Work programme of the Bologna Follow-Up Group 2007-2009
Seminar on Doctoral Candidates
Bologna Seminar on the internationalisation of the third cycle "3rd cycle degrees: competences and researcher careers". Helsinki, 30 September - 1 October 2008.
The aim of the seminar is to share best practices with regard to the internationalisation of the 3rd cycle, transparent learning outcomes and more predictable researcher careers.
The seminar is aimed at policy makers, designers and organisers of postgraduate education as well as various stakeholders in the Bologna Process.
Bologna 3rd Cycle in the European Higher Education Area: From University Perspective, Secretary General Lesley Wilson, European University Association (EUA)
Recent developments of HR policies in Europe , Dr. Massimo Serpieri, DG Research, European Commission
Science as a solution to global problems , Finland Distinguished Professor Douglas Worsnop, Helsinki University
Doctoral Schools and Transferable Skills , Professor Mary Ritter, Imperial College London
International PhD training: Joint PhD degree of EMBL and University of Helsinki, Dr. Mikko Taipale, Whitehead Institute, MIT
Bologna 3rd Cycle in the European Higher Education Area: From Student Perspective, Doctoral Student Rossella Iraci Capuccinello, European Student Union (ESU)
The possibilities of internationalisation in PhD training , Dr. Riitta Mustonen, Academy of Finland
Recent developments in PhD training and research career in Finland , Professor Eero Vuorio, University of Turku
The eternal tension in PhD labour market preparation. Broad training and high specialization , Chair Dr. Hans Sonneveld, Universiteit Utrecht
Summary of working group , Rapporteur Professor Riitta Pyykkö, University of Turku
Policy measures supporting the internationalisation of the 3rd cycle degrees , Chair Mr. Ilkka Turunen, Finnish Ministry of Education
Summary of working group , Rapporteur Dr. Rósa Gunnarsdóttir, Iceland Ministry of Education
3. Researcher career and best practices
Skills development as a part of the career development for doctoral candidates and younger researchers in Europe, Chair Ms. Karoline Holländer, The European Council for Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (EURODOC)
Summary of working group , Rapporteur Dr. Mikko Taipale, Whitehead Institute, MIT
Outcomes of the seminar and future steps perceived , Dr. Robert Wagenaar, University of Groningen
seminar was aimed at policy makers, designers and organisers of postgraduate education as well as for various stakeholders in the Bologna process. Due to our premises, the seminar was limited to 200 participants by invitation only.
Bologna process at the Finnish Ministry of Education
European University Association Council for Doctoral Education
Overarching framework of qualifications of the EHEA
Tuning educational structures in Europe
Other organisers: Academy of Finland, CIMO, Finnish Council of University Rectors and the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council