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EUA Newsletter 16   20 September 2013

FRINDOC project: Call for Participation in pilot group

In the context of the “Framework for the Internationalisation of Doctoral Education” (FRINDOC) project, EUA is launching a call for universities to participate in a pilot group and contribute to the finalisation of an online tool which the project is developing.


The FRINDOC project aims at providing a comprehensive overview of good practices and valuable experiences regarding internationalisation of doctoral education for universities. The online tool will help universities with the planning and implementation of internationalisation strategies for doctoral education and enable universities to attain a united picture of strategic goals, capacity and possibilities to implement the right structures for their particular profile.


The pilot group will be obliged to participate in two working groups where they will engage in discussions about the elements of successful internationalisation of doctoral education and critically evaluate the proposed tool. Based on this consultation process, the tool will be refined and a statement of good practice will accompany the launch of the final version. The first working group is scheduled to take place at the University of Bergen, Norway, from 13 to 14 February 2014. A follow-up evaluation working group is expected to take place in September 2014 at the University of Camerino, Italy.


If you are interested in participating in the FRINDOC pilot group, please consult the full text of the Call for Participation on the project page and return the application form by email to by midday on 11 October.


Further information about the project can be found at


FRINDOC is coordinated by EUA on behalf of its partners the University of Hong Kong, Stellenbosch University, Imperial College London, the University of Bergen and the University of Camerino. The project is supported by the Erasmus Mundus Programme of the European Commission.

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