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ATHENA PhD Summer School

Student at Vilnius Tech

Looking for an exciting and intellectually stimulating Summer Program to advance your PhD studies? Look no further than the VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School for Technological, Natural, Social Science and Humanities Doctoral Students.

Save the date for VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School – 17-21 July, 2023.

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School is an annual event that aims to provide doctoral candidates with unique professional and personal development opportunities. It focuses on the key competencies required to achieve the best results beyond general doctoral students’ training. It is an intercultural, international and exceptional interdisciplinary one-week course with international speakers from highly ranked European universities. The doctoral summer school creates a stimulating learning experience of long-lasting value for future professional careers.
 
At the VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School, you can collaborate with top researchers and scholars from Europe, share your research findings, and develop new skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your academic and professional career. Throughout the program, you will participate in a range of workshops, seminars, and discussions, focused on the latest research trends and methodologies in your area of study. You will also have the opportunity to network with your peers and learn from their diverse experiences and perspectives.
 

WHY APPLY? 

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School is a unique opportunity to gain new knowledge, work in groups with PhD students, and get more international experience to establish contacts with researchers in the same field and experiences and discover new cultures. The program with a scope of 6 ECTS credits is designed to enhance your academic and professional development.
 
Located in the heart of Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School offers a vibrant and dynamic environment for learning and exploration. You will have the opportunity to experience the city’s rich history and culture and enjoy its many restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues.
 

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

If yes, the Doctoral Summer School will be delivered in English, consequently, Doctoral students are warmly invited to apply by submitting a CV and a statement of intent to the VILNIUS TECH Doctoral School in English. Candidates should be well advanced in their doctoral project, have strong motivation and sufficient language skills able to listen to lectures and articulate their thoughts in discussions within their research area.

EVENT VENUE

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School takes place in Vilnius.

Venue: VILNIUS TECH University, Saulėtekio al. 11, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Accommodation: VILNIUS TECH dormitory available (At student’s own expense). Hotel recommendation to be provided later.
 
Leisure: VILNIUS Old guided Tour and other Baltic experiences.
 

PROGRAMME

DateTopicSpeakers
17 July, MondayWhat is academic writing? How to write?prof. dr. Anssi Juotsiniemi,
Aalto University, Finland
18 July, TuesdayResearch Ethics and data managementTeemu Jama,
Aalto University, Finland
19 July, WednesdaySoft Skills: inspiring scientific presentationprof. dr. Konstantinos Petridis, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece
Networking Effectively at Scientific Conferences dr.Toby Erik Wikström, University of Iceland, Iceland
20 July, ThursdayResearch methodologies: Steps and Tipsdr.Rafael Luna Zelaya,
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Creativity for Science and InnovationDavid Reid Anderson,
VILNIUS TECH University, Lithuania
21 July, FridaySuccessful funding applications and research proposalsprof. dr. Cordian Riener,
The arctic University of Norway, Norway

DEADLINES AND FEES

Registration for VILNIUS TECH Doctoral Summer School is NOW OPEN!

Deadline: 23nd of June 2023.


Registration fee payment deadline: by the 9th of July 2023.

The submitted registration form will receive an automatic reply. If you do not receive any reply, please get in touch with phd@vilniustech.lt. Successfully selected participants will be informed by the 26th of June 2023.

The registration is considered complete after the registration fee* payment. The registration confirmation letter will be sent with the registration fee invoice. After the payment, you will receive the invitation and acceptance letter to the VILNIUS TECH Doctoral Summer School 2023.
 

Doctoral students who haven’t registered and paid the registration fee cannot attend the Doctoral Summer School.

The participation fee is 400 euros.

ATHENA members fee is 300 euros.
 
NORDTEK members fee is 300 euros.
 

BALTECH members fee is 300 euros.

* Subject to change if shifted online due to the COVID-19.

PhD students willing to participate in this VILNIUS TECH Summer School can apply for individual support within Erasmus+ doctoral short-term mobility (70 EUR per day) at their home universities or consider other sources of funding (e.g., ATHENA grant).

If you have questions, please inform us via email: phd@vilniustech.lt

Student at Vilnius Tech

Looking for an exciting and intellectually stimulating Summer Program to advance your PhD studies? Look no further than the VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School for Technological, Natural, Social Science and Humanities Doctoral Students.

Save the date for VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School – 17-21 July, 2023.

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School is an annual event that aims to provide doctoral candidates with unique professional and personal development opportunities. It focuses on the key competencies required to achieve the best results beyond general doctoral students’ training. It is an intercultural, international and exceptional interdisciplinary one-week course with international speakers from highly ranked European universities. The doctoral summer school creates a stimulating learning experience of long-lasting value for future professional careers.
 
At the VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School, you can collaborate with top researchers and scholars from Europe, share your research findings, and develop new skills and knowledge that will help you succeed in your academic and professional career. Throughout the program, you will participate in a range of workshops, seminars, and discussions, focused on the latest research trends and methodologies in your area of study. You will also have the opportunity to network with your peers and learn from their diverse experiences and perspectives.
 

WHY APPLY? 

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School is a unique opportunity to gain new knowledge, work in groups with PhD students, and get more international experience to establish contacts with researchers in the same field and experiences and discover new cultures. The program with a scope of 6 ECTS credits is designed to enhance your academic and professional development.
 
Located in the heart of Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School offers a vibrant and dynamic environment for learning and exploration. You will have the opportunity to experience the city’s rich history and culture and enjoy its many restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues.
 

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

If yes, the Doctoral Summer School will be delivered in English, consequently, Doctoral students are warmly invited to apply by submitting a CV and a statement of intent to the VILNIUS TECH Doctoral School in English. Candidates should be well advanced in their doctoral project, have strong motivation and sufficient language skills able to listen to lectures and articulate their thoughts in discussions within their research area.

EVENT VENUE

VILNIUS TECH PhD Summer School takes place in Vilnius.

Venue: VILNIUS TECH University, Saulėtekio al. 11, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Accommodation: VILNIUS TECH dormitory available (At student’s own expense). Hotel recommendation to be provided later.
 
Leisure: VILNIUS Old guided Tour and other Baltic experiences.
 

PROGRAMME

DateTopicSpeakers
17 July, MondayWhat is academic writing? How to write?prof. dr. Anssi Juotsiniemi,
Aalto University, Finland
18 July, TuesdayResearch Ethics and data managementTeemu Jama,
Aalto University, Finland
19 July, WednesdaySoft Skills: inspiring scientific presentationprof. dr. Konstantinos Petridis, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece
Networking Effectively at Scientific Conferences dr.Toby Erik Wikström, University of Iceland, Iceland
20 July, ThursdayResearch methodologies: Steps and Tipsdr.Rafael Luna Zelaya,
University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Creativity for Science and InnovationDavid Reid Anderson,
VILNIUS TECH University, Lithuania
21 July, FridaySuccessful funding applications and research proposalsprof. dr. Cordian Riener,
The arctic University of Norway, Norway

DEADLINES AND FEES

Registration for VILNIUS TECH Doctoral Summer School is NOW OPEN!

Deadline: 23nd of June 2023.


Registration fee payment deadline: by the 9th of July 2023.

The submitted registration form will receive an automatic reply. If you do not receive any reply, please get in touch with phd@vilniustech.lt. Successfully selected participants will be informed by the 26th of June 2023.

The registration is considered complete after the registration fee* payment. The registration confirmation letter will be sent with the registration fee invoice. After the payment, you will receive the invitation and acceptance letter to the VILNIUS TECH Doctoral Summer School 2023.
 

Doctoral students who haven’t registered and paid the registration fee cannot attend the Doctoral Summer School.

The participation fee is 400 euros.

ATHENA members fee is 300 euros.
 
NORDTEK members fee is 300 euros.
 

BALTECH members fee is 300 euros.

* Subject to change if shifted online due to the COVID-19.

PhD students willing to participate in this VILNIUS TECH Summer School can apply for individual support within Erasmus+ doctoral short-term mobility (70 EUR per day) at their home universities or consider other sources of funding (e.g., ATHENA grant).

If you have questions, please inform us via email: phd@vilniustech.lt