3.2. Conference on Doctoral Schools organized

A Conference on Doctoral Schools was organized in the large hall of the University of Novi Sad on April 3rd, 2015 (more than 50 representatives of all HEIs of Serbia), A comprehensive overview of European experiences was presented using different characteristic examples (University of Ghent, BOKU University, as partners in RODOS Project, University of Brussels, University of Luxemburg, University of Helsinki, University of Szeged, all HEI’s in France and Estonia), emphasizing the areas of interest (quality and excellence in research, support of students during the whole PhD cycle, carrier development, transferable skills, continuous contacts with the labour market, open space for national and international mobility of students and staff). A very intensive discussion resulted into important conclusions for further actions.