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The German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) is pleased to invite you to the 2017 RISIS Summer School on Higher Education Research and Science Studies taking place from 25th-29th September at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, around the theme Career Trajectories, Outputs and Success of Doctorate Holders. Please respond to the Call for participation by 1st June, 2017.

Research Infrastructure for Research and Innovation Policy Studies (RISIS) project’s international Summer School seeks to examine the dynamics of research careers and promote junior scientists active in that field (PhDs, Post-docs) by strengthening their understanding of linking theory, empirical research and available data and provide them with a platform for discussion as well as (inter)disciplinary exchange. The overall objective of the Summer School is to support the research into research careers with the main focus of linking theorization, methodology and practical application.

Call for Participation

For the 2017 RISIS Summer School in Berlin, Germany, applicants with backgrounds in all relevant fields (sociology, economics, political science, education, public administration, management, psychology, etc.) are encouraged to apply. The invitation is extended especially to early career researchers, senior scientists, PhD students, officers from the policy making level (e.g. funding agencies) and members of other RISIS projects interested in doctoral education and academic careers.

Please apply by 1st June, 2017

For more information please visit the website of the organizer The German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)