The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) strives to be an inclusive community of academic leaders and professionals. We welcome membership applications from all European universities awarding doctoral degrees and institutions working on issues related to doctoral education and research training. On this page you will find more information on our existing members, hear their experiences and find out how to apply for membership for your own university.
EUA-CDE brings together the largest community of academic leaders and professionals working on doctoral education and research training in Europe.236 members
Martina SušánkováUniversity of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic
Melita KovačevićUniversity of Zagreb in Croatia
Denis BillotteConference of Western Switzerland’s Universities (CUSO) in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
To apply for EUA-CDE membership or ask for more information, please
Individual full members are higher education institutions that are either full members of EUA or universities that award doctoral degrees. EUA’s national rectors’ conference members may also apply for this category.
Collective associate members are established European networks of higher education institutions with an elected chairperson and their own secretariat. As a minimum, their members must comprise institutions from at least nine different European countries.
Affiliates are national or international organisations and organisations concerned with specific thematic or disciplinary issues related to doctoral education and research training.
The annual membership fees for EUA-CDE change each year in line with inflation. As of January 2017, the following fees apply:
* The annual membership fees for EUA-CDE change each year in line with inflation
**Also applies to the special situation of French PRES involving several EUA members