About

EU-China DOC project

Enhancing the visibility of European Higher education and strengthening the dialogue and cooperation with Chinese stakeholders in the field of doctoral education is an Erasmus Mundus Action 3 projects selected by the European Commission in July 2013.

This three-year project will be carried out from 1 October 2013 to 30 September 2016. The overall project aims are to increase the awareness and knowledge about European Higher Education among Chinese higher education actors and to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between European and Chinese stakeholders in the field of doctoral education.

The EU-China DOC project is coordinated by EU-China Higher Education Research Center of Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Objectives and target groups

The overall project aims are to increase the awareness and knowledge about European Higher Education for Chinese higher education actors and to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between European and Chinese stakeholders in the field of doctoral education. The specific objectives of the project include: Enhancing mutual understanding of doctoral education; Facilitating dialogue and specific cooperation between European and Chinese stakeholders on doctoral education; Facilitating exchange of views on critical issues regarding doctoral education, such as the objectives, process, supervision, the structures and employability; Identifying drivers and barriers of EU-China cooperation in the field of doctoral education and mobility; Enhancing doctoral supervisor cooperation.

Target groups include European and Chinese higher education institutions (including policy makers, academic leadership, administrators, professors/supervisors, students/doctoral candidates), European and Chinese associations of higher education institutions, employers and research institutes and councils.

Project Work Packages

This project is structured and will be implemented in six Work Packages:

    • WP1 Promotional events
    • WP2 Dialogue and interactive workshops
    • WP3 Survey and impact assessment
    • WP4 Dissemination & exploitation
    • WP5 Quality assurance
    • WP6 Project management

 

EU-China DOC project leaflet

The EU-China DOC leaflet can be downloaded here

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