Expand your transferable skills and network!
Join us 26-30 August 2019!
Expand your transferable skills and network!
Join us 26-30 August 2019!
PhD Summer School focuses on development of key competences required for achieving best results in successful defense of the doctoral dissertation and identifying further research directions. Therefore topics of our PhD Summer Schools include: management of scientific research data, writing of scientific articles, analysis of the subtleties of project management, research integrity and ethics, intellectual property and patent system, communication skills development, etc.
PhD Summer School provides the opportunity for intellectually curious doctoral students to explore new knowledge, to expand cultural awareness and to exchange experience.
PhD Summer School 2019 will:
Target group: 50 doctoral students (regardless of major).
Prerequisites. The PhD Summer School is held in English. In order to participate, doctoral students should have sufficient language skills.
Registration for PhD Summer School 2019 is not opened yet.
The electronic application form will be available online from 1 February 2019.
31 March 2019 Early bird registration closes
15 May 2019 Registration closes
The participation fee is paid only when the registration is approved.
The venue of 4th PhD Summer School 2019 is Trakai.
Trakai is a historical city well known for its natural beauty of landscapes, wildlife reserves, forests and the island castle on lake Galvė which is the only one of its kind in Europe.
Event Centre: will be announced later
Participants are responsible for arranging their own accommodation.
You can find a hotel or private accommodation in Trakai. Prices vary from ~20-30 euros per night in private sector to ~150 euros per night and more! Check for prices and conditions:
26 August 2019
Cultural clash. Presentations. Cultural experience.
27 August 2019
Scientific writing. Meeting the editor. Do’s and Dont’s of getting your paper published by Frank Witlox, Ghent University, Belgium
28 August 2019
Big Data – from data to knowledge by Ari Visa, Tampere University, Finland
29 August 2019
From Idea To (European) Patent by Enrico Luzzatto, European Patent Academy, Germany
30 August 2019
Responsibility, Interaction, and Ethics in Research by Hallvard Fossheim, University of Bergen, Norway
Certificates. Closing coctail.
Monday, 26 August 2019
11:00 – 12:00
|Registration of participants.
|Hotel Reception hall|
|12:00 – 13:30||Welcome
Who we are?
KTU PhD Students Society
|Hotel Conference hall|
|13:00 – 14:00||Cultural Clash (get-to-know-you activity)|
|14:00 – 15:00||Lunch||Hotel Restaurant|
|15:30 – ~18:00||Cultural Experience.
Guided Walking Tour in Trakai
|20:00 – 22:00||Welcome Dinner||Hotel Restaurant|
Hallvard Fossheim is a Professor of philosophy at the University of Bergen. He has served as Director of NESH at the National Research Ethics Committees of Norway, and has published widely in the history of philosophy and ethics.
Ghent University, Belgium
Frank Witlox holds a PhD in Urban Planning (Eindhoven University of Technology, promotor Harry Timmermans), a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics and a Master’s Degree in Maritime Sciences (both University of Antwerp). Currently, he is a Senior Full Professor of Economic Geography at the Department of Geography of Ghent University (UGent).
Publications (Ghent, December 16, 2018):
detailed academic CV>>>
Tampere University, Finland
European Patent Academy, Germany
Enrico Luzzatto studied chemistry at the Rome University “La Sapienza” obtaining his degree (“Laurea”) with honours in 1985.
In 1986 he joined the R&D department of an Italian company producing human diagnostics.
Enrico joined the EPO in 1989, where he worked as an examiner in the Biotech field first in The Hague, then as of 1993 in Munich. In 1998 he passed the European Qualifying Examination.
He became director in February 2010 in the cluster “Pure and Applied Organic Chemistry” (PAOC) and managed three directorates in different technical fields: a) medical uses of natural substances, b) cosmetics and c) organic compounds, their preparation methods and uses respectively.
Enrico was also active in the training of EPO examiners (general introductory newcomer’ courses as well as advanced courses for opposition division’s first members and chairpersons) and has given lectures on biotechnology and chemical patenting issues as well as on procedural matters at a number of conferences and seminars.
