conference on the "Future of the doctorate"

Riga, Latvia 28-29 May 2015


European Commission is organizaing conference on the "Future of the doctorate" in Riga on 28-29 May 2015.
The event will be dedicated to the best doctoral training practices in Europe and beyond. It will provide a platform for discussion on future directions in doctoral training and a European vision of the modern doctorate.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. However the Commission cannot not cover any travel expenses related to this event.
Please note that you can also participate in an online discussion platform, launched at the occasion of the conference and covering various aspects of the doctoral training:

The registration for participation is open now via a dedicated website:

The deadline for registration is 15 May 2015.

Conference draft programme

You can participate in the discussion on the platform without pre-registration for the event.
For any questions related to registrations or the event in general, please contact:

21.04.2015 | ISTPD