IA2 Joint Courses, Graduate Programmes and Organisation of Summer Schools

Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, 21-22 December 2011

Name of Speaker Salamatian, UoS Kavé & Affiliation (Acronym)

FP7-ICT-2011.1.6-288021 EINS

Network of Excellence in Internet Science

IA2 statistic
‡ Participants
o o o o

CNR, UNIBO, UiO, OII, UoS, EPFL, SIGMA KNAW 14,5 man/months in the project 90,000 ¼ allocated to summer school organization 60,000 ¼ allocated to joint graduate course organisation

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

IA2 Objectives
‡ Organizing summer schools, joint courses in the various JRA areas
Promoting researchers¶ and students¶ holistic interdisciplinary study of Internet o Contributing to the recognition at academic level of the multidisciplinary Internet Science. o Opportunity to exchange initiatives relevant for the Internet Science.
o

‡ The creation of an Internet Science syllabus that integrates sciences and interdisciplinary research methods
o

Eventually creating a european postgraduate school on Internet Science

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

IA2 Tasks
‡ Organizing summer schools ‡ Organizing joint graduate courses in area related to Internet Science ‡ Developing an Internet Science Curriculum ‡ Exploring the possibility of making an European doctoral program on Internet Science

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Joint course organization
‡ Will be build based on current experience in joint course organization between several partners inside the Content NoE ‡ Building a catalog of existing courses that can be extended into joint courses to be taught ‡ Need to integrate graduate schools regulations

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Curriculum development
‡ Make a catalog of existing multi-disciplinary postgrad programs relative to Internet/network Science ‡ Select different major/minor combinations ‡ Propose different curricula paths ‡ Match partners ability to needed courses

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Graduate School possibility ?
‡ Enumerate different possibilities
o

Erasmus Mundus, independent doctoral school, etc«.

‡ Cost/benefit analysis of different alternatives ‡ Evaluation of the interest of such graduate school ‡ Proposition of concrete steps

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Interdependencies with other WPs
‡ Close interactions with other JRAs to define
o o o

summer schools topics Joint course contents Structure of the curriculum

‡ All participating organizations will be involved with activities of IA2
o

Through summer school and joint course participation

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

IA2 Action List for the 1st Year
‡ Organization of first summer School
o

Decision on date and topic Need to build the catalog and share experience of partners already involved

‡ Organization of Joint graduate level courses
o

‡ Creation of the catalog of existing multidisciplinary programs relevant to EINS

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Issues to be discussed and decided
‡ Summer School
o o

Scientific Topics and objectives Practical details (how many summer schools over the entire duration of the project ?) 

Date and place,  participation quotas, Participant selection  Funding mechanisms ‡ Joint courses
o o

In situ, online, offline Practical details 

What cover a grant, Grant mechanism  Agenda

‡ Internet/Networking Science Curricula
o o

Appointing a committee for this First meeting ?

EINS Kick-off Meeting

Brussels, December 21-22, 2011

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful