International PhD Summer School Welcomes Participants from More than 12 Countries

2017-08-17 17:30

22–24 August in Palanga the 2nd International KTU PhD Summer School, organised by Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) together with partners – the University of Stavanger (Norway) and European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) took place. The School focused on developing the transferable, or, so called soft competencies. 

The intensive three-day course will be delivered by researchers from Norway, United Kingdom and Denmark.

50 PhD students from various fields of science have registered to participate in the 2nd International PhD Summer School. They represent higher education institutions from Austria, Spain, United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey and Germany.

“The soft skills, such as preparing project proposals and project management, using and managing open source scientific data, developing competencies of writing a science publication is of upmost importance for every researcher. Also, this school provides a perfect networking opportunity for students, representing various countries and various fields of science”, says Leonas Balaševičius, Head of International PhD School at KTU.

This year among the organising partners is Stavanger University and ECIU, therefore the variety of topics and geography of the participants has expanded.

Half of the participants are from Lithuanian institutions.

Click here for more information on the 2nd KTU International PhD Summer School.

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