The Zagreb Study Visit of the UZDOC project has been held in Zagreb (Croatia) on the 26, 27 and 28 October 2014. The Consortium of this project had also a private meeting on October 29.
The University of Zagreb was the hosting institution of this Study Visit, that was a continuation of the First Study Visit, held in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on June 30 and July 1, 2014.
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Session 1: How to start a doctoral programme?
- Introduction to Session 1 and definition of terms, Melita Kovačević
- Structure and topic of doctoral programme, Ignac Lovrek, Committee for Doctoral Programmes, University of Zagreb
- Research capacities, Zdravko Lacković, ORPHEUS
Session 2: How to be successful in supervision
- Introduction to Session 2 and definition of terms, Melita Kovacevic
- Importance of supervision for quality doctoral programme, Lucas Zinner, Head of the Research Services and Career Development, University of Vienna
- How to professionalize supervision? University of Zagreb’s experience, Doris Novak, University of Zagreb – trainer of supervisors at UNIZG
- Testimonials from PhDs
Session 3: Writing and publishing
- Introduction to Session 3 and definition of terms, Melita Kovačević
- Introduction to Academic Writing, Igor Vlahović
- Academic plagiarism, Dušan Meško, Vice-Rector for Science, Comenius University Bratislava
- Standards of international publishing, Luciano Saso and Mattia Crespi, Sapienza University of Rome
Session 4: Professionalization of Staff
- Introduction to Session 4 and definition of terms, Melita Kovačević
- Examples of good practices:
- Technology Transfer Office at the University of Zagreb, Vlatka Petrovic, Head of the Technology transfer Office, University of Zagreb
- Administrative support for doctoral programmes, Slaven Mihaljevic, Head of the Office of Doctoral programmes, University of Zagreb
- Dual doctorates, Božica Bartolac, Office of Doctoral programmes, University of Zagreb
- PRIDE – presentation of the project, Lucas Zinner, University of Vienna