The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) is pleased to announce the launch of “The Doctoral Debate” – an online platform offering commentary and analysis on doctoral education in Europe. Written by academic leaders and experts in the field, “The Doctoral Debate” will showcase the work of EUA-CDE members and partners.
Every month readers will find new contributions that focus on trending topics in doctoral education and that cover a wide range of angles including state of the art policies and practices. On the occasion of the launch, Alexander Hasgall, Head of EUA-CDE, offers a word of welcome. Readers will also find articles on a variety of topics such as autonomous universities taking up European doctoral education trends, protection for whistle blowers and the scientists they accuse and an inter-university doctoral training network of five Belgian universities.