Bologna Seminar: Doctoral programmes in Europe, 7-9 December 2006, Université de Nice, France
Organised by EUA and the French Ministry of Education and Research, this seminar was hosted by the University of Nice.
Main objectives of the Seminar:
* to explore current issues and debates on doctoral programmes in a wide forum of experts;
* to analyse the state of doctoral programmes in Europe;
* to identify the main development trends, priorities and weaknesses found in doctoral training in Europe;
* to raise awareness on the development of doctoral programmes and stimulate cooperation among universities and among various stakeholders;
The Bologna Seminar will lead to final recommendations for the Bologna Follow-Up Group on doctoral programmes in the Bologna Process. These recommendations will be presented at the ministerial meeting to be held in London in 2007 and will feed into the preparation of the London Communiqué.