Bologna Seminar

Doctoral Studies in the European Higher Education Area

Warsaw, 17-18 June 2010

Seminar persentations

Seminar documents


Day 1
Thursday, 17th June 2010
09:00-13:00 OPTIONAL: Bus tour around Warsaw for registered volunteers
13:00-13:30 Registration (1st floor)
13:30-14:30 Lunch at hotel restaurant “La Rose des Vents” (ground floor) and registration (1st floor)
Session I
  • Welcome and overview of the seminar programme and objectives
  • The latest developments in doctoral studies in Europe Thomas Jorgensen, EUA Council for Doctoral Education
  • Organisation, conditions and regulations of doctoral trainings with focus on recognition, ECTS, learning outcomes and mobility
    Alexandra Bitusikova, EUA Council for Doctoral Education, Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
Session II
  • Latest developments towards regulations of doctoral studies in Poland Maria Ziółek, Polish Bologna Expert
  • Examples of good practice in doctoral programmes:
    • Doctoral studies at Warsaw University of Technology Andrzej Kraśniewski, Polish Bologna Expert
    • Recent developments in doctoral studies and programmes in Austria Elisabeth Westphal, Universities Austria
    • Model of doctoral studies in the UK Gill Clarke, University of Bristol
19:30 Dinner and informal networking – at “Folk Gospoda” restaurant, Waliców 13, Warsaw
“Folk Gospoda” offers traditional Polish cuisine to the accompaniment of Polish folk music. The restaurant is situated within walking distance from the Kyriad Prestige Hotel (approx. 15 minutes). Detailed map showing the location of the restaurant will be included in the seminar materials
Day 2
Friday, 18th June 2010
Session III
  • Short introduction to doctoral studies and recent developments in higher education in Poland Zbigniew Marciniak, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  • Doctoral studies from a doctoral candidate’s perspective Izabela Stanislawiszyn, President of Eurodoc
  • Quality assurance for doctoral education Jadwiga Mirecka, Polish Bologna Expert
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
Session IV
  • Discussion moderated by Maria Ziółek, Polish Bologna Expert
    Topics to be addressed:

Pros and cons related to the introduction of ECTS for doctoral programmes

Accreditation and quality assurance of doctoral programmes — should state of the art be kept or are further regulations required?

  • Closing of the conference
12:00-13:00 Lunch at hotel restaurant “La Rose des Vents” (ground floor)



























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