EPOC Training Programme

EPOC offers a structured, interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral training programme. An overarching curriculum prepares every doctoral fellow optimally for academic as well as non-academic positions and for starting an own business.


Research Training

  • Three network-wide intensive EPOC research training schools in key areas:
    • Data science, empirical analysis
    • Networks and systemic risk
    • Agent-based models for policy analysis
  • Cluster group meetings, training focused on the three different research work packages
  • Participation in research seminars with international speakers


International Exposure and Academic Networking

  • Regular presentation of own research in doctoral seminars and at annual EPOC jamborees
  • Support for participation and presentation in relevant international conferences/workshops
  • Long research stays at the two degree granting universities
  • Joint supervision, double degrees


Soft Skills and Carreer Development

  • Two months internships at non-academic partners
  • Policy maker meetings, insights about current policy questions related to EPOC research
  • Soft skill training in e.g. data management, open science, job market preparation
  • Organziation of the international EPOC doctoral workshop related to EPOC research agenda
  • Support to establish a career development plan
  • Special support for female doctoral fellows career perspectives
  
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Lead Institution

  • Universität Bielefeld (UNIBI)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Kick-off Meeting

Lead Institution

  • Københavns Universitet (UCPH)
  • Lucidminds (LMAI)
  • GOLIN Science Management (GSM)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Data Science, Empirical Analysis
  • Big Data in Consulting
  • Ethics in Science, Data Management

Lead Institution

  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (UP1)
  • Global Climate Forum e.V. (GCF)
  • GOLIN Science Management (GSM)
  • Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (UP1)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Networks and Systemic Risk
  • Climate Change as Systemic Risk: Modelling and Decision Support
  • Scientific Writing
  • Climate Policy Challenges

Lead Institution

  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) / Universität Bielefeld (UNIBI)
  • Universität Bielefeld (UNIBI) / Lucidminds (LMAI)
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Specific Training in WP-related Content
  • Open Science and Reproducibility
  • EPOC Jamboree 1

Lead Institution

  • Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia (UNIVE)
  • Talents’ Friends (TalFr)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • ABMs for Policy Analysis
  • Start-up Formation

Lead Institution

  • Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)
  • GOLIN Science Management (GSM) / Universität Bielefeld (UNIBI)
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)
  • Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Cluster Group Meeting 2
  • Job Market Training
  • Models for Policy Design in a Complex World
  • EPOC Jamboree 2

Lead Institution

  • Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia (UNIVE)
  • Italian National Statistical Institute (ISTAT)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Doctoral Workshop
  • Provision of Policy Relevant Data

Lead Institution

  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • EPOC International Conference
  • Round Table on Main Policy Impact of EPOC Results

Lead Institution

  • Universität Bielefeld (UNIBI)

Main Training Events & Conferences

  • Final Review of Research Results and Training Achievements
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