The launch of the Erasmus+ Project Modernization of Doctoral Education in Science and Improvement of Teaching Methodologies (MODEST) was announced at the Moscow Institute of Physics And Technology recently.
The meeting was attended by representatives of partner universities from England, Finland, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Belarus and Armenia.
Marianna Harutyunyan, Head of the International Cooperation Unit, Svetlana Minasyan, a lecturer at the Chair of Theory and History of Pedagogy, and Arevik Ghazaryan, a senior specialist of the Research Centre, represented ASPU at the meeting.
During the meeting, the project coordinator from Latvia (Latvijas Universitāte) presented the aims and objectives of the project, while the partner universities presented their research activities and the main directions of research.
Later on, the participants discussed cooperation in the field of research, postgraduate education, as well as administrative and organizational issues of the project.
MODEST is a three-year project which aims at modernization of doctoral education in science in partner countries. Wider project objective is to enhance cooperation capacities of Higher educational institutions of Partner Countries in the field of Doctoral Studies within European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and European Research Area (ERA).