News from Members


PhD position funded by the University of Kent and the Wates Group

Dear colleagues,

Please feel free to circulate to your excellent MSc students the below opportunity for a funded PhD.

Are you interested in pursuing a PhD in Complex Social Issues with a focus on Health & Wellbeing?

We offer a PhD position funded by the University of Kent and the Wates Group to address the sensemaking challenges in the English Higher Education industry when multiple actors aim to align understandings and efforts to prevent young suicides with the aim to contribute to collaborative solutions.

If you are interested in exploring this research topic and have received a distinction in your master’s degree (or are expecting to) in public health, social policy or organisations studies we look forward to your expression of interest that should include: a CV, details about your previous studies, work/volunteering experience and justification of your interest (2 pages maximum). The deadline is 20th May 2021. Please contact Krystin Zigan, PhD to discuss the project in advance of submitting an application and send your application to: K.Zigan (at)

For more information please follow the link:


Ljubljana Doctoral Summer School
12 - 16 July 2021 and 19 - 23 July 2021

Applications for Ljubljana Doctoral Summer School 2021 are open!

Doctoral Summer School online courses are intended for PhD students, post-docs, academics and professionals from different areas. The offered specialised one-week online courses are taught by renowned international academics. Participants can register for one or two courses (one per week).
Price per course: 600 EUR
Application deadline: 21 June
For more information and online application visit the programme website 


IFSAM Webinar Series
IFSAM has organized a monthly webinar series (from Jan to May, free registration) on management research quality evaluation triggered by the FT list survey.
The 4th webinar which will take place on Friday has a set of panelists representing government agencies from different European countries and the ERC (EU), including J. Markovina who kindly participated in EURAM 2019 conference:
The panel has been built with the kind help and cooperation of IFSAM Council members representing AIMS, ANPAD, ATC, BAM, FNEGE and SIMA, some of them EURAM strategic partners (with MOUs).


The 2021 BALAS Annual Conference will be an online event next July (28, 29 & 30).

Extended Deadline: APRIL 15th., 2021

The event will be hosted by Universidad de La Salle/Colombia and BALAS, with the support of a member schools consortium (Uniandes and U. del Rosario, Colombia; ESAN University, Peru; U. de Puerto Rico; U. de Chile).

Link for the conference and general Call for Papers:

Call for Doctoral Proposals for the Colloquium:

University of Ljubljana
SEB - School of Economics and Business

The Doctoral Programme in Economics and Business

Dear Prospective Student,

For the thirteenth consecutive year, the School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana (SEB LU) announces enrolment in the Doctoral Programme in Economics and Business that is comparable to the best doctoral programmes in EU countries, both in structure and in organisation. In addition, the SEB LU has become the first and only Triple Crown School in Slovenia and the broader region to have been awarded the EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA international accreditations. This achievement ranks the SEB LU among the top 1% of business and economic schools in the world. The Financial Times has put the SEB LU, along with Slovenia, on the map of the 95 best European business schools in 2020.
Application for the enrolment in our doctoral programme for the 2021/2022 academic year will be available at Please note that the application deadline for doctoral studies at SEB LU is expected to be 24 June 2021.
Invitation to PhD Workshop and Conference


Dear Sir/Madam,

Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka is pleased to invite you to the 6th International Scientific Conference (ToSEE 2021), ToSEE – Smart, Experience, Excellence & ToFEEL – Feelings, Excitement, Education, Leisure which will be held on 30 June – 02 July 2021 in Opatija. Our Faculty will host internationally distinguished keynote speakers:


  • Prof. Stanislav Ivanov, Barna University of Management, Varna, Bulgaria


The Conference will also host a PhD workshop EVALUATING QUALITATIVE METHODOLOGY (Prof. Peter Mason).

View or download PDF with more information: Conference


View or download PDF with more information: PhD workshop
Given the COVID-19 experience, we agreed that July is the safest month to hold the conference and we sincerely hope that we will be able to meet in Opatija and enjoy not only the scientific, but also the social and cultural part of our meeting. However, in order to avoid potential risks and difficulties that may occur during travel, we decided to organize the Conference both onsite and online.

Please visit for more details and share this information with your colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you in Opatija.

Best regards,

Organising Committee


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Expression of interest for fixed-term researcher related to the evolution of regional economic, industrial and entrepreneurial systems in medium-tech sectors, with a particular attention to entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems.

You can find here further details:,
The Making of Doctoral Supervisors
International Case Studies of Practice

Edited by Stan Taylor, Durham University, UK, Margaret Kiley, Australian National University, and Karri A. Holley, University of Alabama.

With a wide range of international contributors, this book surveys how the main doctoral awarding countries across the globe define criteria for the eligibility of supervisors. It compares and contrasts their approaches, comments upon their robustness and identifies examples of good practice. Written by a distinguished international team of authors, The Making of Doctoral Supervisors will be of interest to all those engaged in doctoral education including policy-makers, programme leaders, supervisors, administrators, and scholars in the field.
For more information visit:
View or download flyer with more information: The Making of Doctoral Supervisors

EDAMBA aims to achieve its mission through the development and implementation of three activity pillars:

  • 1. The Annual Meeting
  • 2. The Summer Research Academy
  • 3. The EDAMBA-EIASM Consortium of Doctoral Supervision

EDAMBA engages in global collaborations across networks
  • 1. European Code of Practice
  • 2. EQUAL
  • 3. AACSB