Excellence in European
Doctoral Training

Excellence in European Doctoral Training - towards a common understanding

In 2012, the European research agenda will be redefined and further developed with a strong focus on excellence in Horizon 2020. Research of the highest quality is a core element in supporting growth and job creation in Europe. However, an important subset of this issue is yet to be addressed: Excellence in doctoral training.

Research excellence and doctoral training are closely intertwined, and in the process of strengthening the quality of European research, it is indispensable to consider how best to develop the next generation of researchers.

Therefore Aarhus University and the University of Edinburgh have taken the initiative to start a debate on Excellence in European Doctoral Training. Read more here.