Graduate program

 

CLAND will develop an ambitious graduate programme enhancing synergies between academic partners, developing links between research and education and with non-academic partners, and filling the gaps of the existing master and PhD programmes in Ile de France. The components of this program include the following points:

 

  • Identification or development of research-based International graduate tracks:
    • Identification of modules within the existing master pathways or creation of modules, as numerical resources in French and English
    • Labeling of the pathways for student following this track (modules from their pathway + a number of additional modules)
    • Promotion of double diplomas whenever it is possible and relevant
    • Coordination of European Marie Curie ITN programmes
  • Linking Research to education
    • Organisation of international workshops / summer schools with PKU, CAAS and IIASA;
    • Organisation of individual MSc and doctoral projects with the research projects supported by CLAND.
    • Mentoring of students by scientific staff and by other students
  • Linking Industry to education
    • Involvement of staff from the private sector staff in teaching (seminars) and student mentoring;
    • Development of personal research and entrepreneurship projects to students for their MSc thesis, defined with private sector partners and with the Climate KIC education pillar
    • Mentoring of students by industrial partners
  • Supporting graduate education
    • Offer Msc. mobility grants both to attract students in CLAND masters and allow students to make internship in international partners of CLAND
    • Offer doctoral grants to the best MSc. students, with 3 full grants per year (and up to 6 ½ grants)
    • Support the development of joint courses and pathways between Grandes Ecoles and Universities within UPSaclay in order to bridge the gap between the two types of institution.
  • Promoting renewed learning methods
    • Developing and supporting e-learning developments
    • Promoting active learning methods for students and their professors, such as inverted classroom, problem-based approaches, group project work, and interdisciplinary workshops and thematic schools