FRINDOC Launch Event

FRINDOC Launch Event
International Doctoral Education – the role of institutions

Hosted by Imperial College London, United Kingdom
24-25 September 2015

What does it take to engage in international doctoral education? Research and higher education is becoming increasingly global. In the area of doctoral education, international research environments, global recruitment and sharing of practices in worldwide networks have become increasingly commonplace, and universities are developing institutional strategies for international engagement.
The FRINDOC Launch Event will present a framework with suggestions for a comprehensive approach to internationalising doctoral education. The event will present the evaluation tool and the statement of good practice developed in the FRINDOC project over the past three years. This framework attempts to advance internationalisation by looking at institutional development issues such as strategies, structures and institutional capacities. Speakers from across the globe will show how the internationalisation of doctoral education is promoted in different geographical contexts, providing information and inspiration for university leaders wishing to encourage and develop internationalisation at their own institution.

The conference is aimed at facilitating a global discussion among vice-rectors for research or internationalisation, directors of doctoral schools and programmes, heads of international offices and any other group interested in the topic. 

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The FRINDOC project is coordinated by the European University Association in partnership with University of Hong Kong, Stellenbosch University, Imperial College London, the University of Bergen and the University of Camerino. It is carried out with the support of the Erasmus Mundus Programme of the European Commission.

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