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Conference „Forces and Forms of Doctoral Education 2019“ (Hannover/Germany)

The Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE – Berkeley/Seattle), the Volkswagen Foundation, the University of Bremen and their Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), would like to cordially invite you to the international Herrenhäuser Conference on Global Doctoral Education in September 2019.

The international conference will review the changes in doctoral education and discuss, enhance, and disseminate future-oriented advancement of doctoral education and related policies, assessing the current core values of doctoral education and research; taking stock of ongoing developments and changes in doctoral education worldwide; looking forward and setting a policy agenda on how doctoral education can best be shaped in a socially responsible way, not only in our own national systems, but at a global scale for driving innovation in public and private sectors.

Panel discussions and work in small groups will investigate major topics pertinent for doctoral education at our times and will critically discuss policy recommendations resulting from a preparatory workshop from a group of experts from all continents.

You can find further information regarding the event and the registration here.