The main goal of this ESF funded (European Social Fund) TOHTOS project is to expand and diversify the potential of doctoral students to find employment also in other fields than the traditional academic ones. TOHTOS project will develope the working life relevance of doctoral training.
TOHTOS is a nationwide project coordinated by the University of Tampere. The partners are Universities of Eastern Finland, Turku, Vaasa and Oulu. The project is a part of a project entity “Osuvaa osaamista, korkeakoulusta työelämään” (Apt competence, from higher education to work) governed by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. The TOHTOS project will be implemented during March 1, 2016 – February 28, 2019.
Actions of the project are:
1. to create a digital study package to support working life relevance of doctoral training,
2. develop a digital channel to support the visibility and recognition of doctoral students know-how,
3. to build cooperation between working life actors, doctoral programmes, supervisors, alumni and working life counselor networks,
4. to create an operation model on working life relevance in doctoral training, and
5. to share good practices.
More information about the project:
Project manager: Jukka Sysilampi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Coordinator: Riitta Kivimäki (email@example.com)