The lists of experts from the universities of Ljubljana, Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Zagreb are intended to facilitate collaboration and provide help in order to improve the quality of doctoral study programmes at universities in the Western Balkans.
University of Ljubljana is a member of the European University Association and hosted the 11th EUA-CDE Annual Meeting on 7 and 8 June 2018 at the Faculty of Law. More than 230 experts took part in the Meeting which under the title Excellence through Diversity: Doctoral education in a globalised world highlighted diversity as an enduring characteristic and strength of doctoral education in Europe. On 6 June 2018, Rector of University of Ljubljana Igor Papič and the EUA-CDE steering committee hosted a round table for Rectors and Vice-Rectors of the Regional Platform Western Balkans universities and Universities of Graz and Trieste. The main topics of the meeting were the presentation of the Regional Platform, the co-operation of the participating institutions in order to strengthen their role in the European educational community and mutual co-operation in the field of energetics as well as increase the quality of doctoral study.
In the framework of the Doctoral School and in cooperation with the University of Graz, the University of Ljubljana organizes annual workshops where doctoral students discuss different topics.
The latest two-day workshop on the topic of migration took place on Friday, 13 January 2017, and Saturday, 14 January 2017. The workshop was designed interdisciplinary and addressed various aspects of migration. Sixteen doctoral students from both universities participated and excellent lecturers moderated the workshop: prof. Karin Schmidlechner-Lienhart, prof. Gerd Oberleitner, dr. Lisa Heschl from the University of Graz and doc. dr. Mojca Pajnik from the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana and prof. dr. Grega Strban from the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana.
The reports of the latter two are available below:
Photos by Matea Lacmanović and Tjaša Podpečan.
An interdisciplinary workshop "Perspectives on research ethics" was held on 15 and 16 January 2016 at the University of Graz. Doctoral students discussed practical and philosophical aspects of research ethics at this workshop.