candidates/ Individual conditions for doctoral candidates
Comparing “good and innovative practices” at/among institutions

Wake up panel on doctoral programmes in the light of world wide competition

Magda Lola, Marie Curie Fellowship Association and University of Patras, Greece
Louise Ackers, Director of the Centre for Study of Law in Europe, University of Leeds, Unite Kingdom
Debra Stewart, President of the Council of Graduate Schools, USA

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