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Project title: European Thematic Network for Doctoral Education in Computing [Thematic Network]

Coordinating institution: University of Rousse

Dates: 1 October 2004 – 30 September 2007

Participant countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK

Subject area(s): Computing and Informatics (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Information Systems)

Project objectives:
(1) to help acknowledge doctoral studies as an important «third» cycle of education, to define a framework for increasing the quality of all doctoral studies and to develop tools and methods for assessment, validation and certification of the knowledge and skills of PhD students;
(2) to establish the principles of effective, high quality, and pertinent European doctoral studies and to create tools supporting this objective through the analysis of existing systems, exchange of experiences, and dissemination of good practices amongst all partners.

Project website: http://ecet.ecs.ru.acad.bg/etndec/index.php?command=dPage&pid=obj


Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

book_whiteFinal report ……………………………. book_orangeProfessional Standards, Curricula and Syllabi for PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Information Systems can be found here.
This information is also published as a book: PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Systems. Professional Standards, Curricula, Syllabi (Rousse, Bulgaria, 2007; available for consultation at Deusto International Tuning Academy Library)


To find out more about how this project used the Tuning methodology, check the Tuning Research section of the website or contact us directly.