In January 2018 Enrico Luzzatto joined the European Patent Academy as Senior Advisor.
Registration for PhD Summer School 2019 is not opened yet
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to meet our quality requirements, the number of participants is limited to 50 PhD students.
After you submit your registration form, you will receive an automatic reply. If you do not receive any reply within 2 days, or you are not sure about your application status, please contact email@example.com
The registration is considered complete only after the registration fee is paid. After you submit your registration form, we will send you bank details for registration fee payment. After we have received your payment, we will send you an acceptance letter. You cannot attend the PhD Summer School if you have not paid the registration fee.
Please note: your registration and professional education will be examined, and in case of doubt your registration can be rejected.
The registration for 4th PhD Summer School is considered complete, when the participant payment is paid and we send you a confirmation email to confirm your place in the 4th PhD Summer School. After that time, you may only cancel your participation in accordance with our cancelation policy:
1. If a participant is unable to attend an event for any reason, they may substitute someone else elligible from the same institute/organisation.
2. Where the participant is unable to attend, and is not in a position to transfer his/her place to another person, then the following refund arrangements apply:
2.1. If the participant cancels before 15 May 2019 the cancellation is free of charge.
2.2. If the participant cancels within 15 May – 30 June 2019 he/she will have to pay 20 % of the full course fee.
2.3. If the participant cancels within 1 – 31 July 2019 he/she will have to pay 50 % of the full course fee.
2.4. If the participant cancels 1 August 2019 or later, he/she will have to pay the full course fee.
2.5. The refund will be made by bank transfer and all bank charges will be for the registrants account.
2.6. Notification must be received by us in writing (email) for refunds to be eligible. Cancellations received after this cut-off time will not be eligible for refund.
3.The same policy applies if you are forced to cancel because you did not receive a visa.
The registration for and the participation in the 4th PhD Summer School program constitutes your acknowledgement and agreement to these terms & conditions.
Lucie Boudova, Consultant, Marketing Manager for Eastern Europe, Elsevier, Czech Rep.
Heidi Dyson, Director of Next Level Innovation Ltd., United Kingdom
Dietmar Grichnik, Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship, Director Institute of Technology Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Elīna Gaile-Sarkane, Professor and Vice Dean for Research, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Flavien Massi, a senior consultant at Intelligentsia Consultants Sàrl, Luxembourg
Lynn P. Nygaard, a special advisor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway
Jacek Fiutowski, Associate Professor, Head of Nanophotonics group at Mads Clausen Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Sarah Jones, Associate Director at the Digital Curation Centre, United Kingdom
Iryna Kuchma, the Open Access Programme Manager for Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL), Lithuania
Martijn Wackers, a lecturer at the Centre for Languages and Academic Skills, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Telma Esteves, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Roger Strand, a Professor at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities and the Centre for Cancer Biomarkers, University of Bergen, Norway
Arminas Ragauskas, a director of the Health Telematics Science Institute, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
How to write a good scientific article
Lucie Boudova, Elsevier
How to overcome hindrance in scientific writing?
Elina Gaile-Sarkane, Riga Technical University
Writing doctoral thesis and articles
Dietmar Grichnik, University of St.Gallen
Developing H2020 proposal writing skills
Heidi Dyson, Next Level Innovations Ltd.
Writing for Scholars
Lynn P. Nygaard, PRIO
Writing Scientific Papers
Jacek Fiutowski, University of Southern Denmark
Project Management for PhD Students
Flavien Massi, Intelligentsia Consultants Sàrl
Open Science and Research Data Management: tips and tools to help you plan to get the most from your data
Sarah Jones, Digital Curation Centre,
Iryna Kuchma, EIFL
Oral Presentation and Communication Skills Development
Martijn Wackers, Delft University of Technology
Research grant proposal development
Telma Esteves, University of Twente
Research Ethics, Integrity and Responsibility
Roger Strand, University of Bergen
Entrepreneurship and Innovations
Arminas Ragauskas, Kaunas University of Technology
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