Socrates Erasmus Programme

Contract No: Ref. 116343 - CP -1-2004-1- RO - ERASMUS - TNPP


  * Call for Papers
  * Registration Form
  * Copyrights
     Transfer Form  pdf
  * Committees
  * Venue
  * Secretariat
    (practical information)
  * Programme
  * Abstracts
  * Proceedings
European Conference
European Models of Synergy between Teaching and Research in Higher Education

The EUI-Net European Network on Co-operation between University and Industry, funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus Thematic Network scheme has been organising its 2nd European Workshop during 4-5 May 2006 in the Estonian capital, Tallinn.



  * EUI-Net roots
  * Objectives
  * Work-packages
  * Outputs
  * Tuning


* Project partners
  * Project staff


* EUI-Net
* Join EUI-Net!


The event has been devoted to European Models of Synergy between Teaching and Research in Higher Education and has included papers presented in plenary sessions on the following topics:

1. Teaching & Training in Research: PhD supervision.
* Development of highly qualified human resources by involving doctoral 
  students in research projects;
* Assisting doctoral students in submitting proposals and developing 
  research projects; 
* Improvement of the organisational Teaching & Training frame
  (doctoral schools, stages in research institutes); 
* Results dissemination by doctoral students' participation in conferences.
2. Actors of the Teaching & Research process: added value for industry.
* Conventional EU instruments and their impact on industrial partners
   (e.g. FP6 &FP7: IP's, STREP's; CRAFT, etc);
* National specific research schemes and their impact on industrial partners;
* Specific university research schemes (research centers, research contracts,
  graduation- / dissertation theses initiated or promoted by industry);
* Strengthening actors involvement in research process: academics, students,
  graduates, industrial partners, government representatives;
* New mechanisms for implying industrial, economic, social and educational
  actors within the research process.
3. Integrating research results in teaching.
* Innovative methods for integrating research results in academic teaching; 
* Challenging on continuous curricula updating with the latest research
* Increasing demonstrative-/practical-/experiment based academic teaching
  focusing on applying research results.
4. University - Industry Teaching & Research Synergy
     best practice and case studies.
* Successful co-operation schemes;
* Framework and work models;
* Best practice and case studies;
* Synergy indicators. 
Call for Papers

Prospective authors have been invited to submit already a full paper or an extended abstract ( 2 - 4 pages ) before January 15th 2006 with a clear mentioning of the topic from the list above, the name, the affiliation, the e-mail address and full address of each author as well as a contact-author. Submissions should be done electronically

either by e-mail to the organising committee or via this link: submityourpaperviathislink 
Submission deadline for abstractsJanuary 15th, 2006
Submission deadline for full papers: March 15th, 2006





Submission guidelines

Papers must be original and not yet submitted concurrently to a journal or other conference. The Proceedings will be published by the EUI-Net Scientific- & Organising Committees. The instructions for authors follow the usual guidelines for the submission of papers for a conference presentation and may be around six to eight pages or more and shall be submitted in an electronic format to the Organising Committee.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by a panel of reviewers from the Scientific Committee. The acceptance / rejection of the manuscripts will be based on the results of the review.

In submitting an abstract the author(s) agree/s that, upon acceptance, he/she/they will prepare the final manuscript in time for the inclusion in the Workshop Proceedings and that the first author will present the paper at the Workshop, paying the conference fees if required so.

Authors of accepted papers do agree to sign the form of copyrights transfer to EUI-Net.

The 2nd European Workshop has been held during the 2nd General Meeting of the EUI-Net European Network on Co-operation between University and Industry and has been free accessible for EUI-Net members.

Non - EUI-Net partners would have been charged by the Organising Committee with a fee of 250 Euro, including all conference documents, refreshments during the days and an excellent conference dinner.

You needed to register to participate to the Workshop. Please, have done so in time.
The Registration Form can also be downloaded from here (also as Word.doc; or as .pdf file)
The conference has been held in Tallinn, the beautiful Estonian capital.  The initial organisation has been in the hands of the local Tallinn University of Technology. Click here for more details.
The full Programme of the Conference and the the 2nd General Meeting of the EUI-Net European Network on Co-operation between University and Industry has been published in January 2006.
[Call for Papers|Registration Form|Copyrights Transfer Form|Programme|Venue|Proceedings|Committees|Secretariat]