REDOS Project

 

Project name: Reforming doctoral studies at the University of Montenegro
Project acronym: REDOS
Name of institution: University of Montenegro

 

PROJECT SUMMARY

Objectives

The project addresses one of the most acute problems in Montenegrin higher education: harmonization of Doctoral Studies (DS) with the needs of academic community, industry and society at large, as well as with the advanced practices of EU universities and other foreign universities.

The overall objective of the project is:

  • to reform Doctoral Studies at the University of Montenegro (UoM) in line with the Bologna Process and Salzburg Principles, by fostering quality of doctoral research and synergy between the academic community, industry and innovation.

The specific objectives are:

  • the development of comprehensive Strategy for reforming and improving Doctoral Studies at the University of Montenegro;
  • the enhancement of the functionality and visibility of recently established Centre for Doctoral Studies  (CDS) at the University of Montenegro by developing its Information System and Network (IS&N).

The indirect objectives are:

  • improved supervising process through continuous training and knowledge transfer;
  • improved research capacity and capability of the University of Montenegro and Montenegro in general;
  • improved international profile of Montenegrin doctoral education;
  • improved mobility of doctoral students and supervisors.

Target groups

  • doctoral students;
  • supervisors at doctoral studies;
  • members of CDS;
  • young researchers.

Final beneficiaries

  • University of Montenegro;
  • Other universities and faculties in Montenegro;
  • Higher education sector in Montenegro;
  • Research and development sector in Montenegro;
  • Industry and service sector in Montenegro.

Estimated results

Major results​:

  • Comprehensive Strategy for reforming and improving Doctoral Studies at the University of Montenegro.
  • Information System and Network of the Centre for Doctoral Studies at the University of Montenegro.

Other results​:

  • Knowledge transfer from EU universities and EU Higher Education Area to the University of  Montenegro and Montenegro in general;
  • Three (3) Workshops and one (1) Conference  related to the reform of Doctoral Studies.