In 2011 the European Commission published the seven principles of
Innovative Doctoral Training (IDT)
. This paper, compiled by five
associations of universities of science and technology presents a first
set of recommendations targeted at universities, as well as European and
national policy makers, on how to encourage the further uptake and
implementation of IDT models.
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“Similarly to comprehensive universities, TU’s are constantly
developing innovative approaches in their provision of doctoral training
– particularly in relation to the (three) principles of Research
Excellence, Attractive Institutional Environment and Quality Assurance.
Faced with the increasing variety of career perspectives of doctoral
graduates, TU’s have specific experience and models to offer in relation
to the (four) principles of Interdisciplinary, Transferable
competences, Exposure to the non-academic sector and International