ExSIDE Curriculum

The following overview of the curriculum for the doctoral fellows in ExSIDE summarizes network-wide training, activities, as well as training at the two degree granting universities and the partners in the ExSIDE network. Network-wide activities, where all doctoral fellows in ExSIDE will be present, are indicated with a ‘*’. The overall number of required ECTS is 180.

ExSIDE Doctoral Training Program

First Year

Second Year Third Year

Number

ECTS Number ECTS Number

ECTS

Research Training Schools*

2

4 2 4
Career Development Plan

1

2
Doctoral Courses

1

4 1 4
Elective Activities 2 4

4

Inter-Sectoral Training Measures*

2

4 1 2 1

2

Interaction with Non-Academic Partner 6
Presentation at ExSIDE Jamboree*

1

2 1 2
Organization of and participation in the ExSIDE Doctoral Workshop* 1

4

Participation in the ExSIDE International Conference* 1

2

Research Seminars

2

2 2 2 2

2

Doctoral Seminars

2

4 2 4 2

4

Transferable Skills Training Measures*

3

6 2 4
Language Course 4 4

2

Pre-Defense and Defense

6

Dissertation Research 20 30

34

TOTAL

  60   60  

60

 

Network-Wide Research Training Schools

The four network-wide ExSIDE Research Training Schools (RTS) will cover the following topics. Each RTS will last for one week.

  • RTS1: Behavioural and Psychological Foundations of Expectation Formation
  • RTS2: Analysis of Social Influence and Economic Networks
  • RTS3: Agent-Based Modelling
  • RTS4: Policy Modelling with Heterogeneous Expectations