Professional and Scientific Communication and Networking in Multidisciplinary Environment

1st EU-CONEXUS PhD Summer School

The European University for Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability invites PhD students of EU-CONEXUS universities to master professional and scientific communication and to gain experience working in interdisciplinary research teams participating in the 1st EU-CONEXUS PhD Summer School. 

When and where?

26 – 30 July 2021
Zadar, Croatia / Blended / Virtual*


  • Rich, diverse, and stimulating mini-curriculum.
  • Hands-on teaching of current practices and trends in interdisciplinary research.
  • Networking with each other, but also with internationally recognised experts.
  • Insights and feedback from renowned experts in the field.
  • Access to focused “meta-knowledge” of experts (e.g., about projects, EU research projects, jobs, publishing, etc.).
  • Development of research programme and profile.
  • Collaboration and continues work with experts.

EU-CONEXUS Summer School participants will receive certificate and transcript of records (ToR) which will be valid for the credits transfer or recognition at their home universities. 2 ECTS (50 hours).

The Summer School is free of charge to all selected participants. EU-CONEXUS will cover travelling, accommodation and daily allowance costs.

Who can participate?

  • PhD students from all EU-CONEXUS (member and associated member) universities,
  • from all research areas and of any PhD studies year,
  • having C1 English.

Application is closed

The participants will receive the
PhD summer school certificate and

During 1-week summer school about 35 PhD students will participate in:

  • Seminars, given by the experts in interdisciplinary research, project development and communication,
  • Workshops to apply the theory and expertise in practice: all participants will be assigned to interdisciplinary research projects (5-6 students per project) and will work on them, guided by the experts of the summer school,

Networking, field visits, cultural events.

After the EU-CONEXUS PhD Summer School the participants will be able to:

  • gain experience working in interdisciplinary research teams,
  • apply integrated concepts, datAppla, techniques, tools, perspectives etc. from various research fields,
  • gain knowledge and practise of efficient scientific networking,
  • design and develop an intermultidisciplinary research projects,
  • practise and improve scientific and professional communication,
  • effectively communicate with various stakeholders and to present research project and results,
  • scrutinise current/planned PhD research and reflect on potential research integrity issues and strategies to mitigate these.

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