GEM PhD School was an international joint doctoral programme: involving 10 partner institutions; fostering interdisciplinary research on "Globalisation, Europe and Multilateralism; delivering double degrees in social sciences through its 5 European partner universities; offering a pooled training programme as well as mobility tracks guaranteeing at least 2 of its institutions visited.
Launched in 2010, the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme on "Globalisation, the European Union and Multilateralism" - GEM PhD School - was an endeavour set up with the support of the European Commission. It aimed to foster first-rate Social Science doctoral research centred on the common challenges facing the current global system by offering a pan-European learning environment geared towards attracting promising doctoral reseachers from across the globle.
The GEM PhD School brought together 10 leading institutions - based in Belgium, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, the USA, Japan, the Peoples' Republic of China and Mexico - within the same epistemic community. All of them have indeed taken the lead in a host of Sociel Sciences amongst which: International Relations and Security Studies; International Political Economy; International and EU Legal Studies; Comparative Regionalism; Comparative Political Sociology; Comparative Political Theory and Sociology; and EU Studies.
All dissertations written within the GEM PhD School's framework were subject to joint tutorship and double doctorates.
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This project receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Grant Agreement No 722826.