Cooperation of the Graduate Schools
The annual meeting of the EuroTech Graduate Deans is a formal forum of exchange on joint activities and policy positioning. Several schemes for graduate schools cooperation have already been put into action:
Winter/Summer Schools Support Scheme
The EuroTech Universities Alliance funds selected summer/winter schools, organised by doctoral candidates from the EuroTech Universities. This support scheme encourages exchanges between the partner Universities and builds a community between PhD candidates and faculties of EuroTech Universities, while giving doctoral candidates opportunities to acquire knowledge in the cutting edge of science & technology. Here you can find a list previous of funded winter and summer schools.
Joint PhD Course Database
On 1 October 2014, the Graduate Schools across the EuroTech Universities launched a joint EuroTech PhD Course Database, a real testimonial of the intensive cooperation within the Alliance. The aim of the database is to increase visibility of and cooperation on PhD courses across the six universities. The rise in mobility among doctoral researchers will result in a more rational utilisation of resources and in more research cooperation. The database contains all PhD courses from the partner universities – both technical and non-technical – which are open and free to all doctoral candidates registered at one of the universities.
Joint Supervision of Doctoral Candidates
Formally signed by the Presidents of the EuroTech Universities, the Joint Supervision agreement between EuroTech's Graduate Schools aims to ensure a better doctoral experience and more formal recognition of the co-supervision in the thesis and the award diploma.
The EuroTech Universities Alliance has engaged in the European policy dialogue on a number of occasions, be it individually or with other networks of leading European Universities of Science & Technology. As a core part of their mission of educating the workforce of tomorrow, leading universities of science and technology have developed innovative models of doctoral training.
DTU: DTU PhD Office
EPFL: Jeroen Van Hunen, Deputy to the Vice President Education for the Doctoral School
L'X: Alexandra Belus, Director of the Graduate School
TU/e: Tamara Busscher, TU/e Graduate School
TUM: Zizheng Zhang, International Cooperation & Alliances, TUM Graduate School