Workshop in Copenhagen 2013

Global processes and regional spaces

Two and a half days' PhD course with a coherent programme of lectures, discussions and meetings with students on their projects. This is the first workshop in the PhD training package of the EU Marie Curie programme UNIKE (Universities in the Knowledge Economy).

Date Monday, 14 October 2013 — Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Time 12:30  —  15:00
Location Room D165, School of Education, Aarhus University, Tuborgvej 164, DK-2400 Copenhagen

The workshop will be taught in English, and it is worth approximately 2.5 ECTS.

Three main themes
The workshop will be organised in terms of three main themes

1. Scientific Training:  Global processes and regional spaces
2. Complementary skills: International networking and collaboration
3. Aspects of Doctoral Education: History of policy debates about doctoral education in Europe and the USA

Susan Robertson, University of Bristol; Roger Dale, University of Bristol; Susan Wright, DPU; Maresi Nerad, Washington State University; Christopher Newfield, UC Santa Barbara; Pavel Zgaga, University of Ljubljana; António Magalhães, University of Porto; Uwe Brandenburg, CHE Consult.

There is no fee for UNIKE PhD fellows. Participants who are not UNIKE PhD fellows will pay 1.000 Danish kroner (to cover the costs of lunch and coffee for 3 days).

The other evenings we will be eating at restaurants, and each meal will be approximately 300 kroner.

Accommodation can be found at

Method of selection
Applicants should demonstrate that their research is closely connected to the issues covered by the UNIKE project. Preference will be given to PhD students who intend to participate in all (or nearly all) the UNIKE programme of workshops and summer schools. The limit is 35 people.

Please note that the workshop is in Copenhagen, not Aarhus.

The location is Room D165, School of Education, Aarhus University, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV.